As I previously mentioned we are seeing more adoption of PaaS initiatives across our customer base. In the market today there are two broad approaches, DIY (Do it yourself) or packaged PaaS.
I’ve been in enterprise software for close to twenty years now and the point product vs. “one throat to choke” argument comes up over and over in every part of the ecosystem.
Change is constant and if there is one company that personifies this statement it’s Hewlett Packard.
Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. That saying is truer than ever in the world of IT and picking the best solution for the problem at hand. Over the last couple of decades we’ve seen two key changes that have impacted every data center and IT organization.
Journey to the Public Cloud
More and more organizations are leveraging the public cloud for new application workloads. The simplicity of spinning up another instance and ability to provision on demand are attractive but not all workloads are created equal and as Netflix shared in its seven year journey to the public cloud the path is full of challenges.
It's true. All of it. The Dark Side, the Jedi -- they're real. But what about this theory?
At VMTurbo we often like to say it’s not if but when every data center operator will start to see the value of our Application Performance Control System. After all the Desired State, a state where application performance is assured, while maximizing efficiency is the fundamental goal of IT.
As we mentioned in our 5.2 release announcement VMTurbo Operations Manager is now available through a Software as a Service deployment. We’re excited to announce that our first partner in helping us bring it to market is Amazon Web Services (AWS) through the AWS Marketplace.
I had a recent conversation with the CIO of a fortune 100 organization about his priorities and what drives his teams. To sum it up, he cares about two things 1) how IT can deliver services that align with the strategic priorities of the company (what the CEO cares about) and 2) assuring reliability, availability and scalability of those services or in other words assuring performance of those services while meeting budgetary considerations.
VMTurbo Operations Manager 5.2 – What’s New
At VMTurbo we apply the micro-economic principles of supply, demand and price to solve a problem that has bogged down IT, well for as long as there has been IT. And just to be clear we don’t talk about economics for marketing’s sake, it is fundamental to how we solve the problem of assuring application performance while maximizing efficiency.