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“What is your perception of living in the cloud?”

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AUTHOR: Eric Ledyard In the engagement I was on last week, one of the most thought-provoking questions we presented to the Sr. IT management team was: “What is your perception of living in the cloud and where do you think your challenges/improvements will be?” The feedback that we got from them made me think that Read more...

What is the ‘Vision Program’?

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AUTHOR: Eric Ledyard << NOTE: moved from previous blog >>   It is my 4th full week of getting indoctrinated into the Vision Program within VMware and I wanted to do a write-up to explain what it is we do, how it is we do it, and why we do it. Effectively, we are a Read more...

vFabric: It has, and always will be, about the apps.

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AUTHOR: Eric Ledyard In my past life I was focused primarily on hardware and software sales for building internal private clouds. The thing that always seemed to be a limiting factor for us was: “Well, what about the apps? Are they designed to leverage the power of cloud computing or are we just trying to Read more...

Discussion on the impact of the staff model of cloud computing

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Author: Reid Engstrom The prospect of cloud computing to today’s IT staff poses a real concern to them, not only because of the significant element of change and doing something different outside of their existing skill base, but also because so many current IT roles are involved with the installation, configuration and administration of IT Read more...