ITaaS4751 Service Provider Keynote – Route to Market

Following the General Session on Partner Exchange 2015 Day #1, VMware held breakout keynote sessions for various route to markets. Being aligned so tightly with the vCloud Air Network, ITaaS4751 Service Provider Keynote seemed the most relevant one to attend for myself. I found this session was well received by…

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Add-on or Opt-out what works best?

Recently I have had a common question come up with lots of discussions that I have with Service Providers (this will help anyone building or delivering a service not just Service Providers). The question is aimed at how to productize a service, what get’s included and what gets excluded. Unfortunately…

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5 Key Products for VMware focused Service Providers

At VMworld US earlier in the year, VMware announced, the vCloud Air Network has 3800+ providers. This is a substantial amount of VMware focused service providers globally. The vCloud Air Network allows Service Providers to leverage VMware products based on a consumption model to develop a mature and feature rich…

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VMworld 2014 – A look into the future.

I have just returned from a week in San Francisco, after attending the annual VMworld conference. This conference is VMware’s customer focused event of the year, where they make most major announcements (A second VMworld is held in Barcelona that VMware will announce more things). This was my 3rd VMworld,…

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Book Review – Implementing Cloud Storage – OpenStack Swift

Introduction Object Storage’s uptake within the industry is increasingly rapidly. OpenStack Swift is the OpenStack variant of Object Storage, and allows you to consume storage by using API calls. Web based storage is becoming more popular in the world of cloud and business’s are leveraging web based storage to transform…

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