Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Arista's EOS subscription plan expands its cloud opportunity

Lost in the clouds: 7 examples of compromised personal information | TED Talk: Your brain + the cloud = super humans

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Arista's EOS subscription plan expands its cloud opportunity
Last week, Arista Networks announced a new way to purchase its network infrastructure that decoupled its hardware and its operating system, EOS. In a blog post on the announcement, Jim Duffy made the point that Arista hasn't really disaggregated the operating system from the hardware, and he's right. But the company is making the procurement of the product easier by separating the purchase of the hardware and software. Read More


The Benefits of Cloud Networking
Cloud networking introduces a new way to deploy, operate, & manage distributed enterprise networks. It delivers network capabilities via a cloud infrastructure with minimal capital investment or IT resources. This paper provides details on cloud networking, the state of the cloud market & its benefits Read Now

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Four Key Strategies to Kickstart Your IoT Revolution
With the Internet of Things (IoT), businesses are evolving into nimble organizations by integrating operational technology (OT) with information technology (IT) to create new, more efficient and more effective business processes. View Now.

Lost in the clouds: 7 examples of compromised personal information
Each day millions of people across the globe create backups of their files. These backups are supposed to offer a measure of assurance that their files are safe, but that's not entirely true. Read More

TED Talk: Your brain + the cloud = super humans
Nanocomputers implanted in our brains that connect to the cloud will usher in a new era of critical thinking and human advancement, Google's Director of Engineering predicts in a TED Talk. Read More

Public cloud juggernaut AWS inches toward hybrid clouds
In its effort to appeal to a broader swath of large enterprise IT environments, Amazon Web Services is making moves to extend the reach of its public cloud into existing on-premises data centers. The latest example: AWS CodeDeploy now allows customers to launch code they store in AWS's cloud on servers behind a company's firewall. Read More


Webcast - Cloud as a growth engine for business.
IBM and our business partners invite you to join us for a demonstration and interactive discussion about how you can benefit from moving your digital presence to the cloud and quickly deliver new innovative services — both internally and externally. Learn More>>

OpenStack company Nebula shutters
One of the first casualties of the OpenStack world is Nebula, a company founded by a of the pioneer of the open source cloud computing movement. Read More

Would Microsoft ever open-source Windows?
Once upon a time not so very long ago, Microsoft was widely considered the very antithesis of open-source software. Read More

Google cloud platform can now be managed from a phone
Google is testing a version for Android smartphones and tablets of a console that will help its customers monitor services in the cloud while on the move. Read More


Accelerating Speed-to-Market and Reducing Cost
This session uses a mix of demonstration and interactive discussion of how you can benefit from moving your digital presence to the cloud and quickly deliver new innovative services—both internally and externally. Learn More

IBM to pump $3 billion into new IoT business unit
Hungry for a bigger piece of the Internet of things market, IBM will invest US$3 billion over four years to establish a new business unit dedicated to providing IoT systems and services to enterprises. Read More

Arista decouples switch, software pricing
Arista Networks this week decoupled the pricing of its software and switch hardware as a consumption option for cloud providers. Read More

How Security-as-a-Service can save an organization millions
In my 25+ years in IT, I have seen the outsource/insource pendulum swing back and forth. One of the popular arguments in favor of outsourcing is that it can save an organization dollars in total cost of ownership. In my experience, that is not always the case. Read More

Use software license optimization tools to get your money's worth out of SaaS
Software as a Service (SaaS) breaks the shackles of traditional software licensing approaches, but savvy users still optimize their SaaS environments to avoid undue costs. Read More


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