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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...
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Another VMware Cloud: SEGA Europe Runs Their Hybrid Cloud on VMware

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Through Colt and VMware’s Hybrid Cloud Activate service, SEGA Europe was able to reduce the time needed in game-testing implementations by 17%, resulting in more efficient, bug-free games. SEGA Europe, the European Distribution arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA Corporation and maker of popular games such as Sonic the Hedgehog and Super Monkey Ball, is a Read more...
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Big Data in the Cloud – Highlights from #cloudtalk

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For this month’s #cloudtalk, we invited the cloud community to discuss big data in the cloud, and share the advantages and challenges of managing big data. In case you missed it, here are some highlights from Tuesday’s chat. To start things off, we asked participants how they saw the cloud affecting big data in the Read more...
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It’s All About Prince Charming, Not The Ugly Sisters

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Last week, while the ugly sisters were squabbling, customers were getting on with business and choosing their Cinderella as VMware quietly passed the 100 vCloud service provider mark. There are now more than 100 verified VMware vCloud public clouds, which is an order of magnitude greater than the ugly sisters’ combined total. Read more...
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Changing IP Address on vCenter With SRM

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By: Kris Boyd, Technical Solutions Architect with VMware, and Chris Colotti, Consulting Architect, VMware Global Center of Excellence This is a repost from Chris' personal blog, ChrisColotti.us.  As part of the Disaster Recovery solution that Duncan Epping and Chris Colotti developed, Kris Boyd has been working on a comparative VMware View Solution using the same basic principles.  However, one thing both Read more...
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The Public Cloud Security Advantage Part I – Stories From Bluelock Customers

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While security is still considered a large inhibitor to the adoption of public cloud, it has also become one of the top reasons for some companies to select a public cloud. This is because with increasing regulations and compliance requirements, many companies that need state-of-the-art security infrastructure, software and personnel have found that an enterprise-class Read more...
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Big Data in the Cloud – Join Us for Our Next #cloudtalk

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The conversation around big data has grown exponentially in recent years, with even the Obama Administration announcing a White House-sanctioned research and development push to promote the improved use of big data. In IT, the term “big data” refers to datasets whose size makes it difficult to work with using common software management tools. What Read more...