Q&A with Cloud Thought Leader Lawrence Guillory, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member, Racemi

VCloudNews is pleased to feature Lawrence Guillory, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member, Racemi which is focused on the server and cloud migration space. Lawrence leads Racemi with a unique entrepreneurial background in the field of Sales and Marketing. His leadership in this area spans nearly 15 years of increasingly greater responsibility in the management and development of software companies. From 1994 –2000, he worked for Brown […]

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Oracle’s $9.3B Claim to ‘First Cloud Company’ : Leading with NetSuite ERP SaaS

Oracle recently announced it is acquiring NetSuite and calls it the ‘very first cloud company’. This may come as a surprise to many who believe Salesforce was the first cloud company. Quick fact check – NetSuite was founded in 1998, just months before Salesforce and therefore Oracle’s claim seems true. However, the claim holds only for enterprise/commercial cloud service providers. If you […]

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Nutanix Enterprise Cloud : Managing Beyond Physical and Virtual Data Center Silos

Apart from the recent marketing stunt at .NEXT conference that has been talked about extensively, Nutanix made several exciting announcements at the event. The company is repositioning itself as an enterprise cloud player vs another hyperconverged infrastructure vendor. Most data centers are heterogenous in nature with workloads running on both physical and virtual infrastructures. The complexity of managing these resources is very high […]

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IBM Invests $3B to Accelerate Internet of Things (IoT) – Joins Other IT and Cloud Providers

There is no question Internet of Things (IoT) is heating up and major IT players are increasing attention and investment in this area. The latest to join Cisco, Oracle and others is IBM which recently announced that it will invest $3 billion over the next four years to establish a new IoT unit, and that it is building a cloud-based […]

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Are IaaS and PaaS Merging? A Look at CRN’s 2015 20 Cool Cloud Platform Vendors

CRN just announced the 20 Coolest Cloud Platform And Development Vendors For 2015. As the cloud space heated up last year, we saw several Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) players offering developer tools and moving up the chain to offer Platform as a Service (PaaS) offerings as well. CRN this year included Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform on this segment […]

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Oracle Unveils New Portfolio of Converged Infrastructure Appliances

Oracle has been enhancing its engineered systems line and today they announced a portfolio aimed at extending their position in the data center. The new generation of engineered systems, including Oracle’s new Virtual Compute Appliance X5, Oracle FS1 Series Flash Storage System, and sixth-generation Oracle Exadata Database Machine X5 are in line with Oracle’s strategy for reducing costs, increasing value and […]

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