SDN: A complete guide – Part 2

  Now we can connect a client and a server in a couple of different ways – and could be setup in a software-defined network. A Software define network attempts to build a computer network by separating it into two...
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Empowering Network Virtualization with Automation – Part 1

When we talk about IT infrastructure, it consists of three major components – compute, storage and networking. In the new era of IT, virtualization has given a new shape to these technologies. This write-up is to understand how we can...
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The NW Toolkit for SDN

  With the advent of programmable NW concept, the possibilities of innovation within the NW has increased manifold. However, that also brings up a challenge of revamping the existing toolsets like NW Monitoring, Firewall, etc. Another critical area for SDN...
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SDN: A complete guide – Part 1

What SDN means: What does software defined networking mean…..? How it is different than the traditional networks. In SDN network the packets are free from the traditional rules and topology and constrictions, a packet can do whatever is best for...
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Top Storage-Virtualization and SDN Infographics in 2015

Infographic Data Storage Timeline: Super-Size To Byte-Size This infographic aptly presents the journey of data storage ever since inception. Check it here. Infographic: SDN Market Size to reach $35B by 2018 SDN market is oozing with news and happenings. Check...
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Storage 2014: Top stories

Disaster recovery and virtual server backup top 2014 storage projects The storage industry underwent rapid changes – not just in the underlying technology, but also in terms of the diversity of projects being executed – DR and backup being at...
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Internet of things – Technology’s latest muse!

Introduction Most businesses are persistent on getting products to market quickly, while adhering to regulatory requirements, and meeting increased efficiency demands. Most importantly, continuing to constantly innovate so as to keep up with the growing completion. Mobile workforce, customers, and...
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VMware EVO: RAIL™ – VMware’s cutting-edge Evolution!

EVO: RAIL represents a new range of Hyper-Converged Infrastructure offerings from VMware.  This is different from converged architectures (vBlock/Flexpod) as there isn’t a storage array involved, instead there is VMware Virtual SAN.  However, it is working with a variety of...
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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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SSDs and Application Performance: What’s the connect?

Before I even start getting into the details of SSD and application performance, a foreword about what is the intent behind writing this post. This post will mostly run you through understanding of performance problems in data center that use...
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