Are public clouds really that expensive?

Introduction When i’m talking to my customers about IT platforms or “the cloud”, I always hear them say that “the public cloud is too expensive”. If that should be true, why is it then that everyone is still thinking about it? And question yourself why do a lot of customers still move towards a public cloud? My thoughts about this subject are that you (with … Lees verder Are public clouds really that expensive?

NSX vs “the Physical World”

A small introduction I’m visiting VMworld for quite some years now, and every year there is a fully booked session about “Deploying NSX Datacenter on a Cisco Infrastructure” (in this case NET1945BE). Each year this is a session full of discussions about whether or not it’s a good idea to run NSX AND/OR Cisco ACI from the audience perspective. The audience is divided into either … Lees verder NSX vs “the Physical World”

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Redfish API support on CIMC 3.0+

There are a lot of remote server management solutions out there (CIMC, DRAC, BMC, ILO). All solutions have there own set of API’s and functions. In a world where automation is becoming mainstream, the demand for an industry open standard has raised. The Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) has developed the answer to this question by creating an industry open standard for all remote server … Lees verder Redfish API support on CIMC 3.0+

VMware is deprecating 3th party vSwitches!

Last weekend VMware announced it will remove the API’s for 3th party vSwitches (like Cisco Nexus 1000v and Cisco Application Virtual Switch) with vSphere 6.5 update 2! There were rumours for years, but now VMware ┬áhas finally set concrete steps, by announcing it will remove the API’s for 3th party switches. VMware will push customers to the VMware Distributed vSwitch (DVS) or the VMware NSX … Lees verder VMware is deprecating 3th party vSwitches!

Shifting businesses in storage-land

The last few months/year there happened a lot in storage-land: –┬áCisco is working with SpringPath to sell their Hyperflex solution (1-3-2016). – EMC has been bought by Dell (7-9-2016), so VMware (which is a part of EMC) is also a part of Dell) – Simplivity has been bought by HPE (18-1-2017). – Nimble has been bought by HPE (8-3-2017). – Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) solutions … Lees verder Shifting businesses in storage-land