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…

IT and the Productivity Imperative

“Whether the discussion is SD-WAN/SEDANs, software defined transport infrastructure, or cloud infrastructure, the basis of competition is increasingly shifting to end-user experience, buyer experience, operational excellence, and operations integration. This is where recent disruption has occurred, and where there are likely still at least a few years of remaining innovation ahead. Technology suppliers should focus…

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,…

Serverless Network Functions (sNF)

The Important Extracting the most efficiency out of compute resources remains a key focus of IT Containers as applications or micro services are the current emerging focus to gain more efficiency than virtual machines In the long run, serverless will also receive more attention Serverless is a powerful paradigm, there are maturity gaps today, but…

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…

Information of Things: Looker & Tableau

When bohcay announces how it is framing its research and consulting agenda for 2019/2020, one of three highlighted areas will be the Information of Things. Compute, storage, and networking resources, are so abundant, that it is leading to a tsunami of information. Information is now one of the most valuable products in IT. It is…