Category: Architecture Design & Strategy

General Enterprise Architecture Design & Strategy

The Nutanix Design Guide

Since October last year, RoundTower Technologies has been collaborating with Nutanix on the First Edition of “The Nutanix Design Guide”. This book was written to explain the “Why?” of Nutanix and to present a 40,000ft view of the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud eco-system. This book has something for everyone, even if

VCDX – The Zone

Have you ever been walking up a set of stairs and when you think about what your legs are doing, you stumble and have to grab the handrail to save yourself from falling? Defending VCDX is the exact same thing, on the day of the defense you want to be

Horizon View Design Considerations

This is the VMware Horizon View Design Deep-Dive.  I have aggregated all of the design considerations that Wayne Conrad and myself needed to answer for our VMware Horizon View architecture design.  Brevity and bullet-points are used to keep the information concise and readable. They are phrased as questions the architect

DECM-EA Success Suggestions

Yesterday, I defended Dell EMC Certification Master – Enterprise Architect (DECM-EA) for the second time and passed. This post has my recommendations to be successful, visit this link for the DECM-EA program overview.

#SFD16 – Nasuni Enterprise File Services Platform

RoundTower Technologies sells a lot of Nasuni, which is how I came to know about their UniFS solution. Nasuni has come a long way from their early days, and the size of their customer-base is proportional to their growth as a company. What I like about their product strategy, is

#SFD16 – NetApp OCI and Cloud Insight

 One of my largest enterprise customers is a prolific user of NetApp OnCommand Insight (OCI) for global storage management, which is how I came to appreciate the scale, flexibility and functionality of OCI. James Holden did a great job of covering OCI and the Cloud Insight SaaS offering in the

#SFD16 – Dell-EMC PowerMax and CloudIQ

Since #SFD14 last year, the VMAX All Flash has evolved to the PowerMax, which was announced at Dell Technologies World. PowerMax has advanced the VMAX All Flash architecture with NVMe. A nod to the SNIA session, NVMe-over-Fabrics is on the PowerMax road-map. You can watch the videos below to get

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