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Christopher Tozzi

Job Title: Contributing Editor

Christopher Tozzi

Christopher Tozzi started covering the channel for The VAR Guy on a freelance basis in 2008, with an emphasis on open source, Linux, virtualization, SDN, containers, data storage and related topics. He also teaches history at a major university in Washington, D.C. He occasionally combines these interests by writing about the history of software. His book on this topic, "For Fun and Profit: A History of the Free and Open Source Software Revolution," is forthcoming with MIT Press.


Recent articles by Christopher Tozzi

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Low latency

Network Latency Poised to Challenge Cloud Growth

How does network latency impact the performance of cloud applications, and what can service providers to to address the latency issue? Laz Vekiarides of ClearSky Data explains.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)

A Multi-PaaS Strategy: Have Your PaaS and Eat It Too

A multi-PaaS strategy enables businesses to deploy from a PaaS like Cloud Foundry to multiple public clouds, providing greater flexibility and reliability than in a conventional PaaS architecture.

SoftwareDevelopers

What Do Microservices Mean for MSPs?

Microservices are creating new challenges and opportunities for MSPs. Here’s what MSPs should do to their managed IT services operations to adapt to a microservices-oriented world.

Challenges Ahead

Meeting the Scalability Challenges of MSPs

MSPs must be able to scale their businesses and infrastructures up and down. This article discusses strategies for scaling managed services businesses.

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