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SearchAWS: M EC2 instance family offers versatile compute, at a price

Posted by Jillian Pothier on Jan 30, 2018 2:58:37 PM

"Companies do not really understand how their application workloads behave," said Steve Haines, principal software architect at Turbonomic. For example, companies might believe an application is memory-bound, "but what happens if it also has significant CPU utilization?" he asked. "How is that going to impact performance if a memory-optimized instance is used?"

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Data Center Knowledge: Spectre, Meltdown Hit On-Prem Windows Servers Hardest

Posted by Jillian Pothier on Jan 23, 2018 2:51:05 PM

"Traditional hand-to-hand processes cannot deal with performance and operational tasks at any scale at this point," said Eric Wright, technology evangelist at Turbonomic. "The risk and costs are too great."

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SearchCloudComputing (TechTarget): Chip bugs hit cloud computing usage less than first feared

Posted by Jillian Pothier on Jan 16, 2018 2:46:55 PM

"If any single system doesn't appear to have more than 1% impact, it's almost immeasurable," said Eric Wright, chief evangelist at Turbonomic. "But if you have that across 100 systems, you have to add one new virtual system to your load. So, no matter how you slice it, there's some kind of impact."

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Boston Business Journal: COO Mark Thurmond sees 'future proof' technology for Turbonomic

Posted by Jillian Pothier on Jan 11, 2018 2:44:19 PM

The new chief operating officer of Boston-based technology company Turbonomic Inc. sees massive upside in the cloud-computing industry and credits his parents with providing indispensable career advice.

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eWeek: Microsoft: AV Software Can Conflict with Windows Meltdown Patches

Posted by Jillian Pothier on Jan 9, 2018 2:42:22 PM

On Jan. 9 blog post, Terry Myerson, executive vice president of Microsoft's Windows and Devices group, said that some users may notice "significant slowdowns" after patching their Windows systems. Eric Wright, technology evangelist at Turbonomic, a cloud workload automation specialist, is warning CIOs about the potential for both slower and costlier IT operations.

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Storage Switzerland: Efficiency Matters More in The Cloud – Turbonomic Briefing Note

Posted by Jillian Pothier on Dec 21, 2017 2:39:42 PM

Turbonomic uses a supply and demand economic model to manage how resources are allocated in the data center. The company has extended this real-time supply and demand model into the AWS Cloud. The solution can analyze resource consumption, both compute and storage, to identify oversized workloads and make specific upsizing and downsizing decisions. Assuming that the product is also running on-premises, in the data center, it can accurately size workloads before the move to the cloud and leverage the combine analysis of both on-premises and cloud to determine the best location for each workload.

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The Enterprise Project: 5 Factors Fueling Automation in IT

Posted by Jillian Pothier on Dec 15, 2017 2:38:21 PM

An article that explores why automation has gone from trend to necessity in enterprise IT, quoting Mor Cohen, “The speed of cloud adoption is one area we see pushing automation in enterprise IT.”

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MicroScope/ComputerWeekly.com: On-prem needs to pitch harder as unclouding continues

Posted by Jillian Pothier on Dec 1, 2017 2:22:31 PM

Shmuel Kliger, founder of Turbonomic, used the example of one enterprise customer that had planned to put 10% of its workloads into the public cloud and had then been faced with a $5m bill.

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Techopedia: Cloud Complication: Simplifying the Cloud with Ben Nye, CEO of Turbonomic

Posted by Jillian Pothier on Nov 20, 2017 2:18:51 PM

Techopedia's Cory Janssen sat down with Ben Nye to talk about how the cloud landscape has changed over the past year, where it might be going and how companies are shifting the way they manage cloud resources.

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CRN: TCV's Ted Coons on IT Automation

Posted by Catherine Kellogg on Mar 15, 2017 10:32:13 AM

In a recent Q&A, CRN spoke with Ted Coons, New York-based general partner at TCV, about IoT channel opportunities, IT automation and the "crazy fast march" towards cloud.

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