Is Public Cloud Finally Resembling Public Utility? Analysis of Gartner IaaS Magic Quadrant 2016

‘Computing on tap’, ‘On Demand Computing’, ‘Utility Computing’ etc are terms that have been thrown around for many years. At the core of these terms is the idea of making computing so simple that anybody can access it just like you would turn on your electricity or water. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is another name for such computing and Amazon has […]

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SimpliVity Accelerates Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Adoption

There has been plenty of coverage on hyper-converged infrastructure solutions over the last year. Enterprises are realizing the benefits of hyper-converged technologies such as improved storage performance, capacity/scale, mobility, access speed etc. The technology which primarily includes virtualization software, server, storage and network switching all in a contained x86 based appliance is gaining significant traction. SimpliVity just announced it is seeing accelerated demand for its […]

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IoT Missing but PaaS Sprinkled Across Gartner’s 2015 Magic Quadrant for Cloud IaaS  

VCloudNews analyzes recently released Gartner’s 2015 WorldWide Magic Quadrant (MQ) for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) which is a result of enormous research efforts of leading Gartner analysts Lydia Leong, Douglas Toombs and Bob Gill. As per Gartner, the IaaS vendors selected are providers of standardized, highly automated offerings, where compute resources, complemented by storage and networking capabilities, are […]

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Nutanix vs VMware Hyper-Converged Infrastructure War on Performance and Flexibility

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure players are in the headlines for many reasons but the recent tussle between Nutanix and VMware camps has received utmost attention. Steve Kaplan, VP Channels at Nutanix first posted 10 Reasons why Nutanix leads the hyper-converged industry followed by Chuck Hollis,Chief Strategist, VMware Storage and Availability Business Unit in his blog on 10 Reasons why VMware is leading the hyper-converged industry. So what’s the battle about? […]

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