OpFlex-ing Your Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure

melissa • November 12, 2014 • 1 Comment

ACI, or Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure is a new approach to managing and architecting our infrastructure.  Integrated infrastructures, such as

What Are We Stacking Again? How CloudStack Paved the Way for OpenStack

melissa • November 11, 2014 • 1 Comment

In 2011, when we were all just getting started with cloud (mostly trying to figure out exactly what it was),

Preparing for the Docker Journey

melissa • November 10, 2014 • 1 Comment

Chances are you've heard something about Docker in recent months.  If we think about what Docker is, it seems to

The Sphere is Solid: vSphere Hardening, the Right Way

melissa • November 09, 2014 • No Comments

Whether we embrace it or not, IT Security organizations have become key players in our organizations over the years.  Sometimes

I’ve Seen the Future, and It’s Policy Based

melissa • November 08, 2014 • 1 Comment

When I was a VMware administrator, one of the most crucial decisions we made when we deployed a new virtual

OpenStack, the Evolution of Virtualization

melissa • November 07, 2014 • 1 Comment

Many of us remember when virtualization was in its infancy, when we didn’t have features like high availability to protect