Recent Blog Posts


CloudPhysics Welcomes You to Booth #756 at VMworld 2016

Get your hands on the new cloud planning analytics engines!! Visit CloudPhysics at VMworld for hands-on demos! CloudPhysics is excited to kick off and share the energy of VMworld with you! If you’re considering moving your in-house workloads to the public cloud, our new offerings enable you to make the best, data-informed decisions. See the… Read more »


The cloud costing models… Modern Snake Oil or the real cure for cloud computing pricing?

If you talk to anyone who sells cloud computing resources, you typically hear the same message: “The cloud will save you money!” But the truth is, it’s very hard to know how much money the cloud can save you. Cloud providers often do a good job of telling you how much an instance with a… Read more »


CloudPhysics Focuses Data-Driven Analytics on Delivering Insight, Cost-Savings, and Smart Management to Virtual Data Centers

CloudPhysics is delivering a new clarity and intelligence to data center administration. Its immense data lake and innovative architecture help admins prevent problems, shrink costs, and make the right decisions. Click here to read the blog!


vSphere 6 EP6 CBT Bug—Is your data center at risk?

We were chatting about a blog post by Andreas Lesslhumer concerning a recent vSphere 6 bug affecting VMs, snapshots, and backups:   We discussed comments Andreas made at Tech Field Day 2016, pointing out that VMware identified a VMware Changed Block Tracking (CBT) Bug within vSphere Express Patch 6 for ESXi 6 (Build 3825889) affecting… Read more »


Why rightsizing is now more vital than ever when planning cloud migration costs

In the mid 2000’s when I first started looking at virtualization, the initial value statement for making the leap from bare metal to virtual was consolidation. Prior to virtualization, the traditional compute model distributed workloads to dedicated servers and OS instances. After virtualization, however, consolidation was often based on an assessment, and on rightsizing workloads… Read more »


Accelerate Customer Appreciation Through Practical and True Differentiation

“What is your actual product offering?” Is it possible to truly illustrate to a customer today the differences among what our industry defines as a Channel Partner? For many it’s never been about just selling a “box.” But for many end-users the ability to differentiate one partner from another is becoming much more difficult. The… Read more »

CloudPhysics is Big on Big Data at Intel Cloud Day

Check out CloudPhysics’ founder Irfan Ahmad’s blog to find out how the launch of Intel Storage Builders and the partnership with CloudPhysics are driving insights, peak utilization and more! Click here to read the blog!  


The Customer is Their Data

The buying and selling of products and services in the IT industry has grown so complex that it’s now problematic for the vendor and customer to interact effectively. Vendors don’t understand customer problems and issues, while customers can’t comprehend vendors’ value propositions and how they might solve problems. Tremendous amounts of time, money, and energy… Read more »

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Data-driven Selling in IT

Irfan Ahmad is a CloudPhysics co-founder and CTO Over the last few months, IT vendors have come under fire for aggressive sales tactics. Why is this happening, and how can sales teams better collaborate with customers? During my years of founding, building and now scaling CloudPhysics, it’s become increasingly clear that IT selling is in… Read more »

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Data Centers Never Sleep

Irfan Ahmad is a CloudPhysics co-founder and CTO A recent popular analysis of the growth of data in our daily lives caught my attention. It’s no surprise that most of these studies—given that we’re all users and consumers—focus on human-generated data. But purely in terms of metrics of data exhaust, humans simply cannot keep up with machines. Data Exhaust… Read more »