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August 31, 2015
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Virtualization giant VMware used its international conference to unveil additions to its public cloud services and software-defined data center portfolio.
VMware branded nine new products as elements of its unified hybrid cloud platform. The company said the platform connects the vSphere virtualization suite to achieve the stated goal of its IT model: “One Cloud, Any Application, Any Device.”
“Digital business transformation is creating new opportunities and new risks across every industry. Applications are the fuel of this digital business transformation,” said Raghu Raghuram, executive vice president and general manager of VMware’s Software-Defined Data Center Division.
VMware updated its public cloud offering, vCloud Air, with new or expanded products that include object storage, SQL and disaster recovery. The Palo Alto-based company also updated its software-defined data center with disaster recovery, analytics and other products.
A multitude of companies announced new products and services at VMworld. Among the highlights:
EMC unveiled a new EMC Federation End-User Computing product. With integrated hardware, software and services from EMC Information Infrastructure (EMC II), VMware and VCE, the Federation Enterprise Hybrid Cloud aims to unite the strengths of private and public cloud and drive business agility by self-service provisioning of applications and resources to policy-driven service levels. Hundreds of EMC partners around the globe will have access to the service.
Lenovo announced new enterprise software, including database solutions and cloud reference architecture for VMware’s software-defined data center.
Cloud Cruiser announced a hybrid cloud analytics offering. The company said CloudSmart-Now collects data from Amazon Web Services, Windows Azure, VMware and Openstack.
Independence IT announced integration between its Cloud Workspace Suite and VMware’s vCloud Air and vCloud Director. The company said the collaboration with vCloud Air reflects a “bring-your-own-cloud” strategy.
The VMworld U.S. conference runs through Thursday.
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James Anderson is a news editor for Channel Futures. He interned with Informa while working toward his degree in journalism from Arizona State University, then joined the company after graduating. He writes about SD-WAN, telecom and cablecos, technology services distributors and carriers. He has served as a moderator for multiple panels at Channel Partners events.
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