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Reading Time: 3 minutesWe have already talked about the VMware Cloud Provider Platform, but what about its Cloud Management Platform for the customers (and not the providers)? Also this year the VMware’s vision remains to provide the best way to run any application on any cloud and access from any device:

Reading Time: 3 minutesIn the past, the relationship between VMware and the public cloud was, in my opinion, quite confusing. Initially a vCloud program for third-party cloud services providers, then the VMware vCloud Air era (in direct competition with the third-party cloud services providers), then the idea to sell the vCloud Air brand to OVH (one of the third-party cloud services providers)… And now? Again a strong third-party cloud services providers program, but also VMware Cloud on AWS.

Reading Time: 2 minutesvOneCloud is an OpenNebula distribution optimized to work on existing VMware vCenter deployments to provide full cloud features. vOneCloud is distributed as a virtual appliance for vSphere. It contains all required OpenNebula services within a single CentOS Linux appliance. All components are fully open-source and have been certified to work in enterprise environments. You can build your cloud in just 5 minutes!

Reading Time: 2 minutesVMware Cloud on AWS is an on-demand service that enables you to run applications across vSphere-based cloud environments with access to a broad range of AWS services. VMware is pushing on this service and its offer, and few weeks ago has actived the first “European” region in UK.

Reading Time: 3 minutesvOneCloud is an OpenNebula distribution optimized to work on existing VMware vCenter deployments to provide full cloud features. vOneCloud is distributed as a virtual appliance for vSphere. It contains all required OpenNebula services within a single CentOS Linux appliance. All components are fully open-source and have been certified to work in enterprise environments. You can build your cloud in just 5 minutes!

Reading Time: 3 minutesRubrik has announced that it has agreed to acquire Datos IO, a market leader in backup and recovery for NoSQL databases and big data file systems. Datos IO is the application-centric data management company for the multi-cloud world. Datos IO delivers a radically novel approach to data management, helping organizations embrace the cloud with confidence by delivering solutions that protect, mobilize, and monetize their data — at scale. The acquisition of Datos IO will extend Rubrik’s reach into mission-critical cloud applications and databases increasingly adopted by application and DevOps teams at Fortune 500 companies.

Reading Time: 2 minutesTintri Cloud Connector tightly integrates Tintri Enterprise Cloud to public clouds, such as Amazon Web Services, and private clouds that use public cloud APIs. The common use case it to extend your data protection and disaster recovery strategy with secure cloud connectivity for long-term data retention. You can send local snapshots to cloud and recover to your Tintri storage systems in minutes to protect, archive and recover your mission-critical on-premises applications.

Reading Time: 3 minutesAfter the VMware vExpert vSAN 2017 and VMware vExpert NSX 2017 awards, this year a new vExpert category has been added: the VMware vExpert Cloud. Like for other technologies vertical, these vExperts has demonstrated significant contributions to the community and a willingness to share their expertise with others. Contributing is not always blogging or Twitter as there are many public speakers, book authors, scriptwriters, VMUG leaders, VMTN community moderators and internal champions among this group.

Reading Time: 2 minutesSeems that nested virtualization is becoming popular on public cloud: first with Ravello, this year also on Azure, and now Google Compute Engine supports nested virtualization in beta. This feature allows you to run one or more virtual machines inside a Compute Engine Linux virtual machine by leveraging Intel VT-x, processor virtualization instructions, to deliver better performance than what’s possible with alternative technologies like emulation.

Reading Time: 4 minutesPlatform9 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: 2 minutesVMware and Amazon have announced a strategic partnership that brings those two companies together to deliver a vSphere-based cloud service running on AWS. This service will make it easier for customers to run any application, using a set of familiar software and tools, in a consistent hybrid cloud environment. Currently in Technology Preview, VMware Cloud on AWS, will bring VMware’s enterprise class Software-Defined Data Center software to the AWS cloud, and will enable customers to run any application across vSphere-based private, public and hybrid cloud environments. It will be operated, managed and sold by VMware […]

Reading Time: 3 minutesCloudPhysics provide a SaaS service of data-driven insights for smarter IT quite powerful e with lot of features. One interesting feature is the Cloud Cost Calculators to better understand your public cloud costs and when they can be cheaper compared to the on-prem solution of also compared across multiple cloud provider. Now they announced that it has added Cloud Planning Rightsizer analytics to its Public Cloud Cost Calculators for enterprises who want to move to the public cloud and their channel partners. CloudPhysics’ Cloud Cost Calculators discover the configuration of every virtual machine (VM) in the […]

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