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Hybrid storage: Taking advantage of the cloud – ZDNet

Posted on Jul 1, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

The way we think about storage is changing. Starting from a world of direct-attached storage (DAS), we moved to using storage area networks (SANs), before virtualising our storage and not worrying about what physical disks we were using

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Orange Flexible Computing Advanced Allows Enterprises to Build Their Own … – Financial Mirror

Posted on Jul 1, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

HONG KONG & PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Orange Business Services today announced the expansion and availability in Asia Pacific of their next-generation Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud offering called Flexible Computing Advanced. The service is targeted at large multinational companies who have multiple data center and network requirements across many countries. By standardizing and consolidating customer cloud infrastructure onto a globally consistent and reliable virtual private cloud, Flexible Computing Advanced enables customers to achieve greater savings on total cost of ownership.

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Veritas Technologies focused on transition to hybrid cloud – TechTarget

Posted on Jul 1, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

VeritasTechnologies is scheduled to complete its spin out from Symantec in January 2016, and will become a separate publicly traded storage vendor. We spoke with Matt Cain, executive vice president and chief product officer of the new Veritas Technologies, about what the company will look like and what its strategy will be when the split occurs. Cain said Veritas will have around $2.8 billion in revenue when the spinout is complete

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Ixia Ships First End-to-End Private and Hybrid Cloud Visibility Solution – MarketWatch

Posted on Jun 30, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

CALABASAS, Calif., Jun 30, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ixia XXIA, -0.32%  a leading provider of application performance and security resilience solutions, today shipped new software features for its Net Tool Optimizer® (NTO™) visibility platform.

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Faction Launches Cloud Marketplace Allowing for Turn-key Optimization – MarketWatch

Posted on Jun 30, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

DENVER, CO, Jun 30, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Faction, an enterprise-class Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud provider offering hybrid, private, and public cloud solutions, announces the launch of Faction Marketplace, a purchasing platform connecting existing customers and channel partners to cloud service and product suppliers. Faction Marketplace acts as a convenient resource for its partners and resellers to purchase complementary cloud services that enhance the overall functionality of their IT environments

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Ixia Ships First End-to-End Private and Hybrid Cloud Visibility Solution – Business Wire (press release)

Posted on Jun 30, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

CALABASAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ixia (Nasdaq: XXIA), a leading provider of application performance and security resilience solutions, today shipped new software features for its Net Tool Optimizer® (NTO™) visibility platform. The new NTO software enables seamless, single-pane-of-glass visibility into hybrid cloud deployments, allowing a unified view of the entire network

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Moving to the hybrid cloud in three steps – Digital News Asia

Posted on Jun 30, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

Businesses believe the hybrid cloud should be one of their biggest areas of focus But there are three areas they need to look into when making the move AH, the cloud. Everyone is doing it.

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Microsoft’s Hybrid Cloud Strategy – Redmondmag.com

Posted on Jun 27, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

In-Depth Microsoft's Hybrid Cloud Strategy Microsoft is building a stronger bridge between Windows Server and Microsoft Azure, but it'll also manage AWS, VMware and OpenStack infrastructure and services. Early visions of cloud computing saw a day when enter­prises could deploy applications and business services without the need for any datacenter compute, storage and application infrastructure. Back in 2006, Sun Microsystems Inc.

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How to make a seamless transition to hybrid cloud – Digital By Default News

Posted on Jun 26, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

Organisations looking to replace legacy managed service applications, while cutting costs and improving services, have been turning to hybrid cloud – combinations of private, public and community cloud services – in droves. An effective hybrid cloud solution is an easy win in terms of speed, agility, transparency and cost savings — but how can you make the switch as seamless as possible

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Microsoft Plans to Boost Its Presence in the Hybrid Cloud Space – Market Realist

Posted on Jun 24, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

Microsoft Adds BlueStripe: Continues Its Acquisition Spree (Part 3 of 6) Microsoft Plans to Boost Its Presence in the Hybrid Cloud Space By Anne Shields  • Jun 23, 2015 2:21 pm EDT Microsoft is aiming hybrid cloud with integration of BlueStripe to its portfolio As we saw earlier in this series, Microsoft (MSFT) completed the acquisition of BlueStripe on June 10, 2015. Since companies are adopting hybrid and multi-cloud infrastructures more to store, process, and analyze business data, technology players are aggressively aiming to expand their presence in the cloud space. Mike Neil, Microsoft’s general manager of Enterprise Cloud stated that “As evidenced through our recent announcements such as Microsoft Azure Stack, OMS, Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016, Microsoft is committed to providing leading hybrid cloud solutions and support for our customers.” Enlarge Graph Through BlueStripe Software, Microsoft will gain visibility in understanding how applications interact with data center IT systems

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Orange Flexible Computing Advanced Allows Enterprises to Build Their Own … – Business Wire (press release)

Posted on Jun 24, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

HONG KONG & PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Orange Business Services today announced the expansion and availability in Asia Pacific of their next-generation Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud offering called Flexible Computing Advanced. The service is targeted at large multinational companies who have multiple data center and network requirements across many countries. By standardizing and consolidating customer cloud infrastructure onto a globally consistent and reliable virtual private cloud, Flexible Computing Advanced enables customers to achieve greater savings on total cost of ownership.

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Here’s why I see OpenStack becoming the most important cloud platform for … – VentureBeat

Posted on Jun 24, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

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Another Cloud Boom Coming Our Way? – MSPmentor

Posted on Jun 23, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

As a managed service provider (MSP), you must know that cloud adoption is in full-swing, right? Well, what if we were to tell you that another cloud computing boom is still to come?

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Another Cloud Boom Coming Our Way? – MSPmentor

Posted on Jun 23, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

As a managed service provider (MSP), you must know that cloud adoption is in full-swing, right? Well, what if we were to tell you that another cloud computing boom is still to come? Whether you believe it or not, research suggests that a slew of new opportunities could be on the way for MSPs in the world of cloud data storage and cloud-based file sharing.  When a new technology is unleashed on the world, it often makes itself known in waves

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Dave Donatelli Gets New Role At Oracle: Converged Infrastructure, Hybrid Cloud – CRN

Posted on Jun 19, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

Oracle is adding wood behind its hardware and engineered systems arrow with the appointment of a high-profile former Hewlett-Packard executive to head its infrastructure business. David Donatelli, who left HP in March to join Oracle in what was then an unknown role, is as of Thursday Oracle's new executive vice president of converged infrastructure

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