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…

Uploading VMs to vCloud with OVFtool

August 10, 2012 by Jake Robinson

VMware’s OVFtool is a command line tool that allows you to convert VMware Virtual Machines to Open Virtualization Format, or OVF. In the latest version, it can also upload VMs to vCloud Director for you as well! To do this, OVFtool simply requires a source (VMX or OVF), and a destination (a vCloud Locator). The…

July 25, 2012 Cloud News Report: Top Three This Week in Cloud

July 25, 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 computing expected to grow rapidly in health care This article focuses in on the health care community’s expected growth rate in terms of cloud usage over the next five years.  In this American…