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How to Leverage AWS as a Secondary Data Center
Given the growing importance of public clouds in supporting day-to-day processes, offerings like AWS can serve very effectively as secondary data centers. In fact, enterprises can now build cloud-attached data centers to quickly and easily incorporate public cloud resources into existing production data centers without complex system integration projects.
New products of the week
HotLink Cloud-Attach Platform lets customers quickly and easily incorporate public cloud resources into existing production data centers. It offers out-of-the-box interoperability between VMware and AWS without operational or integration complexity.
Expert Interviews: HotLink Talks Cloud-Attached Data Center
HotLink has become known for helping next-generation data centers to easily adopt a wide range of hybrid computing resources without adding complexity to their IT operations. To continue down that path, the company recently launched what it calls a Cloud-Attach Platform. To find out more, I spoke with HotLink CEO and founder, Lynn LeBlanc.
New platform allows integration of VMware and public cloud
Many businesses are turning to virtualization technologies and to public cloud services like AWS, but bringing these technologies together can be tricky. Hybrid IT specialist HotLink is launching a new Cloud-Attach platform that enables customers to quickly, easily and holistically incorporate public cloud resources into their existing production data centers.
HotLink Ties VMware More Closely to AWS
Aiming to advance the state of hybrid cloud computing, HotLink today unveiled a cloud platform designed to make Amazon Web Services (AWS) a natural extension of a VMware environment running on premise. While tools for connecting VMware to AWS have been around for a while, hybrid cloud remains a major management challenge for most. By making it simpler to connect the most widely used IT management framework on premise with AWS, IT can embrace public cloud services.
HotLink makes hybrid cloud management faster, cheaper
HotLink is announcing its new Cloud-Attach Platform to easily create hybrid clouds with VMware and Amazon Web Services. Managing hybrid clouds with the familiar vCenter platform, including networking and security, is a major selling point. Granular cost analytics on AWS environments, such as alerts on powered-on but unused instances, can reduce AWS costs by 50 percent.
HotLink Launches Cloud-Attach Platform and Managed Services for VMware and AWS Deployments
The new HotLink Cloud-Attach Platform is patented technology that lets IT teams natively extend their traditional virtualization management systems to public cloud resources and unify hybrid management without introducing an array of new tools. Because of the tight integration into VMware vCenter Server, companies can deploy cloud-attached AWS resources into their current environments in about 2 hours.
HotLink announces Cloud-Attach Platform
HotLink announced a new cloud platform that lets customers incorporate public cloud resources into their own virtualized on-premises data centers. The new HotLink Cloud-Attach Platform is tightly integrated with VMware vCenter Server, allowing customers to deploy cloud-based AWS resources into their on-premises environments.
10 Emerging Cloud Vendors You Need To Know About
Businesses continue to move more of their IT to cloud-based systems. That boosts major vendors like Amazon, Microsoft and Google, but also creates opportunities for startups that help customers migrate to the cloud and manage cloud-based systems. Here is a look at 10 emerging vendors that solution providers might want to partner with.
DRaaS is the low-cost insurance policy for "always-on" IT
With today's always-on, IT-centric business requirements, being unprepared to quickly recover services is not a viable option. What can IT teams do to avoid the high price tag, complexity and resource requirements of traditional DR/BC solutions? Take a look at new disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) designed for the public cloud.