Friday’s (10/21/16) DDOS Attack

Friday’s DDOS attack focused on DYN was a reminder why everyone needs to keep firmware/updates applied.  There are reports that most of devices involved in the the attack where webcams, home routers, etc.  Below are some maps showing the areas experiencing downtime during the attack.     

VMWare vSphere 6.5 Released

VMware announces vSphere 6.5, the latest version of its industry-leading virtualization platform.  This new release of vSphere features a dramatically simplified experience, comprehensive built-in security, and a universal app platform for running any app. vSphere 6.5 accelerates the customer transition to digital transformation and cloud computing by addressing key challenges: 1.     Environments growing increasingly complex, …

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Argument for Cloud Computing

I do a lot of Cloud IT Solution designs—mostly around VDI and DataCenter consolidation.  I just saw this poster on LinkedIn and it makes a very good case for Cloud Computing.  Cloud is not a good fit for all customers—but a lot of times it makes sense moving the DataCenter of premise.

The Cloud and Your Hypervisor – What You Should Know About Management

Virtualization has helped many organizations consolidate their environment, remove a sometimes massive hardware footprint and create a more agile infrastructure. Today’s modern data center is finding new ways to leverage a virtualized data center to better fit the needs of the organization. In looking at modern cloud and data center ecosystems, it’s important to understand …

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