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Racemi, a provider of automated server migration software that streamlines the process of migrating workloads to public, private, and hybrid clouds, has announced the availability of Windstream Cloud Path, a Software as a Service (SaaS) that facilitates the on-boarding of customer workloads to Windstream Hosted Solutions Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). This Windstream-branded version of Racemi Cloud Path provides a self-service portal that automates the migration of existing Windows and Linux servers to the Windstream IaaS, which leverages the VMware vCloud platform. Using Windstream Cloud Path, Windstream customers can migrate their server workloads quickly and easily with no disruption to their business. There is no infrastructure to deploy or manage on the customer's site, and key features such as Live Capture and CPU (central processing unit) throttling ens... (more)

Best Practices for Managing Virtualization and Cloud Infrastructure

Convirture is doing a series of seven webinars on best practices for managing virtualization and cloud infrastructure that will take place every two weeks and extend through May. The free webinars address some of the most common and challenging use cases facing data center operators today. The first webinar is scheduled Thursday, March 6 and addresses the issue of bill shock experienced by some enterprises that are discovering multiple Amazon Web Services (AWS) accounts, or multiple users sharing a single AWS account, or some combination of both. "We've heard over and over that t... (more)

Four Gaps in Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides an excellent public cloud pay-per-use infrastructure, but here are some gaps identified by Convirture, a supplier of management software for AWS, plus other virtualization and cloud platforms. 1- Inability to centrally manage all AWS accounts in one place. It’s not possible to configure networking resources such as elastic IP addresses, security groups, key management, block storage volumes and snapshots, from a single management console. 2- Lack of granularity in controlling user access so that it’s possible to apply the same access control ... (more)

Convirture Announces Webinar: Building the Hybrid Cloud with VMware and Amazon EC2

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE SAN MATEO, Calif. - Convirture announces a free webinar on Thursday, November 14, 2013, that will show how to manage VMware and Amazon infrastructure from a single platform, and deliver responsive new hybrid-cloud services. “Often we encounter situations where enterprise IT organizations have invested in data centers using VMware, then discover that their business units have independently adopted Amazon EC2,” said Arsalan Farooq, CEO of Convirture. “These loosely managed – and sometimes unmanaged – AWS resources outside of IT someti... (more)

Jelastic Enables Java Applications to be Built and Deployed in the Cloud

Now, using the next-generation platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering Jelastic, it is possible to build and run any Java application in the cloud instead of from a personal computer -- speeding development time and maximizing computing resources. Jelastic allows developers to make code changes and rebuild applications in the cloud, removing the lag time caused whenever files are updated and uploaded from a personal computer. Jelastic can take application source code directly from version control repositories, via either the Git or SVN protocol. Using Jelastic, developers can eas... (more)