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MSPs make unlikely friends with public-cloud fat cats

MSPs make unlikely friends with public-cloud fat cats

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Today’s information-technology market is turning out to be an unlikely friend to smaller, managed service providers. Not only did public cloud not kill them as some foresaw, it actually paved the way for expansion. And mid-sized enterprises may even prefer them over hyperscalers. The twists in the service-provider market during recent years are reflected in phoenixNAP […]

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VMware CTO sees one unified platform anchoring customers’ multicloud plans

VMware CTO sees one unified platform anchoring customers’ multicloud plans

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A lot of VMware Inc.’s customers view it as what it was in the past: a company that “virtualizes” hardware to make data centers more flexible and efficient. Kit Colbert, chief technology officer of VMware’s cloud platform business unit, is here to tell them the company isn’t living in the past. “It’s important to understand […]

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Q&A: Dell EMC, VMware partnership continues to evolve in cloud market

Q&A: Dell EMC, VMware partnership continues to evolve in cloud market

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Not every cloud provider is equal. Some providers offer certain technical aspects or software programs that others don’t. They may work with different kinds of customers and incorporate different methods for helping those customers to stay efficient. Dell EMC and VMware Inc. partner to give customers the latest upgrades in the cloud space. Both companies […]

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VMware revamps partner program to up its SaaS game

VMware revamps partner program to up its SaaS game

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VMware Inc. has been busily changing clothes to fit into the new information-technology world. While its first attempt at a public-cloud offering flopped, it appears to have recovered. It now enjoys multiple hybrid and on-premises cloud partnerships. It is also revamping its partner program to foster innovative software as a service offerings. The virtualization pioneer just […]

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The race is on to bring public cloud on-prem: Who’s leading?

The race is on to bring public cloud on-prem: Who’s leading?

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The major cloud providers are all throwing their hats in the cloud on-premises ring. It makes market sense since most enterprise customers aren’t abandoning their data centers. But can companies really enjoy public cloud from the comfort of home? Are these vendors cloud washing ho-hum data-center tech? Are any really delivering the cloud operating model on-prem? […]

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What’s really inside Google’s new multicloud packaging?

What’s really inside Google’s new multicloud packaging?

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Customers have finally succeeded in dragging cloud providers kicking and screaming into their hybrid computing reality. Most aren’t ditching their on-premises data centers just yet, and vendors have gotten the message. Google Cloud Platform has joined the party, saying all the right words about hybrid-cloud and multicloud choice and portability. But does it actually have […]

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JetStream combines replication, cloud storage for fast data restoration

JetStream combines replication, cloud storage for fast data restoration

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A year and a week after emerging from stealth, data migration software developer JetStream Software Inc. is entering the data protection market with a service that backs up entire virtual machine images to on-premises infrastructure, the cloud or a combination. JetStream is aiming the service at cloud service providers and managed service providers who will […]

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