Mapping the landscape from edge to cloud with Mark Thiele

This week I’m joined by Mark Thiele, the CEO and Founder of Edgevana.  In our conversation, we dig into what the edge to cloud landscape looks like. We talk about how enterprises will use each of these methods along the…

The future role of data centers in the enterprise with Mark Thiele

This week I’m joined by Mark Thiele, the CEO and Founder of Edgevana.  We start by going back in time. In 2009, Mark, Jan Wiersma and I presented ‘Death of the Data Center’ at a data center conference in London.…

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…

Amazon drives cloud innovation toward the enterprise

  Amazon continues to drive forward with innovation at a blistering pace. At their annual re:Invent confab, Amazon announced dozens of products to an audience of over 30,000 attendees. There are plenty of newsworthy posts outlining the specific announcements including…

Is public cloud more or less expensive than corporate data center options?

  First a shout out to both Steve Kaplan and Jeff Sussna for encouraging this post. This post is a continuation from the post Eight ways enterprise struggle with public cloud and delves into the reasons why public cloud can…

Eight ways enterprises struggle with public cloud

The move to public cloud is not new yet many enterprises still struggle to successfully leverage public cloud services. Public cloud services have existed for more than a decade. So, why is it that companies still struggle to effectively…and successfully…

VMware and Amazon AWS Partnership: An Enterprise Perspective

  Much has already been written about the VMware and Amazon AWS Partnership that was announced October 13th, 2016 and the potential opportunities for enterprises. Unfortunately, many of the core issues for enterprises are either being glossed over or simply…