Posts Tagged ‘ IT as a Service ’

ITIL as a Service

October 5, 2012
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DataCenterVirtualization

Beetil is rapidly making a name for itself with a SaaS-based service management offering that delivers a readily accessible pragmatic approach to ITIL.

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Windows Intune 3.0 Microsoft Cloud-based Device Management – More Than Just a Curiosity

July 30, 2012
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DesktopVirtualization

Initial released in March 2011 at the Microsoft Management Summit 2011 in Las Vegas, Windows Intune was Microsoft's first toe in the water of cloud-based management services for business desktops. Initial designed to appeal to small to medium-sized companies with up to 500 desktops, it offered a minimal feature set with just the bare bones…

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Maritz/Gelsinger – Virtualization and the Cloud Diverging?

July 19, 2012
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CloudComputing

The management changes at VMware mean that virtualization and the cloud are diverging and that EMC is increasing its focus on both. Having Paul Maritz as Chief Strategist at EMC means that is vision will continue to permeate both efforts, while their operational separation will mean that both can succeed without being encumbered by the…

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News: VMware to Acquire DynamicOps, Inc.

July 2, 2012
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VMware100x30

The big news (so far this year) is "VMware to Acquire DynamicOps". Now VMware is a multi-cloud and physical/virtual management vendor. Coming on the heels of the Dell buy of Quest, this means that VMware has signaled that it intends to compete in the new virtualization management market with all available weapons.

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Managing a Private Cloud on Converged Infrastructure

June 12, 2012
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CloudComputing

Cloupia and DynamicOps make managing a private cloud on converged infrastructure much easier than it is with vendor provided cloud management solutions. Both cloud management vendors and converged infrastructure vendors should be evaluated on the breadth and depth of their partnerships with their counterparts in the ecosystem.

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EMC VSPEX vs. vBlock, or NetApp FlexPod. Can VMware VARs “Refuse” the Offer?

April 16, 2012
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CloudComputing

EMC VSPEX is a converged infrastructure offering targeting private clouds offered through EMC and VMware VAR's. This focus upon the channel makes this the first "private cloud in a box" that is explicitly designed for VAR's and SI's to take to their mid-market customers. As such the potential for such an offering is huge. However…

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The 2012 Cloud Management Challenge

December 27, 2011
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The 2012 Cloud Management Challenge

Private cloud management offerings are today very well suited to create and manage self-service scenarios for workloads that are either transient, or that require significant scaling of resources during the daily or weekly cycle of business activity. Private cloud management offerings are today not well suited to be the management solution through which all future…

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Your VMworld 2011 Enterprise Private Cloud and IT as a Service Short List

August 25, 2011
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Your VMworld 2011 Enterprise Private Cloud and IT as a Service Short List

Choosing a Private Cloud platform involves trading off the scale of the environment, the types of applications running on the environment and compatibility with public cloud platforms with each other. VMware, DynamicOps, Gale Technologies, Abiquo, Platform Computing and Cisco offer the most compelling enterprise focused production application platforms. However other use cases and markets are…

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News: Embotics Pioneers Simple IT as a Service

June 6, 2011
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Embotics Corporation a pioneer in virtualization and automated private cloud management, today unveiled EmboticsV-Commander 4.0, Cloud Edition, which accelerates virtualization and private cloud initiatives within mid-sized and large data centers.

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