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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VMworld 2015 – VMware’s Focus on Mobile to Data Center Infrastructure Management

VMworld has come and gone again this year. The company’s product line has grown tremendously over the last few years and the ambition to be the leader in management of mobile devices to cloud infrastructure can be seen through some key highlights from VMworld 2015 that articulate VMware’s strategy: Increased focus on End User Computing – Very noticeable at VMworld was Sanjay Poonen’s message […]

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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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Rackspace and VMware Deliver vCloud Air Based Managed Private Cloud Services

VMware recently announced several vCloud Air enhancements – in support of vCloud Air, in a recent blog post by Arrian Mehis, General Manager, VMware Cloud Practice at Rackspace, the company announced availability of Dedicated VMware vCloud®, the most recent addition to their Managed Private Cloud portfolio. Dedicated vCloud is a single-tenant, hosted environment that enables enterprises to take the next step in their virtualization journey […]

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VMware vCloud Air – Enhanced DR, Networking & On Demand Virtual Private Cloud

As part of VMware’s hybrid cloud strategy, VMware today announced plans to make their vCloud Air offerings more robust. VMware has added new enhanced disaster recovery and advanced networking services for VMware vCloud Air. “Public cloud is a part of every VMware client’s view of the future because it helps them move faster and get far greater value for money […]

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