I've written and spoken quite a bit on the "software-defined" future, what it means and how it will come about. Although it seems like a marketing buzzword to some, I feel it is a fairly accurate description of the future of the enterprise and service provider data center. That's why I'm working to organize the next Software-Defined Data Center Symposium, and am happy to … [Read more...] about Software-Defined Data Center Symposium, April 22 in Santa Clara, CA
Archives for March 2014
I've already laid out my Frequent Flier Kung Fu for Novices, so I thought I would follow up with a bit more about credit card benefits. See, you can reap amazing rewards just for being members of various hotel and airline programs, and credit cards can really open those doors quickly and easily. My advice? Get a Chase Sapphire card for points and the card from your favorite … [Read more...] about My Advice For New Business Travelers: Get The Credit Cards!
Edward Snowden, NSA whistleblower, appeared at TED2014 via telepresence. His video, embedded below, must be watched. You may think he's a hero or you may think he's a villain, but he's unequivocally right about one thing: We must protect the integrity of the Internet and online communications or we risk disrupting the world economy and all of our lives. Most people feel … [Read more...] about Edward Snowden Is Right: We Must Protect The Internet
Tech Field Day is a wonderful way to learn the strategic direction of enterprise IT companies, and perhaps no one gets a better view of that than I. After all, I attend Wireless Field Day, Networking Field Day, Storage Field Day, and Virtualization Field Day, hearing about the latest developments in tech, from distributed WiFi designs to software-defined networking and network … [Read more...] about Could The Age of IT Automation Finally Be Here?