VMware is the dominant force in a market ripe for disruption. Will the vCloud efforts create a channel conflict?
The company has launched vCloud Express, a pay-as-you-go service that lets developers write applications for internal virtualized environments and external clouds.
In recent weeks, the landscape of cloud computing has changed dramatically, with the introduction of services from the likes of Amazon, Savvis, Terremark and OpSource.
News through the blogosphere from the Minneapolis VMWare User Group about the naming of the next generation of VMWare infrastructure.
Zimbra is off to VMware for an undisclosed price, which is likely much less than the $350 million that Yahoo paid for the open-source e-mail company in 2007.
Big Blue's announcement of a new cloud-computing service for the enterprise market finally puts it solidly on the cloud map, without losing any of that signature IBM service.
VMware begins its conference debuting products to manage virtualization for corporations, while Microsoft launches an ad campaign targeting its rival's new licensing policy.
In a struggling economy, the tech industry is a shining light. Even within the strong tech economy, though, cloud computing stands out right now.
Cloud enthusiasts are saying cloud computing run inside an enterprise is "not really cloud." But for cloud to be relevant to enterprise IT, internal/private clouds must have a role.
With VMWare's acquisition of SpringSource, Java's relevance to cloud application development has never seemed stronger. However, the real story here is how application deployment and operations may be made much more developer friendly.