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 [...]
Entries Tagged as 'OpenStack'
by Kyle Hilgendorf | August 28, 2014 | 1 Comment
by Kyle Hilgendorf | April 20, 2012 | 2 Comments
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 and the crippling effect of too many players and the competitive nature of those involved for moving the initiative forward. Perhaps some of this comes [...]
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 [...]