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Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Guaranteeing Performance for Your Virtualized Apps and Private Cloud Fact: storage performance problems have only gotten more complicated, as applications not only have become largely virtualized, but also have moved to cloud-based infrastructures. Storage performance in virtualized environments isn't just about IOPS anymore. Instead, you need to guarantee performance for individual VMs, helping applications maintain performance as the number of VMs continues to go up in real time. Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Dhiraj Sehgal, Product and Marketing at Tintri, shared success stories from a few folks who have already started using VM-aware storage. By managing storage operations at the VM-level, they've been able to solve their most vexing storage problems, and create infrastruc... (more)

[video] Virtual Machine Optimization with @Qosmos_News | @CloudExpo #VM #SDN #NFV #Cloud

"Qosmos has launched L7Viewer, a network traffic analysis tool, so it analyzes all the traffic between the virtual machine and the data center and the virtual machine and the external world," stated Sebastien Synold, Product Line Manager at Qosmos, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. The World's Largest "Cloud Digital Transformation" Event @CloudExpo / @ThingsExpo 2017 New York (June 6-8, 2017, Javits Center, Manhattan) @CloudExpo / @ThingsExpo 2017 Silicon Valley (Oct. 31 - Nov. 2, 2017, Santa Clara Convention Center, CA) Full Conference Registration Gold Pass and Exhibit Hall ▸ Here Register For @CloudExpo ▸ Here via EventBrite Register For @ThingsExpo ▸ Here via EventBrite Register For @DevOpsSummit ▸ Here via EventBrite Sponsorship Opportunities Sponsors of Cloud Expo / ... (more)

The #IoT and DNS | @ThingsExpo #BigData #IoT #M2M #DigitalTransformation

JANUARY 8, 2014 02:00 PM EST When we talk about the impact of BYOD and BYOA and the Internet of Things, we often focus on the impact on data center architectures. That's because there will be an increasing need for authentication, for access control, for security, for application delivery as the number of potential endpoints (clients, devices, things) increases. That means scale in the data center. What we gloss over, what we skip, is that before any of these "things" ever makes a request to access an application it had to execute a DNS query. Every. Single. Thing. Maybe that's because we assume DNS can handle the load. So far it's done well. You rarely, if ever, hear of disruptions or outages due directly to the execution of DNS. Oh, there has been some issues with misconfiguration of DNS and of exploitation of DNS (hijacking, illicit use in reflection attacks, et... (more)

The Chinese Cloud Market | @CloudExpo @YourSpeedyCloud #SDS #IoT

Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here It's About Sale! It's About Scale! It's About Speed! What Can You Learn About the Chinese Cloud Computing Market from Our Survey With over 720 million Internet users and 40-50% CAGR, the Chinese Cloud Computing market has been booming. When talking about cloud computing, what are the Chinese users of cloud thinking about? What is the most powerful force that can push them to make the buying decision? How to tap into them? Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Yu Hao, CEO and co-founder of SpeedyCloud, answered these questions and discussed the results of SpeedyCloud's survey. Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Speaker Bio Yu Hao, a.k.a. Alex Yu, is the CEO and co-founder of SpeedyCloud. He has been running the Cloud Business Unit for one of the biggest CDN and hosting companies in China for ... (more)

[session] #SDI and Networks | @CloudExpo #ML #SDN #SDDC #IoT #BigData

How the Move to Software-Defined Infrastructure and Networks, the New IP, Is Changing the Economy In his session at Cloud Expo, Robert Cohen, an economist and senior fellow at the Economic Strategy Institute, will provide economic scenarios that describe how the rapid adoption of software-defined everything including cloud services, SDDC and open networking will change GDP, industry growth, productivity and jobs. This session will also include a drill down for several industries such as finance, social media, cloud service providers and pharmaceuticals. Speaker Bio Robert Cohen is an economist and senior fellow at the Economic Strategy Institute. He analyzes the economic impact of new telecommunications and computing technologies. His current work explores the emergence of software as the fundamental building block for networks, data centers and computing. It does... (more)

