Enterprise Cloud

Solutions for VMware EcoCast at VMworld 2019 – Expedient Enterprise Cloud

Posted on 09.10.2019 in Disaster Recovery, IaaS, managed services, Multi-cloud, Enterprise Cloud, VMware

At VMworld 2019, I sat down with Scott Lowe from ActualTech Media to discuss Expedient Enterprise Cloud (EEC) and the difference between cloud and managed service providers like Expedient and the hyperscale cloud providers like AWS and Azure. During our conversation, Scott and I discussed the architecture of EEC, the EEC user experience, how Expedient […]

Expedient Makes Its Mark at VMworld 2019

Posted on 09.03.2019 in Enterprise Cloud, VMware

At VMworld 2019, VMware encouraged attendees to “Make Your Mark.” The Expedient team answered that call as the VMware Americas Cloud Partner of the Year with its first ever sponsorship of the event, an exhibition booth in the Solutions Exchange, multiple educational session presentations, client case studies, and technology testimonials. More than twenty Expedient team […]

Hyperscale or Enterprise – Which Cloud is Best for Your Business?

Posted on 07.18.2019 in Cloud Computing, private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud, digital transformation, Enterprise Cloud

The cloud provider landscape is complex and constantly evolving. To meet the performance demands of legacy compute workloads and to control cloud costs, many businesses are opting for hosted enterprise clouds instead of the mainstream hyperscale options provided by AWS, Azure and Google Cloud. During our recent webinar, I was joined by Carl Brooks, Analyst […]

Hyperscale or Enterprise Cloud? Let Your Applications Decide – Part 2

Posted on 06.18.2019 in private cloud, hybrid cloud, Multi-cloud, Enterprise Cloud

This is the second installment of a two-part blog post on the difference between “smart” and “dumb” applications. Part 2 covers the characteristics of “dumb applications” that are best suited to run on “smart hardware.” To learn more about “smart applications” (aka cloud native applications) running on “dumb hardware,” read Part 1. Dumb Applications on […]

Four Ways to Deploy Kubernetes on VMware

Posted on 06.11.2019 in containers, digital transformation, Enterprise Cloud, VMware, Kubernetes, DevOps

Kubernetes (k8s) is quickly becoming the de facto standard for container orchestration because it provides an effective framework to operate applications built using microservices architecture. Also known as application “containerization,” this approach enables development teams to be more agile, employ continuous delivery practices, and ultimately bring new business applications to market faster. k8s streamlines the […]

Expedient Enterprise Cloud vs. On-Prem VMware – The business case for turnkey infrastructure as a service

Posted on 05.29.2019 in Cloud Computing, IaaS, Infrastructure as a service, On Premise Cloud, digital transformation, Enterprise Cloud, VMware, DevOps

Just about everyone in IT has used VMware’s vSphere to build and/or operate an on-premise or colocated cluster at some point or another. vSphere enables you to take a group of hosts, form them into a cluster, and run virtual machines on top. vCenter server provides some great features like the ability to migrate a […]

Cloud Migration Strategies – How to Choose the Right One

Posted on 05.21.2019 in Cloud Computing, Multi-cloud, Enterprise Cloud, VMware

There are several different ways to migrate workloads to the cloud. As with everything in life, each approach has its own pros and cons, and works best in certain scenarios. The strategies described below are based on my experience in migrating client workloads to the Expedient Enterprise Cloud (EEC), which is a cloud platform based […]

Should your organization’s applications influence which cloud platforms you use?

Posted on 04.15.2019 in Cloud Computing, IaaS, private cloud, public cloud, Multi-cloud, Enterprise Cloud

Your software applications are the tools that enable your information technology to meet critical business requirements.  What applications you choose influences staff productivity, cost management, flexibility in customer service, business transformation, and more. And, for a growing number of companies, the list of applications used in the business, also known as the application portfolio, can […]

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