The Chinese saying, “May you live in interesting times” certainly applies here. Right now so many new storage technologies are emerging, that if you are an infrastructure decision maker, you would be having a hard time selecting the right technology. The trick is to formulate a strategy that leverages the existing infrastructure you already have, but provides agility and scale for the future at a reduced cost. Continue reading Evolution of Storage – What is your strategy?
Category: Architecture Design & Strategy
General Enterprise Architecture Design & Strategy
Data Center Facility Strategy
For the past six months I have been working with various Data Center Facility consultants and specialists, developing a strategy for a trilogy of new “Green-Field” data centers within Saudi Arabia. Continue reading Data Center Facility Strategy
Enterprise Architecture – Do you have one?
Any organisation that does not maintain an Enterprise Architecture leaves itself open to all kinds of risks: Continue reading Enterprise Architecture – Do you have one?
Promoting Cloud Automation within your Organisation
This post is about my experience over the past 10 years of promoting and progressing virtualisation and cloud automation within the Middle East (Saudi Arabia in particular). However, people are people, wherever you are on this spinning globe we call Earth, these lessons apply everywhere. Continue reading Promoting Cloud Automation within your Organisation
IBM PowerVM Design for a VCDX
If you are unfortunate enough to be tasked with the design and implementation of an IBM PowerVM virtualisation environment for System p and you normally work with vSphere, then this is the post for you. This entry has been written as a high-level overview of PowerVM and provides context via vSphere comparisons. Continue reading IBM PowerVM Design for a VCDX