About Lou Tetsos

Lou is the Director of Compugen's VirtualONE & Storage practices, teams of specialists focused on Virtual Infrastructure and Storage Solutions. These teams consistently deliver tactical benefits, provide valuable services, and solve many day-to-day IT problems to achieve and align with business goals. Lou has written for ITBuzz and its predecessor Tuesday Technology Report on a broad range of topics including, most recently, business continuity and risk. Lou has 25+ years of IT experience and has helped many clients achieve successful IT deployment and investment projects for mid-size and enterprise-scale clients in both the public and private sectors. With a unique insight on how these data center technologies converge, he works with his team on providing a “holistic” approach that includes the Hypervisor, servers, SAN, Networking and more, as one architecture in delivering a strategic infrastructure solution for his clients. Email Lou here.

Disruptive Players Expand Converged Infrastructure Options

Converged Infrastructure word cloud
Major enterprise IT vendors have introduced us to powerful technology to form a converged infrastructure. How will the next generation of companies offering purpose-built approaches in a single appliance change the model – and which approach is right for you? Converged infrastructures are changing how enterprises, large and small, deploy IT infrastructure. By combining compute, network and storage resources together in a single deployment, a converged infrastructure promises increased operational efficiency and business agility. Simply  …>> more

What is the software-defined datacentre?

Over the past decade, server and storage virtualization technologies have revolutionized the datacentre, bringing greater efficiency and flexibility to the provisioning of resources, and at the same time, drastically cutting costs. But what happens when every aspect of the datacentre is virtualized — not just compute and storage, but networking too? And what if these resources could work together in harmony, communicating autonomously among each other to request and provision resources? This is the vision  …>> more
BY LOU TETSOS, OCTOBER 11, 2013
BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

It’s all in the assessment

We work with customers at every stage of the IT process. Sometimes we come in at the end and help procure and implement, other times we are there to optimize an existing environment to take advantage of advancements in technology or accommodate shifts in business. But our favourite time to work with clients is before any technology decisions have been made – when it’s still all about the business. The recent story in Municipal Interface  …>> more
BY LOU TETSOS, JANUARY 31, 2013
MOBILE WORKING, SECURITY

At Hamilton Health, you can bring your own tablet to work

One of my favourite topics is how organizations are overcoming the security challenges of supporting user devices on a closed network. Hospitals in particular are a great example because patient information is highly sensitive data. Here is what is happening at Hamilton Health Sciences . At this hospital, physicians had become so enamoured with tablets that they were practically demanding the organization support the use of their devices so they could quickly and easily access patient  …>> more

Tablets, physicians, and love letters at Ottawa Hospital

One of my favourite topics is how organizations are overcoming the security challenges of supporting user devices on a closed network. Hospitals in particular are a great example because patient information is highly sensitive data. At Ottawa Hospital, until recently, physicians who wanted to access information such as patient records or diagnostic images were tethered to a workstation, either in their office, at a nursing station or out on the units. However, the past year  …>> more