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In 2015, IT teams will take training wheels off hybrid initiatives
In the past 12 months, we saw influencers transform from anti-hybrid activists to pro-hybrid evangelists. Much of the shift in thinking about hybrid IT can be tracked to company balance sheets. Now, as companies plan for 2015, IT teams are ready to move beyond their early experiments with hybrid clouds and fully embrace the possibilities of mixing on- and off-premise resources.
Consider cloud based DR/BC before building colocation sites
New technologies make leveraging the public cloud as a secondary data center a real possibility for companies of all sizes. IT can benefit from the scale and economics of public cloud, such as Amazon Web services, to protect on premise workloads from inevitable disasters.
Going Against the Flow: Lynn LeBlanc, CEO & Founder of HotLink
In her 25-year career in enterprise software and technology, Lynn has worked with Fortune 500 companies and Silicon Valley startups, and cultivated a track record of bringing emerging technologies to market and seeing businesses through successful exists. Learn more about going against the flow to achieve success.
The Future Is Now: Hybrid Data Centers Go Mainstream
If your company is not yet leveraging public cloud services, especially from the largest cloud vendor, Amazon Web Services (AWS), you are likely evaluating doing so. Technology partners like HotLink allow us to lead with a solutions approach that can quickly provide hybrid answers, avoiding months of process and engagement bloat.
Interview with Lynn LeBlanc, CEO and Founder of HotLink
HotLink's recent product announcements for HotLink Hybrid Express and HotLink DR Express are discussed along with HotLink's unique, streamlined approach to hybrid IT management. The most important considerations for corporate IT when starting a hybrid cloud initiative are reviewed along with strategies for preventing lock-in.
Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery: Choose Wisely
When cloud-based data protection technology emerged, the perfect solution seemed to be on the horizon: unlimited capacity with a low-cost, pay-as-you-go model. Basically, the public cloud could become the DR and BC insurance you pay for only when needed, but you must choose carefully.
Hybrid Cloud Computing
Hans De Leenheer interviews Jerry McLeod, VP Business Development for HotLink, at VMworld 2014 in San Francisco, CA.
Interview with HotLink Customer, Brian Lillie, CIO of Equinix
VMblog spoke with Brian Lillie, CIO of Equinix and Oded Haner, CTO of HotLink. Brian Lillie explains how his company makes use of HotLink's technology and describes what problems it helps them solve. Watch this video interview to learn more.
TechTarget Announces “Best of VMworld” 2014 Award Winners
A team of experts and editors selected winning products from more than 200 entries. The awards cover nine categories: Storage and Backup for Virtualized Environments; Security & Compliance and Virtualization; Virtualization Management; Networking and Virtualization; Desktop Virtualization and End-User Computing; Private Cloud Computing Technologies; Public/Hybrid Cloud Computing Technologies; New Technology; and Best of Show.
VMworld 2014 Expo Highlights: Nutanix, Atlantis Storage, Kaminario, Vision Solutions & HotLink
With more than 250 vendors, this year's VMworld 2014 exposition has been teaming with excitement all week. Flash storage, hyper-converged infrastructure, and cloud disaster recovery were some of the hot topics on the show floor. I met with several companies offering innovative solutions for your IT infrastructure.