Cloud Services

  • vSAN, vSAN, vSAN

    The first time I heard about vSAN — software built into the vSphere kernel — it was known by the name of Distributed Storage. At VMworld this year, VMware announced that vSAN is entering beta, with General Availability expected in 2014. I’ve been looking into vSAN for quite some time now. It doesn’t matter which […]

  • In the World of Cloud Security, Application Security is Just as Important

    Why does computer infrastructure security remain such a daunting subject? One reason may be the breadth of devices and service one must consider when designing and maintaining a good security posture. Here’s one example. Let’s say we are a large retailer and have a large online presence, including ecommerce. Let’s now think about our security […]

  • Part 3: How To Build a Service Culture

    This is Part 3 in the Service Culture Series. To read the first two parts of this series, please see: Part 1: Have you heard the one about the Deli, the Shoe Store and the Cloud Hosting Provider? Part 2: How To Build a Service Culture Now that you have your company values and mission […]

  • Part 2: How To Build a Service Culture

    If you missed Part 1 of the Building a Service Culture series,  please read: Have you heard the one about the Deli, the Shoe Store and the Cloud Hosting Provider? Day 2, and we’re here to talk about what it takes to have a Service Culture. It boils down to 2 things. So here goes: […]