VMware (VMW, EMC) officially launches its vCloud Hybrid Service, which allows clients to pair...

VMware (VMW, EMC) officially launches its vCloud Hybrid Service, which allows clients to pair on-premise workloads with a VMware-run public cloud infrastructure. VMware claims the service supports more than 90 OS', has high-availability options, and allows public and on-premise workloads to be jointly managed. VMware also says it will offer SAP software, including Hana, "as a subscription service on premise and in the cloud." vCloud Hybrid competes with Amazon Web Services, Microsoft's Azure (perhaps the most direct rival), and Rackspace's OpenStack offerings. ITWorld calls it "ideal for a significant set of enterprise applications," but adds it's "no Amazon killer," given AWS' focus on low cost and ease-of-use.

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  • Ajayyy
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    One reason I dislike the cloud stocks is that I just don't understand what they really do. Everyone is coming out with first of so-and-so and it's not enough to guess on earning potential. What's important and what's not is unclear to me.
    21 May 2013, 07:21 PM Reply Like
  • krk
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    The "Amazon killer" task is left for EMC's spinout, PIvotal and its CEO Paul Martz. GE is a Pivotal investor.


    Amazon Vs. Pivotal: 5 Reasons Maritz Beats Bezos In Big Data Battle
    21 May 2013, 07:24 PM Reply Like
  • Ajayyy
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    I'll be hitting you up if I ever have questions about cloud.
    21 May 2013, 08:08 PM Reply Like
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