The Future of Cloud: All Hybrid?

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This is a guest post from vCloud Service Provider Logicworks. Check out their blog, Gathering Clouds. Nowadays, there is so much being written about the future of cloud computing, especially in terms of the virtues of choosing public or private. Hybrid clouds are too often left out of the conversation. In 2013, it’s hard to Read more...

Delivering on the Promise of Hybrid Cloud

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By: Mathew Lodge On March 13 at the EMC VMware Strategic Forum for Institutional Investors, Pat Gelsinger and Carl Eschenbach announced VMware would offer its own public cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), what we’re calling the vCloud Hybrid Service. Since that time, we’ve had hundreds of conversations with our customers and partners, and you’ve made it even Read more...

Join Us For a Live Webcast – Pat Gelsinger, CEO, and Bill Fathers, GM, Hybrid Cloud Services, to Unveil vCloud Hybrid Service on May 21

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May 21st learn how to go #VMwareHybrid Earlier this year, VMware announced plans to extend the software-defined datacenter with a hybrid cloud service offering that would allow its 500,000 customers to reap the full benefits of the public cloud. On May 21st, Pat Gelsinger, CEO will join Bill Fathers, GM Hybrid Cloud Services, to unveil Read more...

vCloud Director Hybrid Cloud Design Case Study

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By: Chris Colotti This is a repost from Chris Colotti’s blog, chriscolotti.us.  So all week I have been posting tidbits about the vCloud Director Hybrid cloud I have been building.  So what was my purpose for doing so?  Well I did it to make a couple of points of course the following is the final outcome formed into a bit of Read more...

Liquid Data Center

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By: Massimo Re Ferre’, vCloud Architect This is a repost from Massimo’s personal blog, IT 2.0 – Next Generation IT Infrastructures. Having worked for about 3 years with vCloud Director I have to admit that the networking subsystem is the one that takes more time to digest. Part of this is because it is fairly complex rich. Part of it is because Read more...

How To Configure vCloud 5.1 Hybrid Cloud Site 2 Site VPN

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By: Chris Colotti This is a repost from Chris Colotti’s blog, chriscolotti.us.  In the process of building my experimental “MonsterCloud” vCloud Director Hybrid setup I obviously needed to do some site to site VPN between the following locations: VMware Eval Cloud  Stratogen Cloud My House The trick here is that this is now turning into a true Hybrid cloud as two Read more...

How To Design Your vCloud Director Hybrid Cloud

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By: Chris Colotti This is a repost from Chris’ personal blog, ChrisColotti.us. So last week I started on sort of an experiment that was really to investigate the new Organization Administrator features of the Edge Gateway in vCloud Director 5.1.  I happen to have several public vCloud Director organizations, but for this purposes I am using Read more...

2013: What Happens In The Cloud

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By: Mathew Lodge, Vice President of Cloud Services This article originally ran on Fortune on January 11, 2013.  Last year was a big year for cloud, with rapid growth in consumption, and 2013 looks like it will be even bigger. Last year, I was rash enough to make five predictionsfor the rapidly-changing cloud computing space. It’s time Read more...