vRealize Orchestrator Development 101

Products like vRealize Orchestrator work like a universal remote to orchestrate (integrate and automate) different types of datacenter services and software, reducing tasks that used to take days or even weeks down to a single click. And just about every web API in the world can be integrated and automated through REST or SOAP, this … Read more

Common Cloud Terminology

Terminology Governance – policies and processes that govern responsible cloud and virtualization operations that can include the following: lease times and reclamation, idle and sprawl awareness, sizing limitations, chargeback, showback, catalog offerings, allowable menu actions, branding, capacity planning, procurement, SLA’s, performance analysis, and optimization. Orchestration – the automation and integration of multiple datacenter services, web … Read more

Flavors of Cloud

Fundamentals – Flavors of Cloud The word “CLOUD” is a trendy buzzword in today’s market, with many obscure definitions. Ultimately, it’s a method of pooling technology resources in order to quickly deliver “IT as a Service” in whole, or any part of the technology stack separately. The following subheadings are types of clouds seen in … Read more

Building a Sustainable Cloud

Sustainable Cloud – 3 Phases 1) Master the Technology – Simplicity, Security, and Scalability.  Knowledge transfer and training to your technical staff by seasoned VTG consultants with proven track records for all levels of enterprise. Cloud Readiness – Scored IT Assessment and Game Plan Reduced Training Costs Lightning Fast Deliverables Optimization and Usage Models 2) … Read more

Cloud Fundamentals

The word “CLOUD” is a trendy buzzword in today’s market, with many obscure definitions. Ultimately, it’s a method of pooling technology resources in order to quickly deliver “IT as a Service” in whole, or any part of the technology stack separately. The following subheadings are types of clouds seen in the world today. Private Cloud … Read more

Internet of Things Era

You may have heard or seen some of the latest technology with Internet capabilities such as IP cameras, Refrigerators and even Air conditioners. In the future we may see Internet connected vehicles, streetlights, home appliances, etc.  These are examples of Internet of Things (IoT). Organizations can use the Internet of Things evolution for the benefit … Read more

Cloud Security and Business Responsibility

Businesses should understand the different methods of security attacks and different areas of vulnerabilities within their organization. When we hear about these attacks that have compromised user accounts on cloud services and SaaS (Software as a Service) providers, we want to know about the security infrastructure deployed in the datacenter of the cloud service provider. … Read more

Big Data for the Smarter World

Big Data has been buzzed about around the business world quite a bit. Big and small organizations are betting this will help their organizations to understand their business areas and customers better. The definition of Big Data is still diverse; but we can define Big Data as follows: “Analyzing the large amount of structured and … Read more

Disaster Recovery with the Hybrid Cloud

Disaster Recovery with the Hybrid Cloud One of the benefits of the hybrid cloud is disaster recovery.  Organizations can run their workload in both on-premises data centers and third party data centers. Cloud service providers are helping the organizations to create a disaster recovery plan. If the on-premises servers are not reachable, the IT team … Read more

Generations of IT

Virtualization and Cloud Today, many organizations are migrating their enterprise application loads to the cloud. The cloud is nothing but a remote data center of a cloud service provider. Customers rent the resources for Computer Storage and Networking from the Cloud. The evolution of the cloud was started from the Virtualization. The Booming of Virtualization: … Read more

VDI ON CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE SAVES ISD NEARLY $3 MILLION

Amid Severe Budget Cuts, Improved IT Efficiency Preserves Education Funding The Tyler Independent School District was caught in the financial vice of having thousands of old computers in desperate need of replacement, while losing significant state education funding. Teachers and students alike avoided using the machines because they were slow and often incapable of running … Read more