Should I use Public Cloud for DR?

January 3, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Continued from the last two customer questions post, Bluelock Solutions Architect Jake Robinson tackles the third part of the customer question: “Can enterprises go with the complete private cloud [approach]? Or, is it better to have some portion of public cloud [as part of your strategy] for DR, etc…?” In Part 1, Robinson sets up…

Should I use Public Cloud in Addition to Private Cloud?

December 27, 2012 by Diana Nolting

  Continued from the last customer questions post, Bluelock Solutions Architect Jake Robinson tackles the second part of the customer question, “Can enterprises go with the complete private cloud [approach]?  Or, is it better to have some portion of public cloud [as part of your strategy] for DR, etc…?” In Part 1, Robinson sets up…

Creating new vCloud Organization users with PowerCLI

December 7, 2012 by Jake Robinson

There is not a New-CIUser cmdlet *yet*, but I’ll show you the way you can do it now! We’ll need 3 things: A username, a password, and a role. To get the role we want to assign the user, we’ll need to use Search-Cloud: Search-Cloud -QueryType Role | select Name This will give us a…

November 28, 2012 Cloud News Report: Top Three This Week in Cloud

November 28, 2012 by Diana Nolting

Appearing each Wednesday, this Cloud News Report will compile our top three favorite cloud news stories from the past week.                          10 Cloud Computing Pioneers   In this InformationWeek article, Charles Babcock identifies ten innovators who helped to rewrite the rules of technology with…

Bluelock Ranked #91 on Tech200 List for 2012

November 27, 2012 by Diana Nolting

Bluelock is proud to announce we’ve been ranked #91 on the Lead 411’s Technology 200 List for 2012. In its third year, the Tech 200 list ranks tech companies with the highest percent of revenue growth from 2009 to 2011. Lead411 calculates revenue growth by percentages vs. dollar growth. All companies must be privately held…

November 21, 2012 Cloud News Report: Top Three This Week in Cloud

November 21, 2012 by Diana Nolting

Appearing each Wednesday, this Cloud News Report will compile our top three favorite cloud news stories from the past week.                            Defining the Cloud Architect Cloud is not only bringing change to existing IT careers, but it’s also bringing new jobs to light…

How Cloud Hosting Should Be Like Starring in a “Buddy Cop” Movie

October 30, 2012 by Diana Nolting

The scene opens on two individuals at a conference table with laptops. Joe, an application owner, sits working on his laptop while occasionally sipping from an energy drink can next to him. Fred, a cloud services and cloud hosting provider, sits across from him at the table working on his own laptop and occasionally drifts…

A Step-By-Step Process to Matching Your Workload to a Cloud

October 11, 2012 by Diana Nolting

Matching your workload or application to the right fit Virtual Datacenter can be harder to do than finding the right place to live when you move to a new city.  You can make assumptions about your own requirements and what you’ll need in the near future, but you likely won’t find a “forever” home right…