OpenStack Summit, May 2017, Boston – An Experience

I got the opportunity to attend the OpenStack summit in Boston. The summit was full of events mostly focused on OpenStack cloud, but many other things including NFV, Kubernetes, Containers, DevOps and approaches to pursuing multi-cloud approach. Many companies showcasing their products, platforms, software solutions were the highlights of the
OpenStack Summit, May 2017, Boston – An Experience
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Getting Started with Network Function Virtualization (NFV)

First question that comes to mind is whether SDN and NFV are same or different or related technologies? SDN and NFV are independent technologies. SDN creates a separate management plane which sits a floor above the traditional control plane so as to get wider view of the network and orchestrate using network protocols like OpenFlow. So, with the SDN approach
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Storage-As-A-Service

Storage can be costly and inflexible. Enterprise storage devices with high performance and availability are very expensive portions of infrastructure in data centers. They are also quite inflexible as organizations need to purchase sufficient storage to meet ultimate storage requirements, whether for a year or a day....
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Is On-Site Backup Dead ?

Many read recently Microsoft dire predictions for the future of on-site backup in the Enterprise. While their interest in promoting snapshot based Azure Site Recovery was undoubtedly behind the pronouncement their post made some interesting points. The argument that it’s...
Is On-Site Backup Dead ?
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SDN & NFV – The latest technologies around?

  Today SDN & NFV are the hot technologies in the market. Both solve some kind of NW problems & bring more efficiencies in the NW. However, they are not married & hence reaping their benefits together needs some kind...
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An Insider View of the Storage Industry Trends

The next-generation data center model picked up phenomenally last year. With new advances in the area of network and storage virtualization, businesses of all sizes are leveraging the scalable infrastructure which can be scaled up or down based on the...
An Insider View of the Storage Industry Trends
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SDDC: Extending Virtualization Concepts

SDDC is the abbreviation for Software-Defined Data Center. SDDC is a concept wherein eventually all elements – compute, networking and storage systems in the data center will be controlled through a management layer that is not dependent on the hardware...
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