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Posts from Date:   2011-8

VMware: Global Connect & vCloud Connector

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  August 29, 2011

VMworld kicked off this week with a flurry of announcements and improvements and I wanted to highlight two of the important ones for my coverage area. Global Connect – this new announcement is intriguing for enterprise customers.  The goal is for vCloud Datacenter partners to develop global relationships with one another to provide customers true […]

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Evaluating Cloud Providers

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  August 23, 2011

I just finished two webinars last week on Evaluating Cloud Providers.  Attendance was really fantastic and I hope our research has helped a variety of companies in their journey of evaluating cloud providers.  Below are my thoughts from the sessions.

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Improving the Internet bottleneck for Hybrid Cloud connections

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  August 12, 2011

In my recently published Gartner IT1 guidance document, “Moving Applications to the Cloud: Finding Your Right Path”, I highlighted a major contributing factor to the failure of VM to cloud mobility being the Internet bottleneck between enterprise data centers and public cloud providers.  In fact, for many large enterprise organizations, achieving uploads of 2-3 GB/hour […]

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