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.
VMware is launching an iPad app today that gives access to a virtual Windows desktop. The new VMware View Client works in combination with VMware View, which moves applications into the cloud and delivering them as a managed service... Read Post
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