Overcoming Cloud Challenges with Data Plane Virtualization

As we discussed in our previous post, one of the biggest problems in committing to the cloud is the real fear of vendor lock-in; after all, once you go through the time and expense of formatting your data sets in your preferred vendor’s proprietary fashion, the thought of moving it—and going through the time-consuming, expensive…

7 Challenges of Cloud Adoption

As we discussed in our previous post, statistics show that enterprises are quickly moving to adopt cloud technologies. But as you may remember, the applications they’re moving to the cloud—typically auxiliary applications that aren’t on the business’ critical path—proves that, behind the numbers, enterprises are a bit leery of going all in. In this post,…

A Data Infrastructure Horror Story

As Halloween fast approaches, the Kaminario team decided to give a spin to our usual weekly post by sharing a scary story about cloud data infrastructure gone wrong. Grab some candy corn and buckle up… because this is going to be a spooky ride! ********** Not so long ago, at a company just like yours,…

Cloud Storage Adoption: The Story Behind the Trends

LogicMonitor predicts that 83% of enterprise workloads will be in the cloud by 2020, with 41% of enterprise workloads being run on public cloud storage platforms, 20%  on private cloud-based platforms, and 22% on hybrid cloud platforms. Datometry reports that cost savings is the number one reason enterprises move to the cloud. Sixty-one percent of…

3 Trends Driving Adoption of Managed Service Providers (MSPs)

Data. From website analytics to Internet-enabled refrigerators that alert us when we’re out of milk, the number of data points consumers create every moment of every day is simply astounding. And smart businesses are always looking for ways to leverage that data to boost sales, deliver better experiences, and control costs. Organizations are struggling to…