Netflix Flying High – Can It Last?

Source: WGME Netflix (NFLX) is in an interesting place because two recent developments have the company soaring from $ 177 per share on October 2 to about $ 195 per share as I write. The two catalysts have been the announcement by some analysts that they see the company exceeding new subscriber expectations domestically and […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: The high cost and risk of On-Premise vs. Cloud

When was the last time I bought an on-prem application?  Over five years ago and I am not looking back. Having been a CIO for many years, I have seen my share of large-scale software implementations and the maintenance and upgrade overhead that comes with on-prem applications. The numbers are varied, but it’s safe to […] Read more »

Review: SaltStack shifts devops into high gear

The only sane and efficient way to manage a large numbers of servers—or even a few dozen, if they change often—is through automation. Automation tools have to be learned and mastered, so they exact a significant up-front cost, but they dramatically reduce the administrative burden in the long run. Perhaps most important, they provide a […] Read more »

Review: SaltStack shifts devops into high gear

The only sane and efficient way to manage a large numbers of servers—or even a few dozen, if they change often—is through automation. Automation tools have to be learned and mastered, so they exact a significant up-front cost, but they dramatically reduce the administrative burden in the long run. Perhaps most important, they provide a […] Read more »

Virtualized Storage and High Availability Made Easy

Virtualized Storage and High Availability Made Easy If you missed the chat, you can scroll through the log of the chat embedded here. We'll be hosting another chat soon, so stay tuned for announcements on that. You can also find out more about Symantec and VMware's partnership on the VMware Web site. Read more on […] Read more »