The importance of ESG for the enterprise

The interest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) continues to increase among enterprises. Specifically, the ‘E’ or environmental aspects is one area picking up the ball where sustainability left off. For CIOs and IT leaders, sustainability is not a new…

VMware’s future post VMware Explore 2022

VMware held their annual conference a few weeks back. This conference was rebranded from VMworld to VMware Explore and held in San Francisco. While there were a number of announcements at the conference, a few things stuck out. VMware is well known…

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.…