Is cloud computing more expensive than alternatives?

This question seems to come up every year. Yesterday, there was a thread on Twitter that again raised the question of whether public cloud is cheaper than the alternatives. I wrote about this a few years ago in the post ‘Is public…

HPE brings their A game for enterprise CIOs

This week, HPE made several announcements related to new strategies and service offerings. A few of these are particularly relevant for enterprises and CIOs addressing their ever-changing business and customer dynamics. There are four specific areas that stand out for CIOs. HPE…

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…