Weekly Poll: What Was Hot at VMworld?

Our Pick: Hybrid Clouds

The hybrid cloud has arrived. Is it a more sane alternative to the private cloud? We think so. It looks like a smart move for VMware. It extends its partnerships with cloud services providers like Verizon, BlueLock and Savvis. Plus, it gives customers the benefits of extending to a public cloud infrastructure.The hybrid cloud movement shows how Vmware is evolving. Last year, it was all about managing the data center and establishing a virtualized infrastructure. This year, it was about managing the connections between the data center and public cloud infrastructures.