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SoCal VMUG UserCon
SOCAL VMUG USERCON
June 18-18, 2019
At the SoCal VMUG UserCon, you will be surrounded by people who can not only make an impact on your day-to-day projects, but also on your future career. VMUG UserCons are created by VMware users for VMware users, and are FREE day-long events geared to empower you through education, training, and col...

Infrastructure Virtual Conference
INFRASTRUCTURE VIRTUAL CONFERENCE
June 18-18, 2019
Join us for the next conference in our virtual event series. this next event is all about scalability and reliability. thexchange will explore how it infrastructure is evolving to keep pace with digital transformation, new technologies, and processes such as internet of things (iot), artificial inte...

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More and more of the networking that is done in the datacenter is performed on software-defined networking whiteboxes rather than on proprietary black box machinery that was controlled by one supplier. Breaking the hardware free of the software lets both evolve independently, and also allows network devices to be tuned to do just the jobs that are necessary and no more.SDN succeeds by separating the control and data planes, employing a software-based, centralized control plane to direct networki...

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The first weekday of the shutdown, Dec. 26, was also the deadline for interested parties to comment on the administration’s draft Data Center Optimization Initiative policy update.The draft policy released in November extends restrictions on building new or expanding current federally-owned data centers and tweaks the metrics by which agencies’ closure and optimization efforts are measured.“Much of the ‘low-hanging’ fruit of easily consolidated infrastructure has been picked, and to realize furt...
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People have been talking about software defined networking and its related network function virtualization for so long that it must appear to many organizations that everyone else is doing it. But in reality, there are very few organizations outside of the hyperscalers and big public clouds who have actually implemented SDN and NFV. But that is changing, and it is changing fast because certain network functions that never should have been on CPUs inside of servers whose real purpose is to run ap...
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There is an adage, not quite yet old, suggesting that compute is free but storage is not. Perhaps a more accurate and, as far as public clouds are concerned, apt adaptation of this saying might be that computing and storage are free, and so are inbound networking within a region, but moving data across regions in a public cloud is brutally expensive, and it is even more costly spanning regions....
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Rumors have been running around for months that Hewlett Packard Enterprise was shopping around for a way to be a bigger player in the hyperconverged storage arena, and the recent scuttlebutt was that HPE was considering paying close to $4 billion for one of the larger players in server-storage hybrids. This turns out to not be true. HPE is paying only $650 million to snap up what was, until now, thought to be one of Silicon Valley’s dozen or so unicorns with over a $1 billion valuation....
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EVENTS

SoCal VMUG UserCon
SOCAL VMUG USERCON
June 18-18, 2019
At the SoCal VMUG UserCon, you will be surrounded by people who can not only make an impact on your day-to-day projects, but also on your future career. VMUG UserCons are created by VMware users for VMware users, and are FREE day-long events geared to empower you through education, training, and col...

Infrastructure Virtual Conference
INFRASTRUCTURE VIRTUAL CONFERENCE
June 18-18, 2019
Join us for the next conference in our virtual event series. this next event is all about scalability and reliability. thexchange will explore how it infrastructure is evolving to keep pace with digital transformation, new technologies, and processes such as internet of things (iot), artificial inte...