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Jim Metzler

Jim Metzler

Recent articles by Jim Metzler

Are you ready for networking in the cloud?

October 31, 2011

The two primary forms of public cloud computing, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), are both growing dramatically in popularity. Over the last few years, the primary focus of the IaaS providers has been on offering the basic compute and storage resources required to run applications.

Virtualization changes the buying process

May 26, 2010

In a recent newsletter we expressed our opinion that virtualization and cloud computing change everything. In that newsletter we focused on some of the technology and management changes that are associated with virtualization and cloud computing. In this newsletter we will discuss one of the ways that virtualization changes how IT organizations buys software tools.

VMware is dead, long live VMware!

May 12, 2010

As IT organizations make some of the changes that the vendors are suggesting, their environment will become more complex, at least in the short term.