The presumed "elasticity" of cloud technology tends to fall apart whenever the bindings change. That is, when a virtual machine or virtualized application relies upon the specific configuration of the hardware providing its infrastructure, it isn't exactly cloud-like when you have to migrate that element to a new host. You often find yourself rewriting some configuration file or maybe even engineering some one-time script.
Zerto Virtual Replication 2.0 promises to bring enterprise-class business-continuity/disaster recovery to VMware virtualized environments, taking aim at applications that run "in and between private, public and hybrid clouds." Targe... Read Post
Service providers are a lynchpin in VMware's strategy to extend its virtualization technology into the cloud. If the strategy works, VMware could become the leader in providing hybrid cloud infrastructures. It's a test for VMware's ... Read Post