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The Triad: Key to Moving from Maintaining to Innovating

Posted by Charles Crouchman on Dec 6, 2018 12:23:51 PM

Today’s CIO needs to be a change agent. Leading companies count on CIO’s to shift the value of IT from “keeping the lights on” to innovating. They are measured on impacting the differentiation of their company and its position in the marketplace.

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Topics: CIO, IT, Virtualization, Cloud, digitalization

Three Patterns of the Modern CIO

Posted by Eric Wright on Nov 29, 2018 12:18:49 PM

The quest of the modern CIO is much different than it may have been in the not too distant past.  Recent years shows that more CIOs are leveraging and even demanding new IT operational models (e.g. Cloud, PaaS) to move from baseline operations to advancing the state of business through IT innovation.

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Topics: CIO, Infrastructure, Cloud, Technology

Migrating On-Prem to Cloud: Part 2

Posted by Dallas DeMarr on Jul 11, 2017 8:22:42 AM

In the previous article, we spoke about the complexities and costs of migrating workload from an on-prem environment to the public cloud, and the negatives of an allocation-based migration model versus a demand-driven migration model that makes use of the actual utilization of your infrastructure. In this article, we’ll see how easy Turbonomic makes it for you to plan and accomplish your migration.

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Topics: Cloud

Cloud Elasticity vs Cloud Scalability

Posted by Leah Schoeb on Jul 7, 2017 8:17:41 AM

There are many aspects of cloud computing CIOs and IT managers should consider when deciding to add cloud services to their infrastructure. Cost, security, performance, availability, and reliability are some common key areas to consider. Another criterion that has been added to the list recently is cloud scalability and cloud elasticity.

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Topics: Cloud

Turbonomic & Cisco Tetration Are Enabling Network-Aware Automated Placement in Hybrid Cloud

Posted by Asena Hertz on Jun 26, 2017 8:30:50 AM

Cisco Live 2017 is here at last and we’re thrilled to announce our collaboration with Cisco Tetration Analytics to deliver the only network-aware self-managing platform for hybrid clouds. For a live demo, you can find us at the Turbonomic booth #4633. Enlin Xu, Sr. Engineering Manager at Turbonomic will be there to showcase the integration and answer all your questions.

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Topics: Cloud

Learning the Hard Lessons of Public Cloud: Designing for when AWS goes down

Posted by Eric Wright on Mar 1, 2017 9:10:15 AM

So, your site is down because AWS S3 went away. Too soon? It's never too soon to talk about why the responsibility for designing resilient infrastructure belongs in your camp. It's like when Smokey the Bear used to say that "only you can prevent forest fires". The difference is that it's Jeff Bezos saying it this time.

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Topics: Cloud

AWS Simple Storage Service (S3)

Posted by Patrick Parish on Jan 27, 2017 11:28:32 AM

So the world’s going crazy over public cloud adoption and there is definitely credit to be given to Amazon for their market dominating and perhaps game changing, AWS solution. There’s some great infographics here and here featuring some powerful statistics on public cloud. Perhaps none more powerful is that 2016 marked the first year for Total Cloud Workloads to weigh in favour of public cloud at 56% with private cloud at 44%.

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Topics: Cloud

3 Ways to Avoid Overspending on Cloud Infrastructure and Waking Up in Cloud Jail

Posted by Ben Yemini on Jan 20, 2017 11:58:29 AM

If you’re a regular reader of this blog or have ever had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Shmuel Kliger about how IT is managed today you know that thresholds hold a special place in “IT hell” for us.

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Topics: Cloud

The Age of Autonomic Intelligence Has Arrived

Posted by Ben Nye on Dec 9, 2016 10:03:04 AM

Thanksgiving travel is seldom fun. It seems every year I come closer to the edge of missing the flight that will disappoint someone I care about. As I rushed to catch my flight the other week, however, my smartphone began tilting the field back in my favor – by making decisions for me. Rather than speeding blindly into a traffic jam, my phone guided me off the Mass Pike, over streets I hadn’t seen in ages, delivering me to my flight on time as if traffic didn’t exist. Its actions not only helped me catch my flight, but also helped clear the way for emergency crews to assist those impacted. When the radio eventually reported the accident, I realized this combination of events was yet another example of how autonomic intelligence is revolutionizing our lives.

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Topics: Industry Perspectives, Cloud

Accelerate Your Cloud Migration with RiverMeadow and Turbonomic

Posted by Ben Yemini on Nov 28, 2016 10:34:22 AM

For many organizations the cloud holds a promise of delivering better applications faster and some even argue more securely. While private clouds democratize access to the underlying compute, storage and network resources presented by a hypervisor they also introduce unpredictable demand on the underlying environment often slowing down the time to get resources up and ready for end-users to leverage.

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Topics: News, Cloud

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