Heard On The Internet: January-February 2014
Assembling Your Cloud’s Dream Team
VMware CloudOps Blogs
Author: Pierre Moncassin
Putting together a Cloud Center of Excellence (COE) is not about recruiting ‘super-heroes’ – but a matter of balancing skills and exploiting learning opportunities.
On several occasions, I’ve heard customers who are embarking on the journey to the cloud ask: “How exactly do you go about putting together a ‘dream team’ capable of launching and delivering cloud services in my organization?” VMware Cloud Operation’s advice is fairly straightforward: put together a core team known as the Cloud Center of Excellence as early as possible.
January 20, 2014
Et Tu, Brute?
Author: Chris Crosby
Was anybody more surprised than Caesar when the long knives came out? One minute you’re talking to a few “friends” in togas, and the next, you’re a particularly well-ventilated former emperor. Isn’t that the way things so often go? Slay a few Gauls and the world is your oyster, cross the Rubicon with your army and suddenly your future’s a clam.
January 20, 2014
Microsoft’s Bill Laing Keynotes at Open Compute Summit Jan 28, 2014, “Microsoft Datacenters at Cloud Scale”
Author: Green Data Center Blog
I think the last time I saw a Microsoft Presentation at Open Compute Summit is Dileep Bhandardar’s talk in 2011 for the first Open Compute Summit. There are a handful of people besides Facebook employees who have gone to all the Open Compute Summits. I’ve gone to all so I know first hand who presented.
@cisco, 21 January
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@AndiMann, 21 January
Tips on how to make #cloud more effective for large #enterprise by @Tesco (video)
From Our Website
as of January 21st
1. Unusual Data Center Locations
2. ABB Joins Data Centre Alliance
3. BICSI Increases Learning Opportunities With 20 New Online Courses
4. The Right Stuff: Predictions for 2014
5. Emerson Acquires Advanced Protection Technology (APT)
6. Facebook Wins DatacenterDynamics Award For Swedish Data Center Design
7. ‘Ghost Servers’ And Wasted Data Center Power & Cooling
8. Myth Buster: Energy Management Models & The Quest For Power Efficiency.
9. Compass Datacenters Acquires Real Estate In Ohio For Data Center Complex
10. Allocation Of Risk In Power Purchase Agreements For On-Site Power
1. Compass Datacenters Awarded LEED® Gold For Nashville Data Center
2. Involta Announces New Data Center Construction In Boise
3. The Impact of Expanded ASHRAE Ranges Economization
4. Pacnet Opens Singapore’s First Tier III Data Center
5. Future Facilities And No Limits Software Announce Integration
6. Metering For Increased Energy Efficiency In High Performance Computing Data Centers
7. Schneider Electric Acquires AST Modular
8. ABB Joins Data Centre Alliance
9. Taking the Enterprise Data Center into the Cloud
10. Rackspace Veteran Taylor Rhodes Appointed President
9. datacenter+ efficiency+summit