Monthly Archives: November 2011

Consumption-Based Pricing for the Cloud?

Welcome to “Cloudy Wednesday”. Each Wednesday, Evolving Solutions will focus on the latest news and information on cloud computing. At VMworld Europe in Copenhagen, VMware CEO Paul Maritz offered an unvarnished assessment of how he sees the pricing model for … Continue reading

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10 key IT trends for 2012

At the recent Gartner Symposium IT/Expo in Orlando, David Cappuccio of Gartner presented 10 technology-related trends he feels will impact enterprise infrastructures in the next year. Michael Cooney of Network World shares the highlights in his article “Gartner: 10 key … Continue reading

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Building a Firewall for the Facebook Generation

Security pros have always relied on firewalls and other hardware to protect corporate networks, but with today’s users accessing Skype, Google Docs and even social media sites from their computers, new problems have surfaced. Many companies jut block the services … Continue reading

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How to Manage Cloud Risk

Welcome to “Cloudy Wednesday”. Each Wednesday, Evolving Solutions will focus on the latest news and information on cloud computing. Building a GRC (governance, risk and compliance) program is one of the most important parts of creating a cloud security strategy. … Continue reading

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CRN’s Virtualization 100

Even though many data center virtualization startups have moved on to the cloud, virtualization is still one of the IT industry’s most charged buzzwords. In his article “Virtualization 100” on CRN, Kevin McLaughlin talks about the latest trends and includes … Continue reading

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Automating for Complex Environments

With today’s IT environments being more complex than ever with virtualization and cloud computing as well as the physical environment all competing for resources and often having conflicting demands, Network World published an article by Kerry Lebel “Automation tools for … Continue reading

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Cloudy Wednesday: Overcoming Implementation Anxiety

Welcome to “Cloudy Wednesday”. Each Wednesday, Evolving Solutions will focus on the latest news and information on cloud computing. CIO blogger and cloud computing expert Bernard Golden speaks to the anxiety IT leaders may feel when making a decision regarding … Continue reading

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Converged I/O

Jim Duffy of Network world in his article titled “Six factors slowing adoption of converged I/O” takes a look at the conversations IT organizations are having nationwide regarding networking. Drivers of converged I/O interest have been the growth in server … Continue reading

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7 Reasons for Virtualization

Most organizations in today’s business environment run multiple database management systems while seeing a rise in the amount of data stored and the need for quick and easy access to that data. Virtualization solutions & products can increase your company’s … Continue reading

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Cloudy Wednesday: Impacts on the Economy

Welcome to “Cloudy Wednesday”. Each Wednesday, Evolving Solutions will focus on the latest news and information on cloud computing. Here’s a look at an article by Joe McKendrick for Forbes regarding cloud computings potential impacts to the US economy. The … Continue reading

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