Here they are and come courtesy of cloud and virtualization expert Bill Kleyman. They are actually a pitch of the Equinix white paper about the hybrid cloud, which could be very well be worth downloading. Equinix is a large data center company.
The attached CIO.com slide presentation lists the "non-certified" IT skills most in demand and is based on a survey conducted by research concern Foote Partners. The presentation does not explain what it means by "non-certified," but we'll take it at face value - skills that do not require certification.
Amdahl...now there's a name I had long forgotten. Lucent and before that Western Electric had a giant plant in North Andover, Mass. that employed more than 10,000 at one time...maybe 15,000. It disappeared overnight.
Every 5 years or so, the IT industry comes up with a new term to represent the industry/technology evolution. Do you remember mainframe, mini, client/server, DCE, object orientation, SOA, web services, cloud ….
Let’s continue our journey discussing the 5 use cases helping you embark on the journey to cloud. Use case 4 is probably one of the most interesting ones and directly responds to the pressure put on the CIO to try keeping IT under control.
First, yesterday the day started with keynotes from Dave Donatelli, George Kadifa and Mike Nefkins. Dave discussed new products in the server, storage and network area, focusing mainly on the software defined ones, describing how HP addresses software defined data centers. George and his team walked us through the HAVEn announcement and showed through three new products how HAVEn can be used to gain better understanding of our IT environments.
As you probably know by now, I have the opportunity to talk to many CIOs about cloud and how to take some of their activities to the cloud. As long as we discuss options, concepts, offerings etc. the discussion is animated. But at one moment, THE question pops up. How can we go after this? How do we start?