Mar2018

Is Traditional IaaS Cloud a Dead Man Walking?

Traditional IaaS cloud—whether AWS’s EC2, Azure’s offering, or even a private IaaS cloud running vCloud Director, vRA, or OpenStack, to name a few—is in trouble. Now, that sounds like quite a contentious statement to make, but I feel the writing …
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Feb2018

Virtualization Industry Acquisitions

Citrix Acquires Cedexis and CloudJumper Acquires IndependenceIT On February 12, Citrix announced that it has acquired Cedexis, a Portland-based leader in the Internet traffic management space. On February 13, CloudJumper, a Workspace as a Service (WaaS) provider, announced that it …
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Feb2018

Zerto Knocks Them for 6.0 with Its Latest Release

I was privileged to witness Zerto’s humble beginnings at Tech Field Day 6, when it came out of stealth with a product that quite frankly surprised us. Why? Not because Zerto was so different, not because it was a technical …
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Feb2018

SolarWinds Acquires Loggly

In case you missed it, on January 8, 2018, SolarWinds, “a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software…announced it has completed the acquisition of Loggly, Inc., a provider of cloud-based log monitoring and log analytics software. With the transaction, the company also will add to its team of world-class software engineering talent.”

Jan2018

Veeam Looks to the Future with Further Expansion into the Cloud

Veeam has dug its hand down the back of its corporate couches and handed over a tidy $42.5 million to N2WS, a provider of cloud-native enterprise backup and disaster recovery services for AWS. Who, you might ask? N2WS is the …
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