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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$95M ‘Contained’ by Docker Inc for Simplifying PaaS and Cloud Application Portability

Docker, Inc, the company behind the Docker open source platform, and chief sponsor of the Docker ecosystem just announced it has received series D funding of $95M led by Insight Venture Partners, with new contributions from Coatue, Goldman Sachs and Northern Trust. Existing investors Benchmark, Greylock Partners, Sequoia Capital, Trinity Ventures and Jerry Yang’s AME Cloud Ventures also participated in the […]

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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 vCloud Achieves FedRAMP Provisional Authority to Operate Government Cloud Services

One day after the announcement of the appointment of VMWare executive Tony Scott as the new federal CIO, VMware announced that the VMware vCloud® Government Service provided by Carpathia™ has achieved the Provisional Authority to Operate (ATO) through the U.S. Government’s Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). FedRAMP ATO is mandatory for any cloud service provider serving the Federal government, and […]

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Increased Government Cloud Focus with Tony Scott as New Federal Chief Information Officer (CIO)

The White House just amplified the focus on cloud computing by appointing VMware executive Tony Scott as Federal Chief Information Officer (CIO). US President Barrack Obama’s announcement yesterday also indicates the departure of Steve VanRoekel who moved to the position of chief innovation officer at U.S. Agency for International Development(USAID) to focus on the use of technology to fight the outbreak […]

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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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