From Silos to Services: Cloud Computing for the Enterprise:

August, 2014


August 28, 2014  4:45 PM

Thoughts from VMworld 2014

Brian Gracely Brian Gracely Profile: Brian Gracely
Converged infrastructure, OpenStack, VMware, VMworld

What a strange, weird and often times confusing week in San Francisco. As always, it's great to be able to reconnect to such a broad community. But it definitely highlighted that our industry as at a crossroads in many dimensions. Before the show there was a massive earthquake outside of San...

August 17, 2014  8:37 PM

20 years into an IT career

Brian Gracely Brian Gracely Profile: Brian Gracely
career, Cloud Computing, IT, Open source, Opex

It dawned on me recently that I've been part of this crazy IT community for 20 years now. My first job was in sales for a small reseller. When they asked me if I knew the 7-layer OSI model, I confidently said "yes" and later realized that I had...


August 17, 2014  5:59 PM

Pizza as-a-Service is Misunderstood

Brian Gracely Brian Gracely Profile: Brian Gracely
AWS, Cloud Computing, IaaS, PaaS, RDS, SaaS

Pizza-as-a-Service I saw the image for Pizza-as-a-Service floating around from many of my colleagues over the...


August 17, 2014  5:21 PM

The Rise of Cloud Management as-a-Service

Brian Gracely Brian Gracely Profile: Brian Gracely
Cloud management, Hybrid cloud, OpenStack, Public Cloud, SaaS, VMware

Sometimes I'm a complete blowhard, and other times my soapboxes start to materialize in the marketplace. I've been on my soapbox about Cloud Management as-a-Service a couple times in the past year (


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