Category Archives: Community Updates

WhatMatrix announces new ‘SDS & HCI Landscape Report 2017’ (free access for limited time)

Our community is excited to announce the release of the first WhatMatrix ‘Landscape Report – created by Category Consultant Herman Rutten.  Landscape Reports provide an “in-time” snapshot analysis, complementing the currency and technical depth of our ‘always online’ comparisons with a “reflective” summary view of the entire industry segment. Starting with the SDS & HCI Landscape

First Look! Compare Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) on WhatMatrix!

I’m happy to announce the availability of a new comparison category – starting today you will be able to compare various Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) solutions on WhatMatrix! While I’ve been working with ADCs for a long time,  I’ve invested a significant amount of time into this initiative over the last 6 months. No, not just gathering theoretical data,

The Pleasure and Peril of IT Comparison Shopping

This article was originally published at virtualizationpractise.com (thanks to TVP Strategy & Alastair Cooke)Great insight, honest analysis, constructive criticism – so we decided to re-publish it Making decisions about IT infrastructure purchases is hard. There are many interlocked decisions to be made, each of which has multiple requirements. Often, a collection of compromises must occur. For the business project

Crowdsourced IT Comparison Community Gains Momentum!

LONDON, PRNewswire/ Increased Vendor Support, New Categories, Expanding Consultant Community WhatMatrix – the crowdsourced consultancy community platform –  announced 6 new comparison categories have been published, 8 new category consultants and vendor endorsement for its disruptive IT comparison website. The number of viewers of the site has grown exponentially since launching in December, indicating that IT

Introducing the Upcoming ‘ADC’ Comparison Category – don’t miss it!

So this is my first post here at WhatMatrix.com. My name is Marius Sandbu and I am the category consultant for the upcoming ‘ADC’ category (ADC=Application Delivery Controllers) – which will be posted soon! I’ve been working with load-balancing solutions and different vendors for several years now. When I first came across WhatMatrix I liked

Embotics vCommander added to WhatMatrix – straight into Top 3 in CMP category

We welcome Embotics to our Cloud Management Platform evaluation category. We’ve added their Cloud Management Software vCommander version 5.6.3 to our technical comparison and after evaluating its capabilities it went straight into the “top 3” of the category, reflecting the increasing capabilities of Embotics.   One of the (differentiating) key value propositions of vCommander is

WhatMatrix Updates – What’s new, Press Release & links

Today our new community reached an important milestone with the formal launch of our beta website and official Press Release. That’s not all. Just yesterday we published an ‘Opinion Piece’ on The Stack “Has the status quo of IT consultancy come to an end?” to give our view on the disruptive nature of emerging community models. If you

2016 – Explore a new storage frontier with the WhatMatrix community

[This article was originally posted by Herman Rutten on Innovation in IT] As we are nearing the merriest time of the year, it’s a good tradition to look back at yet another 12 months nearly gone by.   2015 has been rather interesting for enterprise storage. Software Defined Storage (SDS) and Hyper-converged Infrastructure (HCI) technologies

Roman’s work as Virtualization Technology Consultant

Roman is the Category Consultant for the Virtualization comparison on WhatMatrix.  About Roman Roman grew up with Microsoft server administration, in 2006 he switched to VMware. He focuses on designing solutions for business continuity, high availability, disaster recovery, backup and VDI. He has a strong background and focus on hardware and VMware operating systems administration. He

Welcome to WhatMatrix – Your crowdsourced IT Consultancy Platform! (Beta)

WhatMatrix launches new IT comparison platform  It’s Alive! Evolved from a simple comparison table that made Google’s top-3 search, we bravely – or foolishly – decided to develop a new comparison platform WhatMatrix was truly born in the community – for the community …   Free, curated comparisons WhatMatrix is an IT comparison website , providing in-depth technology