Behnia said BMC would be interested in OpenStack, but hasn’t seen customers adopting it just yet. BMC usually waits until customers actually deploy to add management functionality. “OpenStack lacks capabilities for mission critical environments today, but development and enthusiasm is growing,” said Behnia. Beauchamp added that BMC will remain agnostic and plug into any infrastructure. “We’ve abstracted management so we can plug and play. Customers don’t want to be hardwired into an infrastructure stack,” said Beauchamp.
Signs point towards the end times being near. I also like it’s Spain origins being used as some copy-hustle.
One of the better cloud burgers, from this HP overview of their CloudSystem dealy.
I recently put together these slides as an overview for what my team does. They’re, you know, sale-y. There’s an example of a commonly asked question in there as well which gives you a taste of the survey data 451 has in-house from TheInfoPro.
Just hear for the nachos!
Social media in action.
Things could be a lot worse. Like I could be in this meeting instead.
Scene from business travel this week. EWR->BWI.
In 2011, 17% of respondents to 451’s survey said they used some public cloud resources. By the same time in 2012, it had jumped to 25%. In January it was as 42%, and when the study was conducted earlier this year it remained again at 42%.
Good news for the set every tech vendor that does not include Amazon.