The Cost Advantages of Hosted Disaster Recovery Solutions There’s a common saying among datacenter professionals that no matter how much it costs to have a disaster recovery program, the cost of not having one is far greater. This was often used to convince skeptical CEOs of the need to build duplicate datacenter infrastructure despite its high cost and low utility. Lately, however, the cost side of disaster recovery has dropped precipitously as modern hosted solutions allow enterprises to avoid much or all of the up-front expenses while still providing reliability and availability levels equal to, or even better than, in-house
Leveraging a Virtualized Data Center to Improve Business Agility – Part 2 Read Part 1… The Micro-Data Center and Converged Cloud It is possible to build a cloud from the myriad services available today in many different ways. But, fundamentally, the goal is to utilize the most price performant hardware and networking bound by software to dynamically compose usable, stable, and secure computing resources. If you have set about the procurement and evaluation process in the past year, you will understand how difficult that has become, with services that address variable portions of the stack, leaving a maddening mix-and-match challenge
VMware Introduces VMware vCloud® Integration Manager™ to Help Service Providers Accelerate the Delivery of vCloud Services Nearly 90 VMware Service Providers now deliver VMware vCloud® Powered Services Based on VMware vSphere®, VMware vCloud Director™ and the vCloud API PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 7, 2012 — VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today introduced VMware vCloud® Integration Manager™, a new solution designed to help service providers automate the delivery and operations of VMware vCloud Director™ -based clouds. VMware also announced that nearly 90 service provider partners now offer services that have met VMware criteria as VMware
SunGard Offers Cisco Powered IaaS Cloud SunGard Enterprise Cloud Services have met the highest level of achievement for partners delivering Cisco technologies as a managed solution. The company has been certified as a Cisco Master Managed Services Channel Partner (MSCP) and also received the official designation of a Cisco Cloud Provider to offer Cisco Powered IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) Cloud. Cisco now recognizes SunGard, a software and technology services company, as a provider that can deliver exceptional cloud services in a multitenant environment to end customers. Cisco Master Managed Services Channel Partner program supports partners who sell and deliver managed and cloud
Virtustream, Softengine Enable Deployment of SAP Business One in the Cloud Softengine and Virtustream have teamed to enable the deployment of SAP Business One in the cloud through a new offering for SAP Business One partners. Virtustream provides cloud services and next-generation dynamic infrastructure solutions and Softengine specializes in ERP and CRM business solutions. Both companies offer the uniquely designed Global Cloud Service Center that features best-of-breed cloud technology, infrastructure, ERP vertical solutions and services designed to benefit both SAP Business One partners and end users. A “one-stop-shop” hosted model allows partners to resolve issues pertaining to data security and
VMworld® 2011, the Leading Virtualization and Cloud Computing Event of the Year, Heads to Las Vegas and Copenhagen PALO ALTO, Calif., July 21, 2011 — VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced that VMworld® 2011 makes its return to Las Vegas August 29th through September 1st at The Venetian and will also be held October 18th through20th at The Bella Center in Copenhagen. With more than 27,000 attendees expected worldwide, VMworld 2011 will spotlight VMware and the industry’s commitment to virtualization, cloud computing and the transformation to IT as a Service. This year’s VMworld
Top 55 Cloud Computing Enablers Gaining Mind Share It’s that time again. Today we take a look at 1Q 2011 to see which Cloud players are gaining mindshare. You can guarantee that the Cloud computing segment will be even more exciting to watch in 2011 than it was in 2010 as large enterprise information technology companies continue their rapid restructuring to an on-demand cloud computing model by gobbling up tasty Cloud morsels seeking to save time and money in the process by adding proven, high quality Cloud solutions to their portfolios. The easy pickings are disappearing quickly as the giants
PALO ALTO, CA, Jul 20, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — VMware, Inc. (VMW 72.42, -0.93, -1.27%) , the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop through the datacenter to the cloud, today announced financial results for the second quarter 2010: Revenues for the second quarter were $674 million, an increase of 48% from the second quarter of 2009. – GAAP operating income for the second quarter was $101 million, an increase of 166% from the second quarter of 2009. Non-GAAP operating income for the second quarter was $187 million, an increase of 94% from the second quarter of 2009.