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The Internet of Things Maturity Model (IoTMM) is a qualitative method to gauge the growth and increasing impact of IoT capabilities in an IT environment from both a business and technology perspective. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Tony Shan will first scan the IoT landscape and investigate the major challenges and barriers. The key areas of consideration are identified to get started with IoT journey. He will then pinpoint the need of a tool for effective I... (more)

Hybrid Cloud – Different Clouds for Different Needs As cloud gives an opportunity to businesses to buy services externally - how is cloud impacting your customers? In his General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Fabio Gori, Director of Worldwide Cloud Marketing at Cisco, provided answers to big questions: Do you see hybrid cloud as where the world is going? What benefits does it bring? And how does Cisco connect all of these clouds? He also discussed Intercloud and... (more)

The world's leading Cloud event, Cloud Expo has launched Microservices Journal on the SYS-CON.com portal, featuring over 19,000 original SOA and Microservices articles, news stories, features, and blog entries. DevOps Journal is focused on this critical enterprise IT topic in the world of cloud computing. Microservices Journal offers top articles, news stories, and blog posts from the world's well-known experts and guarantees better exposure for its authors t... (more)

If you've ever had a brush with an overloaded website, you know how important website performance is. Hopefully you were able to avoid a crash and spare the ire of your managers and investors. Perhaps you even had a shining moment, when a huge burst of traffic came through and your site was able to handle it perfectly. Sure, you would like to say it's the code that deserves the credit, but you know there's more to the story than that. Sites don't perform at th... (more)

In our initial part in this blog series on SDN, I gave a quick background overview.  This part of the series will cover overlay SDN and underlay SDN. SDN technologies are broadly split into two fundamentally different paradigms - "overlay" SDN and "underlay" SDN.  With overlay SDN the SDN is implemented on top of an existing physical network.  With underlay SDN, the fabric of the underlying network is reconfigured to provide the paths required to provide the i... (more)