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Virtualization, beyond the hype…

My award winning team has been recognized for their work previously in virtualization, server consolidation, and use of open source Linux for over a decade now in the enterprise. We are implementing the next wave of this journey with virtualized servers and storage across the entire data center, these are our observations so far Continue reading

Should we get out of the infrastructure business?

Brian Madden posed an interesting question on his blog. Five years from now, will a 200-person company need any servers on site?

This is an interesting debate, but I would like to look one step further. In a world where we can literally have everything in the cloud, do we really need to keep investing in our basic IT infrastructure? Is IT still a competitive differentiator? Continue reading