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Cisco, HPE led $88B enterprise infrastructure market in ’16, Synergy says

Despite more and more companies outsourcing workloads to the public cloud, legacy technology stalwarts Cisco and HPE remain the most popular enterprise infrastructure vendors, new estimates from Synergy Research suggest. Synergy tracked enterprise infrastructure spending across seven categories for the … Continue reading

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HPE sees Synergy in hybrid cloud infrastructure

For Hewlett Packard Enterprise, turn-about is fair play in the cloud. HPE originally pitched its Synergy line of “composable” IT infrastructure as a way to bring the flexibility of cloud services to on-premises systems. Now it’s turning that story around, … Continue reading

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Google: Cloud won’t require customers to worry about infrastructure

Google infrastructure czar Urs Hölzle is focused on a cloud future where customers don’t think about the infrastructure underlying all of the workloads they’re running. In his view, one of the key advantages of the cloud is that customers can … Continue reading

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Oracle’s infrastructure business focuses on bare metal to go after AWS

Larry Ellison made a splash this week when he said that Oracle would give Amazon a run for its money in the cloud. Then, the company outlined the pillar of the tech titan’s infrastructure offering: beefy, bare-metal servers running in … Continue reading

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VMware VSAN 6.2 Offers Pathway To Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

With the release of its Virtual SAN 6.2 offerings, VMware is looking to make it easier for customers to create and run a hyper-converged infrastructure within their data centers. The company is also introducing “Ready Nodes,” which are plug-in data … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: Role of DevOps in modern IT infrastructure, an interview with SaltStack CTO Thomas Hatch

As ‘everything as a service’ is becoming a common practice in modern IT infrastructure, it’s increasingly important to orchestrate and automate the building blocks of infrastructure, including change management. That’s where DevOps tools like the open source systems and configuration … Continue reading

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Enterprises Migrating IT Infrastructure Investments to the Cloud – IDC Report

The cloud infrastructure sales increased over 25% to almost $ 6.3 billion in the first quarter 2015 as the companies are undertaking more and more workload by outsourcing their IT to the cloud. According to the analyst firm IDC, the … Continue reading

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Cloud to consume almost half of IT infrastructure sales by 2019

Yesterday, I wrote that “Nearly one-third of all IT infrastructure spending is now devoted to cloud.” That sounded like a lot, but IDC, the source for those numbers, is now saying that’s only the beginning. According to the research firm’s … Continue reading

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Sponsored post: How will Docker integrate with IT infrastructure?

The explosion of interest in Docker has made clear that containers will profoundly affect the computing environment of the future. However, they are quite new and how they will integrate into infrastructure and application architectures and operations is, as yet, … Continue reading

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Cloud Infrastructure Leadership Battle Becoming a Two-Horse Race

Cloud Infrastructure Leadership Battle Becoming a Two-Horse Race Cisco's overall leadership is due mainly to its dominance of the networking segment and its rapidly growing position in servers. HP is the market leader in cloud servers, a main challenger in … Continue reading

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