Kyle Hilgendorf

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vCloud Air + Google Cloud Platform – An ideal marriage (for now)

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  January 29, 2015  |  1 Comment

Today VMware and Google announced that they have entered into an agreement to integrate select Google Cloud Platform services into the vCloud Air Platform.  The specific Google services that vCloud Air customers will eventually be able to consume through vCloud Air include Google Cloud Storage, Google BigQuery, Google Cloud Datastore and Google Cloud DNS. In my opinion, this is […]

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VMworld 2014 – My Impressions of Cloud Announcements

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  August 28, 2014  |  1 Comment

VMworld 2014 took place in San Francisco, CA this week, with ~22,000 attendees descending for the annual event that showcases VMware’s newest announcements and product/service advancements.  I attended once again to pay particular attention to VMware’s cloud movements.  Here are a few of my impressions. vCloud Air Prior to VMworld, VMware announced a rebranding of […]

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vCloud Hybrid Service: My take from VMworld 2013

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  August 28, 2013  |  12 Comments

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 will enter GA on Monday. vCHS is VMware’s public IaaS offering which will attract comparison against AWS, Azure Infrastructure Services, and other’s in Gartner’s Cloud […]

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VMware: Global Connect & vCloud Connector

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  August 29, 2011  |  3 Comments

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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Improving the Internet bottleneck for Hybrid Cloud connections

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  August 12, 2011  |  2 Comments

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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