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Sovereign Systems - A Guide for VMware Licensing

VMware licensing can be very confusing especially for new or prospective customers. I am going to breakdown the core components and explain the …

VMware bails on its 'head-scratching' plan to spin out a new company, and two board members quit

VMware surprised everyone when it announced plans to create Virtustream in October, after Dell announced its complicated takeover of EMC, which would turn most of VMware's shares into a tracking stock.<p>Essentially, the plan was to take a company called Virtustream, which EMC bought last spring for …

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Google Cloud Platform delivers the industry's best technical and differentiated features

I’ll come right out and say it: Google Cloud Platform is a better cloud. Cloud Platform has clear, specific, technical differentiators, cor...

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How Would You Like Your Cloud?

Cheryl Cook • October 16th, 2017<p>Bryan Hicks • September 15th, 2017<p>Richa Dhanda • August 30th, 2017<p>Paul Divittorio • August 23rd, 2017

iCloud: The ultimate guide

Apple has a cloud-based storage services, called iCloud, that you can use to store and sync photos, documents, movies, music, and a whole lot more. …

This startup can run apps on Amazon’s cloud for 1/10th of the regular price

The engineers at startup ClusterK know a heck of a lot about an often overlooked part of popular cloud provider Amazon Web Services called Spot Instances, where you can name your price for using slices of servers in the Amazon cloud. ClusterK has figured out a way to run complex applications on …

Microsoft Buys Israeli Hybrid Cloud Security Startup Aorato In $200M Deal

Microsoft today confirmed that it has acquired Aorato, an Israel-based maker of security solutions co-founded by veterans of the Israeli defense forces, which only exited from stealth earlier this year. Aorato’s focus is on enterprise services in the cloud and in hybrid on-premise and cloud …

12 highlights from the OpenStack roadmap

OpenStack, due to its sheer size and complexity, can be difficult to keep track of. Each constituent part is managed and developed separately, and …

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OVN, Bringing Native Virtual Networking to OVS

<b>Posted:</b> January 13, 2015 | <b>Author:</b> justindpettit | <b>Filed under:</b> network virtualization, Open vSwitch, SDN |11 Comments<p><i>By Justin Pettit, Ben Pfaff,</i> …

Docker: Less Controversy, More Container Adoption In 2015

Docker CEO Ben Golub shrugs off the Rocket project flap, says Docker is well positioned for enterprise uptake in the coming year.<p>Last year was a …

In-Memory Computing and the Emergence of Tier -1 Storage

We’ve been watching the advance of solid state disk (SSD) as its ever improving price for capacity metrics make it an attractive replacement for relatively slow, spinning, mechanical disk media. Disk drive manufactures like Hitachi saw this coming years ago when they projected the discontinuance of …

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Amazon continues to reach into your server room

Image copyright Shutterstock / Waa.Microsoft already has a huge presence in most companies’ server rooms. And it hopes to keep it that way or at …

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VMware starts reselling Google cloud services

Google’s public cloud services could get a considerable boost soon, thanks to a new partnership between Google and enterprise software heavyweight VMware.<p>Google Cloud Storage, BigQuery, Google Cloud Datastore, and Google Cloud DNS will become available through VMware’s vCloud Air public cloud …

Dropbox and Microsoft team up, placing Office in the cloud

Microsoft’s own cloud service takes a back seat to Dropbox in the forthcoming partnership<p>Dropbox and Microsoft are partnering to integrate Microsoft Office with the cloud-storage platform more closely than any other save Microsoft’s own OneDrive service.<p>The joint venture brings Dropbox the …

Google Cloud goes corporate with peering, carrier interconnects, VPN

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Barb Darrow/Gigaom<p>Google has apparently been listening to what business customers want from a public cloud.<p>On Tuesday …

Google's cloud picks up business from Amazon customers Airbnb, Netflix, & Rovio (updated)

<i>Updated at 5:44 p.m. Pacific on Wednesday with clarifications about Airbnb’s usage of the Google Cloud Platform.</i><p>SAN FRANCISCO — If you’re looking for proof that Google’s public cloud is taking off, well, Google’s got you covered.<p>During the company’s Google Cloud Platform Live event, Google cited …

Sequoia to Lead $75 Million Round for Cloud Software Startup Okta

The business of managing cloud logins is booming.<p>Okta, the cloud software startup that helps companies manage login identities across multiple services, plans to announce later this week that it has secured a new round of funding led by Sequoia Capital.<p>Sources familiar with the deal didn’t give …

Amazon pokes a hole in VMware with this new plugin

In case you didn’t believe Amazon is hungry for public cloud revenue from the biggest businesses, get this:<p>Today Amazon announced a new plugin for VMware’s popular vCenter software for managing data center infrastructure.<p>Admins of VMware-based on-premises data centers can now set up and manage …