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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SimpliVity Accelerates Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Adoption

There has been plenty of coverage on hyper-converged infrastructure solutions over the last year. Enterprises are realizing the benefits of hyper-converged technologies such as improved storage performance, capacity/scale, mobility, access speed etc. The technology which primarily includes virtualization software, server, storage and network switching all in a contained x86 based appliance is gaining significant traction. SimpliVity just announced it is seeing accelerated demand for its […]

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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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VCE VxRack Hyper-Converged System and EMC’s Converged Infrastructure Journey  

Just weeks after a public debate on VMware vs Nutanix technologies, VCE announced the new VxRack line of hyper-converged systems at EMC World 2015. The hyper-converged space is getting a lot of attention due to success found by Nutanix, Nimboxx, Simplivity and others. EMC which is the primary investor in VCE is relying on a broad Converged Infrastructure strategy with software and hardware technologies mainly […]

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Nutanix vs VMware Hyper-Converged Infrastructure War on Performance and Flexibility

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure players are in the headlines for many reasons but the recent tussle between Nutanix and VMware camps has received utmost attention. Steve Kaplan, VP Channels at Nutanix first posted 10 Reasons why Nutanix leads the hyper-converged industry followed by Chuck Hollis,Chief Strategist, VMware Storage and Availability Business Unit in his blog on 10 Reasons why VMware is leading the hyper-converged industry. So what’s the battle about? […]

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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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Are IaaS and PaaS Merging? A Look at CRN’s 2015 20 Cool Cloud Platform Vendors

CRN just announced the 20 Coolest Cloud Platform And Development Vendors For 2015. As the cloud space heated up last year, we saw several Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) players offering developer tools and moving up the chain to offer Platform as a Service (PaaS) offerings as well. CRN this year included Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform on this segment […]

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Virtustream Supports Vblock Converged Infrastructure and EMC Cloud Options

IaaS vendor Virtustream announced its xStream cloud management platform (CMP) software is now certified as Vblock® Ready for VCE® Vblock Systems. Targeting customers running SAP applications, xStream will enable enterprises to easily move existing mission-critical workloads to Vblock System-based Private or Hybrid cloud environments, gaining performance and security improvements without re-engineering software. Virtustream is now also a member of the […]

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