Public, Private or Hybrid Cloud After Amazon S3 Outage?

On February 28th, the world witnessed another public cloud outage. The disruption happened in Amazon’s Northern Virginia data center and Amazon was prompt in communicating to customers. S3 is experiencing high error rates. We are working hard on recovering. — Amazon Web Services (@awscloud) February 28, 2017 It took several hours for Amazon to recover from the issue. Amazon has since […]

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Q&A with Cloud Thought Leader Lawrence Guillory, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member, Racemi

VCloudNews is pleased to feature Lawrence Guillory, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member, Racemi which is focused on the server and cloud migration space. Lawrence leads Racemi with a unique entrepreneurial background in the field of Sales and Marketing. His leadership in this area spans nearly 15 years of increasingly greater responsibility in the management and development of software companies. From 1994 –2000, he worked for Brown […]

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After Dell, HP Enterprise (HPE) Selling Software Business : Impact of Amazon and Azure Cloud Services?

IT hardware companies are going through changes to find their sweet spot and positioning in an industry that is going through digital transformation and disruption by cloud based technologies. After Dell sold its software division in June 2016 to Francisco Partners and Eliott Management Corporation, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (HPE) as per Reuters is negotiating with Thoma Bravo LLC to sell its software […]

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VMworld 2016 : Digital Transformation and Cloud Freedom with VMware Software Defined Data Center (SDDC)

VMware kicked off VMworld 2016 in Las Vegas today. VMware CEO, Pat Gelsinger took the stage and welcomed over 20000 attendees. And in a nice gesture, Pat acknowledged the attendees who have never missed VMworld and announced they will receive free life time passes to the event. Gelsinger showed a Google trend chart that highlights ‘Digital Transformation’ as the top tech buzzword of […]

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Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Gets a Boost with PernixData and Calm.io Storage Acceleration and DevOps Additions

As VMware kicked off VMworld 2016 and unveiled Cloud Foundation and Cross-Cloud Architecture in a move to enable Digital Transformation, Nutanix which competes with VMware on heterogeneous cloud management also announced its furthering ambitions by acquiring PernixData, a data acceleration and analytics company and Calm.io a provider of DevOps automation technologies. Nutanix is undergoing a transformation from a hyperconverged infrastructure solutions provider to […]

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Drone Delivery of Internet Access to Billions : Aquila by Zuckerberg and Facebook

Facebook is on a mission to provide Internet access to less privileged people across the globe. In a recent blog by Jay Parikh, Global Head of Engineering and Infrastructure, he announced that Facebook Connectivity Lab has completed the first full-scale test flight of Aquila, a high-altitude unmanned aircraft. Think of Aquila as a large drone that runs on solar power and […]

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Microsoft Windows Server 2016 to Feature Azure Cloud Learnings : Kushagra Vaid @ IDF 2016

At the Intel IDF 2016 event in San Francisco, Kushagra Vaid, GM, Azure Cloud HW Engineering in conversation with Diane Bryant, Intel executive vice president and general manager of its Data Center Group said, “We have a very strong presence in the public cloud by virtue of Azure but we also have a very strong presence in the enterprise by virtue of Windows Server. So […]

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Workday to Boost IBM’s IaaS and PaaS Cloud Computing Business

IBM may not be high in Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) but the company just inked a multi-year cloud partnership with Workday, a Software as a Service (SaaS) provider of finance and human resources enterprise applications. The deal will most likely include IBM’s BlueMix Platform as a Service (PaaS) offerings to Workday’s developers. As per Aneel […]

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