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5 Ways To Maximize VMware vCloud Air

The question today isn’t if your company is heading to the cloud, but how your company can maximize the benefits of it. VMware’s new video shows five major ways vCloud Air can strengthen your business: Dev/Test Disaster Recovery Modernize Enterprise Applications Create Next Gen Applications Extend Existing Applications Are there one or two particular ways your company takes advantage of the cloud?

When a Hybrid Cloud Is Not a Hybrid Cloud

The cloud is becoming an apt analogy, not only for the virtual processes it represents, but the nebulous way it is defined. For instance, ITProportal recently described the hybrid cloud model: Read More

Feds Investing in the Cloud

Spending on cloud services within the U.S. federal government now represents about 5% of all IT spending by federal government agencies, according to a new report from IDC Government Insights. The firm expects that the growth will continue into 2015. The study, a followup to IDC Government Insights' initial cloud spending forecast in July 2013, evaluates how the federal government is spending part of its IT budget on cloud-based solutions. Read More
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Is the Apple iCloud leak affecting hybrid cloud growth?

Not at all
100% (2 votes)
Enterprises are treading carefully now
0% (0 votes)
It is, but it will pass
0% (0 votes)
iCloud issues are separate from hybrid cloud concerns
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 2

Cloud Security as a Collage

Cloud security issues have hit the mainstream recently with the Apple iCloud photo leaks and The Home Depot credit card hacks. Now both consumers and enterprises are trying to get up to speed: How secure does my cloud need to be for me to sleep well at night? Read More

Orchestration, Automation and The Hybrid Cloud Journey

Wikibon resident CTO David Floyer this month posted an examination of the progress to date in the virtualization vision, and explained that most organizations – especially mid-sized and larger – should look to a hybrid cloud solution with multiple public and private locations to host core mission-critical apps, supporting apps, and test and dev activities. Read More

Defining the Hybrid Cloud for Your Enterprise

A dirty little secret of the hybrid community: The definition of the hybrid cloud varies depending on whom you talk to. In a sense, when we discuss the hybrid cloud, we’re having two different conversations. We talked about the conflict earlier this week in the post on Context-Aware IT: A big discussion here on Hybrid Cloud Forum is what, exactly, is the hybrid cloud: A dynamic separation between public and private or a partition between local servers and cloud support? Read More

The Hybrid Issues of 2015

The hybrid cloud market has definitely been on the rise this year. We’re spending an estimated $7 billion on cloud integration alone! The mainstream adoption, however, is bound to create some growing pains. Read More

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

As Damon wrote here on The Journey to Hybrid Cloud, getting your business into the cloud is one thing, but keeping it there is a whole different discussion. As more enterprises join the hybrid platform, proper backup, downtime access, and other availability issues are becoming bigger priorities. Read More

9 Questions Before Adopting to the Cloud

Earlier this month we talked about 10 great questions to ask before hopping onto the hybrid cloud platform. Tech Republic’s list was pretty thorough and pushed us into some interesting discussions. Read More
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Many businesses are beginning to understand that hybrid cloud can provide the best of both worlds: on-demand access to much-...

Every business wants to protect their operations from downtime and loss of data. But many companies don’t have the...

The landscape of disaster recovery solutions is shifting to accommodate changing IT needs. VMware vCloud® Air™...

Few companies can afford operational disruption, yet IT budgets remain flat and can’t encompass the growing need for...

Did you know that more than 50% of organizations are already using or planning a move to hybrid cloud? And that these same...

Poll
Is the Apple iCloud leak affecting hybrid cloud growth?
Not at all
100%
Enterprises are treading carefully now
0%
It is, but it will pass
0%
iCloud issues are separate from hybrid cloud concerns
0%
Total votes: 2
The question today isn’t if your company is heading to the cloud, but how your company can maximize the benefits of it. VMware’s new video shows five major ways vCloud Air can strengthen...
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