This week in VMware news, VMware announced that Apollo Education Group, one of the world’s largest private education providers, has implemented a private cloud based on VMware vCloud Suite and VCE Vblock Systems to power online courses at its open access institutions of higher education. Read the press release to learn more.
One of the defining aspects of the cloud-computing boom has been the rise of “as-a-service” offerings, which enable consumers and IT professionals to do more while owning less. From SaaS to IaaS, new cloud service models seem to spring up every day, but what do all these acronyms actually mean, and how are they different? For a quick overview of the three largest models for cloud-based service delivery, check out the explainer piece on Tribal Knowledge.
Are you looking for the perfect holiday gift for the techie in your life? Well look no further. The VMware Fusion team recently received an Editors’ Choice award from PCMag.com for VMware Fusion 7! What better way to celebrate the holidays than to give the gift of Windows on Mac? Learn more here.
Lastly, the impact that the application development community is having on current approaches to IT is astounding, and one thing is apparent – developers don’t want to deal with the data center infrastructure directly. Tribal Knowledge this week delves into the challenges organizations have found deploying OpenStack, and how VMware Integrated OpenStack mitigates some of these issues.