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How do you know if the cloud is right for your business?
The rapid growth in cloud adoption might suggest that every workload businesses currently have on-premise is destined for some sort of cloud-based service. The reality is that is probably not the case. Entrusting key applications to a third party requires intelligent planning. What can IT organizations do to reduce risks, tame the complexity and increase their potential for success?
Amazon not insurmountable in cloud
An example of a need for innovation comes in cloud management issues that eat up the savings end users are promised by moving workloads off premise. This makes offerings like HotLink Cloud Management Express beneficial. One of the next big spaces in cloud will be controlled by vendors who can help MSPs manage varying cloud environments.
Hybrid cloud management tool uses vCenter as a door to AWS, Azure
HotLink has a new solution called Cloud Management Express that integrates with vCenter Server to extend that same VMware interface to other public and private clouds for administration and management of hybrid workloads -- including Microsoft Azure, VMware vCloud Air, Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, OpenStack, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix XenServer and Red Hat KVM.
New products of the week 08.17.2015
The new HotLink Cloud Management Express integrates, administrates, monitors and manages public and private cloud resources spanning AWS, Azure, vCloud Air, OpenStack, Hyper-V, XenServer, KVM and vSphere, using VMware vCenter.
HotLink enhances integrated management of public and private cloud workloads with Cloud Management Express
HotLink extended VMware vCenter capabilities with Cloud Management Express to enable enterprises to unify the administration and management of public and private cloud resources in one streamlined, integrated solution that works out of the box – providing public cloud support for Azure, vCloud Air, OpenStack and Amazon EC2, and on-premises support for OpenStack, Hyper-V, XenServer and KVM.
HotLink Showcases Award Winning Hybrid Virtualization and Cloud Management Solutions at VMworld
Each year at VMworld, I look forward to catching up with HotLink to find out what they have been cooking up for us in the virtualization and cloud management space. Each year, they come up with something new, which is why they have consistently been awarded Best of VMworld awards for the last few years.
Mix N Match Clouds
HotLink Corp. announced this week its HotLink Cloud Management Express, which extends VMware vCenter and compatible tools, including orchestration, self-service portals, PowerCLI scripts and automation, across various VMs so companies can unify management of hybrid clouds.
HotLink Introduces Cloud Management Express for Integrated Management of Cloud Workloads
HotLink introduced HotLink Cloud Management Express, which extends VMware vCenter so companies can unify management of both public and private cloud resources in one integrated solution. It provides public cloud support for Microsoft Azure, vCloud Air, OpenStack, and Amazon EC2, and on-premises support for OpenStack, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix XenServer and Red Hat KVM.
vCenter gains power to manage multiple clouds
HotLink has enhanced the capabilities of VMware vCenter by giving it the power to manage multiple public clouds, including Azure, vCloud Air, OpenStack and Amazon EC2, and also wrangle on-premises OpenStack, Hyper-V, XenServer and KVM. The idea here is pretty simple: if you use vCenter and other clouds or hypervisors, it may well be convenient to use one management tool rather than a handful.
HotLink Enables Azure, OpenStack Management Through vCenter
As a provider that extends the reach of VMware vCenter into other IT environments, HotLink has been giving IT a way to manage multiple types of virtual machines running on-premise or in the cloud. The company is now extending that reach to include Microsoft Azure and OpenStack clouds. Organizations have already standardized on vCenter to manage their on-premise environments and may benefit from the ability to use the same management for multiple clouds.