Charting the path forward for VMware

VMware has long served as a key partner for enterprises. For roughly two decades, their VM-based technology and management tools served as a solid base to support enterprise applications. Over the past decade, the enterprise applications have shifted in new…

Microsoft and Oracle announce new cloud partnership

This morning, Microsoft and Oracle announced a new partnership between their respective cloud platforms. The partnership between these two enterprise providers should garner great interest by enterprises large and small. Most, if not all, Fortune 500 companies are already customers of…

Solving complicated problems using people, cloud and data with Dave McCandless

This week I’m joined by Dave McCandless who serves as the Vice President of IT for Navis. In our conversation, Dave outlines the complicated challenges facing the shipping industry and how he is leveraging technology such as cloud computing. While…

Charting IBM’s path after Think 2019

After IBM’s Think conference this year in San Francisco, many are asking where IBM goes from here. The conference itself was a culmination of several other conferences rolled into one. And while the Science keynotes were absolutely stellar, IBM Think…

From Edge to Cloud: Understanding the Infrastructure Delivery Spectrum

In the not too distant past, the infrastructure world was a fairly simple place. There were servers, storage systems and networking equipment. The combination of these three raw materials provided the foundation for many applications and companies. Over time, the…

Working without a computer Weekend Edition

Last week, I started a series of posts documenting the experience of working without a computer. The first post with all the details of why and how can be found here: https://avoa.com/2018/08/10/working-without-a-computer-day-1/ Since this post covers the weekend, it is…