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vCloud Hybrid Service: My take from VMworld 2013

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  August 28, 2013

This week at VMworld 2013, VMware announced the general availability of vCloud Hybrid Service (vCHS).  vCHS has been in an early adopter program for the last couple of months but...

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Go West Cloud Customers?

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  October 23, 2012

Yesterday was marked with another major cloud outage.  Amazon Web Services experienced a single availability zone issue in the US-East-1 region.  As with all major cloud provider outages, I get...

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OpenStack: Too many cooks or insurmountable force?

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  April 20, 2012

I just returned from full days at the OpenStack conference and analyst day in San Francisco. For full transparency, I’ve been somewhat skeptical about the size of the OpenStack movement...

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Evaluation Criteria for Public Cloud IaaS Providers

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  April 16, 2012

Last week I wrote a short blog on some not-so-common differentiators among public cloud IaaS providers. This week, Gartner published a large corresponding research project that I wanted to highlight....

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Differentiation in IaaS

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  April 11, 2012

I recently took a customer phone dialog regarding key differentiators in a public cloud IaaS offering.  The customer wanted to discuss differentiators among services that are not commonly considered.  The...

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vCloud vs. OpenStack: Battle lines for enterprise cloud

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  May 31, 2011

Citrix's Project Olympus announcement last week at Synergy regarding commercial support for OpenStack officially signaled the beginning of an intriguing battle for the attention of enterprise cloud computing environments. VMware...

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Terremark and Savvis acquisitions demonstrate why I love working at Gartner

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  April 27, 2011

I have now been employed at Gartner for three months.  While that is a very short time of employment, I have come to appreciate the knowledge and perspective I gain...

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AWS now has a checkmark, but misses the point

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  March 29, 2011

Amazon recently announced a new feature in their Virtual Private Cloud (VPC).  Customers that have a VPC can now choose to deploy “dedicated instances” into their VPC that run on...

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