Yearly Archives: 2017

What Public Cloud? New Independent Comparison launched!

Announcing the Preview Release of Our Latest Comparison: Public Cloud – Compute  #Google Compute vs AWS vs MS Azure vs IBM Cloud  WhatMatrix is a community-based IT solutions comparison site.  Our contributing consultants are technology experts who have deep experience with the products they evaluate.  Based on the enthusiastic feedback we’re receiving from users and

Amazon, Google & Microsoft Clouds – How to evaluate the new “Technology Gatekeepers”

Classic IT careers (operating on-premises IT) are disappearing faster than you can say “cloud”. IT professionals with established industry profiles are increasingly absorbed into (often comparably “faceless”) ranks of large public cloud providers. IT Vendors accustomed to launching new products in collaboration with a wide range of potential IT providers see their ‘routes to market’ narrow dramatically. IT consumers are faced

Why trust us? + New Cisco Hyperflex 2.5, updated HPE SimpliVity, Nutanix and Microsoft S2D

“Trusted Comparisons” ..? So who keeps us “straight” ..? The answer might surprise you … yes, our independent Category Consultants and Product Consultants do an incredible job creating, expanding and maintaining the WhatMatrix comparisons. But you would not believe the amount of feedback we receive on a daily basis from visitors like yourself, our extended community!

DataCore makes a majestical entrance into the WhatMatrix SDS/HCI category

Kings and knights beware! All hail the queen of software-defined storage, as DataCore SANsymphony positions itself as a new top-ranking software-defined storage platform in the WhatMatrix comparisons Quick history lesson Since 2010 many promising startup companies have emerged showing us new software-defined and hyper-converged ways to implement storage into our ever-growing enterprise IT environments. However, looking back

A closer look at Runecast Analyzer

[Thanks to Category Consultant Viktor van den Berg for sharing his experience with Runecast – article published first here] Last year at VMworld I talked to the guys of Runecast. Runecast’s primary solution is the Runecast Analyzer. Runecast Analyzer analyses your vSphere environment and will provide you with suggestions on how to optimize the environment.

Want the best graphical user experience? Five cool features in XenXerver 7.2

The WhatMatrix team is glad to announce the formal update of XenServer to version 7.2 in our Virtualization comparison – bringing all versions up to the latest releases for comparison. The latest XenServer release comes with an array of improvements that further simplify the user experience and enable even greater platform management scalability. XenServer 7.2

What Virtualization Platform 2017? Red Hat moves into “Top 3” with RHV 4.1!

[Red Hat vs VMware vs Microsoft …] Red Hat has done a remarkable job evolving its Virtualization platform over the recent years. While (some) vendors started to sacrifice features or shifted focus onto wider cloud management aspects, Red Hat rightly emphazises that Virtualization continues to be a critical core technology of today’s datacenters. The 4.1

New: “Cloud Management Platform” updates – compare CloudBolt 7.2 & Oracle EMCC 13c!!

The fast pace of the Cloud Management Platforms (CMP) market is certainly keeping our community busy. Last week Ronald provided an update on Cisco CloudCenter and this week we have updates for Cloudbolt and Oracle to cover their latest CMP releases. With their 7.2 release, CloudBolt continues to expand their scope of capabilities. They have

Whats New in Cisco CloudCenter (guess what feature they have dropped..?)

Our CMP consultant, Ronald van Vugt has just published an updated evaluation of the latest release of Cisco CloudCenter (ver 4.8). Head over to the comparison to check out his evaluation of its capabilities which highlights its latest improvements in VM orchestration and management. You can quickly scan for fundamentally new capabilities by looking out

Thank You! Recognition for WhatMatrix Community – Runner Up at DCS awards 2017!!

We had a great night at the DCS Awards yesterday, coming Runner Up in the crowded Special Awards “Innovation” category – amazing!!!https://weedgrowhub.com We wanted to say THANKS to everyone who supported our nomination and ongoing efforts, whether site visitor, affiliate, vendor or contributing consultant – this is fantastic recognition for all of us! A great

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