News & Commentary
Content tagged with Data Center posted in August 2013
Will VMware, Cisco Collide On Virtual Networks?
Commentary  |  8/30/2013  | 
VMware's NSX platform appears to travel the same network virtualization path as its longtime partner Cisco. Is a smash-up inevitable?
VMware Builds SDN Ecosystem; Where's Cisco?
News  |  8/29/2013  | 
VMware needs hardware vendors to support its approach to virtualized networking, but Cisco doesn't appear to be among the 20 partners already on board.
VMware: Enterprises Still Need Data Centers
News  |  8/27/2013  | 
VMware's Gelsinger tells VMworld that cloud services can't yet handle tough compliance, governance and service level requirements.
VMware Launches Software-Defined Data Center Tools
News  |  8/23/2013  | 
VMware adds tools to virtualize networking and storage resources this week at VMworld as customers debate its approach to hybrid clouds.
Rackspace Challenges VMware For Hybrid Cloud Users
News  |  8/21/2013  | 
Rackspace creates single-user vCenter servers for VMware customers; when they want public cloud, it will help them get there.
IBM's Cloud Business: Ex-Employee Divulges Shortfalls
Commentary  |  8/15/2013  | 
Confidential IBM documents reveal the company's struggles to meet its cloud forecasts, as the SEC and Wall Street cast a skeptical eye.
4 Things VMware Must Do At VMworld
Commentary  |  8/13/2013  | 
VMware CEO Gelsinger needs to show customers a new leadership team and a company that understands how to compete in a multi-hypervisor marketplace.
Private Cloud Build-Out: 4 Prerequisites
Commentary  |  8/13/2013  | 
Savings is a key reason to move to a private cloud, but shorter development cycles and faster time to market are more significant. Learn from early adopters.
How To Pick The Right Storage Caching System
Commentary  |  8/8/2013  | 
Caching systems can speed up performance, prolong the life of the storage network and are a very popular first step on the path to the solid state data center.


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