Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending April 24th

April 24, 2013 by Diana Nolting

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week. GE Pivotal Announcement: Rewriting Rules of Big Data and Internet of Things Today’s announcement of the launch of Pivotal’s enterprise PaaS offering has generated a lot of talk. Even more talk, though, was generated with…

Should enterprises go with a completely private cloud approach?

December 20, 2012 by Diana Nolting

We hear a lot of great questions when we talk to people about cloud and rarely are two questions worded exactly the same way, giving us a new way of looking at similar problems with every new question.  We recently received a great customer question that covered several topic areas that are very common.  This…

Cloud Automation with PowerCLI

August 24, 2012 by Jake Robinson

I have the distinct privilege to present with Alan Renouf and Eric Williams this year at VMworld. The session is entitled Automating Bare Metal to the Cloud and Beyond. In this session, Eric will demonstrate the use of PowerCLI and UCS PowerTool to quickly deploy your own cloud infrastructure with a single script. (Amazing!) After the cloud…

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…

Find Your Right Approach to Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service

March 28, 2012 by Jon Corwin

Bluelock offers public cloud newsletter featuring Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud IaaS report. Cloud computing is revolutionizing the way enterprises consume information technology. We've already seen the ways cloud services create new efficiencies and transform datacenters into IT game-changers. Improved infrastructure agility, security, and efficiency enable enterprise business strategies. Companies can better compete in…

Bluelock Upgrades to VMware vCloud Director 1.5

March 12, 2012 by Jake Robinson

2012 has proven to be an exciting year for Bluelock clients! In January, we introduced the cost projection feature within our Bluelock Portfolio cloud support tool. Today, Bluelock continues the tradition of cloud innovation with the upgrade to VMware vCloud Director 1.5. This upgrade delivers increased cloud agility and makes it even easier to adopt…

Hybrid Cloud Webinar: Registration Now Open

March 11, 2012 by Jon Corwin

Registration is now open for Bluelock's upcoming cloud webinar "Hybrid Cloud: A Pragmatic Approach for the Enterprise" on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 4:00pm EST. Register for this webinar for a chance to win a free Kindle Fire! This webinar is presented by Bluelock's CTO, Pat O'Day and Senior Systems Engineer, Jake Robinson.      …

Cloud Wars: Friendly Fire – Part 3

December 28, 2011 by Pat O'Day

In Part 1 and Part 2 of Cloud Wars: Friendly Fire, we covered some of the challenges cloud advocates and early adopters are experiencing within their own organization as well as some of the reasons that they may be receiving pushback. In this third and final segment of the series, we'll cover some additional challenges and…