Hybrid Cloud - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/21610 en VMware preps public cloud-powered disaster recovery as a service http://www.infoworld.com/t/disaster-recovery/vmware-preps-public-cloud-powered-disaster-recovery-service-240545?source=rss_hybrid_cloud <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/vmware_hp_pod.jpg" alt="VMware preps public cloud-powered disaster recovery as a service" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Continuously available recovery is typically thought of as a luxury that only larger businesses can afford, since they're the ones who can fork over the cash for a separate data center.</p> Cloud Computing Data Center EMC VMware Disaster Recovery Hybrid Cloud Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:44:11 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 240545 at http://www.infoworld.com 'State of the Cloud Report' proclaims hybrid is king http://www.infoworld.com/t/hybrid-cloud/state-of-the-cloud-report-proclaims-hybrid-king-239657?source=rss_hybrid_cloud <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/cloud_checklist.jpg" alt="'State of the Cloud Report' proclaims hybrid is king" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>What's the state of business cloud in 2014? Cloud Computing The Industry Standard Amazon Web Services Hybrid Cloud OpenStack Private Cloud Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:16:33 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239657 at http://www.infoworld.com Amazon, Cisco, Google crowd the cloud -- no thanks to NSA or IT http://www.infoworld.com/t/cloud-computing/amazon-cisco-google-crowd-the-cloud-no-thanks-nsa-or-it-239250?source=rss_hybrid_cloud <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/cloud_checklist.jpg" alt="Amazon, Cisco, Google crowd the cloud -- no thanks to NSA or IT" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>The gravitational pull of the cloud will not be denied -- or resisted, it seems, despite persistent fears about its security. Cloud Computing Cisco Systems Google Amazon Web Services Hybrid Cloud IaaS Private Cloud SaaS Cloud Computing Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239250 at http://www.infoworld.com Cisco's big about-face on cloud services http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/ciscos-big-about-face-cloud-services-238994?source=rss_hybrid_cloud <p>Three years ago as part of a comprehensive cloud strategy, <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/122010-cisco-cloud-service.html">Cisco pledged</a> to address every aspect of cloud except services it did not want to compete with customers.&nbsp;</p> Cloud Computing Cisco Systems Hybrid Cloud Private Cloud Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:19:30 +0000 admin 238994 at http://www.infoworld.com SQL Server 2014 supercharged with in-memory tables, Azure connectivity http://www.infoworld.com/t/dbms/sql-server-2014-supercharged-in-memory-tables-azure-connectivity-238639?source=rss_hybrid_cloud <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Microsoft_New_hp.jpg" alt="SQL Server 2014 supercharged with in-memory tables, Azure connectivity" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p><a href="http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2014/03/18/sql-server-2014-releases-april-1.aspx" target="_blank">Billed as</a> "Microsoft's cloud first data platform," SQL Server 2014 will be <a href="ht Applications Cloud Computing Data Center Data Management Microsoft SQL Server Hybrid Cloud DBMS Data Center Tue, 18 Mar 2014 20:44:30 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 238639 at http://www.infoworld.com VMware one-ups Amazon for Windows desktops as a service http://www.infoworld.com/t/virtual-desktop/vmware-one-ups-amazon-windows-desktops-service-238072?source=rss_hybrid_cloud <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/vmware_hp_pod.jpg" alt="VMware one-ups Amazon for Windows desktops as a service" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>If VMware <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/chrome-os/google-and-vmware-advance-plans-the-death-of-the-desktop-236258">teaming up with Google</a> to deliver Windows desktops to Chromebooks via VMware Horizon View didn't hammer the fina Cloud Computing Microsoft Windows Virtualization EMC VMware Amazon Web Services Microsoft Windows Hybrid Cloud Virtual Desktop Mon, 10 Mar 2014 18:22:15 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 238072 at http://www.infoworld.com Mirantis looks to open up OpenStack vendor certifications http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/mirantis-looks-open-openstack-vendor-certifications-237470?source=rss_hybrid_cloud <p><a href="http://www.mirantis.com/" target="_blank">Mirantis</a>, a services and systems integration company that has evolved into an OpenStack distribution provider, may be small in size but the company has proven time and again that it isn't afraid to mix things up with the big boys in the cloud playground in which it plays. And now it's going up against Red Hat in an effort to push an open-source certification initiative for products within OpenStack cloud environments.