Cloud Management is a key aspect organisations are looking at on their journey to becoming a software-driven enterprise – in order to simplify operations, increase IT efficiency and reduce datacentre costs.Enterprise IT has to juggle supporting many different types of applications (legacy, mainframe, monolithic, cloud-native apps, microservices, serverless, and more) – each requiring their own stack and type of infrastructure, that is operated and maintained in a fundamentally different way. In addition, enterprise infrastructure is commonly comprised of both on-premises data centres and public cloud workloads. Thus, a key challenge for enterprise IT is around managing hybrid/multi clouds – encompassing both private/public clouds – across VMs, containers, serverless applications, and more.Hybrid clouds and Cloud Management Platforms (CPMs) have gotten a bad rep in recent years, and with good reason. We now have the knowledge, the technology, and the … [Read more...] about Who’s afraid of the big, bad hybrid cloud?
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As the cloud matures, many businesses are finding that not every application belongs in public clouds. Due to regulatory issues, security risks, data ownership concerns, and fears of cloud lock-in, many applications are stubbornly rooted in on-premises architectures.The startups in this roundup understand that, and rather than trying to sweet talk enterprises into forklift upgrades, these startups are willing to work under hybrid-cloud constraints.The startups below federate data, making it available from any cloud to any application; provide application virtualization software, which enables enterprises to move workloads to and from various clouds at will; provide cloud file systems that optimize and mobilize data, and much more.One thing to note: We did include a few hybrid cloud storage startups, and even a data analytics one, because they all operate at infrastructure levels or they push infrastructure features up to the application layer. They are cloud-enabling tools, in other … [Read more...] about 10 hot hybrid-cloud startups to watch
VMware has used the first day of VMworld in Las Vegas to announce a handful of innovations across its hybrid cloud portfolio of infrastructure and management software, pushing its multi-cloud business strategy as offering flexibility to customers. Newly announced is the vSphere Platinum Edition, a new release of vSAN to further ease hyperconverged infrastructure adoption, and new updates across the VMware vRealize cloud management platform, which VMware said will help customers deliver developer-friendly infrastructure from any cloud with more secure and consistent operations. special feature Integrating the Hybrid Cloud As far and fast as cloud computing is embedding itself into the enterprise, there remain many cloud-resistant applications and services. Read More Speaking with press ahead of the announcement, VMware VP and CTO for the Americas Cameron Haight said consistent infrastructure allows for the datacentre, the cloud, and now the edge to operate harmoniously. "We … [Read more...] about VMware touts multi-cloud strategy with expanded hybrid cloud portfolio
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 7, 2018--RED HAT SUMMIT 2018-- Red Hat (NYSE:RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Vorwerk is implementing a new Internet of Things (IoT) environment with multicloud support and an infrastructure based on Red Hat solutions. Serving as the foundation for Vorwerk’s IoT initiative is Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, Red Hat’s hybrid cloud solution built from enterprise-grade Kubernetes and Linux containers, which provides the flexible, scalable architecture for Vorwerk to expand device connectivity and application processing power.Over its 130-year company history, Vorwerk, a family-owned business, has transformed from a carpet factory to a diversified international group with a portfolio of products and services that includes premium household appliances, carpets, cosmetics, and even leasing and financing services. Today, Vorwerk is considered a pioneer in many product segments when it comes … [Read more...] about Red Hat, Vorwerk Bake the Hybrid Cloud and Internet of Things Into Leading Cooking Appliance
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 25, 2018--CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) today announced that it has been named a “Value Leader” by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) in its Enterprise Hybrid Infrastructure Monitoring (EHIM) Radar Report. For the report, EMA scored solutions based on their ability to discover and monitor servers, networks, hypervisors, containers, storage systems and public cloud services.CA Unified Infrastructure Management (CA UIM), a comprehensive cloud and hybrid IT monitoring solution evaluated for the report, received strong scores for ease of use and administration, operational analytics, platform functionality – including cloud support, fault isolation and troubleshooting, architecture and integration.According to the report, “IT organizations increasingly need hybrid infrastructure monitoring solutions that can support cross-domain operations for private, public, and hybrid clouds. Whether an enterprise has a dedicated network … [Read more...] about Enterprise Management Associates Recognizes CA’s Leadership in Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Management