Transitioning Your Business to Integrate Cloud

During the last week of February, I had the opportunity to attend Channel Partners in Las Vegas and spoke with dozens of data centers and managed service providers. I was pleased to see that cloud was the common theme of presentations and the topic on everyone’s mind.

We all know the opportunity that cloud presents and it has been repeatedly ingrained in our minds that we must include cloud in our services or risk being left behind. Most of us are already convinced, but the interesting discussions at Channel Partners was about how to be successful in selling cloud services.

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Changing the Economics of your vCloud Powered Cloud with Appcore AMP

For service providers already leveraging VMware for their virtualized platforms, the vCloud Suite seems to be a logical choice for those looking to get into the cloud market. Appcore AMP takes aim at the value proposition offered by VMware and provides a complimentary cloud offering to those already using vCloud.

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The Cloud Software Battle

With the cloud market picking up steam and expected to be the largest growth area in IT for years to come, there is a massive battle for position as the cloud software leader. With the public cloud vendors entrenched in their decisions, the service provider and more specifically private cloud deployments are truly the battle field with well armed competitors duking it out.

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Topics: cloud computing

6 Common Complexities of Building a Public Cloud - What Service Providers Need to Know

Hundreds of service providers are looking to implement a multi-tenant public cloud environment every year and the most common question for all of them is; do I try and build this myself or find a vendor to partner with?

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