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Disaster Recovery as a Service Requirements
In our data protection research, we have discovered that there are quite a number of companies that say they do Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS). Just what is DRaaS? What are the basic requirements? Is using a public cloud better than using hosted DRaaS? Are there any risks? Is DRaaS just a dump-and-go? Is DRaaS just another managed services play? There are many questions - now, let us look at some answers.
HotLink signs on Avnet as first distributor for VMware-focused cloud integration platform
HotLink has announced a distribution agreement with Avnet covering the HotLink Cloud-Attach Platform, which offers native and simple interoperability between VMware management infrastructure and public and private cloud resources. It also covers HotLink Managed DRaaS which extends VMware vCenter to provide disaster recovery and business continuity.
HotLink and Avnet Partner to Enable Public Cloud Adoption for Corporate IT Data Centers
HotLink, the market leader in transformation solutions for hybrid IT, today announced an agreement with Avnet to make HotLink solutions accessible to Avnet channel partners, as more enterprise customers seek to easily, quickly and cost-effectively extend, integrate and unify on-premise computing environments with public cloud resources like Amazon Web Services.
Executive Viewpoint 2017: The Public Cloud is Officially Front and Center in Corporate IT
Over the course of last year, public cloud technologies and services were broadly vetted across the private and public sectors, and early adopters have unequivocally proven the value proposition for speed, agility and cost savings across a wide range of use cases. 2017 will be the year we see the public cloud market move into mainstream corporate IT consumption.
HotLink, Avnet Agree to Hybrid IT Distribution
As the only Avnet partner providing native public cloud integration with VMware vCenter management infrastructure, HotLink will enable resellers to deliver holistic management of hybrid cloud production environments as easily as homogenous, on-premise VMware deployments.
HotLink CEO Lynn LeBlanc On Helping The Channel To Embrace Hybrid Cloud
The serial entrepreneur is seeing a lot of demand from partners expanding from on-premise to the cloud. This past year has been a momentous one, and the channel has really embraced the public cloud as a hybrid technology. Much more of the channel recognizes that competing with the likes of AWS is probably a futile effort. There is now much more of a hybrid mentality.
4 Public cloud predictions corporate IT will fulfill in 2017
In the past 12 months, early adopters proved the value proposition of a wide range of cloud use cases that leverage the public cloud in a hybrid IT environment. Their trailblazing clears the way for enterprises to embrace the public cloud in 2017, and we can expect corporate IT to adopt the cloud for more critical production workloads this year to benefite from of speed, agility and cost effectiveness. This will play out in four key areas.
Data backup and recovery software: 2016 Products of the Year finalists
The finalists in the data backup and recovery software and services category of the 2016 Storage magazine/SearchStorage Products of the Year competition span a wide range of data protection products. Convergence of data protection technologies and multi-platform capabilities are key, as customers seek all-in-one products. And the finalists reflect how the cloud has grown into an important role in backup and disaster recovery software.
Controlling AWS with vCenter – HotLink Briefing Note
Many companies are finding workloads that are much more appropriate for the infinite scalability and cost predictability of the public cloud. The challenges come when you consider that the local data center and the public cloud have two completely different sets of management tools, and moving workloads between them is not that easy. HotLink offerings allow companies to use their existing vCenter tools to manage AWS and migrate workloads between AWS and their local VMware environment and offer a lot of possibilities across a wide range of use cases.
Interview with Lynn LeBlanc, CEO and Founder of HotLink
Everyone is talking about hybrid cloud these days. The HotLink Cloud-Attach Platform is perfect for companies looking to quickly, easily and holistically incorporate cloud resources into their existing production data centers -- without sacrificing management functionality or adding operational complexity. For the first time, companies can administer and manage hybrid cloud resources, whether on-premise or in the public cloud, as easily as local VMware environments.