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Faster Time-To-Value and Improved Quality, Voyages-SNCF.com Goes Hybrid with OVH and vCloud Air Network

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For Voyages-SNCF.com, agility is everything. So when they needed an agile, hybrid infrastructure to tackle peak online volume times they turned to OVH and the VMware vCloud® Air™ Network.   Voyages-sncf.com is the number one seller of European rail tickets.   Voyages, a subsidiary of SNCF the French Railroad company, is tasked with the digital Read more...

Partner Spotlight: From Stagehand to Star Player, How the Hybrid Cloud Is Putting IT in the Limelight (And What You Should Do About It)

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Gone are the days of IT hiding in backroom storage closets. Today, IT is taking center stage. Thanks to the surge of cloud and platform-based solutions, enterprise IT is now a critical area of focus for every industry. For those departments that manage IT, this sudden rise to fame has brought with it both opportunity Read more...

‘May the 4th Be with You’ on Your Journey to the Cloud

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The public cloud has stepped out of the shadows and stretched across the solar system as organizations scale their usage of it to extend on-premises infrastructure, consolidate or migrate data centers, and support dynamic capacity requirements.   But many organizations also run apps and manage on-premise data in data centers and private clouds, and will Read more...

Partner Spotlight: NTT Communication’s Virtual Infrastructure Makes the Switch to the Public Cloud Even Easier

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These days, every company has cloud adoption square in their sights. And frankly, it’s a matter of survival. But making the switch to the public cloud is difficult, weighted by legacy systems and incompatible architecture. Fortunately, virtualization may hold the key to success.   In the latest edition of our Partner Spotlight series, VMware Service Read more...
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Dogfooding the Cloud: How VMware Used vCloud Director to Consolidate Internal IT

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By Tina Cressia-Thomas   In Silicon Valley, it’s common to hear of companies, “dogfooding” their product – using their own product internally – to quickly iterate and develop a better user experience before releasing to customers. There’s plenty of famous examples; however, it’s not every day you hear of a large, publicly-traded company doing the Read more...

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...

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...

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...

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...