24 Aug 2015

Level: Intermediate. Estimated reading time: 5  minutes. Without a doubt, currently the biggest hype in computer networking revolves around Software-defined networking (SDN). IDC predicts the SDN market will grow from less than 1 billion dollars in 2014, to $3.7 billion by 2016 and 8 billion by 2018. The promises of…

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22 May 2015

Level: Intermediate. Estimated reading time: 5-10 minutes. Recommended reading: What is OpenStack and so what? HP Helion Cloud portfolio explained In the previous post I discussed the OpenStack project and in the end I promised to present to you one OpenStack- based solution: HP Helion CloudSystem. In this post I will…

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06 May 2015

Level: Intermediate. Estimated reading time: 5-10 minutes. No prior knowledge of OpenStack is required but some basic understanding of virtualization helps. OpenStack has been around for a while now and it has generated a lot of discussion. Yet when you ask people what they think it is, you usually get…

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18 Mar 2015

I have a confession to make. From the very day all the hype about so-called “Cloud” began years back, I was everything but convinced. That’s mainly because for me, there was absolutely nothing new: it’s all about the same geeky stuff like servers, storage arrays, networking and virtualization we’ve…

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