Viva Las Vegas: Bluelock Announces New Datacenter Site

February 19, 2013 by Diana Nolting

The Infrastructure-as-a-Service industry is enjoying a period of tremendous growth right now. As a certified VMware vCloud® Datacenter provider of virtual datacenters hosted in the public cloud, Bluelock has seen this demand and growth opportunity in the industry first-hand.  In response to both the industry forecasts and our own customer demand, Bluelock is proud to…

Future-Proofing Your Network: Networking Decisions Today Will Make A Difference Down the Road

February 18, 2013 by Diana Nolting

  When it comes to your cloud infrastructure, networking is more important than many people realize.  Good networking increases efficiencies and cuts down troubleshooting time. Bad networking, or poorly planned networking, however, will cost you time, money and productivity. When you’re beginning to architect your cloud network there are a several questions you have to…

Enterprise Grade Security in Your Virtual Datacenters

December 11, 2012 by Jake Robinson

Cloud security is always the first concern for the Fortune 500 clients looking at Bluelock as their public cloud provider (and rightfully so). Public cloud, in general, has gotten a bad rap on the security front. Some simply use the concern as a way to discount the idea of public cloud infrastructure as a service…

November 14, 2012 Cloud News Report: Top Three This Week in Cloud

November 14, 2012 by Diana Nolting

Appearing each Wednesday, this Cloud News Report will compile our top three favorite cloud news stories from the past week.  When to use cloud platforms vs. dedicated servers This ITWorld article takes a very helpful approach to anyone who’s stuck between “a rock and a cloud place” when trying to decide what the future will…

October 10, 2012 Cloud News Report: Top Three This Week in Cloud

October 10, 2012 by Diana Nolting

Appearing each Wednesday, this Cloud News Report will compile our top three favorite cloud news stories from the past week.                                          IaaS, then PaaS, then SaaS, then… We’ll See Cloud isn’t new anymore and it’s been through quite an evolution already.  In this VMware blog post, Enrico Boverino highlights that the question is no…

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…

Five Reasons Not To Miss Bluelock Booth #629 at VMworld.

August 16, 2012 by Diana Nolting

It’s hard to believe VMworld 2012 opens its doors only ten days from today.  We’ve packed up our boxes, finalized our giveaways and we can’t wait to meet you in person in San Francisco.  There will be a lot going on at VMworld and a lot of options for how you can spend your time. …

August 15, 2012 Cloud News Report: Top Three This Week in Cloud

August 15, 2012 by Diana Nolting

Appearing each Wednesday, this Cloud News Report will compile our top three favorite cloud news stories from the past week.                                         1. Cloud brings foreign IT spending to U.S. The world is getting smaller and competition among companies tens of thousands of miles away from each other are increasing as the marketplace grows globally.  In…