Expert Article

What Industry Analysts are Saying about OpenStack

Did you know that "Let's get outta here!" is the most common scripted line in all Hollywood productions? Whether it’s Ariel, Han Solo, or a group of star-studded kids shouting in unison, it was used at least once 84% of the time, from the late 30s to the mid-70s!?!? If you are like me, you enjoy quoting movies, politicians or famous people. It’s not for the lack of originality but perhaps it’s the humor or levity…
David Safaii
January 6, 2016
Expert Article

Great Scott…Time Travel For Big Data & OpenStack Made Simple!

Organizational deployments of NoSQL and/or OpenStack have significantly increased over the past year and leveraging these technologies has resulted in realized cost savings and scale! Here are some examples. Forrester: Total Economic Impact™ of OpenStack Ovum: Big Data set to increase 600% by 2019Furthermore, with this momentum, the demand for expanded capabilities, allowing for greater access to information and computing resources, has resulted in numerous homegrown scripts and solutions as an extension to these architectures. Whether…
David Safaii
August 21, 2015
Big Data & Disaster Recovery Expert Article

Big Data & Disaster Recovery: What’s Your Plan B?

We can all agree that big data – or really, just data – are the crown jewels of your organization. But what are you doing to preserve, protect and defend your data? Have you developed a big data disaster recovery plan? Regardless of how you're deploying big data – public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud – you'd be remiss if you have a half-baked disaster recovery (“DR”) strategy. While many public cloud services are cost-effective,…
David Safaii
January 20, 2015