Top 10 from Dell Technologies World in 2018 – Quick Edition

By Torsten Volk on May 4, 2018 10:11:25 AM

OpenManage Enterprise is a big deal, but underrated: OpenManage Enterprise is the new infrastructure automation platform that could unlock the private and hybrid cloud for Dell. Deploying Dell infrastructure through a simple YAML file is within reach.

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Microsoft Challenges Amazon and Google with Deis Acquisition

By Torsten Volk on Apr 10, 2017 1:26:33 PM

One week after the GA of Azure Container Registry and only two months after the availability of Kubernetes on Azure Container Service, Microsoft acquires Deis, the guys who make open source Kubernetes management software (Helm, Steward and Workflow), from PaaS Cloud Provider Engine Yard. The Deis slogan is “making Kubernetes easy to use.” With the Deis acquisition Microsoft obtains talent and technologies to successfully compete in the container arena. Infusing Windows, Visual Studio, Azure and OMS with easy container management capabilities is key for Microsoft to catch up with AWS and stay ahead of Google Cloud Platform.

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How to Unleash the Full Value of Hybrid Cloud

By Torsten Volk on Oct 24, 2016 12:26:50 PM

In an ideal world, customers would be able to fully take advantage of the benefits of hybrid cloud by rationally matching infrastructure parameters -cost, performance, reliability, availability, security, regulatory compliance, scalability- with the requirements and dependencies of each application.

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Dell SecureWorks and Risk I/O team up to deliver a better kind of Vulnerability Management

By David Monahan on Apr 29, 2014 11:56:20 AM

On April 23rd, 2014 Dell announced its new Vulnerability Threat Monitoring and Prioritization service delivered through the SecureWorks Counter Threat Platform.  This managed service was created to expand the current Vulnerability Management offerings and increase customer value by creating the ability for customers to integrate their own vulnerability management systems.  With the additional context provided through Risk I/O, remediation and mitigation prioritization are done less in a bubble of the operational environment and more in context with the Internet threat universe.

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Dell’s Clean Slate Approach to Enterprise IT

By Torsten Volk on May 8, 2013 7:22:09 PM

Breaking News: Dell Acquires Enstratius to Further Complete Its Cloud Story

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Dell’s Clean Slate Approach to Enterprise IT

By Torsten Volk on May 3, 2013 12:05:21 PM

Breaking News: Dell Acquires Enstratius to Further Complete Its Cloud Story

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OpenStack Thoughts – Part 1: Key Business Considerations

By Torsten Volk on Apr 22, 2013 10:01:57 AM

OpenStack’s huge momentum is undeniable. IBM, RedHat, NetApp, Rackspace, HP, Dell, Cisco, Intel and even VMware have committed significant funds and human resources to this project. But why would companies, that are otherwise competing rather fiercely, sit on one table to build an OpenSource cloud platform?

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