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#VMworld Day 2 Recap

Posted by on Aug 26, 2014

Tuesday marked the second full day of keynotes at VMworld 2014 and, as promised during the day 1 session, the bulk of the presentations centered around the end user computing pillar of VMware’s strategy. The new EVO push also got some time on the prime stage as well. Sanjay Poonen and End User Computing VMware EVP Sanjay Poonen laid out the sub components of their end user computing strategy into three important parts: desktop, mobile, and content, all of which are based on the company’s SDDC strategy...

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#VMworld Day 1 Recap

Posted by on Aug 25, 2014

The 2014 edition of VMworld keynote sessions started today in their traditional San Francisco locale. A packed house of over 20,000 in Moscone Center’s North Hall heard a lot of announcements from both VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger and Senior Vice President Bill Fathers, who runs the newly renamed VMware public cloud offering, vCloud Air. Pat Gelsinger and API Compatibility The three-pronged VMware company strategy was in full bloom during their CEOs keynote, focusing on the Software Defined Datacenter (SDDC),...

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CliQr CloudCenter 3.2: Migration efficiencies, expanded integration, and new management features

Posted by on Aug 25, 2014

The new version of the CloudCenter offers a highly intuitive, integrated and a user-friendly platform that addresses the full lifecycle of migration, governance, and management of one or many applications, clouds, and users. CloudCenter’s new features fall into three categories including Migration Efficiencies, Expanded Integration and New Management capabilities. These features include: Migration Efficiencies Graphical Application Topology Designer: This new drag-and-drop graphical user interface enables users...

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#VMWorld: Visit the CliQr booth for a chance to win a home automation kit

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014

At VMWorld this year, we are thrilled to showcase a brand new, incredibly easy to use drag and drop interface for building application profiles.  Take a look for yourself: Building cloud-agnostic descriptions of your application architecture  has never been easier with this incredible new graphical tool.  To celebrate, CliQr is running a contest at VMWorld this year. The CliQr Multi-tier App Challenge We created a special game-ified version of this interface, which you can play in our boot at VMWorld....

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Data Center Knowledge: API Compatibility War Validates Abstraction Approach to Cloud Computing

Posted by on Aug 6, 2014

Demonstrating thought leadership is important to any company and CliQr is no exception.  Data Center Knowledge, a must-read destination for anybody having anything to do with an Enterprise data center, was kind enough to publish my  thoughts on the recent Oracle v. Google API lawsuit as it relates to some design alternatives for portability: “This development sheds light on the desire for users to avoid lock-in and have the ability to more freely move applications between clouds, which can be done more...

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Video: Cross #Cloud Bursting from #AWS to #Google

Posted by on Aug 1, 2014

The elasticity of public cloud is among its greatest strengths because it allows applications to react to load placed upon it in intelligent ways. One of those ways is to burst, whether from one region to another or even from one cloud to another. Regardless of the specifics, the trick is to set up rules in such a way that a burst can be triggered, ideally in a way that doesn’t lock you into one cloud or another. In this video demonstration, we show exactly that using CliQr. We’ll show how you can...

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