About Alicia Gaba

Bluelock Director of Marketing Alicia Gaba is responsible for leading Bluelock's marketing team, strategy and message. Alicia focuses on Bluelock's strategic partnerships as well as develops and executes the demand generation strategy and market positioning through effective management of resources and budget.

Frequently Asked vCloud Networking Questions

February 12, 2013 by Alicia Gaba

Networking is an often-overlooked aspect of cloud IaaS.  Good networking will increase efficiencies.  Bad networking costs time and money, particularly if an issue arises with your configuration. When working with enterprises our team speaks to a number of different people at different technical skill levels.  Here are some of the most frequently asked questions regarding…

Bluelock Positioned in Challengers Quadrant of Leading Analyst Firm’s Magic Quadrant for Cloud IaaS

October 23, 2012 by Alicia Gaba

Gartner Research recently issued its “Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)” and Bluelock is excited to announce that it is positioned in the Challenger’s Quadrant. The Gartner Magic Quadrant is widely recognized as one of the most influential evaluations for enterprises seeking to evaluate cloud Infrastructure as a Service. It evaluates vendors…

Hybrid Cloud Sessions at VMworld 2012

June 29, 2012 by Alicia Gaba

Bluelock is excited to announce that we are officially participating in 2 cloud computing sessions at VMworld 2012 (US) and have another session featuring our hybrid cloud customer E-Meter (Siemens). While we know our awesome giveaways (yes, we were the ones with the fez hats last year) will be a great reason for you to…

Bluelock’s Pat O’Day Named a Cloud Influencer, Thought Leader

by Alicia Gaba

Bluelock loves being on lists, but we love it even more when our team members are recognized for their outstanding work. Recently Bluelock CTO Pat O’Day was named to Wired’s ‘Top 10 Cloud Influencers, Thought Leaders’ on its Cloudline blog. Pat, a co-founder of Bluelock, has been extremely instrumental in forging the VMware vCloud® public…

One Powerful Public Cloud IaaS Company

April 10, 2012 by Alicia Gaba

Bluelock is excited to announce that it was recently named to NetworkWorld's list of "10 most powerful IaaS companies." Writer Christine Burns assembled the list with help from analysts at Cloud Technology Partners, Current Analysis, Enterprise Strategy Group, Gartner, IDC and Neovise. Those analysts named companies they believed have the most influence in the public…

CRN Names Bluelock to 2012 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors List

March 16, 2012 by Alicia Gaba

It’s been a busy few weeks for the team at Bluelock and a lot of exciting stuff has been happening, one of which was CRN naming Bluelock to its 2012 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors list. The comprehensive list highlights the most innovative cloud computing companies across the five major categories: cloud platforms, cloud infrastructure,…

The Benefits of Shifting to the Cloud

September 21, 2011 by Alicia Gaba

A short visit back in time to any organization’s datacenter would render images of tape carts, disk drives, paper logs and even punched cards.  Later, the datacenter used menu driven applications to take batch processing out of the computer room and onto the user’s terminal screen. In just a few short years, the menu-driven application…

A Federated Cloud for Global Customers | Bluelock & Colt

August 23, 2011 by Alicia Gaba

Bluelock and Colt are joining forces as VMware vCloud Datacenter service providers to offer a Federated Cloud solution for global enterprise clients. Listen to Greg Branch, director if IT architecture, Colt, and Bill Busch, director of strategic partnerships, Bluelock as they talk about the partnership and what it means for enteprise clients and the global…

Bluelock at VMworld 2011 – Get Energized!

August 15, 2011 by Alicia Gaba

Bluelock is in the midst of getting ramped up for our favorite event of the year – VMworld 2011. Last year we had a blast in San Francisco, and this year Vegas will surely live up to its potential. As a leading certified vCloud Datacenter provider, Bluelock is excited to make a big splash with…

Virtual Datacenters and Powershell Commands at Chicago vForum 2011

July 26, 2011 by Alicia Gaba

At this year’s Chicago VMware vForum event, Jake Robinson (@jakerobinson) met up with David Davis (@davidmdavis) to chat Bluelock Virtual Datacenters and Powershell commands. Jake’s been up to some really cool stuff as it relates to Powershell automation between private and public clouds. He dives into some of the work he’s been doing with PowerCLI…