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HotLink for Hybrid Production Environments
HotLink announced major enhancements to its HotLink Hybrid Express and DR Express solutions. HotLink’s latest releases enable easy deployment of hybrid production workloads at scale, provide advanced analytics spanning on- and off-premise resources, and deliver tighter integration between VMware vCenter and AWS for hybrid IT deployments.
Q&A: Award Winning HotLink Returns to VMworld 2014
The event is always jam packed with information coming in from every which way, so it is important to come up with a good game plan to try and follow as best you can throughout the event. And part of our game plan will be to walk the exhibitor show floor and meet with as many vendors as possible. And one of those must see vendors on my list is HotLink.
3 Options to Build Private Clouds with Public Cloud Perks
HotLink offers hybrid IT platforms that combine the best of both public and private clouds to provide the scalability, flexibility and speed users need at an economical price. Enterprises can use VMware vCenter to leverage the public cloud to supplement their existing on-premise data centers.
Emerging Vendors 2014: Cloud Vendors
Cloud computing is arguably the single most important trend to hit the IT industry in years. It's not only forcing established vendors to change their game plans, but the cloud revolution has created opportunities for a whole new generation of emerging vendors. Check out the hottest startups in the cloud computing segment from the Emerging Vendors list for 2014.
Evaluation Criteria for Your Cloud-based Data Protection Solutions
With so much talk about disaster recovery (DR) and business continuity (BC) in the cloud, you might be considering such an option. Have your new DR/BC vendor explains exactly how they will provide seamless and automated failover of critical business operations when your disaster strikes. In other words, be sure your DR solution actually has an "R" and not just a "D."
The Face of New Backup
As we launch ourselves into the clouds, we need to perhaps rethink how we do data protection. We need integrated data protection that not only accounts for cloud or data center failures but also accounts for the need to run within the cloud. There are lots of issues when you stand up systems within a cloud from a replicated source, unless the network is also replicated over into the cloud. This is a crucial component, automated only by a few tools, such as HotLink.
4 Steps to Securing a Rock-Star Advisory Board
To help accelerate and increase the probability of success, startups need to seek other industry leaders to support and evangelize their efforts. From ongoing product feedback to investor due diligence to media interviews to customer prospects and more, a strong advisory board can completely change the course of a new company.
Hybrid DR: A real option compared to the duplicate data center myth
Nick Hardiman addresses whether hybrid disaster recovery options which use a public cloud are ready, and debunks the duplicate data center myth. HotLink, the company with the Hybrid Express product for cloud bursting, also provides DR Express; this allows VMware customers to use AWS for their DR program.
Cloud bursting: Better tools are needed to live up to its promise
One of the selling points of a hybrid cloud strategy is cloud bursting. The company that can make cloud bursting easy is onto a good thing. Tools must help the tech staff by bringing simplicity to complexity, the way Hotlink Hybrid Express does for VMware and AWS.
2014 Virtualization 50
Virtualization remains one of the hottest segments of the IT industry. CRN presents its annual list of the virtualization vendors that need to be on the channel's radar. #21 HotLink develops technology that lets VMware vCenter support hypervisors from Microsoft, Red Hat and Citrix. Hotlink DR Express is its VMware plug-in for Amazon Web Services data protection.