BlueMix PaaS Dissolves Deep into IBM’s Strategy and Cloud Solution

It has been a cloud week at IBM with a series of announcements at IBM InterConnect 2015 in Las vegas. Lets analyze the significance of these announcement.   Almost a year ago, IBM announced it was opening its broad enterprise software portfolio to the cloud and launched an open beta codenamed BlueMix, a new platform-as-service (PaaS) that combines the strength of […]

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VMware Integrated OpenStack – Completing SDDC and Cloud Strategy?

VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger, and CTO Ben Fathi recently announced the launch of VMware Integrated OpenStack (VIO) at the VMware Partner Exchange 2015. What is driving this move? VMware has been executing on a broad cloud strategy to address multiple shifts in the IT infrastructure industry and possible movement within their own customer base from private through public cloud. VMware Customers Adopting […]

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Hitachi Data Systems Acquires Pentaho to Advance Big Data Analytics for Internet of Things (IoT)

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS) is acquiring Pentaho Corporation, a big data analytics and business intelligence company with an open source-based platform for big data deployments. Pentaho will retain its independent identity and continue to execute its current business model. Pentaho has been heavily focused on big data to enable customers to capture, blend and analyze a broader array of data sources to derive new business […]

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NIMBOXX Delivers VERDE Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) on Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

NIMBOXX, an IT  Infrastructure solution player that offers an appliance based Hyper-Convergence solution announced that it has acquired the VERDE enterprise virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) business from Virtual Bridges. Hyper-Convergence has been in the news lately. VCloud News just covered the evolution of converged and hyper-converged infrastructure along with EMC’s VSPEX BLUE announcement. NIMBOXX claims to have created the atomic unit of the software-defined data […]

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VMware vCloud Achieves FedRAMP Provisional Authority to Operate Government Cloud Services

One day after the announcement of the appointment of VMWare executive Tony Scott as the new federal CIO, VMware announced that the VMware vCloud® Government Service provided by Carpathia™ has achieved the Provisional Authority to Operate (ATO) through the U.S. Government’s Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). FedRAMP ATO is mandatory for any cloud service provider serving the Federal government, and […]

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Increased Government Cloud Focus with Tony Scott as New Federal Chief Information Officer (CIO)

The White House just amplified the focus on cloud computing by appointing VMware executive Tony Scott as Federal Chief Information Officer (CIO). US President Barrack Obama’s announcement yesterday also indicates the departure of Steve VanRoekel who moved to the position of chief innovation officer at U.S. Agency for International Development(USAID) to focus on the use of technology to fight the outbreak […]

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VCE Offers Turn-Key Hybrid Cloud Software Enabled Converged Infrastructure Solution

Yesterday EMC announced VSPEX BLUE Hyper-Converged appliance – VCloud News covered and also published the evolution of converged infrastructure, difference between converged and hyper-converged infrastructure, key vendors playing in the market and relative position of the VSPEX BLUE. Today VCE announced VCE Foundation for Federation Enterprise Hybrid Cloud, a new integrated solution designed to further speed and simplify the deployment and management […]

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EMC Unveils VSPEX BLUE Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Appliance for High Performance & Scalable Deployments

The IT infrastructure world is getting more interesting each day. EMC just announced VSPEX BLUE hyper-converged infrastructure appliance today to join the growing community of vendors trying to bring scale and simplicity to IT infrastructure. Converged Infrastructure appeared on the horizon a few years ago with VCE leading the way with their VBlock converged infrastructure units. ‘Converged’ here implied the aggregation of server, […]

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AirVM’s AirSembly for vCloud® Air™ Helps MSPs sell VMware vCloud Air Based Cloud Services

AirVM, a privately held company in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada develops software to simplify the lives of cloud solution providers, software companies and multi-tier channels for selling, branding, customizing, managing and billing for their cloud services. Today, at VMware’s Partner Exchange 2015 today, AirVM announced AirSembly for vCloud® Air™ a customizable portal for VMware vCloud Air Network Managed Service Providers (MSPs) to sell and manage […]

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Supermicro NVMe Solutions Deliver Maximum Performance in HPC, Oil and Gas, Security, VDI and 3D Visualization

Super Micro Computer, Inc released new servers for virtualization and hyper-scale on January 26th. Today, the company announced it is expanding its range of server and storage solutions supporting Non-Volatile Memory express (NVMe) technology with hot-swap NVMe capability. Supermicro’s NMVe solutions are available across its 1U Ultra and WIO SuperServers, 2U Ultra, TwinPro™, EXDP 32DIMM and DCO SuperServers, 4U FatTwin™ and 7U […]

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