Back in 1999 I was working in one of the largest telecom company in Brazil, there I was responsible to maintain the core Windows NT 4 Servers and some of the services running on top of it (such as Exchange 5.5). Some days when I was scanning my badge to get into the datacenter I used to think: geez, we have so many servers on this datacenter, soon we will have to physically expand it just to be able to keep up the same level of services to our customers. Then I start thinking on the network infrastructure and all those VLANs to manage, the headache to move servers across VLANs, all the dependencies, etc. Not only that, but when we were stroke by “ILOVEYOU” I thought the world was coming to an end when I was trying to clean all those mailboxes. Fortunately this is past and the evolution of the datacenter is upon us. Do you want to know what I’m talking about? If you do, take your time and watch the video below from BUILD Conference to see what’s coming on this regard:
Make sure to watch the whole video before you think you can’t achieve secure isolation in the cloud at the same time that you build a low cost datacenter with powerful management tools.