Do your friends and family glaze over when you explain to them what you do? Ever find yourself falling asleep at an IT conference? Not anymore with your very own Cloud Bingo card. If terms used to describe the cloud were a drinking game I don’t think I’d make it through an IT conference sober. So how did we get[…]Read more
Tag: Hybrid Cloud
NetApp Cloud Manager isn’t just for managing clouds
Okay I know that’s a bit of an oxymoron, maybe it’s time for a name change? Over the last 6 – 12 months we’ve been adding more and more capabilities into Cloud Manager for companies that would like to use it to manage their on-premises NetApp systems, yes that’s right, to manage your on-premises systems, so why would you want[…]Read more
If it doesn’t connect to, or integrate with the cloud, you shouldn’t buy it
According to the latest ESG research 97% of companies are already either using cloud or have active plans in place to start using the cloud, regardless of what your position is within your companies IT operations you have to ask the question as to how any technology that you buy will enable you to connect to or integrate with the[…]Read more
Who are you and why should I care?
It’s a fair question and when I think about many of the meetings I have, when you cut to the heart of what the person that I’m meeting with is actually thinking then on many occassions this is probably it. So who are we and why should you care? NetApp is a Hybrid Cloud Data Services company, we enable companies[…]Read more
Are you Cloud first! or Cloud first?
It’s funny how something as simple as punctuation can fundamentally change an idea, an approach or a strategy. Looking back a few years ago then it definitely felt like most companies strategy was Cloud first! I think there were many reasons for this Everyone was talking about the Cloud, it was truly moving up toward what Gartner’s Hype Cycle likes[…]Read more