The Public Cloud: The True Next Step in Modern Data Center Control and Evolution

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After virtualization itself, the public cloud is considered the natural second step in helping both private and public organizations protect, extend, and replace existing data center infrastructure. And spending trends indicate that many enterprises are keen to jump on the public cloud bandwagon. According to Gartner, total public cloud spending through 2020 is projected to Read more...

Revera Delivers Self-Served Excellence with vCloud Director®

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By Tina Cressia-Thomas, Senior Product Marketing Manager for vCloud Director      When Revera, a New Zealand-based IT Infrastructure and Platform Services company, needed to supply cloud IT services to government agencies they turned to VMware. With the aid of VMware’s vCloud Director cloud management platform, Revera deployed its IT solution a year earlier than originally Read more...

Taking the Complexity Out of Cloud Adoption with vCloud Air Hybrid Cloud Manager and Hybrid DMZ

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According to recent polls, 92% of US IT professionals stated that adopting the cloud is vital to the long-term business success. Yet even with this brimming optimism, a staggering 90% of workloads today are executed outside of the cloud. The reason: cloud migration is complex.     We hear you.   Between compatibility issues, application Read more...

Announcing vCloud Availability for vCloud Director 1.0.1: Simple, Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery for vSphere

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Back in August we announced the release of VMware vCloud Availability for vCloud Director, and it’s been a whirlwind ride ever since! So it is with great excitement today that we announce the release of the next version, vCloud Availability for vCloud Director 1.0.1. Exclusively offered through vCloud Air Network service providers, the vCloud Availability Read more...

Why Upgrade to VMware vCloud Director 8.10 – Part One

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There’s no better time to upgrade your data center to vCloud Director 8.10, the latest version of our management solution for multi-tenant cloud environments. Released in May 2016, Version 8.10 of vCloud Director offers an enhanced architecture and new features that provide a more flexible and comprehensive platform for delivering infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) solutions on the Read more...

Why a Cloud-Based Approach to Disaster Recovery Makes Sense – Now and in the Future

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By Ajay Patel, Senior Vice President, Cloud Provider Software Business Unit, VMware Like it or not, disasters happen. From a business perspective, “disasters” aren’t limited to natural occurrences such as hurricanes, blizzards, and earthquakes. Human-triggered events such as data breaches and cyber-attacks – and even downtime caused by simple human error – can be equally Read more...

Announcing VMware vCloud Director 8.10: A New Way to Orchestrate the Provisioning of Cloud Services

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Creating a secure, automated, and well-managed enterprise grade computing environment often takes more unified approach than a public-only or a private-only cloud. Business leaders have begun rapidly transitioning to hybrid cloud environments that leverage both private cloud and public cloud services to meet all their needs. This shift, however, hasn’t come without pain points, manual Read more...