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Top 10 virtualization companies emerging in 2014
As more businesses begin to bring a second, or even a third, hypervisor into their data centers, the demand for a tool to manage those heterogeneous environments is growing. That’s the wave Hotlink is riding, and it’s making quite a splash.
Podcast: HotLink DR Express Virtualization Backup & Recover to AWS
Douglas Brown interviews Lynn LeBlanc, CEO and Founder at HotLink. Lynn and Douglas discuss HotLink’s new DR Express backup, recovery, and DR solution, why they built it, how it works, why we should care, and much more!
The cloud makes comprehensive protection possible for every VM
By leveraging resources in an elastic cloud in conjunction with the latest platform and workload transformation technologies, data centers get rapid operational recovery, near-infinite capacity, seamless management and easy migration back on-premise ⎯ at a price that everyone can afford.
2014 Prediction - Hybrid IT for All: Enterprise, Government, Mid-Market Alike
Regardless of whether it is a private corporation or a conservative public government entity, IT departments are making significant investments in the public cloud. Instead of fighting business users, corporate IT will look for ways to make public clouds and hybrid computing models work for their organizations in the new year.
Startup Aims To Streamline Multi-Hypervisor Management
A 2013 InformationWeek survey on virtualization management found that 42% of respondents use more than one hypervisor. HotLink piggybacks on VMware to let customers manage multiple hypervisor platforms, including Microsoft and Amazon, from VMware's vCenter console. The upshot is that one hypervisor management platform can be used to manage disparate hypervisors.
HotLink 2014 Predictions: In 2014, Hybrid IT Will Dominate Deployments
A year ago, corporate IT teams were focused on shadow IT problems caused by rogue workloads in the public cloud, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS). Today, as the most traditionally conservative sector embraces hybrid IT, the wider enterprise conversation is about leveraging public clouds, scalability and economics for three critical needs: data protection including disaster recovery (DR) and business continuity (BC), cloud bursting and workload optimization and profiling.
HotLink's Metamorphosis into Cloud Bursting and DRaaS Solutions
HotLink is a vendor of some very clever bits of software that make the management of virtualized environments easier. And recently the company has been busy making deals to build its software into some very useful looking services for low-cost disaster recovery and for hybrid clouds
Q&A: Interview with HotLink, Talking Collaboration with NetApp
HotLink is one of those companies that are always on the move and coming up with new ways to simplify IT management complexity. I’ve been fortunate to meet up with Lynn LeBlanc, the founder and CEO of HotLink, about an announcement about collaborating with NetApp to extend NetApp private storage for Amazon Web Services to VMware environments.
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The joint solution between HotLink and NetApp unifies VMware and AWS management, enables easy VM portability and provides secure, high-performance storage for an enterprise class hybrid IT environments.
HotLink, NetApp Join Forces To Unify Management in the Cloud
HotLink is teaming up with NetApp to integrate VMware vCenter management, NetApp Private Storage for Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon EC2, and AWS Direct Connect. The result is a hybrid computing environment that offers data protection, disaster recovery, business continuity, and cloud bursting capabilities.