Tag Archives: Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing: Dishing Up A Variety of Options

Thanks to late 19th century Italian immigrants, a classic treat from Naples found its way to the U.S. These days, Neopolitan, with its characteristic vanilla, chocolate and strawberry layers, is one of America’s favorite ice creams. VMC expert Chuck Hobart … Continue reading

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Which Cloud Suits You Best?

When it’s cold outside, we wear heavy sweaters. When it’s hot, we don t-shirts. On in-between days, we layer multiple shirts. VMC Engagement Manager Chuck Hobart tells us that picking the right Cloud deployment model is a lot like shopping … Continue reading

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The Quest for Computing’s Holy Grail

In Arthurian legend, the Holy Grail is a sacred but elusive vessel associated with divine revelation. King Arthur’s Knights of the Round Table spent years searching for it, but came up empty-handed. VMC Engagement Manager Chuck Hobart explains why he … Continue reading

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What’s Your Data Worth?

There’s an old saying that you don’t know what you’ve lost until it’s gone. That is especially true with data. We talked with data center veteran Chuck Hobart to get his perspective on the value of data. “Some of the … Continue reading

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Careful! Don’t Trip Over that Cloud…

Rock climbing is no place to have your head in the clouds when it comes to safety. That’s why climbing instructors emphasize the importance of belay techniques. VMC Engagement Manager Chuck Hobart tells us that it’s just as important to … Continue reading

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What if Darwin was a Data Center Manager?

When you’ve been around something for 25 years, you’ve likely seen a lot. If you’ve lived in the data center world for the last 25 years, the evolution has likely changed everything about the way you design, build, run and … Continue reading

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Good Cloud Migration Decisions Hang in the Balance

Unbridled enthusiasm isn’t always for the best. Getting caught up in the excitement without balancing it with reality may not work out quite the way we have in mind. Although VMC Engagement Management Chuck Hobart shares in the excitement of … Continue reading

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Minimizing the FUD Factor in the Cloud

Even a successful Cloud migration may land a company somewhere besides Cloud Nine. Each Cloud service provider presents a value proposition, but also risks. Chuck Hobart, VMC Engagement Manager, talked to us about what’s in store to minimize Cloud computing … Continue reading

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Taking the Cloud’s Vital Signs

Whether you’re feeling well or sick, spend five minutes with a medical professional, and he or she will take your vitals. It can be a way to spot trouble long before you feel sick, or a quick way to pinpoint … Continue reading

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How to Make Solid Decisions about a Nebulous Cloud

American Old West hucksters touted snake oil as the cure-all for everything from hair loss to heart palpitations. Rarely did their products even contain snake oil. Yet, their inspiration came from Asian immigrants who used Chinese water snake oil to … Continue reading

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