VMware’s vCloud Hybrid Service will compete in a crowded IaaS field.
General Electric is pouring $105 million into Pivotal, an offshoot of EMC’s VMware subsidiary.
But will those two great tastes go great together?
The company will launch the platform later this year, serviced by the newly formed Hybrid Cloud Services business unit.
VCE emerged two years ago as a partnership between Cisco, EMC, VMware and Intel.
VMware’s Virsto purchase could open up the storage market for similar deals.
Dell has embraced the open-source OpenStack for its private cloud. That’s a notable contrast from its public cloud, backed by VMware technology.
EMC and its VMware subsidiary are creating a separate entity devoted to cloud and Big Data platforms.
VMware’s vCenter Operations Management Suite 5.6 and vFabric Application Director 5.0 are now generally available.
VMware has updated its cloud-management portfolio to support alternative tools, including Amazon’s platform.