In case you were wondering, 2016 is the year of VDI and Workspot (@workspotinc) has completely reinvented it. The company simplifies and streamlines VDI by putting it in the cloud. Workspot has created a cloud-based architecture that can deploy many VDI environments quickly and efficiently—and...

Scality (@Scality), known for simplifying object storage, recently announced its first open source software: the S3 Server. At VMworld 2016 James Green had a chance to speak with Jerome Lecat, Co-founder and CEO at Scality, about the new S3 Server, which offers AWS S3-like qualities...

As more DevOps tools come to market, there are a few that stand out. One of them is Quali (@QualiSystems), a software that aims to accelerate and automate the DevOps lifecycle through cloud sandboxing. At VMworld 2016, David Davis spoke with Shashi Kiran, CMO at...

There was a lot of talk about micro-segmentation this year at VMworld, as VMware continues to educate its users on NSX while at the same time integrating the technology further within its SDDC vision. What some VMworld goers might not realize is that NSX is...

Datto (@Datto) provides products and services that focus on data protection, backup and disaster recovery, and business continuity for physical and virtual servers, both on-prem and in the cloud, including cloud-to-cloud for SaaS applications. You might think, there’s lots of B/DR and disaster recovery solutions...

While the need for more storage keeps growing the cloud is a viable option, but not every enterprise can deal with the inevitable performance and latency issues that come with it. ClearSky Data (@ClearSkyData) saw this problem as an opportunity to deliver enterprise storage as...

Onboarding new users can be a complicated, cumbersome and time consuming process. RES (@RESsoftware) specializes in making this process faster and easier for IT by leveraging automation to deliver IT services. We spoke with Thomas Brown, Sales Engineer at RES, to learn more about how...

Zerto (@Zerto) is moving beyond backup and disaster recovery, focusing on the bigger picture to help enterprises achieve resiliency. The company unveiled some big news around its 5.0 product and at VMworld Zerto’s CMO, Gil Levonai, outlined the new features and capabilities, including support for...

After years of troubleshooting issues in vSphere environments, the team at Runecast (@RuneCastBiz) decided to create its own tool to help organizations be more proactive, instead of reactive, when it comes to identifying and mitigating potential issues and preventing outages. Runecast’s CEO, Stanimir Markov, shares...

Blue Medora (@bluemedora) focuses on performance management, monitoring and creating efficiency, offering what the company calls “true visibility” into vROps through its extensions. Today, Blue Medora offers over 30 management packs for vRealize Operations suite. Chris Noordyke, VP of Global Sales at Blue Medora, explains...

Tintri's (@Tintri) hybrid and all-flash storage is built specifically for virtualized and cloud environments. The company calls it "VM-aware" storage, promising performance optimization and benefits that traditional storage just can’t deliver. But do you really need all-flash storage? That’s the question we posed to Don...

Simplifying the journey to the cloud is the mission of a lot of vendors these days. Today, you’ll find a wide range of solutions that target customers moving to the cloud in a number of different ways. Platform9 (@Platform9Sys) focuses on private cloud services that...

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