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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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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Q&A – AirVM CEO Joshua Vautour’s Clear Vision & Focus on Cloud Simplification

In an enlightening Q&A session with VCloud News,  AirVM CEO & Member of the Board of Directors Joshua Vautour talked about his company, products, strategy and the emerging cloud landscape.  AirVM originated as a white-label, IaaS cloud platform for resellers and has transformed to enable large scale, cloud service commercialization for service providers and white-label distributors. Today, AirVM cloud software powers a large network of global […]

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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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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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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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