Ingram Offers VMware On Subscription Model

Ingram Micro has been authorized as a VMware Service Provider Program Aggregator, and is now licensed to offer VMware product line licenses  on a pay-as-you-go, as well as a one-time sale, basis.

VMware Launches New Certification Program

In another move to spur cloud services adoption, virtualization powerhouse VMware is launching a new certification program called VMware Certified Advanced Professional  (VCAP) for virtualization partners, end-users and consultants.

Cisco, VMware Plan Pushes Virtualization Through Channel

Cisco Partner Summit — Building on a shared vision of data center virtualization, Cisco Systems Inc. and VMware Inc. announced Thursday a channel partner acceleration initiative. Targeting mutual channel partners that are Cisco data center specialized and authorized to resell VMware solutions, the initiative includes a range of new benefits, including solutions training, solution bundles, […]

Blue Coat Takes WAN Optimization Virtual

Extending the trend of virtualization beyond its current boundaries, Blue Coat Systems has announced its ProxySG line of virtual appliances, a software-only version of its WAN optimization offering that runs on top of industry-standard servers running VMware vSphere. ProxySG is designed to optimize the delivery of advanced business applications and streamline the consolidation of branch […]

Former VMware Exec Joins HyTrust as VP of Sales

HyTrust has announced the appointment of Jim Gannon as vice president of sales. Gannon has more than 19 years of experience at organizations such as VMware, EMC and General Electric (GE). He will leverage his experience in building high-performance sales teams to accelerate HyTrust’s penetration into the high-growth production virtualization market and extend the company’s […]

VMware Touts Cloud Initiatives

This week, at the annual VMware Partner Exchange, the company presented to partners its cloud computing strategy and opportunities. VMware has a few items on the agenda for harboring cloud adoption, including the extension of its vSphere platform into the cloud and taking steps to enable VMware customers to work with any public cloud. Partners […]

Cisco, NetApp and VMware Collaborate to Evolve Virtualization

Cisco (CSCO), NetApp (NTAP) and VMware (VMW) have announced they are expanding their long-standing collaboration to deliver new design architectures that help customers evolve virtualized data centers to be more efficient, dynamic and secure. The three companies introduced an end-to-end Secure Multi-tenancy Design Architecture that provides enhanced security in cloud environments by isolating the IT resources and applications […]

Mitel Launches Traveling Solution Showcase

Mitel has announced the launch of its “Simply Communicating” Tour, a four-month venture that will bring Mitel’s advanced business communications solutions to its customers and partners across the United States. Through the road show, Mitel will visit more than 600 new and existing customers and provide on-premise access to Mitel’s latest solutions offerings. The customized […]

Ingram Micro Enhances Vblock Support

Ingram Micro announced it will offer its qualified solution-provider partners access to new resources and support for selling Vblock infrastructure packages. The packages, associated with the Vblock architecture that came out of the recently formed Virtual Computing Environment Coalition, formed by Cisco Systems Inc., EMC Corp. and VMware, combine their data-center solutions into one cohesive […]

AT&T Developing Cloud-Computing Service

You might say AT&T’s head is in the cloud. The company says it’s developing a cloud-computing service with help from Sun and VMWare. Synaptic Compute as a Service features a Web portal that allows you to order and manage service capacity. It also offers 24-hour network management and monitoring. AT&T touts the service as giving […]

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