2012 Cloud Predictions – January #cloudtalk Recap

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After a brief hiatus, we were glad to restart #cloudtalk in January and discuss 2012 predictions – what’s next in the cloud. Co-hosted with VMware’s very own vCloud Architects, Chris Colotti and Massimo Re Ferre’, participants sounded off on everything from hybrid cloud to production workloads in the cloud. For those who missed it, here Read more...

The Cloud Vendor Landscape – The VMware Advantage According to the Taneja Group

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In a recent evaluation of ten of the leading cloud solution vendors (including Microsoft, Red Hat, Amazon, Rackspace and others), the Taneja Group determined that VMware stands out as the clear cloud leader due to its broad portfolio of virtualization and cloud management solutions, service provider ecosystem, and cross-cloud enabling tools and interfaces. According to Read more...

The Cloud Market Vendor Landscape – Key Takeaways by the Taneja Group for IT and Business Leaders

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When it comes to choosing a cloud vendor, enterprises must consider a variety of different variables in order to ensure that the cloud solution they deploy will best meet the organization’s needs. Among the factors that IT and business leaders must consider when selecting a cloud vendor include the vendor’s virtualization platform, their resource and Read more...

VMworld Vegas 2011 – That’s a Wrap!

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VMworld was quite a busy week for us, as it was for most VMworld attendees. With all of the big announcements and activities that took place, we wanted to do a quick recap of our social media coverage during the event. Breakout Sessions and Keynotes If you follow @vCloud and @VMwareSP, you probably noticed our Read more...

Introducing VMware vCloud Connector 1.5: Reliable Workload Transfer Between Private and Public Hybrid Clouds

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Earlier this year we introduced vCloud Connector 1.0 – a free product that users could download directly from the VMware website. Among other things, vCloud Connector 1.0 allowed vSphere Administrators to use their familiar vSphere client as a singepane-of-glass view across hybrid clouds and copy virtual machines, vApps, or VM templates between vSphere and vCloud Read more...

Virtacore’s vCloud Express is live!

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Matthew D. Sarrel, Sarrel Group Since December, I have been updating blog readers on the evolution of Virtacore’s vCloud Express Beta. Virtacore’s beta trial ended earlier this month, and I’m happy to report that as of today, vCloud Express is now live! vCloud Express is a public cloud offering based on VMware technology, providing virtual Read more...