VMware provides foundation for enterprise hybrid cloud

VMware‘s key message this week at its annual VMworld conference is making the shift to the hybrid cloud. The company announced new and enhanced products around helping customers migrate to hybrid cloud environments so they can get all the benefits associated with such an operating platform. The new products are being introduced to meet the…

HP introduces VirtualSystem for VMware vSphere 5

HP is extending the Microsoft– and Citrix-based VirtualSystems announced at HP Discover to VMware’s upcoming vSphere 5, the company announced at VMworld in Las Vegas. VirtualSystem for vSphere 5 is shipping in three versions, one aimed at mid-sized businesses that will be mostly sold through the channel, a higher tier product for businesses with a…

QuickVid: Partner opportunities with Office 365 caught up with Microsoft Canada president Eric Gales at the company’s Toronto launch media event for Office 365 to discuss partner implications of the new online productivity suite. On the agenda: how Gales is seeing partners innovate around the new cloud-based service, and how partners are reacting to Microsoft’s decision to retain control of customer billing even with partner-sold 365 implementations.