VMware’s latest cloud push includes more VMware Cloud on AWS regions, expanded multi-cloud management tools, and a new hyperconverged infrastructure device jointly engineered with Dell EMC.
Microsoft contributed the open source Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC) to OCP in 2016. It uses the Linux kernel, and it allows cloud operators to share the same software stack across multiple switch vendors’ hardware.
The new storage platform “sits slightly ahead of the curve with what’s happening in the market,” says one analyst.
IHS Markit says hyperconverged infrastructure will grow from only 122,000 units shipped last year to more than 1 million units shipped by 2022.
The company expanded data protection with new and enhanced features to its Data Domain and Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IDPA) products.
This was one of several announcements Microsoft made today to boost its cloud and edge capabilities for its U.S. government customers.
The new group’s list of founding members reads like a who’s who of chipmakers, telecommunications companies, cloud providers, edge infrastructure vendors, and others.
The partnership gives HPE customers scale-out block and object storage. And it also moves Datera’s platform into more enterprise data centers.
The technology is still in its infancy with only a handful of vendors shipping products. We expect to see more action in 2019.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) once again came in No. 2, with 16.3 percent revenue share or $3.81 billion.
The virtualization giant updated its hybrid cloud stack with new Kubernetes support and also announced a new integration with IBM Cloud’s managed Kubernetes service.
The new software shows how the lines between traditional backup and recovery and data security are being blurred.
At VMworld and at home this week, all four of the top hyperconverged infrastructure vendors made news with their HCI platforms and partnerships.
The new Dell EMC VxRail G560 will be the first and only HCI appliance jointly developed with VMware to provide integrations that seamlessly work with VMware Cloud Services.
Composable infrastructure — Dell EMC calls it “kinetic infrastructure” — treats networking, storage, and compute as fluid resource pools that can be composed and recomposed on the fly.