Cloud Hosting

  • This Virtualization Thing Just Might Catch On…

    This year VMware celebrated it’s 10th anniversary of VMworld.  I’ve had the privilege of being in attendance for six of ten, and a speaker at five of the six. Simply put, it’s incredible what’s happened over the past six years.  To review just a few on my brain at the moment: Over 22,000 attendees this year, […]

  • Mountain

    Where is the Big Data?

    Given our focus at HOSTING on building and operating high performance clouds for midsized enterprises, I occasionally get asked the question, “Do you do a lot of Hadoop?”  The short answer to that question is “No”.  How could that be?  Isn’t big data the NEXT BIG THING?  Well, it might be for large enterprises, or […]

  • HOSTING Cloud Accused of Using Performance-Enhancing Drugs

    A recent Cloud Spectator report contains strong evidence that HOSTING’s Public Cloud is using multiple performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) to achieve the levels documented in recent testing.  In the summary, Cloud Spectator states, “HOSTING outperforms both Amazon and Rackspace across the 14-day testing period,” leading this blogger to believe that HOSTING has gained an unfair competitive […]