Welcome to BlogNotions' Virtualization Blog

The BlogNotions Virtualization Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by thought leaders in the virtualization space. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on the latest technologies being implemented, discussions of best practices, case studies of creative virtualization execution, and much more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

SDS and Docker: The Beginnings of a Beautiful Friendship

Software-defined storage (SDS) has usually meant storage that augments, optimizes, aggregates, and presents some form of cloud gateway. It is storage manipulated by an automation with an orchestration layer that ties differing data functions together. The ultimate in automation and orchestration for storage is the inclusion of Docker. Docker, or… Read More SDS and Docker: […]

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News from the Storage World

News from the storage world. My last post reported on the virtualization vendors fourth quarter results and this post is reporting on some things from the storage side of the industry. The source of these results are the Cleveland Research, the individual company reports, CRC and Factset Estimates. First let me present some year over […]

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Microsoft’s New Golden Goose Is Azure

When I look at large tech companies, I always get the feeling that they have a strategy based on maximizing revenue from one or two core products. Every decision about the other products tends to be made on the basis of protecting or increasing sales of these core products. It… Read More Microsoft’s New Golden […]

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VMware Horizon DaaS 7 (Part 1)

VMware has renewed their cloud offering a few weeks ago to Horizon Cloud service. In addition to the VMware managed solutions; either Hosted (formerly know as Horizon Air) or Hybrid (On-Premises infrastructure for Desktops & Apps), they now have released Horizon DaaS 7. In a previous blog post, I have written about VMware Horizon DaaS […]

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Security Operations Center: Not Just Visibility

On the March 9, 2016, Virtualization and Cloud Security Podcast, we spoke with Sridhar Karnam, director of product marketing for Arctic Wolf, a Security Operations Center (SOC) as a Service provider. In our ongoing series on scale within IT security, a SOC is the next logical stop. The scale of… Read More Security Operations Center: […]

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