The 4th Tenet of OpenStack: Open Source Projects Are Not The Same as Products
Nov 21, 2013 2:59 PM, by bryanche
Bringing OpenStack To Enterprises Gartner analyst Alessandro Perilli recently wrote an article, Why Vendors Can’t Sell OpenStack to Enterprises. In that article, he lists four challenges for vendors ...
The 7th Tenet of Hybrid Cloud: An Open Hybrid Cloud Requires Open Hybrid Storage
Sep 10, 2013 2:30 PM, by bryanche
The Biggest Hybrid Cloud Challenge? A while back, I met with a customer in the media industry that was tackling the problem of how to make movies in a worldwide hybrid cloud. This company had multiple...
The Fourth Tenet of Hybrid Clouds: A True Hybrid Cloud is an Open Hybrid Cloud
Aug 26, 2013 1:00 PM, by bryanche
A Closed Hybrid Cloud Red Hat is at VMworld this week, where much of the buzz is expected to center on hybrid cloud. We agree that an all public cloud isn’t the answer as VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger ackn...
The 5th Tenet of Open Hybrid Cloud: Start With an IaaS Private Cloud
May 29, 2013 1:00 PM, by bryanche
The Cloud You Need To Build For Your Developers and Businesses IT knows that it needs to get to a cloud—and especially an open hybrid cloud—in order to become more agile and responsive to their busine...
The 2nd Tenet of Big Data: Run It On An Open Hybrid Cloud
Feb 20, 2013 5:07 PM, by bryanche
Big Data Is More Than Hadoop Many people today associate big data with Hadoop analytics – and, to be sure, Hadoop is an important technology for this. However, just as the Linux operating system is so...
ManageIQ Acquisition Updates
Jan 22, 2013 5:46 PM, by bryanche
No tenet for this particular post. But, if you’re interested in learning more about Red Hat’s recent acquisition of ManageIQ and how ManageIQ relates to Red Hat’s Open Hybrid Cloud portfolio includin...
The 2nd Tenet of Hybrid Clouds: Hybrid is About Portability
Dec 5, 2012 4:22 PM, by bryanche
Hybrid is About Heterogenous Technologies I previously posted that the 1st Tenet of Hybrid Clouds is that Hybrid is About Heterogenous Technologies. In other words, in a hybrid environment, you must ...
The 1st Tenet of Hybrid Clouds: Hybrid is About Heterogenous Technologies
Nov 6, 2012 3:21 PM, by bryanche
The World is Going Hybrid According to a recent Gartner survey, about half of data center managers believe they’ll be using hybrid clouds—a mix of private and public clouds—by 2015. That’s an impress...
The 13th Tenet of Marketing: Remember The Ridiculous Power of Branding and Adjectives
Jun 15, 2012 12:16 AM, by bryanche
The WHO announced today that diesel exhaust can cause cancer. That may seem troubling to you. But, don’t worry! That’s only true of old diesel, says the Diesel Technology Forum. Now, we have clean...
The 2nd Tenet of Evaluating Cloud Products: You Have to Know What Problem You Want To Solve
Jun 6, 2012 4:05 PM, by bryanche
A Swirl of Cloud Confusion People will often ask me, how does cloud product X compare to cloud product Y? Often, it will be because X is a third party product and Y is a Red Hat product. The problem...