Tag: SDN

Private clouds, strategy and tactics

A few weeks ago I attended the Italian VMUG user conference.  One of the most interesting sessions at the event was “Strategic Private Cloud”, presented by Alan Civita (Sky UK),  who confirmed what is now a common trend in very large IT organizations: a strategy based on two different private clouds. Looking for operational efficiency Cloud is a synonym of operational agility and efficiency. In fact, many IT organizations have been migrating to the cloud for a while now and, at the beginning, the public cloud seemed to be the cure for all ills (with AWS and Microsoft being the providers of choice)… well,...

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Why I love Coho Data

I’ve met up with Coho Data twice in the last few months and never got the chance to write a blog about them. Coho is a brilliant startup under many aspects and, although the product is a newly born, its potential is really impressive. You can easily find many technical deep dives about Coho all around, so I’m not going to do the same (I just added a few links at the end of this blog for your convenience). I’ll try to talk about Coho from different perspective. Who is Coho data A few words about the company and...

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Video: Nicira and network virtualization

In this video Alan S. Cohen (VP of MArketing at Nicira) chats about his company and the product that they are developing to virtualize the networking layer. Enjoy the video! Disclaimer: I was invited at this meeting by Condor Consulting Group and they paid for travel and accommodation, I have not been compensated for my time and am not obliged to blog. Furthermore, the content is not reviewed, approved or published by any other person than the Juku’s...

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Video: Dante Malagrinò introduces Embrane

During my last Silicon Valley’s trip I met Dante Malagrinò, founder and CEO of Embrane. Embrane is developing a next generation networking architecture to provide services like firewalls, load balancers, VPNs for cloud infrastructure. I recorded a short interview with him about the company and its future product. Enjoy the...

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