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Public Cloud: All Aboard the Hype Train!


We’ve all heard it before. “The cloud is the future!” “We need to move to the cloud!” “The on-premises data center is dead.” If you believe the analysts and marketing departments, public cloud is the greatest thing to happen to the data center since …



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Bust the Ghost VMs in Your Cloud Closet


We all have free and available resources lurking in our infrastructure, though sprawl reduces efficiencies, and many resources are “technically” being consumed by “ghosts” and zombie machines. But don’t worry, you don’t need a proton pack to effortlessly find and zap them into oblivion. …


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Hybrid IT Requires Existing Skillsets


As the public cloud continues to grow in popularity, it’s started to penetrate our private data centers and realize hybrid IT. More companies are adopting a hybrid IT model, and I keep hearing that we need to forget everything we know about infrastructure and …



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Applications

Public Cloud – To Migrate or Not: That is the Question


Public clouds provide enormous scale and elasticity. Combined with a consumption-based model and instant deployment methodologies, they provide a platform that is extremely agile and avoids locking of precious capital. Surely it’s a no-brainer and why every company has plans to migrate workloads to the …