Archive of posts from 2017

2017 OpenStack Summit Recap

2017 OpenStack Summit Recap

AJ Kuftic
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2016 was my first OpenStack Summit and my eyes were opened to something new and fresh that I had not experienced before. With my closest 8,000 friends I got to hear from real OpenStack users, talking about the problems they were trying to solve and their experiences along the way. This year was much of the same content, but with...

What are the best metrics to use when comparing cloud to a hardware purchase?

What are the best metrics to use when comparing cloud to a hardware purchase?

Doug Theis
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What are the best metrics to use when comparing cloud to a hardware purchase? Many of the companies we meet with are debating between purchasing a new stack of hardware or implementing an enterprise cloud infrastructure using Expedient servers, storage, security and services. Most of these companies gather information then do a cost analysis to compare the options. Yet...