Clouds - October 2016

October 28, 2016 James Kessinger

 

The Only Newsletter Dedicated to Cloud Automation and Orchestration     October 2016

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Contents:

NetworkWorld: Interview Exposes Cloud Migration Chasm and the Need for Automation

Gartner: IT Spending Shift to Software and Services in 2017 

The Register: AWS has made VMware the Airbnb for Cloud

Digitalization Poised to Disrupt the F500: Digitalization and Cloud Panel at Fire 2016

Blog: IT Needs More than a Pyrrhic Victory for Cloud Migration Projects; VMware Steps Up

CloudVelox Achieves Two AWS Core Competencies

News coming! See CloudVelox at re:Invent 2016 for the Inside Track

CloudVelox CEO Raj Dhingra to Address CIOs in Houston in early December

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NetworkWorld Interview with Raj Dhingra Exposes Weaknesses of Image Conversion for Cloud Migration

John Gallant  

Relying upon image conversion for brownfield cloud migration is risky and expensive, especially for large, complex apps. Read about the challenges and risks inherent in image conversion-based cloud migration solutions in an exclusive NetworkWorld interview.

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InformationWeek: Gartner Sees Shift to Software and Services Spending in 2017

Scott Ferguson

"At its Symposium/ITxpo show, Gartner released new worldwide IT spending numbers that predict enterprises will spend up to $3.5 trillion on technology in 2017. That's an increase of about 3% over 2016 with much of that going toward software and services."  

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The Register: AWS has made VMware the Airbnb of the Cloud

Simon Sharwood

A strategic pivot places VMware in partnership with former rival Amazon. Will it be enough to beat Microsoft?

"Acquiring a global, diverse cloud without building one means VMware deserves to be mentioned among – pardon the word – “disruptors” who have made a business out of a platform and in so doing found a way to make integrated businesses look archaic."

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Digitalization and Cloud will Disrupt the Fortune 500: Future in Review Panel

Thought leaders from Oracle, Microsoft, Google, Accenture Soasta, Avnet and CloudVelox discuss the deep impact that digitalization and cloud will have on enterprise operating models. 

Most large enterprises are unprepared for what is coming and will be at a strategic disadvantage.

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Blog: IT needs more than a Pyrrhic Victory for Cloud Migration Projects

A perspective on the recent cloud migration interview with John Gallant and the new VMware partnership with AWS. Both events are closely related to the evolving need to close the cloud migration gap.

VMware will address easier migration for VMware customers (and their VMs) while CloudVelox is aimed at physical and virtual with a unique breadth of automation for complex physical and virtual apps with more demanding security and network-related requirements.

Read the blog.

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CloudVelox Achieves AWS Competency Status for Migration and Storage

Pioneer in Cloud Automation and Orchestration Software Recognized by AWS for seamless cloud migration and recovery between customers’ cloud and on-premises environments

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Meet CloudVelox experts in November at reInvent 2016 and HMG Strategy Philadelphia

Contact us and request a briefing.

We're about to announce some powerful new cloud migration capabilities and we would love to tell you how we will make cloud migration much easier for complex enterprise apps.  Let's talk!

Stay tuned: CloudVelox CEO will be in Houston to address area CIOs regarding Cloud Automation

Raj will continue blog series on key cloud migration considerations next issue. 

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