Mark Vaughn (MBA, VCP, BEA-CA) serves as an enterprise architect for a multinational corporation. Vaughn has more than 14 years of experience in IT as a Unix administrator, developer, Web hosting administrator, IT manager and enterprise architect. For several years, he has focused on using the benefits of virtualization to consolidate data centers, reduce total cost of ownership, and implement policies for high availability and disaster recovery. Vaughn is a recipient of the 2009 vExpert award and has delivered several presentations at VMworld and BEAWorld conferences in the U.S. and Europe. Read his blog at http://blog.mvaughn.us.
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Contributions from Mark Vaughn
- Orchestration provides harmony between business and IT
- What IT departments can learn from a car assembly plant
- Are we there yet? The route to a VDC-OS has been a long one
- Avoiding painful IT consultant interactions
- How will we compare the hypervisors of tomorrow?
- It's time for server and networking teams to make peace
- Advantages to virtualizing mission-critical workloads
- Don't fear virtualizing mission-critical apps
- Embrace, don't fear automation
- Virtualization is changing the storage landscape
- Has virtualization lived up to its promise?
- Making cloud strategies work for your business
- When it comes to storage capacity, more can be less
- Evolution of the software-defined data center
- Big data analytics for the little guy
- The role of desktop hypervisors in virtual data centers
- Embrace, don’t fear, new data center technology
- Buyer beware: Multi-hypervisor management tools
- Where hardware leads, software follows
- Chargeback vs. showback: Which method is best for you?