The VTG Blogs

Technology trends, insights, success stories and other helpful resources.

Join us Apr 30th – How Cloud technologies affect infrastructures and an overview of backup and DR strategies

April 15, 2015

            Is it time to consider evolving your Cloud technology beyond your current business use? Orperhaps you are looking at how to maximize the Cloud to save on OpEx while becoming more efficient? Then join…

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vRealize Orchestrator Development 101

February 13, 2015

Products like vRealize Orchestrator work like a universal remote to orchestrate (integrate and automate) different types of datacenter services and software, reducing tasks that used to take days or even weeks down to a single click. And just about every…

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Common Cloud Terminology

February 13, 2015

Terminology Governance – policies and processes that govern responsible cloud and virtualization operations that can include the following: lease times and reclamation, idle and sprawl awareness, sizing limitations, chargeback, showback, catalog offerings, allowable menu actions, branding, capacity planning, procurement, SLA’s,…

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Building a Sustainable Cloud

February 13, 2015

Sustainable Cloud – 3 Phases 1) Master the Technology – Simplicity, Security, and Scalability.  Knowledge transfer and training to your technical staff by seasoned VTG consultants with proven track records for all levels of enterprise. Cloud Readiness – Scored IT…

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Cloud Fundamentals

February 13, 2015

The word “CLOUD” is a trendy buzzword in today’s market, with many obscure definitions. Ultimately, it’s a method of pooling technology resources in order to quickly deliver “IT as a Service” in whole, or any part of the technology stack…

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Internet of Things Era

February 13, 2015

You may have heard or seen some of the latest technology with Internet capabilities such as IP cameras, Refrigerators and even Air conditioners. In the future we may see Internet connected vehicles, streetlights, home appliances, etc.  These are examples of…

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Cloud Security and Business Responsibility

January 12, 2015

Businesses should understand the different methods of security attacks and different areas of vulnerabilities within their organization. When we hear about these attacks that have compromised user accounts on cloud services and SaaS (Software as a Service) providers, we want…

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Big Data for the Smarter World

January 12, 2015

Big Data has been buzzed about around the business world quite a bit. Big and small organizations are betting this will help their organizations to understand their business areas and customers better. The definition of Big Data is still diverse;…

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Disaster Recovery with the Hybrid Cloud

January 12, 2015

Disaster Recovery with the Hybrid Cloud One of the benefits of the hybrid cloud is disaster recovery.  Organizations can run their workload in both on-premises data centers and third party data centers. Cloud service providers are helping the organizations to…

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Generations of IT

January 12, 2015

Virtualization and Cloud Today, many organizations are migrating their enterprise application loads to the cloud. The cloud is nothing but a remote data center of a cloud service provider. Customers rent the resources for Computer Storage and Networking from the…

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VDI ON CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE SAVES ISD NEARLY $3 MILLION

January 12, 2015

Amid Severe Budget Cuts, Improved IT Efficiency Preserves Education Funding The Tyler Independent School District was caught in the financial vice of having thousands of old computers in desperate need of replacement, while losing significant state education funding. Teachers and…

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Backup as a Service: Fire-fighting of the Past, Present, and Future

January 12, 2015

Last weekend a fire broke out in my Boston apartment building (below). Of course it was the middle of the night. And of course it was cold and rainy outside when we had to evacuate. When the alarm went off…

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