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Harnessing the Transformative Power of Disruption

They say that necessity is the mother of invention. I believe that the aphorism has a business corollary: Disruption is the mother of transformation. I’ve seen it prove out over and over again throughout my career. In fact, I’d even go one step further to say that lack of disruption can actually stand in the way of successful change—and I have the scars to prove it.

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4 Cloud Monitoring Capabilities That Really Matter

With nearly every organization moving at least some portion of their infrastructure into the cloud, the value is well understood—we’re not going to re-hash those umpteen benefits here. But when you migrate, you cede some control. That’s by design and it’s not inherently bad. It does, however, mean that you need to keep an eye on those deployments to make sure you’re getting the performance and benefits you expect. And you need to watch it over time as things evolve.

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Virtana Offers Cost-Effective, Plug-and-Play Alternative as NetApp Sunsets OCI Monitoring and Optimization Platform

San Jose, CA, September 15, 2020 —OnCommand Insight (OCI) users worried about ongoing support, updates, and upgrades for NetApp’s legacy tool now have an alternative platform to migrate to that is operational in 250+ of the largest enterprises as a future-proofing multi-cloud solution, proven to avoid disruption. OCI users can immediately transition to VirtualWisdom by Virtana with plug-and-play ease and financial incentives.

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6 Critical Requirements for Effective Application Infrastructure Monitoring

The cloud gets all the press today, and while organizations are moving more and more of their applications and associated infrastructure into the cloud, there is still a lot of “down below” on-premises. A recent cloud computing survey from IDG shows that a clear majority of companies plan to use cloud services for over half of their infrastructure and applications.

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How to Avoid SLA-Killing, Budget-Busting Cloud Performance Problems

There are lots of excellent reasons to move applications into the public cloud. But those benefits cannot come at the expense (pun intended) of performance. Your SLAs, whether explicitly stated and written into contracts or implicitly promised through your commitment to quality, are part of your brand. Falling short is costly. Even if you don’t have to pay penalty fees, your reputation and customer loyalty can take a hit.

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47% of Enterprises Lack Visibility/Insight Performance of IT Systems: Virtana integrates with Pure Storage to Provide Real-Time Intelligence

San Jose, CA, August 31, 2020 – Enterprises are struggling with their IT performance, as almost half (47%) admitted they lack visibility and insight into their systems in a recent survey. In response, Virtana, a leader in enterprise hybrid cloud migration and optimization today announced an integration with Pure Storage, an IT pioneer that delivers storage as-a-service in a multi-cloud world.

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7-Step Cloud Transformation Roadmap

Before we can talk about the nuts and bolts of cloud transformation, it’s important to make the distinction from digital transformation. The two are often conflated, and while they are related, they are not the same—the cloud is the enabler of digital transformation. If you’re starting from scratch, cloud-native is the way to go.

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Cloud Costs: Money Saver or Money Pit?

This is the second in my series on the cloud. I started writing about cloud visibility and in this article, we take a look at cloud costs. If we look at the evolution of computing over the past 30 or so years, it has always been about monumental shifts in technology, which drive further and further innovation, efficiencies and – seemingly – cost reduction.

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9 Signs Your Cloud Readiness Isn't What It Needs to Be

Yes, everyone is talking about the cloud, but are they actually ‘doing it’? The short answer is yes, and in stunning numbers. According to a recent O’Reilly survey, 90+% of organizations expect to increase their usage of cloud-based infrastructure. Over the next 12 months, 67% expect to shift half or more of their applications to the cloud, and 45% are planning to move three-quarters or more of their apps.

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AUCloud sees 30% capacity savings and 20% performance improvement partnering with Virtana for its IT optimization strategy

San Jose, CA, August 6, 2020 – AUCloud’s IT infrastructure has seen a 30% savings in IT capacity and a 20% improvement in performance by implementing deep IT monitoring tools. The Australian Government and Critical National Industry Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider’s improvements in results were gained through its partnership with Virtana, a leader in enterprise hybrid cloud migration and optimization.