VMware Gets Real About A Post-VM world

The Important Unless there is a compelling reason not to, the high percentage approach to bold transformations, is with bold acquisitions and execution. For VMware that means embracing and leading the containerized world, which is quickly become the goto virtualization / modularization architecture of today’s IT. Today’s acquisition announcements come after other container-centric investments such…

vNF not NFV

The Important Innovation creates defacto industry standards, industry standards do not create innovation. Cloud-native is state of the art. It is harder than monolithic software, it is harder than a static view of virtual machine-based architectures, but it is what the best of the best do. Only those telcos that go cloud-native are going to…

Cloud Services Create a New Customer Experience Reality

“Businesses cannot afford to underestimate the impact large cloud titans such as Amazon, Dropbox, SalesForce and others, have had on customer experience expectations for software users. Everyone is a cloud service consumer today, and everyone has had their standards raised.” A recent article authored by me and published by Thales / Gemalto: https://sentinel.gemalto.com/blog/cloud-services-create-new-customer-experience-reality/   Quick…

A Response To “What Went Wrong with NFV: The Operator View”

This post is a specific response to Tom Nolle’s recent blog: What Went Wrong with NFV: The Operator View. I provide a perspective on the points Tom raised, based on my experience leading business model strategy / transformation at a leading Networking supplier, Juniper Networks. Tom’s blog reflects the operator view as articulated by Tom,…

CloudExpo 2019, Santa Clara: Cloud Chaos

bohcay’s take on last week’s CloudExpo in Santa Clara. “While there are many gaps in cloud computing, the size of those gaps depends on whether an enterprise is operating in a virtual machine, container, or serverless environment. The closer to serverless, the greater immaturity an Enterprise must navigate. The closer to serverless, the greater the…