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Meet Your VMworld Speaker Jay Marshall

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I’m doing something new this year before VMworld 2014.  I decided that there is so much good content coming from my co-workers, that it might be helpful to get introduced to them as speakers before the event.  My goal is that people who enjoy my presentations will start following and listening to the presentations by Read more...

Announcing Availability of BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager from F5 on vCloud Hybrid Service

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By: vCloud Hybrid Service ISV Team and Chris Colotti (This blog is Part 2 in Chris Colotti’s series, “Journey to Hybrid Architecture.” Visit Part 1 of this series, “Journey To A Full Scale Hybrid Architecture with vCloud Hybrid Service.”) Maintaining application availability and performance while moving workloads to the cloud can pose challenges in maintaining seamless Read more...

New Disaster Recovery to Cloud Tutorial Videos

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By Chris Colotti I wanted to take a few minutes to explain more about the eight new VMware vCloud Hybrid Service – Disaster Recovery tutorial videos that were recently published on http://vcloud.vmware.com/tutorials.  There are approximately 8 videos that cover various areas in order of how you might setup the service.  Although these are meant for Read more...

Virtual Machine Monitoring Now Active in vCloud Hybrid Service

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By: Chris Colotti A few months ago customers of vCloud Hybrid Service noticed a new tab on the Virtual machine view that said “Monitoring”. At that time people also noticed it stated that the feature was not yet available.  The reason for this is that the vCloud Hybrid Service portal code is updated separately from the Read more...

VMware vCloud Hybrid Service Direct Connect Primer

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By: Chris Colotti and Joe Carvalho Earlier this year at VMworld San Francisco, we announced a new offering with VMware vCloud Hybrid Service that will be called Direct Connect.  Since announcing it there has been a lot of interest on it, so Joe Carvalho and I have decided to co-author this short primer to explain the offering.  We Read more...

What Makes a Cloud a Hybrid Cloud?

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By: Chris Colotti This is a repost from Chris Colotti’s blog, chriscolotti.us. Something I noticed I was talking about a lot at VMworld was the concept of what makes VMware vCloud Hybrid Cloud Service, really a “hybrid cloud”.  The funny thing is, I asked The Google andTheHostingNews.com has some interesting cloud terms, but I pulled this one quote. Hybrid Cloud – Read more...