Citrix NetScaler Series - Part 7: Features Deep Dive - Layer 4-7 Load Balancing

Load Balancing is a simple but extremely effective way to distribute load and protect your services - and your customers’ services - from single points of failure. Over the years some rudimentary traffic distribution methods have been found wanting when something goes wrong and a relatively small investment is all that’s needed to obtain extensive…

Get Microsoft SPLA Certified

  Microsoft Get Licensing Ready offers a range of licensing certifications to demonstrate your proficiency in Microsoft licensing. One of the certification paths available on the Get Licensing Ready site, is the Service Provider License Agreement (SPLA) track. The Microsoft Services Provider License Agreement (SPLA) is for service providers and independent software vendors (ISVs) who…

AC3 Transforms from Traditional MSP to MSI

Partner enablement ensures successful business transformation for AC3     Many enterprises are now shifting away from the single service integrator model and are looking towards a multi-provider model or ‘broker of services’ to improve service levels, maintain competitive price structures, and enable access to specialist vendors and technologies.   How Multi-Sourcing Service Integrators (MSIs)…

Backup, Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity

Understanding Your Value   With the ever growing dependence on IT, backup & disaster recovery are necessary services for every environment. Simplifying what is typically time consuming, Backup and Disaster Recovery services are getting more automated and smarted daily. When we consider the evolution of backup mediums across history tape devices, a technology still used today,…

Digital Transformation – from VMware to Enterprises the World Over

A blog inspired by VMworld 2016 I have the great pleasure to attend several conferences a year hosted by rhipe’s vendor partners.  This year, the key theme almost universally has been digital transformation, and in particular digital transformation as seen through the lens of software companies positioning themselves to empower companies to embrace a digital…