Vote for VMworld Session 5479: To the Cloud, with PowerCLI

April 30, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Voting for VMworld 2013 sessions run through Monday, May 6th at 5 p.m. PDT.  Below is a highlight of one of Bluelock's recommmended sessions for voting.  Please vote by visiting VMworld.com. Users must register a free account to vote.    Session #5479: To the Cloud, with PowerCLI with Bluelock and VMware   Summary:  PowerCLI has…

5 Best Practices for Database Scaling

February 21, 2013 by Diana Nolting

“Database scaling ranks at the top of the list of most common problems software architects are challenged with,” Bluelock Solutions Architect Jake Robinson explains. “Relational databases were never designed to scale any distributed model like cloud,” he continues. “Because apps are now expected to be available to anyone in the world, we now need to…

Viva Las Vegas: Bluelock Announces New Datacenter Site

February 19, 2013 by Diana Nolting

The Infrastructure-as-a-Service industry is enjoying a period of tremendous growth right now. As a certified VMware vCloud® Datacenter provider of virtual datacenters hosted in the public cloud, Bluelock has seen this demand and growth opportunity in the industry first-hand.  In response to both the industry forecasts and our own customer demand, Bluelock is proud to…

Future-Proofing Your Network: Networking Decisions Today Will Make A Difference Down the Road

February 18, 2013 by Diana Nolting

  When it comes to your cloud infrastructure, networking is more important than many people realize.  Good networking increases efficiencies and cuts down troubleshooting time. Bad networking, or poorly planned networking, however, will cost you time, money and productivity. When you’re beginning to architect your cloud network there are a several questions you have to…

Enterprise Grade Security in Your Virtual Datacenters

December 11, 2012 by Jake Robinson

Cloud security is always the first concern for the Fortune 500 clients looking at Bluelock as their public cloud provider (and rightfully so). Public cloud, in general, has gotten a bad rap on the security front. Some simply use the concern as a way to discount the idea of public cloud infrastructure as a service…

November 14, 2012 Cloud News Report: Top Three This Week in Cloud

November 14, 2012 by Diana Nolting

Appearing each Wednesday, this Cloud News Report will compile our top three favorite cloud news stories from the past week.  When to use cloud platforms vs. dedicated servers This ITWorld article takes a very helpful approach to anyone who’s stuck between “a rock and a cloud place” when trying to decide what the future will…

October 10, 2012 Cloud News Report: Top Three This Week in Cloud

October 10, 2012 by Diana Nolting

Appearing each Wednesday, this Cloud News Report will compile our top three favorite cloud news stories from the past week.                                          IaaS, then PaaS, then SaaS, then… We’ll See Cloud isn’t new anymore and it’s been through quite an evolution already.  In this VMware blog post, Enrico Boverino highlights that the question is no…