My Cloud Consumer Experience – Episode 3: Moving vSphere Workloads into the Cloud

Everybody says the future is in hybrid clouds. In fact that’s where I think the “trust” in private clouds and the “flexibility” of public clouds will find the compromise: it will be a mix of both. The ultimate goal is for a cloud consumer to be able to deploy a workload onto either . . . → Read More: My Cloud Consumer Experience – Episode 3: Moving vSphere Workloads into the Cloud

Economics of Cloud Computing – A Different Angle

This article was originally posted on the VMware vCloud corporate blog. I am re-posting here for the convenience of the readers of my personal blog.

A homonym (and anonymous) friend of mind I used to work with in a previous IT life sent me a document exploring cloud economics from . . . → Read More: Economics of Cloud Computing – A Different Angle

My Cloud Consumer Experience – Episode 2: Basic Cloud Consumption

In the first episode of this series of posts we explored the cloud on-boarding experience with VMware partner Stratogen. I strongly suggest you read the first episode first for proper context moving forward. In essence we subscribed to the Stratogen public cloud offering (currently in beta) and I am now going to show, . . . → Read More: My Cloud Consumer Experience – Episode 2: Basic Cloud Consumption

My Cloud Consumer Experience – Episode 1: The On-Boarding

I believe there is nothing like using a technology (or a solution) from an end-user perspective to really appreciate it. That’s what this series of episodes is all about.

A little bit of background: back in November last year I was approached by a UK based VMware hosting partner called Stratogen. . . . → Read More: My Cloud Consumer Experience – Episode 1: The On-Boarding