SDN, SDS and Agility | @CloudExpo #BigData #SDN #DataCenter #Storage

IT planning is an imprecise science that allows IT experts to increase the flexibility and agility of IT environments while reducing the bottom line. In an ideal world, where time and budget are not limiting factors, upgrading an organization's infrastructure happens on an ongoing, as-needed basis. In the real world, IT administrators have to make decisions about the hardware they put in place and how to maintain acceptable service levels over the course of the equipment's expected life. Most businesses do not have the luxury of replacing their current storage systems when IT demands outpace their current infrastructure. Even with the best IT planning, applications continue to advance and make additional requirements of storage network resources, leaving organizations to face the dilemma of operating at suboptimal levels or replacing their infrastructure at great c... (more)

SDLC Tool Integration Requires Domain Understanding | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Consider the following integration scenarios: Moving medical records between EMR systems; financial information between banking systems; HR information between ERP systems; and software development information between SDLC tools. At first glance the approaches required for these integrations may seem the same. But if you look slightly deeper you will realize that this can't be the case because of impedance mismatch. I'm defining impedance mismatch as the friction that occurs when trying to align two things or concepts that don't naturally/actually match. Because many of the hardest impedance mismatches are domain specific, to overcome them you have to have a layer of domain understanding "baked into" your integration software to address business problems. That's what too often has been missing, because historically integration has primarily been perceived as being a... (more)

NoviFlow's @IXIAcom SDN | @CloudExpo #SDN #SDS #DataCenter

"We greatly appreciate the confidence NoviFlow has in our testing platform to help ensure their customers will have a consistently positive experience with their advanced carrier-grade SDN switches," said Sunil Kalidindi, vice president, product management for Ixia. "We look forward to continuing to help NoviFlow accelerate their time to market and enhance the quality of their solutions, while maximizing their R&D resources." Ixia (Nasdaq: XXIA) has announced that NoviFlow Inc.has deployed IxNetwork® to validate the company's designs and accelerate the delivery of its proven, reliable products. Based in Montréal, NoviFlow Inc. supports network carriers, hyperscale data center operators, and enterprises seeking greater network control and flexibility, network scalability, and the capacity to handle extremely large numbers of flows, while maintaining maximum network p... (more)

The Future of Data Storage Solutions | @CloudExpo #SDS #Cloud #Storage

Bridging the divide between legacy storage and new data management platforms could constrain IT organizations and budgets and could prevent the utilization of cost-effective scalable storage infrastructures. But, businesses can avoid some of these constrains by evaluating their storage options objectively and asking themselves three important questions. A decade ago, we were putting 250-gigabyte drives into servers. When people mentioned the cloud, they were talking about the weather, and a business was considered to be on the cutting edge if it needed to store a few million files. Now, we have access to 10-terabyte drives, and grandparents are using the cloud to store pictures of their grandkids. It's now common for businesses to need access to billions of files, so companies need to move to newer systems to keep track of everything. With so many options available ... (more)

FalconStor @CloudExpo Exhibitor | @FalconStor #BigData #IoT #DevOps

SYS-CON Events announced today that FalconStor Software® Inc., a 15-year innovator of software-defined storage solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. FalconStor Software®, Inc. (NASDAQ: FALC) is a leading software-defined storage company offering a converged, hardware-agnostic, software-defined storage and data services platform. Its flagship solution FreeStor®, utilizes a horizontal architecture that unlocks a new world of storage opportunities, allowing IT managers, MSPs, and CSPs to maximize efficiencies and lower costs, while taking advantage of public cloud, hybrid cloud, flash storage and software-defined storage. FalconStor delivers enterprise class, software defined, intelligent data services combined with predictive analytics across any primary ... (more)

[slides] Network-Aware Orchestration | @CloudExpo #SDN #Agile #DataCenter #Orchestration

Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Network-Aware Orchestration: The Next Level of SD-WAN Enterprise networks are complex. Moreover, they were designed and deployed to meet a specific set of business requirements at a specific point in time. But, the adoption of cloud services, new business applications and intensifying security policies, among other factors, require IT organizations to continuously deploy configuration changes. Therefore, enterprises are looking for better ways to automate the management of their networks while still leveraging existing capabilities, optimizing performance and reducing operational risk through standardization and best-practice architectures. Software-defined networking (SDN) promises to provide network configuration management via software to make a network more agile and adaptable. With SDN, network configurat... (more)