ServiceMesh Already Offers Solutions Competitors Are Just Starting to Develop in Cloud Management #VMworld

Alina Popescu | August 28th

Shawn Douglass, ServiceMesh CTO discussed cloud management, software defined everything and virtualization trends with theCUBE co-hosts John Furrier and Dave Vellante, live at VMWorld 2013. When it comes to orchestration and service management, companies like VMware are moving towards...»

VMware Moves Up the Virtualization Stack #VMworld

Bert Latamore | August 28th

If the question at the start of VMware 2013 Monday morning was where VMware was headed in the coming year, company CEO Pat Gelsinger has answered it: VMware is moving up the virtualization


CIOs Need a Corporate Plan for the Cloud

Bert Latamore | August 26th

CIOs who do not have a corporate plan for getting maximum business advantage from the Cloud are dangerously behind the times, and those who think that nobody in their company is using Cloud services


As VMworld Opens, Where is VMware Going?

Bert Latamore | August 25th

As VMworld 2013 opens in San Francisco this morning, VMware dominates the virtualization vertical. But the big question that it needs to answer over the next three days is: How will it maintain


Ballmer Era Ends, Setting Microsoft Free

Bert Latamore | August 24th

Yesterday's surprise announcement of Microsoft CIO Steve Ballmer's impending retirement should be good news for the company and for its fans if it also signals the end of his "One Microsoft" policy that has


Hypervisor Market Approaching Crossroads #VMworld

Bert Latamore | August 23rd

As VMworld 2013 opens, the hypervisor market is approaching a directional decision point. A lot is happening, with software-led networking, software-defined storage, and of course the perennial VDI all waiting in the wings while


Vertica the Bright Star in a Dismal Quarter for HP

Bert Latamore | August 22nd

Vertica is the one bright star in what otherwise is a dismal quarter for HP that saw CEO Meg Whitman warn of a no-growth fiscal year and announce a management shake-up in HP's Enterprise Group,...»

VMware Dominant Going into #VMworld

Bert Latamore | August 22nd

As VMware heads into VMworld 2013, it is in a dominant position in the virtualization market, comparable to Microsoft on the desktop in 1990 or IBM in 1970, with continuing strong growth ahead of


NaviSite Announces Advanced IaaS Powered by vCloud #VMworld

Bert Latamore | August 21st

Managed service and cloud computing provider NaviSite this morning has announced NaviCloud Director, an advanced IaaS service built around VMware's vCloud Director and designed to support advanced applications and hybrid computing environments. It


SimpliVity Announces Deep Stack Converged Infrastructure Alternative

Bert Latamore | August 20th

Startup SimpliVity has announced a set of converged infrastructure products designed for multiple-box scalability that goes beyond competing offerings from the large vendors, writes Wikibon Principal Research Contributor Stuart Miniman. Specifically, SimpliVity's OmniStack include backup/dedup,...»