Hint: It doesn’t really matter. VMware’s move shows that, despite its problems, OpenStack is driving private cloud discussion in enterprise IT shops.
In the not-so-distant past, if you wanted to query huge data sets, you needed authorized access to the big iron of supercomputers. The era of big data and public cloud has changed all that and hat’s a great thing, says Yahoo Fellow Kalev Leetaru.
VMware wants to ease “vSoup”-OpenStack coexistence. But as evidenced by CEO Pat Gelsinger’s comments, it sure seems conflicted about it.
At VMworld, the virtualization giant will unveil a new service that makes OpenStack more compatible with VMware tools and VMware-loaded data centers as well as a new appliance that will come stocked with (what else?) VMware software.
Company says combo of CloudVolumes and Horizon will expedite real-time delivery of Windows apps to desktops.
VMware plans to rebrand vCloud Hybrid Services as vCloud Air, sources said. The news leaked in advance of VMworld 2014.
Sure, they’ve been talking mobile for a while, but now that Amazon has followed Microsoft in unveiling its mobile development toolset, the other enterprise IT guys need to make some noise.