</p> Virtualization Red Hat Hybrid Cloud OpenStack Private Cloud Open Source Software Cloud Computing Virtualization Mon, 03 Mar 2014 17:00:53 +0000 David Marshall 237470 at http://www.infoworld.com Mark Russinovich: How Microsoft is building its cloud future http://www.infoworld.com/t/cloud-computing/mark-russinovich-how-microsoft-building-its-cloud-future-237465?source=rss_hybrid_cloud <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/microsoft_cloud_blue_2.jpg" alt="Mark Russinovich: How Microsoft is building its cloud future" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p></em></div> Cloud Computing Hybrid Cloud IaaS Microsoft .Net PaaS SaaS Cloud Computing Mon, 03 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Eric Knorr 237465 at http://www.infoworld.com VMTurbo drives the software-defined data center http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/vmturbo-drives-the-software-defined-data-center-235994?source=rss_hybrid_cloud <p>If you've been faithfully following <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/top-10-benefits-server-virtualization-177828">server virtualization</a> trends over the last few years or if you've had your head in the clouds like me, you've probably already been indoctrinated into the idea behind the <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/download-the-software-defined-data-center-digital-spotlight-221420">software-defined data center (SDDC)</a>. How pervasive has this concept become?</p> Data Center Virtualization Server Virtualization Storage Virtualization Hybrid Cloud Cloud Computing Data Center Virtualization Mon, 10 Feb 2014 17:00:47 +0000 David Marshall 235994 at http://www.infoworld.com The private cloud is giving way to the public cloud http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/the-private-cloud-giving-way-the-public-cloud-232911?source=rss_hybrid_cloud <p>Private clouds were the right solution for many enterprises that wanted to realize the value of cloud services without actually moving to a public cloud. However, from what I can see, the trend now appears to moving to deployments on public or hybrid cloud models.</p> <p>Gartner seems to agree. Michael Warrilow, a research director at Gartner, <a href="http://news.idg.no/cw/art.cfm?id=D50FA809-A35F-4B39-866F2B7569F7F2B0" target="_blank">says</a> more enterprises will look to use public and hybrid cloud models in 2014 as they realize "it's impossible to private-cloud everything."</p> Cloud Computing IT Management Hybrid Cloud Private Cloud Fri, 03 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 David Linthicum 232911 at http://www.infoworld.com Hybrid cloud wizards: CloudVelocity and Ravello Systems http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/hybrid-cloud-wizards-cloudvelocity-and-ravello-systems-231687?source=rss_hybrid_cloud <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/IT-In-The-Clouds_hp.jpg" alt="Review: Dueling hybrid cloud wizards" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>In the beginning, there was one block of bytes that was called "the application." Perhaps you toggled it into the front panel of the computer, perhaps you handed someone a deck of punch cards, or perhaps you dragged a single EXE file into your favori</p> Application Development Cloud Computing Data Center Virtualization Disaster Recovery Application Development Hybrid Cloud Cloud Computing Data Center Virtualization Wed, 27 Nov 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 231687 at http://www.infoworld.com CSC expands cloud management capabilities with ServiceMesh acquisition http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/csc-expands-cloud-management-capabilities-servicemesh-acquisition-230564?source=rss_hybrid_cloud <p>With a continued push toward the cloud, CSC has acquired enterprise cloud management startup ServiceMesh for an undisclosed sum of money. The move will allow CSC to continue its transformation into what it calls "a next-generation IT company."</p> The Industry Standard Virtualization Server Virtualization Hybrid Cloud M&A Private Cloud Startups Virtualization Mon, 11 Nov 2013 16:43:35 +0000 David Marshall 230564 at http://www.infoworld.com Red Hat launches new initiative to drive OpenStack into the enterprise http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/red-hat-launches-new-initiative-drive-openstack-the-enterprise-229934?source=rss_hybrid_cloud <p>Open source technology provider Red Hat today announced a new initiative designed to boost the adoption of its OpenStack cloud framework in enterprise data centers.</p> <p>The Red Hat initiative, dubbed On-Ramp to Enterprise OpenStack and developed with Intel, aims to educate customers about the benefits and capabilities of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform running on Intel servers.