We’ve entered the third generation of IT, says Vmware

The history of IT has unfolded across three different generations of enterprise technology, according to Vmware CEO Pat Gelsinger. We’re now in the third era and the trends have changed.   Image: Jason Hiner   On Monday in San Francisco as it unveiled its latest plans for the new frontiers of networking and storage, Vmware ...

Fact sheet: VMware vCloud Hybrid Service

Here is the rundown of what you need to know about VMware vCloud Hybrid Service. This fact sheet will be continually updated with new information about VMware vCloud Hybrid Service (vCHS). Please check back often to see any updates or changes.  The vCHS offers public cloud capabilities directly from VMware. For more information, please check out this video ...

VMware NSX brings advanced networking to virtualization: Is it enough?

VMWORLD 2013 CONFERENCE COVERAGE This article is part of an Essential Guide, our editor-selected collection of our best articles, videos and other content on this topic. Explore more in this guide: 1. – VMWORLD 2013 NEWS: READ MORE IN THIS SECTION IT pros take a critical look at VMware’s software-defined vision Networking virtualization may be a ...

VMware splits vCloud Director into vCenter, vCloud Automation Center

SAN FRANCISCO — VMware is reshuffling its cloud computing cards with a plan to split intellectual property currently in vCloud Director into new integrations with vCenter and vCloud Automation Center, the company said this week. Exact details on which features of vCloud Director (vCD) will go into which part of VMware Inc.’s vCloud Suite are not available yet, but ...

Vendors link hardware switches with VMware NSX network virtualization

VMWORLD 2013 CONFERENCE COVERAGE This article is part of an Essential Guide, our editor-selected collection of our best articles, videos and other content on this topic. Explore more in this guide: 1. – VMWORLD 2013 NEWS: READ MORE IN THIS SECTION IT pros take a critical look at VMware’s software-defined vision Networking virtualization may be a ...

Amazon and Microsoft, beware—VMware cloud is more ambitious than we thought

Desktops, disaster recovery, IaaS, and PaaS make VMware’s cloud compelling. vCloud Hybrid Service integrates with on-premises VMware deployments. VMware VMware today announced that vCloud Hybrid Service, its first public infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud, will become generally available in September. That’s no surprise, as we already knew it was slated to go live this quarter. What is surprising is ...

VMware re-virtualizes networks and storage to keep pace with the cloud

Virtualization giant makes its case as Microsoft and OpenStack gain recognition. So much hardware to virtualize, so little time. Intel Free Press SAN FRANCISCO—VMware is still the big kahuna in virtualization, and the company is hosting its annual VMworld conference this week to show off the latest shiny bits of software that businesses can buy for ...

Could VMware’s new networking product show it the way toward openness and growth?

SUMMARY:VMware’s counting on its Nicira purchase to help it take its virtualization credibility from servers to networks. The launch of an ecosystem and new features around the NSX controller show it’s getting serious. The big news out of VMworld this morning is its NSX networking controller and the ecosystem designed to support it. With the ...

A VMware-Amazon detente? A shipping VMware cloud? 4 things to look for at VMworld

photo: (c) 2013 Pinar Ozger pinar@pinarozger.com SUMMARY:Will we see an Amazon-VMware team of rivals? Actual availability of the promised vCloud Hybrid Services cloud, a clarification of VCE status? Stay tuned for VMworld news. As VMware gears up its major cloud computing onslaught and revs up its software-defined data center mantra, here’s what I’ll be listening for ...

VMware woos faithful to cloud with vCloud Hybrid Service

VMware’s virtualization software is pervasive in enterprise IT shops, but, so far, the company hasn’t been able to parlay that dominance into the cloud. Its newly launched vCloud Hybrid Service could change that, though — at least for existing customers. After many years of declining to offer its own public cloud service, VMware’s vCloud Hybrid Service ...