AMD EPYC™ Processors Showcase High Performance for Network Function Virtualization (NFV)

| December 7, 2018

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Data centers and cloud service providers are creating a technology shift with network function-based computing to effectively add new features, flexibly connect services while simultaneously reducing overall costs. NFV (Network Function Virtualization) is the paradigm shift that addresses the challenges associated with purpose built network appliances, such as routers and firewalls, by virtualizing network functions in software and running them on industry standard servers.

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Best Practices for vSphere 6.7 Tagging

Article | February 13, 2020

vSphere Tags were introduced in version 5.1 as a way to organize inventory objects such as VMs, Hosts, Datastores, etc., a much-needed feature for helping search for or group objects within vSphere. A Tag is basically a label that can be applied to vSphere inventory objects. When an administrator creates a tag, it is then assigned to a tag category. Categories allow the grouping of related tags. When a Category is created, you can specify associations of object types (such as; VM or Datastore) as well as whether more than one tag in a category can be applied to an object (ex; One Tag or Many Tags).

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Benefits of Kubernetes on bare metal cloud infrastructure

Article | March 3, 2020

Let’s start with a brief recap on cloud native and CNCF – Cloud Native Computing Foundation. With the introduction of 5G, new use cases drive the need for designing applications based on containers and service-based architecture to address some technology gaps associated with virtualization. The most important technology gaps involve smoother software upgrades, automation and the realization of a CI/CD software pipeline to end customers. In the center of cloud native technology development is CNCF, an open source community driving the adoption of the cloud native paradigm across industries by fostering collaboration between the industry’s top developers, end users and vendors. Since CNCF is such a huge community, the focus on the telecom industry has been limited. But now with the formation of the Telecom User Group (A Special Interest Group) within CNCF, Ericsson has taken a leading role in telecom related discussions in the community.

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Is Your On-Premises Existence Under Scrutiny? VMware Cloud on Dell EMC Offers a Solution

Article | February 26, 2020

For many IT teams and organizations, maintaining an on-premises infrastructure has become an increasing challenge. The introduction of the public cloud, along with the wholesale perception that running workloads in the public cloud is less expensive and provides an equivalent environment for previously on-premises workloads have captured significant attention. While the popularity of the public cloud is an undeniable force, without considering the disadvantages of relocating applications from on-premises data centers to the public cloud organizations are unable to make a balanced business decision. From the finance perspective, the traditional process of accounting for expensive capital-funded on-premises infrastructure updates creates extra work accounting for the infrastructure assets across the life span of the equipment. For accounting teams – the main allure of moving to the public cloud is that it eliminates the significant capital spend necessary to refresh the infrastructure every few years, replacing that cost with a more manageable monthly bill from the public cloud provider.

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Official Opening of US Signal’s New Greater Detroit Data Center

Article | February 18, 2020

US Signal, a leading data center services provider, today announced that its new Greater Detroit data center in Van Buren Township, Michigan will officially open on March 1, 2020. US Signal has built the new data center to Tier 3 standards, based on unprecedented growth within the data center services market and following a series of significant client wins. The new facility will enable US Signal to keep pace with the large-scale adoption of cloud-first, hybrid and off-premises data center strategies all of which require colocation space. These strategies are critical to the survival of today’s organizations a fact born out of US Signal’s most recent IT Resiliency Survey.

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