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Gina Bollenback
Posted by Gina Bollenback
Global Alliance Marketing
Communications Manager

Today’s edition of News Around the Network highlights VMware’s growing partnerships and products, all designed to deliver the best possible solutions to customers:

Symantec Announces Global Availability of NetBackup 7.5 and Backup Exec 2012
Backup Exec 2012 is VMware Ready Data Protection that is certified for vSphere 5.0.  This certification includes support for new features in vSphere 5.0 including the Hardware Version 8 format of virtual machines, datastore clusters, vSphere Storage DRS, and Storage vMotion. Check out the article for more information.

8 Cloud Security Boosts from VMware  (Server Watch)
This article details VMware’s Security Partner ecosystem, and mentions partners such as: Symantec, McAfee, Trend Micro, RSA, and Kaspersky, as well as some others like Bitdefender and Catbird.

New Intel Video Features JouleX Energy Manager for Data Centers(JouleX Blog)
This post features a  new video that Intel produced that demonstrates how Intel, Dell, VMware and JouleX technologies optimize and reduce energy consumption in the data center, even in virtualized environments.

Why Dell's vCloud Received Exculsive Datacenter Service Naming from VMware (Dell TechCenter Blogs) This blog gives a short overview of the requirements Dell had to meet to provide VMware’s “Datacenter Service”.

Announcing VMware vCloud Director 1.5 at Bluelock (VMware vCloud Blog)
Bluelock has completed the upgrade from VMware vCloud® Director 1.0 to 1.5 in its public cloud infrastructure. Read this article to hear more about the features and benefits of this integrated product.

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