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Dell EMC World 2017: ScaleIO 3.0!

I want you, dear reader, to stop and pay close attention.  I’ve said it before, I will say it again: SDS and HCI architectural approaches are now ready for the majority of x86 workloads.   There is a sustained space for external purpose built storage platforms (think SAN, NAS, Object appliances) for certain workloads (low in…

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AWS is Streaming Live on Twitch

Twitch is one of the leading community streaming video platforms today for developers, gamers, and the artists. Each day, millions visit Twitch to watch and discuss their passions by joining live sessions with other passionate online streamers. Amazon Web Services has joined the fun by adding the AWS Twitch Channel this past November to bring…

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Celebrating Success

At the Dell EMC Global Partner Summit yesterday, there was discussion of the enormous opportunity in front of Dell Technologies and its partner community to help customers digitally transform their businesses.  There are many partners who have seen their businesses grow year-over-year and who are embracing the opportunity ahead. John Byrne mentioned on stage Dell…

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New in Jakarta: Trusted Security Circles

Security teams use threat intelligence as a critical input in their security response process.  It is used as part of the threat investigation process and helps analysts understand the depth of a potential problem.  It can also be used to proactively stop a potential attack but mass market threat intelligence is typically not specific enough…

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Dell EMC World 2017: VDI Complete–Ready Bundle!

First – what are Ready Bundles?  Ready Nodes, Ready Bundles, Ready Systems is the taxonomy we use for our program where we bring multiple technology pieces together at Dell EMC.   Ready Nodes = software + server; Ready Bundles = software + servers/network/storage; Ready Systems = software + CI/HCI.    In each case – they are more…

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NOTICE: Undocumented support for io.js will be removed from the Node.js buildpack after 2017-06-09

The Node.js buildpack has undocumented support for downloading unmaintained versions of io.js. This support will be removed after June 9, 2017. If you happen to rely on this undocumented behavior, please switch to a supported version of Node.js before that date. For more information, refer to the buildpack documentation: http://docs.cloudfoundry.org/buildpacks/node/ Thanks, Stephen Levine, CF Buildpacks…

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Dell EMC World 2017: VxRack FLEX Updates!

We’re seeing a ton of growth and demand around VxRack FLEX.  As a reminder – VxRack FLEX can be described in a single sentence: “If you want an insanely scalable and flexible HCI Rack-Scale system, with hypervisor of choice or bare metal… one that can start small and scale out – VxRack FLEX is for…

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