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October 28, 2016


Michael Endrizzi

Agree. 90% of our applications don't need elasticity, worldwide redundancy and availability, etc. They need pro-active monitoring from metal to GUI and someone to yell at when its slow. Aside from Saas (you can yell at them), very difficult to do in a public cloud only solution...except for small shops perhaps.



"Cloud insurance? Yeah, you don't want to be "that guy" when new IT leadership decides that everything is going to some sort of cloud.

Again, you won't find any on-premises infrastructure vendor doing this."

Check out BlueData. Doing it for Big Data workloads. Started with on-premises and now for cloud. You guys should be looking at them closely.

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Chuck Hollis

  • Chuck Hollis
    SVP, Oracle Converged Infrastructure Systems

    Chuck now works for Oracle, and is now deeply embroiled in IT infrastructure.

    Previously, he was with VMware for 2 years, and EMC for 18 years before that, most of them great.

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