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VMware vCloud Air and OVH Group, Here’s What’s Next

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By: Allwyn Sequeira, SVP and GM, vCloud Air Today, we are pleased to announce the next step in VMware vCloud Air’s evolution – OVH Group intends to acquire our vCloud Air business including our U.S. and European vCloud Air data centers, customer facing teams, and enterprise-ready cloud operations team. This is an evolution of our cloud Read more...
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Centralized Security and Consolidated Networking Make Hybrid DMZ a Sweet Treat

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Security concerns and networking complexity often are cited as key challenges to public cloud adoption. Since most public clouds run on proprietary architectures that are often inconsistent with on-premises environments, IT teams are tasked with managing multiple copies of security appliances and physical connections to the cloud. The result is increased cost and complexity – Read more...
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Hello from the Other Side of Data Center Modernization

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Architecting and rolling out your cloud-based solution can feel like a daunting task, and your plans can quickly be derailed or delayed by misconceptions about cloud types and the trade-offs among them. If you are running a VMware vSphere®-powered data center, then you can modernize your infrastructure with VMware vCloud® Air™, the ready-to-run public cloud Read more...
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Five Data Center Modernization Myths–Busted at VMworld

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IT experts flocked to Barcelona last week for four days of VMworld Europe, where they could be found on the stage and in the audience for killer keynotes, breakout sessions on breakthrough technologies and helpful hands-on labs. Among the ‘aha moments’ for attendees interested in increasing their knowledge about cloud infrastructures was the debunking of Read more...
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Developing a Hyper-Converged Storage Strategy for VMware vCloud Director with VMware Virtual SAN

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For service providers in the vCloud Air Network, the ability to build secure public clouds is vital. With VMware vCloud Director, service providers can do just that. The ability to build those secure clouds helps to significantly increase virtual data center efficiency for delivering resources to consumers – pooling compute (CPU and memory), storage, and Read more...
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Five Ways vCloud Air Helps IT Stay Ahead of Organizational Demands

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IT teams running VMware vSphere® workloads have turned to VMware vCloud ® Air™ to integrate the public cloud into their infrastructure and meet the evolving needs of their organizations. Why, you ask? Because with this ready-to-run public cloud that’s built on vSphere, there’s no need to rewrite applications, compromise security and compliance requirements, or learn Read more...
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Here’s What You Missed at VMworld 2016

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VMworld US wrapped up in fabulous Las Vegas two weeks ago. Between the breakout sessions, keynotes and networking events, the week was nothing short of inspiring. Before we start packing for VMworld Europe in Barcelona, let’s revisit some of the highlights. vCloud Air Announcements One of the key themes at this year’s event is helping Read more...
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What to Know Before You Go to VMworld 2016

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Now that you’ve secured your VMworld ticket, it’s time to make sure you’re prepared! The vCloud Air team has curated their VIP list of activities you won’t want to miss. Here’s a quick recap of what you need to know before you attend VMworld 2016: 1) Can’t-Miss Sessions If you want to leave VMworld with Read more...
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vCloud Air at VMworld 2016: Presenter Profiles: Shandria Pinckard, Sr Manager, vCA Security, Risk and Compliance, VMware

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VMworld 2016 is right around the corner, and this year’s list of IT thought leaders heading to Vegas to talk cloud is more jaw-dropping than a David Copperfield magic show. From industry trends, to cutting edge technologies, and tips you can take home and use, VMworld 2016 has something for every IT professional. We’re continuing Read more...