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2014 Prediction - Hybrid IT for All: Enterprise, Government, Mid-Market Alike
Regardless of whether it is a private corporation or a conservative public government entity, IT departments are making significant investments in the public cloud. Instead of fighting business users, corporate IT will look for ways to make public clouds and hybrid computing models work for their organizations in the new year.
Startup Aims To Streamline Multi-Hypervisor Management
A 2013 InformationWeek survey on virtualization management found that 42% of respondents use more than one hypervisor. HotLink piggybacks on VMware to let customers manage multiple hypervisor platforms, including Microsoft and Amazon, from VMware's vCenter console. The upshot is that one hypervisor management platform can be used to manage disparate hypervisors.
HotLink 2014 Predictions: In 2014, Hybrid IT Will Dominate Deployments
A year ago, corporate IT teams were focused on shadow IT problems caused by rogue workloads in the public cloud, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS). Today, as the most traditionally conservative sector embraces hybrid IT, the wider enterprise conversation is about leveraging public clouds, scalability and economics for three critical needs: data protection including disaster recovery (DR) and business continuity (BC), cloud bursting and workload optimization and profiling.
HotLink's Metamorphosis into Cloud Bursting and DRaaS Solutions
HotLink is a vendor of some very clever bits of software that make the management of virtualized environments easier. And recently the company has been busy making deals to build its software into some very useful looking services for low-cost disaster recovery and for hybrid clouds
Q&A: Interview with HotLink, Talking Collaboration with NetApp
HotLink is one of those companies that are always on the move and coming up with new ways to simplify IT management complexity. I’ve been fortunate to meet up with Lynn LeBlanc, the founder and CEO of HotLink, about an announcement about collaborating with NetApp to extend NetApp private storage for Amazon Web Services to VMware environments.
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The joint solution between HotLink and NetApp unifies VMware and AWS management, enables easy VM portability and provides secure, high-performance storage for an enterprise class hybrid IT environments.
HotLink, NetApp Join Forces To Unify Management in the Cloud
HotLink is teaming up with NetApp to integrate VMware vCenter management, NetApp Private Storage for Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon EC2, and AWS Direct Connect. The result is a hybrid computing environment that offers data protection, disaster recovery, business continuity, and cloud bursting capabilities.
Want Venture Capital? Here Are 10 Must-Haves
Think you want to raise venture capital? You’d better be prepared to deliver a pretty big return on investment to VCs. Before you waste your time and that of the VC by asking for a meeting, make sure your business can leap the bar set by VCs.
HotLink Unifies VMware, Amazon Web Services and NetApp
For NetApp customers, moving data into the AWS cloud has been relatively easy. Using that data in the form of an Amazon cloud based application, however, has been challenging. HotLink changes NetApp Private Storage for AWS from a data repository to a fully enabled DR or cloud bursting service.
NetApp-HotLink Team Links Private Storage App to VMware Infrastructure
NetApp and HotLink Corp. have partnered to make NetApp’s private storage application for Amazon Web Services interoperable with VMware technology. The platforms support customers’ disaster recovery and business continuity efforts.