Cloud Networking – Scaling Up, Out and In “The Network is the Computer.” – John Gage, former Chief Researcher and Vice President at Sun Microsystems. The above statement was adopted as the company tagline by the networking giant that recently merged with Oracle. However, perhaps this phrase is truer than ever before today due to the rise of cloud computing. Indeed, the Network has assumed extraordinary importance in the Age of the Cloud. Whatever be the functionality of the servers that power the Cloud, without a robust network they are just disparate components that can never function as one. To
What Kind Of Cloud User Are You? 1. The Martha Stewart “During the spring time sometimes I like to decorate my cloud with festive ornamental grasses and hay to give it a more vibrate feel for others to enjoy. It is a good thing. “ You might be a mom or some girl wanting to be (and I can’t stress enough of how much I do not want to use this word, but the internet is holding my Netflix account hostage until I mention it in an article) adorkable. One thing is for certain you are the kind of person
Cloud Adoption Statistics Cloud adoption decisions will be taken in the near future by employees who do not have an IT background. That’s an interesting shift in the IT world! According to a report issued by Capgemini, chief marketing officers, executive and even people from human resource departments, finance or administration departments will be making some of these cloud adoption decisions. 460 organizations globally, 50 of them in the UK were surveyed for this report. The main reason for this change might be that cloud adoption and implementation into the overall strategy of an organization and in different departments influences the activity of all employees, not only
Cloud Computing Turns Your Projects Into Open Source Experiments If you look around the world of software and computer platforms these days, you will notice that many of the most successful computer applications were actually built by a large number of people. Anyone who wants to bring this kind of success to their own business should look into the world of cloud computing. By helping everyone communicate in the cloud, you actually make it easier to make quick changes to projects and improve on some ideas that are already being kicked around. Although the open-source philosophy is already popular around
Vyatta Secures $12 Million in Funding Led by HighBAR Partners Software Networking Innovator to Fuel Virtual Networking and Cloud Growth BELMONT, Calif. – November 15, 2011 – Vyatta, the leader in software-based networking for physical, virtual and cloud infrastructures, announced today it has completed a funding round of $12 million led by HighBAR Partners. Also participating in this round of funding are existing investors JPMorgan, Arrowpath Venture Partners and Citrix Systems. HighBAR Partners specializes in infrastructure software and solutions companies, and Vyatta will leverage HighBAR’s broad network and operational experience to accelerate customer adoption and acquisition worldwide. “The networks for
Infographic: Cisco vs HP Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Here is an Infographic found over at the Cisco blog illustrating the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) differences between Cisco and HP.
Juniper Networks Unveils New Cloud-Based Environment Juniper Networks has announced a first-of-its-kind cloud offering that is touted to revolutionize the way service providers and enterprises design, test and operate networks. Network operators can leverage the new virtual environment to create and run networks on-demand, which enables network modeling, testing and planning at a very large scale. For $50 a day, Junosphere Lab allows companies to speed modeling projects by more than 30 percent and reduce total cost of ownership by as much as 90 percent when compared to the alternative of building a physical lab. “Junosphere Lab leverages the power