vCloud Director vs. Appcore AMP

The success of the VMware ESXi hypervisor has made vCloud Director a logical choice for service providers entering the cloud market. In fact, many current cloud providers offer a vCloud based offering. As a cloud partner for service providers, Appcore is often asked about the comparison between our AMP portfolio and the offering from VMware. While most vCloud Director powered providers also offer an alternative solution, new providers entering the market don’t always have the luxury of investing in multiple solutions.

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How to find the right cloud vendor

How do I find the right Cloud vendor? They all say they provide “cloud”, but what do they really mean? These are important questions that need to be answered, not only for your Cloud production environment but also for good disaster recovery strategies.

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Recognizing Revenue in the Cloud

As an accountant with no prior experience in the cloud industry, I understand the pains and questions that arise when recognizing revenue. Cloud computing and the various cloud services is highly debatable in the accounting world. 

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4 Necessary Cloud Automation Tools

Merriam Webster defines automation as the automatically controlled operation of an apparatus, process or system by mechanical or electronic devices that take the place of human labor. But what does automation mean for cloud service providers?

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The Ultimate Guide to Cloud Monitoring

There are countless benefits that you can leverage as a service provider by implementing cloud monitoring techniques in your environment. All service providers need cloud monitoring in order to enhance cloud security, streamline management and provisioning of virtual machines, and reduce associated business costs.                                                                  

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