Running ANSYS in the Cloud (Pt. 2)

This posting is a follow up to my previous blog post Running ANSYS in the Cloud. In that previous post I shared Nimbix has created a Portal just for our ANSYS users. It operates very similar to our NACC Portal where we offer several other pre-configured applications...

Software Licensing in the Cloud

Many dream of a world where all software is free (as in speech and as in beer!).  In the real world, however, software licensing is not leaving us any time soon.  Companies spend enormous resources researching, developing, and supporting high quality applications, and...

Big Data in the Cloud: Making Sense of it All

Big Data doesn’t have to be complicated nor expensive when you deploy the right integrated Cloud-based solution to tackle it. There are 3 key phases of Big Data and Analytics requiring very different compute and storage capabilities.  First, there is “capture”, which...

3 Key Factors in Choosing Public Cloud versus Private Cloud

The long standing debate of choosing public cloud versus private cloud for data processing and applications rages on, with passionate voices in each camp making their respective case with stacks of scientific and anecdotal data points. At Nimbix, we are in both camps,...

Zombie Desktops!

I recently read an article in Desktop Engineering published November 1st 2013 by Kenneth Wong called The Zombie Computer Survival Guide.   It discusses a phenomenon referred to by the author as “Zombie Desktops” where under powered desktop computers running complex...

Cloud Processing Enables New Business Models

I have mentioned before that one of my favorite parts of my position here at Nimbix is that I get to interface with all of our customers and prospective customers. This means I get to see all of the amazing ways they are using technology to solve problems,...