</p> Cloud Computing Open Source Software Red Hat Hybrid Cloud IaaS OpenStack Private Cloud Thu, 31 Oct 2013 13:52:10 +0000 admin 229934 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft, the sleeping giant of the cloud http://www.infoworld.com/t/cloud-computing/microsoft-the-sleeping-giant-of-the-cloud-229125?source=rss_hybrid_cloud <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/microsoft_cloud_blue_2.jpg" alt="Microsoft, the sleeping giant of the cloud" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p></em></div> Cloud Computing Hybrid Cloud IaaS Cloud Computing Mon, 21 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Eric Knorr 229125 at http://www.infoworld.com Gartner: The Top 10 IT-altering predictions for 2014 http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-management/gartner-the-top-10-it-altering-predictions-2014-228419?source=rss_hybrid_cloud <p>Gartner analysts today whipped out their always interesting and sometimes controversial look at what the consultancy thinks will impact the IT arena in the near future.</p> <p>Some of the technology trends are not new The so-called Internet of Things and cloud computing for example, but there are some hot new areas&nbsp; like 3D printing and software-defined networking that will be making an impact on IT sooner rather than later.</p> Cloud Computing Computer Hardware Consumerization of IT Mobile Technology Networking IT Management Hybrid Cloud Mobile Apps Printers Mobile Device Management (MDM) SDN Wed, 09 Oct 2013 11:46:43 +0000 admin 228419 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft's enterprise cloud strategy begins to take shape http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/microsofts-enterprise-cloud-strategy-begins-take-shape-228404?source=rss_hybrid_cloud <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/microsoft_cloud_blue_2.jpg" alt="TITLE" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p> Cloud Computing Microsoft Windows Microsoft Hybrid Cloud Windows Server Wed, 09 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 J. Peter Bruzzese 228404 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft offers Equinix customers private Azure access http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/microsoft-offers-equinix-customers-private-azure-access-228365?source=rss_hybrid_cloud <p>Microsoft will soon allow customers of Internet business exchange (IBX) provider Equinix to directly connect servers into the Windows Azure network, which could speed throughput of hybrid cloud applications.</p> <p>Equinix has a number of customers who don't want to use the Internet to access Azure, said Chris Sharp, Equinix general manager for cloud services. "They want high-throughput, LAN-centered connectivity," he said.</p> Cloud Computing Microsoft Hybrid Cloud PaaS Tue, 08 Oct 2013 12:16:06 +0000 admin 228365 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft's deal with AT&T shows the new path for cloud partnerships http://www.infoworld.com/t/hybrid-cloud/microsofts-deal-att-shows-the-new-path-cloud-partnerships-227164?source=rss_hybrid_cloud <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Microsoft_Cloud_Efforts_hp.jpg" alt="Microsoft's deal with AT&amp;T shows the new path for cloud partnerships" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Microsoft's <a href="http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/press/2013/sep13/09-18msattpr.aspx" target="_blank">newly announced</a> joint venture with AT&amp;T, in which AT&amp;T customers get VPN access to Micr Cloud Computing Data Center Networking AT&T Microsoft Azure Verizon Internet Hybrid Cloud Private Cloud Thu, 19 Sep 2013 18:35:58 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 227164 at http://www.infoworld.com NetApp pitches Data ONTAP, 'universal data platform' for clouds http://www.infoworld.com/t/hybrid-cloud/netapp-pitches-data-ontap-universal-data-platform-clouds-227006?source=rss_hybrid_cloud <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Cloud_Performance_hp.jpg" alt="NetApp pitches Data ONTAP, 'universal data platform' for cloud" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>The cloud is dead. Long live the hybrid cloud.</p> Cloud Computing Amazon Web Services Hybrid Cloud OpenStack Private Cloud Tue, 17 Sep 2013 16:30:22 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 227006 at http://www.infoworld.com First look: Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V shines on http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/first-look-windows-server-2012-r2-hyper-v-shines-223301?source=rss_hybrid_cloud <div style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Windows_New_hp.jpg" alt="TITLE" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Hyper-V 3.0 was perhaps the shiniest of the shining-star features of Windows Server 2012. A number of new capabilities, plus enhancements to existing ones, promise to make Windows Server 2012 R2 an even stronger candidate for the majority of virtualization tasks most organizations need to support.</p> Cloud Computing Data Center Microsoft Windows Virtualization Microsoft Hyper-V Windows Server Server Virtualization Microsoft Windows Hybrid Cloud Private Cloud Cloud Computing Data Center Virtualization Wed, 24 Jul 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 223301 at http://www.infoworld.com