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Laying the Foundation for Hybrid Cloud

VMware helps thousands of customers modernize their IT environments and adopt the latest cloud technologies. This overview contains stories from two VMware customers who charted unique paths to the hybrid cloud. One focused on improving application agility and moving off OpenStack to outpace competitors. The other focused on IT scale in the face of planned growth. Both started from a point of basic compute virtualization. Read on to find out what challenges they faced, how they approached modernization and the results they achieved with a fo ...more

Five Common Pitfalls of HCI and How to Avoid Them

Whether deploying advanced analytics to optimize offerings, building next-gen online storefronts or creating self-service experiences for customers, businesses today are app-driven. Many organizations are deploying both traditional and modern apps across a diverse infrastructure landscape that spans data centers, private and public clouds, and edge environments, and want a consistent way to manage them. They’re also looking for ways to optimize existing investments for long-term business impact. Traditional three-tier architectures—which are ...more

Three Compelling Reasons to Consolidate on Hyperconverged Infrastructure

IT teams are under constant pressure to evolve their operations because traditional infrastructure—typically comprised of sprawling, siloed, and complex storage solutions—often can’t keep up with the pace of change that modern organizations demand. IT must evolve to take advantage of technological advancements, such as hybrid cloud architectures and cloud-native applications, which offer more agility, resources and scale that result in faster time-to-market for digital products and services. If organizations fail to upgrade legacy infrastruc ...more

CTO’s Guide to Containers and Kubernetes

Answering the Top 10 FAQs Kubernetes is emerging as a prominent platform for building cloud-native apps and modernizing legacy workloads. We answer the most common client questions on containers and Kubernetes that will guide enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders to make sound decisions. ...more

Win with the new ways of business in retail

Explore the new ways of business The world is pivoting to new ways of working, shopping and living. Bold, decisive thinking in retail is bringing fresh opportunities for growth. The Dutch market, for example, has seen an increase in home deliveries of 40 percent. As behavioural economics are turned upside down, retail leaders are looking at innovation to support new business models. However, adapting to the new technological changes that consumers demand presents considerable challenges: Navigating the volatility in raw material price ...more

Migrate from a CapEx to OpEx Infrastructure with Segra Cloud Services and Solutions

As businesses look forward to a new year and begin planning next year’s IT budget, the impacts of 2020 are likely to focus discussions on the need for more flexible and cost-effective approaches to technology infrastructure. That’s because traditional data center models based on capital intensive, on-premise computing investments no longer address the new reality of sharply fluctuating economic conditions, reduced IT budgets and a more distributed workforce. Segra’s cloud-based services allow your business to replace costly hardware investme ...more

Five factors to consider when evaluating your next cloud provider

Shopping for a cloud services provider? Narrow your search with this checklist. Whether you’re planning to select your first cloud services provider, or looking to replace a current provider, or even to simply add more cloud services to your existing line-up, choosing the right Cloud Services Provider (CSP) may be the most complicated part of transitioning to the cloud. We’d like to help. Here are five factors to consider when evaluating your next cloud provider. ...more

Fortinet Delivers the Most Flexible SASE Solution

Digital innovation, cloud adoption, and the recent widespread shift to remote work have fundamentally transformed the network. And with the increased reliance on cloud-based resources, such as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications and data moving from the data center to multi-cloud environments, the need for a new approach to secure network access—especially the challenges of implicit trust inherent in legacy network architectures—has become clear. Today’s organizations require immediate, uninterrupted access to network and cloud-based res ...more

Grow Business with Secure Hybrid and Hyperscale Data Centers

As data center infrastructure evolves, more enterprises, hyperscalers, and service providers are embracing hybrid and hyperscale architectures to satisfy unprecedented demands for user experience, while delivering unparalleled performance, scale, and capacity. But this trend also creates security-related needs that can negatively, even severely, affect experience, performance, and scale if not properly addressed, and can lead to attacks, disruptions, and long-term damage to brand and reputation. Organizations should evaluate providers that ...more

The Importance of Self-Healing SD-WAN

As software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) continues to grow in popularity, it is critical to understand what differentiates a secure SD-WAN solution from the much bigger landscape of products and services described as SD-WAN. Secure SD-WAN consolidates advanced routing, next-generation firewall (NGFW) capabilities, and intuitive orchestration into a single, integrated solution. But there’s an important aspect to secure SD-WAN that’s sometimes overlooked in the industrywide rush to categorize and market the technology: self-healing. ...more
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