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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...
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Understanding Layer 2 Extensions for the Hybrid Cloud

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By Trey Tyler, Sr. Solutions Strategist Taking a VLAN and extending that broadcast domain across two sites can be identified by many names including; Data Center Interconnect (DCI), Data Center Extension (DCE), Extended Layer 2 Network, Stretched Layer 2 Network, Stretched VLAN, Extended VLAN, Stretched Deploy, Layer 2 VPN.  With all these different aliases, it’s Read more...
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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...
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Journey to the Cloud: Migration Webcast

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Your boss is pressuring you about it, every article you read online mentions it, and now your customers expect it. So, what are you waiting for? It’s time to make the move – to the cloud.     Of course, as many organizations quickly discover, the realities of migrating to the cloud are not cut Read more...
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VMware vSAN and the vCloud Air Network: New Features and Capabilities

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By David Hill, Technologist & Evangelist for vCloud Service Provider Business Unit Recently VMware announced the general availability of VMware vSAN 6.6.  This release contains several new features and capabilities.  At a high level the new features and capabilities are:   vSAN Encryption – Datastore level encryption in a dedupe/compression efficient way Local Protection for Read more...
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BMSIX Removes Barriers to the Cloud with VMware and IBM

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It’s no secret that moving to the cloud at the enterprise level is challenging. Large organizations invest huge amounts of technical resources and employee time crafting on-premise solutions – and no company wants to see that investment go down the drain. That’s where BMSIX comes in.   BMSIX helps enterprise customers in Brazil move to Read more...