VMworld 2019 Group Shot

CloudBolt sponsored and attended VMworld 2019 in San Francisco (with 12 CloudBolters in attendance!) and it was an energy-packed event. I’ll summarize some of the news and talk from the conference here. VMWare’s main announcements Last week, VMware announced the release of: Tanzu – their Kubernetes orchestrator, essentially an answer to Google’s Anthos. Project Pacific…

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This week's Weekly CloudNews from CloudBolt.

Welcome to this week’s edition of CloudBolt’s Weekly CloudNews! Earlier this week, we published a blog from Patrick Campbell on DevOps tools for success, including a deep look at tools such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform and CloudFormation. Reminder: Carahsoft will be hosting a webinar featuring CloudBolt and AWS on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 2…

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Agile software development practices have emerged as the preferred way to deliver digital solutions to market. Instead of defined stages of software development, sometimes referred to as “waterfall” approaches, software changes are continuous. We now consider almost any software delivery process as agile as long as it combines development and operations (DevOps) and the releases…

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VMworld 2019 is upon us, with thousands of IT professionals descending on the Moscone Center in San Francisco from Aug. 25 to 29. The sheer volume of breakout sessions, among other things of interest at the show, can be overwhelming to take in especially if you’re there to learn about one or two specific subjects.…

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As enterprises and agencies continue to expand on cloud initiatives, there’s an increasing number of choices from public and private cloud offerings that integrate with existing on-premises data center virtualization technologies and configuration management tools. Choices include lifting and shifting basic virtual machines (VMs) from one workload environment to another, to re-architecting legacy solutions altogether…

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ServiceNow, as an enterprise Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) cloud offering for enterprises, delivers and manages just about everything. They lead the pack for Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) tools among a long history of other IT vendor tools for service desk and incident management. Their “Now” platform runs IT, employee, and customer digital programs. For IT cloud…

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Within the CloudBolt product, we’re quickly adding a host of functionality, not all of which is obvious to users of the product. That’s why I’m thrilled to introduce this new series of blogs and videos—we’re providing an easy way to learn about features you may not have realized existed. Many times when my team and…

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With each release of CloudBolt, we introduce new features, enhance existing ones, and fix issues brought to our attention from our customers. We also thank a CloudBolt Champion and recognize their efforts in making us the market-leading hybrid cloud management solution for enterprises and organizations.  Release 8.8 is named after Sal Sharief, who is a…

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Most enterprises have a complex digital ecosystem that’s integral to running their business. Many of them use independent software vendors (ISVs) to help with any part of their complex internal and external components. Whether it’s cost reporting to deep monitoring that requires instrumentation of specific lines of code, an ISV provides a competitive edge to…

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After VMware introduced vSphere about 10 years ago, it’s become one of the most popular server virtualization platforms for many data centers across the globe. Rivals include Hyper-V from Microsoft, Red Hat (KVM) and XenServer from Citrix. Nutanix Acropolis has also gained traction and some IT groups are braving it out with OpenStack—the only open…

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The race to build digital solutions that entice us with new experiences continues its momentum for ride sharing, home sharing, food delivery, and financial planning. Energized by the ability to build apps that scale quickly with demand, digital disruptors have made it possible for us to now rent cars hourly from private owners. Drivers can…

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