Category Archives: Data Centre

Asking the Right Questions for Public Cloud Peace of Mind

by Ross Dyer

March 2014: mark it well in your diaries because it just might come to be regarded as a turning point in the global adoption of public cloud computing services. It was the month when Google and Amazon embarked on a fierce price war, cutting cloud storage costs by almost 70%. Last week Google was at it again, announcing a 47% cut in network egress charges; a 23% drop in Big Query storage prices; a 79% cut in persistent disk snapshot costs; and a 48% reduction in persistent disk SSD charges. Continue reading

VMWorld Europe: NSX and Deep Security Defend the Software Defined Datacentre

by Simon Young

Last week was the VMworld Europe show in Barcelona, where the great and good came to see the virtualisation giant share its vision for the next generation of datacentres, known as the software-defined datacentre (SDDC). Its NSX network virtualisation platform will advance the SDDC with another giant leap forward, and improve datacentre security in the process.
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