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Plexxi Pulse—Challenging the Value of the Public Cloud + DemoFriday

October 24th, 2014 | Mat Mathews | No Comments

Plexxi recently teamed up with Colovore, Piston Cloud Computing and King Star Computers to publish a whitepaper that challenges the assumption that the public cloud is inherently cheaper than the private cloud. Though the rapid speed of deployment and reduced capital expenditure has made services such as Amazon EC2 very attractive, the study shows that […]

Network Engineers, Pay Attention to Big Data

October 23rd, 2014 | Marten Terpstra | No Comments

You have probably realized we are having a Big Data kind of week here at the Plexxi blog. And for good reason. The amount of development and change in this big bucket of applications we conveniently label “Big Data”, is astonishing. Walking around at Hadoopworld in New York last week, I initially felt somewhat lost […]

Outcome bias and the psychology that prevents sustained success

October 21st, 2014 | mike.bushong | No Comments

In psychology, there is a phenomenon called Outcome Bias, which basically means that we tend to judge the efficacy of a decision based primarily on how things turn out. After a decision is made, we rarely examine the conditions that existed at the time of the decision, choosing instead to evaluate performance based solely (or […]

SDN Market Sizing Redux

October 20th, 2014 | mike.bushong | No Comments

In April 2013, Plexxi teamed up with SDNCentral to take a look at how the SDN market might emerge. The original post along with supporting info graphic and written analysis can be found here. At a high level, the major takeaway was that we predicted that between 30 and 40 percent of the networking market […]

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