VMware vCloud® Global Connect
"Our strategic partnership with VMware and leading cloud providers in other regions paves the way for enterprises to leverage cloud computing infrastructure on a global scale. The availability of Global Connect further validates the power of being a certified VMware vCloud® Datacenter Services provider and our ability to offer clients access to the most powerful VMware technologies to enable their hybrid cloud computing strategies. We are thrilled to offer this feature to our clients that have global cloud requirements."
—Pat O’Day, chief technology officer, Bluelock
"The momentum behind cloud computing is clear. Our research and our experience shows that customers are moving from pilots to real enterprise cloud implementations. The new releases at the heart of the VMware vCloud Datacenter Service will make the vCloud proposition even more compelling for our enterprise customers. The quality and speed of these releases demonstrate why our partnership with VMware goes from strength to strength."
—Simon Walsh, Executive Vice President, Colt
"SingTel is pleased to deploy Global Connect capability of VMware vCloud® Datacenter Services. With Global Connect, we will enable our customers to use cloud computing services across the globe, from our award-winning PowerOn Computing service and also our certified partners as if they are from a single virtual cloud. Our global customers can now enjoy the high availability and high-performance cloud services from SingTel and yet comply with international regulations for data privacy and local data confidentiality."
—Bill Chang, executive vice president, Business Group, SingTel
"On July 29, 2011, SoftBank Telecom launched the first VMware vCloud® Datacenter Service in Japan. We are very excited to be a part of the VMware vCloud Datacenter Global Connect offering. This enables us to provide our customers with enterprise-level SLA cloud infrastructure around the world. Additionally, with VMware vCloud Datacenter Global Connect, our customers have access to a globally consistent service menu, SLA, and support from our participating partners."
—Ken Miyauchi, chief operating officer, SoftBank Telecom Corp.
Disaster Recovery to the Cloud
"DR is at the top of most companies’ wish lists, but actually implementing DR has been complex and costly, even in fully virtualized environments. IT Xpress DRaaS solves this problem by delivering DR as a service for companies of all sizes. Thanks to the VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager 5 and our team of cloud and DR experts at FusionStorm, affordable DR is now available to any company running applications on VMware virtual infrastructure."
—Chris Rogers, general manager, Managed Services, FusionStorm
"The launch of Cloud Replication marks a monumental leap forward for customers who need data replication services for their virtual environments – with reduced infrastructure investment and increased functionality. Our Cloud Replication solution provides customers with a self-service portal and automated recovery solution that continues to utilize a customer’s existing infrastructure. Better yet, customers can control cost and exposure to disaster by individually selecting what level of protection best serves their organization – down to the VM level. Furthermore, customers can quickly benefit from the VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager 5 features due to our strategic relationship with VMware that enables us to provide this new functionality quickly to the market."
—Art Zeile, chief executive officer, Hosting.com
"In a perfect world, all organizations would have a simple, cost-effective, reliable disaster recovery plan in place. iland together with its solution provider partners, will integrate with VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager to provide a cost-effective automated disaster recovery solution making it easier for organizations to protect their most critical assets. Our recent collaboration with DynTek and its customer Psomas, is a real life example of this."
—Dante Orsini, vice president, Business Development, iland
"VeriStor is focused on providing the latest in cloud technology while continuing to support the security, flexibility and cost efficiency needs of our customers. By being among the first cloud providers to support VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager 5 we are able to rapidly offer increased automation and device flexibility for replication processes. And, by adding advanced cloud encryption technology from Trend Micro we can deliver even further data security assurance, making VeriStor Cloud Services among the most advanced options in the industry for datacenters of any size looking to leverage the cost and flexibility advantages available in the cloud."
—Ashby Lincoln, chief executive officer, VeriStor