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HotLink Launches Cloud Management Express for Integrated Management of Public and Private Cloud Workloads
HotLink announced HotLink Cloud Management Express, which extends VMware vCenter capabilities to public and private cloud resources including Azure, vCloud Air, OpenStack, Amazon EC2, Hyper-V, XenServer and KVM. Companies can easily unify administration and management in one streamlined, tightly integrated solution that works out of the box.
Startup HotLink unveils solution leveraging vCenter to manage non-vCenter environments
Santa Clara-based HotLink has announced HotLink Cloud Management Express, which extends VMware vCenter capabilities so companies can also integrate, administer, monitor and manage the administration and management of public and private cloud non-vCenter resources. HotLink has a hybrid sales model, and the roadmap calls for significant channel expansion.
Pain-Free Migration To The Public Cloud
Thinking of moving applications to the public cloud? Follow these guidelines to ensure unexpected expenses and problems do not erode potential benefits. To make sure unexpected expenses and problems will not erode the benefits, educate yourself, plan ahead, partner with skilled service providers and vendors, and communicate openly and realistically with end users.
Embrace Hybrid IT and Lead the Pack
Whether you are leading an enterprise or small data center, there is a high likelihood you are considering cloud-based computing technologies. You may have to support diverse applications and end user requirements with a range of technical, service-level, regulatory and cost constraints. Many are just realizing they are dealing with a new set of silos and a significantly more complex ecosystem as a result.
What entrepreneurs get wrong about success
I would tell any 22 year old aspiring founder to work for another company before he or she starts his or her own. I've met a lot of young engineers who want to jump into entrepreneurism too early in their careers. They are excellent technologists, but they haven't yet built the business knowledge to understand what it takes to lead a startup day to day.
What You Might Not Understand About NFV, But Need to Know
There's a philosophical divide brewing between switching-oriented staff and IT teams. Who will drive the planning, deployment and management of NFV? Network providers operate complex operations, and many diverse roles will be required to successfully manage the next-generation infrastructure. Virtualization and networking administrators will be essential to the industry's NFV future.
Moving to the Public Cloud: Six Steps for Success
The public cloud beckons. However, companies are still figuring out how to begin incorporating public cloud services into existing IT operations. Early considerations include streamlining migrations, reducing risk and targeting early wins. This slideshow highlights best practices to help IT leaders stay focused and see their businesses through a successful cloud migration.
Virtual Thoughts With HotLink: Transforming IT
Lynn LeBlanc of HotLink and Edward Haletky spend some time discussing transforming IT into a hybrid cloud landscape in this video podcast. We look not only at HotLink technology, but also at what it really takes to transform your existing environment into a hybrid cloud environment. Once you make the decision, it is not an all or nothing process, but one that should be planned carefully.
Moving IT to a Public Cloud? Follow These 10 Best Practices
So, you have decided it's time to get on board and start using Amazon or some other public cloud provider. It can seem like a daunting undertaking when resources are thin and so many other projects need to be done. How do you get started? Consier these tips to streamline the process, reduce risks, and repa benefits early in your cloud migration project.
Hybrid IT Can Save Your Data Center And Your Job
Hybrid IT integrates on-premise operations with public cloud, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), and can make comprehensive data protection practical and accessible for any organization and every type of workload by leveraging the low-cost, pay-as-you-go economics of public clouds for your secondary data center. In the event of a disaster, the cloud can be your best friend.