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Hyperscale or Enterprise Cloud? Let Your Applications Decide – Part 2

Hyperscale or Enterprise Cloud? Let Your Applications Decide – Part 2

Doug Theis
Read Time 4 min.

Hyperscale vs. Enterprise Cloud This is the second installment of a two-part blog post on the difference between “smart” and “dumb” applications. Part 2 covers the characteristics of “dumb applications” that are best suited to run on “smart hardware.” To learn more about “smart applications” (aka cloud native applications) running on “dumb hardware,” read Part 1. Dumb...

Four Ways to Deploy Kubernetes on VMware

Four Ways to Deploy Kubernetes on VMware

Mike Garuccio
Read Time 6 min.

Kubernetes (k8s) is quickly becoming the de facto standard for container orchestration because it provides an effective framework to operate applications built using microservices architecture. Also known as application “containerization,” this approach enables development teams to be more agile, employ continuous delivery practices, and ultimately bring new business applications to market faster. k8s streamlines the management of containerized applications at...

Expedient Enterprise Cloud vs. On-Prem VMware

Expedient Enterprise Cloud vs. On-Prem VMware

Mike Garuccio
Read Time 9 min.

The Business Case for Turnkey Infrastructure as a Service Just about everyone in IT has used VMware’s vSphere to build and/or operate an on-premise or colocated cluster at some point or another. vSphere enables you to take a group of hosts, form them into a cluster, and run virtual machines on top. vCenter server provides some great features like...

Cloud Migration Strategies - How to Choose the Right One

Cloud Migration Strategies - How to Choose the Right One

Mike Garuccio
Read Time 6 min.

Choosing the Right Cloud Migration Strategy There are several different ways to migrate workloads to the cloud. As with everything in life, each approach has its own pros and cons, and works best in certain scenarios. The strategies described below are based on my experience in migrating client workloads to the Expedient Enterprise Cloud (EEC), which is a...

Collaboration Key to Dell Technologies' Cloud Future

Collaboration Key to Dell Technologies' Cloud Future

Jonathan Rosenson
Read Time 5 min.

I attended Dell Technologies / World 2019 this past week. Held in Las Vegas, the show hosted its largest list of attendees yet. I’m told that nearly 15,000 people attended the conference to learn about the combined innovations at the family of companies that includes DellEMC, VMware, RSA, Pivotal, Secureworks, Virtustream, and Boomi. Expedient is a DellEMC Platinum Partner...

Expedient Named VMware's Americas Cloud Partner of the Year

Expedient Named VMware's Americas Cloud Partner of the Year

Jonathan Rosenson
Read Time 3 min.

Expedient is VMware’s Americas Cloud Partner of the Year! At VMware’s 2019 Partner Leadership Summit, Expedient was named VMware’s 2018 Americas Regional Cloud Partner of the Year. Expedient was honored alongside other VMware partners from around the world during the 2018 VMware Partner Innovation Award ceremony, which recognizes partner excellence in using VMware technology to drive digital transformation...

Learning from our Partners - Select Technology Vendors Present at Expedient's End-of-Year Meeting

Learning from our Partners - Select Technology Vendors Present at Expedient's End-of-Year Meeting

Jonathan Rosenson
Read Time 2 min.

Executives from three major vendor partner companies presented perspective on their organization’s relationship with Expedient at our 2018 end-of-year company meeting. Participants included: Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy for Dell Technologies Vice President of Product Management, Cloud Software Business Unit for VMware Senior Director, Specialist Systems Engineering for Juniper Networks Each presentation showcased the...

Expedient Announces VMware Cloud Verified Designation

Expedient Announces VMware Cloud Verified Designation

Jonathan Rosenson
Read Time 2 min.

Expedient Enterprise Cloud is VMware Cloud Verified! Expedient continues to be recognized as a leading provider of VMware-based cloud infrastructure. The company was recently named a VMware Cloud Verified partner, joining an exclusive group as one of just 8 infrastructure as a service (IaaS) providers in the U.S to achieve this status. The designation signifies that Expedient customers...

Designing Expedient Enterprise Cloud

Designing Expedient Enterprise Cloud

AJ Kuftic
Read Time 7 min.

Designing Expedient Enterprise Cloud September 2018 marks a milestone for Expedient. The release of Expedient Enterprise Cloud is the culmination of thousands of hours in evaluations, education, training, beta testing, product roadmap shaping, advisory boards, design sessions, and acceptance testing from Expedient Support and Delivery engineers.  As I reflect on the past several years of work, I want...

Expedient's Cloud Evolution - A Vision 5 Years in the Making

Expedient's Cloud Evolution - A Vision 5 Years in the Making

AJ Kuftic
Read Time 5 min.

In 2013, Pat Gelsinger walked on stage at a capacity VMworld general session and introduced a vision for the next evolution of virtualization: the Software-Defined Data Center. A model where infrastructure provisioning would be disaggregated from the underlying hardware and defined simply by code. At the time, most people in the packed Moscone Center had very little concept of...

Expedient and VMware Help TIC Gums Modernize Their Infrastructure with Expedient's On-Site Private Cloud with DRaaS

Expedient and VMware Help TIC Gums Modernize Their Infrastructure with Expedient's On-Site Private Cloud with DRaaS

Jonathan Rosenson
Read Time 1 min.

TIC Gums is using Expedient’s On-Site Private Cloud with Disaster Recovery as a Service to meet several business objectives, including the modernization and migration of its aging IT infrastructure and the creation and implementation of a disaster recovery plan and solution. By placing an Expedient private cloud point of delivery (POD) on-site at TIC Gums’ premises, TIC Gums is...