IT Organizational Design is Key to Economic Growth

by Nick Lippis In Global 2000 companies, IT has organized primarily around silos of technologies. There are different silos: the network, storage, application, server/host, virtualization, security groups and more. This model became popular in the mid 1980s when mainframe computing gave way to mini- and personal computers. Remember Apple’s 1984 Superbowl commercial? Big brother wasn’t just IBM; […]

Group-Based Policy: Using Intent to Manage Infrastructure

by Mike Cohen As demands increase for speed, scale, security, agility, and flexibility in cloud environments, a policy driven approach is quickly becoming an important area of development in the open source community. Today’s cloud infrastructure is often overwhelmed by inputs from different teams with differing objectives: developers who want to quickly and easily deploy […]

Software Defined Networking Use Cases

by ONUG Board of Directors   As SDN makes its way from concept to product to trial, most IT architects are building a long list of demands, but seeing relatively few practical solutions. To date, the primary real use cases have come from Internet behemoths such as Google, Amazon, and Facebook. And so, on one […]