Software-Defined & Cloud

This month I have added two more articles in the Public Cloud series I provided last month. The public cloud is starting to receive some mixed reviews and IT is starting to discover that as good as the Public Cloud is you need to be careful where you are placing your workload. I see this future as a hybrid world where IT is creating the right mix of cloud and traditional IT. I would be interested in receiving your feedback on what you think.

From Public Cloud to Hybrid IT – Straight From the Horse’s Mouth

The Ball is in Your Court. Evaluating Your Hybrid IT Options.


Also I added in two articles on Hyperconverged as this continues to be the fastest growing segment in the datacenter.

Who Said Only One Technology Could Sit on the IT Throne?

Data Efficiency: Four Points to Consider When Choosing Hyperconverged

Chris Purcell has 29+ years of experience working with technology within the datacenter. Currently focused on integrated systems (server, storage, networking and cloud which come wrapped with a complete set of integration consulting and integration services.)

You can find Chris on Twitter as @Chrispman01 and @HPE_ConvergedDI and his contribution to the HPE CI blog at