VMworld 2014

VMworld US 2014 - A look into the future

VMware's annual conference, VMworld was held in San Francisco at the end of August. VMworld is a two part conference, with events in San Francisco, and Barcelona in October. This conference is VMware’s customer focused event of the year, where they make most major announcements. This was my 3rd VMworld, and each time it gets…

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Vendor Update: VSPP becomes VMware vCloud Air Network

VMware have "evolved" the VSPP program and it is now known as the VMware vCloud Air Network.  To quote from the official press release (full copy available here http://ir.vmware.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=867208) ...the VMware vCloud® Air™ Network to provide greater choice and flexibility to businesses looking to capitalize on the advantages of hybrid cloud. As the world's largest…

VMware PEX 2014

VMware PEX 2014

I recently returned from VMware’s PEX event in San Fransicso and wanted to pass along a few highlights: Session-based DaaS has come to VMware and is launched on to VSPP – This is a great new option for those organizations looking to deliver DaaS – and is called the Horizon DaaS Platform - (http://www.vmware.com/products/daas) VMware…

VMware–subscription licensing focus with VSPP

(Stephen Parker, Head of Cloud Strategy, NewLease) NewLease have been successfully managing software subscription licensing programs from some of the industry leaders for some time now.  Despite this success it is no secret that in generally terms subscription licensing has been the “poor cousin” of the traditional on-premises programs. However recently this trend is showing…