Kyle Hilgendorf

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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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vCloud vs. OpenStack: Battle lines for enterprise cloud

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  May 31, 2011  |  4 Comments

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 is the industry behemoth in the data center with the vast market share of server virtualization business.  Their vCloud initiative over the past 2 years […]

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