Growing Adoption of Containerization:
The concept and subsequent adoption of 'Containerization'' is growing at a
rapid speed with the support of almost every other major player in the
This concept is much more efficient than the Virtualization which has been a
major option for Infrastructure optimization in the past decade.
The following factors distinguish a Container from a Virtual Machine.
Containers contain only the application specific libraries and binaries. They
do not include a guest operating system. Rather all the operating system
requirements are derived from the host computer in which the container is
placed. This makes the container a really light weight super process within
the host operating system. This makes the portability of containers across
environments much more easier.
Containerization and Micro Services: All of the IT Work load is driv... (more)
The Internet of Things will be a real thing in 2015, many of the CIOs we hear
are having plans of at least a few pilot projects if not full-fledged
projects in that space for 2015. It will be clear that most of these will be
a green field initiatives as the tools, platforms and frameworks for IoT
projects are just evolving.
Now the biggest dilemma for CIOs which may boil down to CTOs too are, how do
choose the platforms for IoT Projects.
Option A: Build our own platform through a suite of Open Source tools Option
B: Go with trusted enterprise players and build around their offeri... (more)
Windows 10: The Next Chapter
On January 21, 2015, Microsoft unveiled the next major beta of Windows 10,
the Consumer Preview, with an event at the company's home in Redmond,
Washington. As it is a major release for Microsoft we expected to see several
new features toward Microsoft's vision of ‘Mobile First' & ‘Cloud First'
and toward a Universal Application Platform across all of desktop, laptop,
mobile devices, gaming devices and other Internet Of Things.
Most of the preview predictions indicate the inclusion of Cortana Digital
Assistant as part of Windows 10. Cortana is not some... (more)
Enterprise Client Strategy : As the Enterprise Mobility becomes
a new business model it is no longer a question of just
choosing a programming language which hither to the business
is not that much worried as long as the platform and
languages deliver what they want. Now clearly the choice
of Enterprise Client Platform should be part of long
term vision of enterprises and they should consider it from
the point of view of sustenance and long term vision more
than quick wins.
We have got two major choices... (more)
We continue to see an increasing trend in cyber-attacks in line with the
growth of new technologies, and enterprises have to protect themselves. It is
critical for enterprises to devise their own measures to protect against
cyber-attacks because any tolerance on this front is more than an IT issue
but may affect the very existence and the business model of the enterprise.
We have seen in a recent incident where a cyber-attack prevented a large
enterprise from performing their basic business process.
Limitations of Policy Based Approach
In the past decade to mitigate ... (more)