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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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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Is Public Cloud Finally Resembling Public Utility? Analysis of Gartner IaaS Magic Quadrant 2016

‘Computing on tap’, ‘On Demand Computing’, ‘Utility Computing’ etc are terms that have been thrown around for many years. At the core of these terms is the idea of making computing so simple that anybody can access it just like you would turn on your electricity or water. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is another name for such computing and Amazon has […]

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Nutanix Enterprise Cloud : Managing Beyond Physical and Virtual Data Center Silos

Apart from the recent marketing stunt at .NEXT conference that has been talked about extensively, Nutanix made several exciting announcements at the event. The company is repositioning itself as an enterprise cloud player vs another hyperconverged infrastructure vendor. Most data centers are heterogenous in nature with workloads running on both physical and virtual infrastructures. The complexity of managing these resources is very high […]

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For EMC, $1.2B Virtustream Acquisition Worth Every Penny in IaaS Cloud Race

Joe Tucci and his team at EMC have done it once again! The company just announced a definitive agreement to acquire Virtustream for $1.2B and form a new business unit to offer Managed Cloud Services. Gartner recently selected Virtustream as a niche cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider in their 2015 Magic Quadrant for IaaS. VCloudNews analysed the Gartner MQ and interestingly […]

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IoT Missing but PaaS Sprinkled Across Gartner’s 2015 Magic Quadrant for Cloud IaaS  

VCloudNews analyzes recently released Gartner’s 2015 WorldWide Magic Quadrant (MQ) for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) which is a result of enormous research efforts of leading Gartner analysts Lydia Leong, Douglas Toombs and Bob Gill. As per Gartner, the IaaS vendors selected are providers of standardized, highly automated offerings, where compute resources, complemented by storage and networking capabilities, are […]

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Microsoft Azure Service Fabric Enables Autonomic PaaS and IaaS Delivery for IoT?

Microsoft is enhancing its Platform as a Service (PaaS) capabilities for developers writing applications on Microsoft’s Azure cloud. Mark Russinovich, Microsoft Azure CTO recently announced Azure Service Fabric that as per his blog on microsoft website defines it as a high control platform that enables developers and ISVs to build cloud services with a high degree of scalability and customization. Russinovich […]

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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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