Public “Infrastructure as a Service” has got commodity (revisited)

After revisiting one of my first post: “IaaS has got commodity“, I must to say that I was so damn RIGHT! – excuse my incredible lack of modesty -. Weeks ago my boss has told to the KIO’s board that I have two daemons – or maybe angels, I don’t see the difference… Ups! I will burn in hell – over my shoulders fighting about who will bring me the best advice: … Continue reading Public “Infrastructure as a Service” has got commodity (revisited)

Managed Services: the real business behind cloud. What about LATAM?

Some days ago I was discussing with an important analyst about cloud trends in LATAM. Usually stats show an amazing growth rate for Cloud services between 30% and 60% – the rate depends on the region and the scoped services- Personally I feel these stats show trends that requires to be drilled down to understand how exactly it’s affecting you. Today, thanks to the quick adoption of cloud … Continue reading Managed Services: the real business behind cloud. What about LATAM?

You are not married to public cloud boy!

Honestly, I am not checking my twits everyday –who really does it cast the first stone-, just a couple of days ago I’ve grabbed my phone to try the new twitter app version that I’ve updated since some weeks –BTW.  It was a nice change, I was a bit tired of the last one- and I’ve got interest on a twit from @elenaneira highlighting “Startups Move away from#Cloud” … Continue reading You are not married to public cloud boy!

Multi-Cloud Managers speed Hybrid’s Adaptation

I’ve got a couple of positive comments to my last note about hybrid clouds: “Is LATAM already prepared to face Hybrid Cloud Solutions?” that makes me pointing out some other thoughts to this kind of topics in regards to solutions known as multi-cloud managers. This note addresses some of the trends that could make this open cloud model to get it absolutely commoditized to the … Continue reading Multi-Cloud Managers speed Hybrid’s Adaptation

You should choose PaaS: Do not spend a million to save a penny

Last Friday I had a meeting with one of  teams, Freddy, who is taking care of  cloud services as our product manager, told me he had to deal with a customer asking for IaaS services on our cloud enterprise for a couple of SAP systems, because he, the customer, had thought the SAP PaaS is too expensive for him. Freddy made the arrangement to ensure this customer … Continue reading You should choose PaaS: Do not spend a million to save a penny

Backup as a Service: the most challenged operation and an overdue bill

A traditional backup solution means to implement agents in every server that copy the data in a consistent and recoverable way to a secondary disk system or directly to tape. The way that you set your backup architecture and components is defined by the type of data, its size, its growth rate and the topology of your IT components (sites, network performance, geographies). Also, you … Continue reading Backup as a Service: the most challenged operation and an overdue bill

The difference between an open standard and an enterprise cloud model

One year ago we decided to create our cloud called open edition as a response to the Mexican market demand for better resources at small prices. At this time we were offering just one flavor related to server virtualization with a lower level of automation. Today, there is a strong growing need for more automated and full orchestrated infrastructure A global full orchestrated and packed … Continue reading The difference between an open standard and an enterprise cloud model

If you think HANA is just in-memory database then don’t bother to buy it

SAP is doing a nice job spreading the phrase “big data analytics” through the market with HANA. However, the “concept” HANA is more than an in-memory database. HANA could help you to speed database processing to create cubes with tens of dimensions and thousands of millions of records from hours to seconds, and take the results and process them again and again and again… Just try to do that … Continue reading If you think HANA is just in-memory database then don’t bother to buy it

Is LATAM already prepared to face Hybrid Cloud Solutions?

Is there any doubt to take your IT stuff into the cloud? Of course THERE IS, nobody argues it, but it doesn’t mean that you are not thinking of doing it anyway, at least taking some part of your IT Services. What applications/processes are really prepared to do that? Or maybe the right question would be: What applications/processes do you feel sure to move out … Continue reading Is LATAM already prepared to face Hybrid Cloud Solutions?

KIO Networks Infographic: A company plenty of innovation in 2013

2013 was a year full of innovative actions at KIO. Now that if see it, we are happy for all achievements! Here you have the list: Being the first IT Provider to offer HANA OnDemand solutions in the Market Implementing the first IXP in Mexico in our Datacenters We’ve released our Datacenter in Container Solution called KIO ATOM (movil data center) The first SAP hosting provider to offer Cloud … Continue reading KIO Networks Infographic: A company plenty of innovation in 2013