The Mid-Market Opportunity for Providers of VMware vCloud Powered Services

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Attention VMware Service Providers – do you sell to mid-market customers? The SMB and mid-market is growing, with virtualization as a top initiative and cloud adoption trailing close behind.  Selling to the mid-market is a great opportunity for providers of vCloud Powered services, because Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) can be presented as an extension of customers’ existing Read more...

vCloud Basics for IT Admins: Key Features

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By: David Davis In my experience with speaking at conferences and creating video software training courses, one of the primary obstacles I must overcome when discussing VMware’s cloud computing solutions is assisting VMware Admins in understanding what “vCloud “ is.  Some people think vCloud is a third party public cloud solution. Some people think it creates Read more...

Another VMware Cloud – Publishers Clearing House Runs Its Hybrid Cloud on VMware

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According to Darwin Bravo, Senior Manager of Online Infrastructure and Operations at Publishers Clearing House, “Partnering with Hosting.com has allowed us to take our VMware virtualization strategy to the next level, helping us to cut costs and enabling a hybrid cloud platform.”  Publishers Clearing House (PCH), headquartered in Port Washington, NY is a multi-channel direct Read more...

The Riverbed and VMware Partnership – Moving Between Clouds Now Faster Than Ever

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Today VMware has announced a new collaboration with Riverbed Technology – the performance company for the globally connected enterprise. While VMware and Riverbed have had an existing partnership that was first developed to help enterprises accelerate their journey to the cloud, this latest collaboration will enable users to move between clouds – private, public and Read more...

5 Key Features of vCloud Integration Manager

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By: David Davis The adoption of VMware vCloud services by service providers (and customers) is growing. In fact, there has been a 3x increase just since Q3 2011, with over 100 VMware service provider partners now offering VMware vCloud Powered services. With more signing up every day, service providers want to get vSphere, vCenter, vCloud Director, Read more...