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HotLink debuts cloud management, monitoring for VMware vCenter
HotLink announced HotLink Cloud Management Express, providing management of public and private clouds from within VMware vCenter. A single point of administration, monitoring, management and automation enables companies to leverage existing VMware vCenter-compatible tools and workflows, such as orchestration, self-service portals, PowerCLI scripts and automation across hybrid resources.
HotLink Launches Multi-Platform Management Product
HotLink announced a new management solution called HotLink Cloud Management Express, part of the new HotLink Hybrid Management Suite. HotLink Cloud Management Express is a VMware vCenter plug-in that extends existing vCenter management capabilities to additional resources including Microsoft Azure, vCloud Air, OpenStack, Amazon EC2, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix XenServer and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (KVM).
HotLink Launches Cloud Management Express for Integrated Management of Public and Private Cloud Workloads
HotLink announced HotLink Cloud Management Express, which extends VMware vCenter capabilities to public and private cloud resources including Azure, vCloud Air, OpenStack, Amazon EC2, Hyper-V, XenServer and KVM. Companies can easily unify administration and management in one streamlined, tightly integrated solution that works out of the box.
Startup HotLink unveils solution leveraging vCenter to manage non-vCenter environments
Santa Clara-based HotLink has announced HotLink Cloud Management Express, which extends VMware vCenter capabilities so companies can also integrate, administer, monitor and manage the administration and management of public and private cloud non-vCenter resources. HotLink has a hybrid sales model, and the roadmap calls for significant channel expansion.
Pain-Free Migration To The Public Cloud
Thinking of moving applications to the public cloud? Follow these guidelines to ensure unexpected expenses and problems do not erode potential benefits. To make sure unexpected expenses and problems will not erode the benefits, educate yourself, plan ahead, partner with skilled service providers and vendors, and communicate openly and realistically with end users.
Embrace Hybrid IT and Lead the Pack
Whether you are leading an enterprise or small data center, there is a high likelihood you are considering cloud-based computing technologies. You may have to support diverse applications and end user requirements with a range of technical, service-level, regulatory and cost constraints. Many are just realizing they are dealing with a new set of silos and a significantly more complex ecosystem as a result.
What entrepreneurs get wrong about success
I would tell any 22 year old aspiring founder to work for another company before he or she starts his or her own. I've met a lot of young engineers who want to jump into entrepreneurism too early in their careers. They are excellent technologists, but they haven't yet built the business knowledge to understand what it takes to lead a startup day to day.
What You Might Not Understand About NFV, But Need to Know
There's a philosophical divide brewing between switching-oriented staff and IT teams. Who will drive the planning, deployment and management of NFV? Network providers operate complex operations, and many diverse roles will be required to successfully manage the next-generation infrastructure. Virtualization and networking administrators will be essential to the industry's NFV future.
Moving to the Public Cloud: Six Steps for Success
The public cloud beckons. However, companies are still figuring out how to begin incorporating public cloud services into existing IT operations. Early considerations include streamlining migrations, reducing risk and targeting early wins. This slideshow highlights best practices to help IT leaders stay focused and see their businesses through a successful cloud migration.
Virtual Thoughts With HotLink: Transforming IT
Lynn LeBlanc of HotLink and Edward Haletky spend some time discussing transforming IT into a hybrid cloud landscape in this video podcast. We look not only at HotLink technology, but also at what it really takes to transform your existing environment into a hybrid cloud environment. Once you make the decision, it is not an all or nothing process, but one that should be planned carefully.