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Reading Time: 4 minutes Platform9 is a company founded by VMware engineers (with several years of experience) who have taken a fundamentally new approach to creating and managing private clouds. Their management SaaS solution (or MaaS) went GA two years ago and as grow really faster and moving from the managing of on-prem resources (KVM and vSphere environments) with the all stack (including storage and networking) to public clouds and containers. Platform9’s model makes it easy to run hybrid clouds across any infrastructure, using leading Open Source cloud frameworks based on OpenStack for VM and IaaS management and Kubernetes for […]

Reading Time: 3 minutes During this edition of DockerCon, Platform9 announced that it is providing support for Docker containers with Platform9 Managed Kubernetes. Platform9 Managed Kubernetes is an enterprise-ready container management platform that makes it easy to orchestrate containerized workloads, while providing mission-critical features for deploying and managing Docker containers in production and at scale.

Reading Time: 2 minutes During the past weeks, Platform9 announces interesting new management capabilities to their SaaaS solution. Platform9 have an interesting product for making private cloud easy using a public cloud enterprise service (according to a SaaS model) based on OpenStack platform (we can call it as an OpenStack as a Service). They goes in GA on January 2015 first with only KVM support, then in August 2015 they add also the VMware vSphere support.

Reading Time: 4 minutes Platform9 have an interesting product for making private cloud easy using a public cloud enterprise service (according to a SaaS model) based on OpenStack platform (we can call it as an OpenStack as a Service). They were very active in the past years and part of several industry level events, included latest IT Press Tour and Virtualization Field Day. Platform9’s mission is to make private clouds easy for any enterprise at any scale, and spend less than 5 minutes to get a fully operational environment. Actually they are fully supporting KVM hypervisors, but the final target will […]

Reading Time: 5 minutes I’ve wrote about Platform9 several months ago, when they announce their product for making private cloud easy using a public cloud enterprise service based on OpenStack. They were very active in those months and part of several industry level events, included latest IT Press Tour and Virtualization Field Day. After six month beta where the service was tested by enterprises and service providers across diverse industries and geographies with 1000s of virtual machine deployments everyday, they now announced the general availability of Platform9 Managed OpenStack, the SaaS solution that transforms an organization’s existing servers into […]

Reading Time: 3 minutes After (several months) the last CloudOps events, the CloudOps VMUG SIG will organize a new event with Platform9 about IT Management. Next CloudOps SIG Event: Platform9 Wednesday, December 10, 2014 – 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (CT) Registration link

Reading Time: 3 minutes During the last IT Press Tour (the 14th), in the Silicon Valley (during December 1-5, 2014) we met several companies in different categories (Cloud, Storage and Big Data). The last (during a nice dinner) on the first day was Platform9, that I’ve already met (via conference) during the announce of their product (not yet available).

Reading Time: 6 minutes There is a new player in the virtualization ecosystem and is called Platform9. The company is founded by early VMware engineers (with several years of experience) who have taken a fundamentally new approach to creating and managing private clouds. As you can see from their first public blog post, Platform9 has launch a 100% Cloud Managed Platform designed to manage Docker, KVM and VMware vSphere environments. The idea is transforms an organization’s existing infrastructure into an agile, self-service private cloud within minutes, offering the simplicity of AWS-like public clouds with complete ownership of all resources and […]

Reading Time: 2 minutes The 13rd edition of Tech Field Day (#TFD13) will be in Austin the first week of February (February 1–3, 2017). Note that the TFD event format replaced the Virtualization Field Day (VFD) event format more than one year ago (maybe because the buzzword virtualization is no more attractive). But to be honest first editions of VFD where just called Tech Field Day, so it’s just a return to the origin. As written in a previous post the agenda is very rich with several companies and sessions in those three days:

Reading Time: 3 minutes I’m very proud and honored to be invited at the 13rd edition of Tech Field Day (#TFD13) that will be in Austin the first week of February (February 1–3, 2017). After some Virtualization Field Day, one Data Field Day and some Tech Field Day Extra, I’m back for the first time in Austin and for the first time at a Tech Field Day (TFD) event format. The TFD event format replaced the Virtualization Field Day (VFD) event format more than one year ago (maybe because the buzzword virtualization is no more attractive). But to be […]

Reading Time: 3 minutes One year after the past CloudOps SIG webinar, theCloudOps VMUG SIG will organize a new event with VMware about Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) and End User Computing (EUC) integrations for VMware NSX. Next CloudOps SIG Event: VMware NSX Tuesday, November 24, 2015 – 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (CST) Registration link

Reading Time: 2 minutes The IT Press tour is a five-day event taking place this week in San Francisco that seeks to introduce the EMEA media to tech firms doing some interesting things in Silicon Valley. I will take part at the next edition (the 14th) that will take place exclusively in the Silicon Valley (during December 1-5, 2014). Since the 1st tour edition, the EMEA press group has met 105 companies for 155 sessions, some companies did multiple editions and adopted the IT Press Tour as a key marketing communication medium.

Reading Time: 7 minutes For people, like me, that are missing this VMworld US, there is a great recap about the VMware related news and announces. Some new products has been announced, some products have change their name, some new released have been reveal. Let’s see most of them.

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