VMware Joins Open-O Project to Adopt Industry Advances

VMware works in Open-O from the both governing board and technical steering to continuously improving and innovating the open standard-based orchestration.

GreatResponder.com VMware Inc, is a one of the leading industry in cloud computing based products. It enables their customers to accelerate their digital transformation. VMware Cross-Cloud Architecture and variety of solutions for the data centers, mobility and security enable all types of enterprises to work in healthy and compatible environment.

VMware announced on 5 December, 2016 at Palo Alto – CA, that the company has started a partnership with Open-O, It is an open source project that is hosted and maintained by the Linux Foundation that helps and enables all the leading telecommunications companies, cloud operators and end-to-end services orchestration to use the NFV infrastructure (network functions virtualization) as well as the SDN and legacy networks. VMware joined as a platinum member so he is merely available for both functions of the project that includes the governing body and technical steering with marketing committees. This function is quite better for Open-O project to continually grow in the market.

Marc Cohn, Executive Director, OPEN-O and vice president, network strategy, The Linux Foundation. Said: “The OPEN-O Project is representative of the industry movement towards adoption and production deployment of open standards-based orchestration to enable operators to capitalize on NFV and SDN architecture, Operators participating in OPEN-O feature a subscriber base in excess of a billion mobile, residential and business users. With the addition of leading NFV vendors such as VMware, we believe OPEN-O will successfully deliver the abstraction needed to deliver complex services over SDN and NFV infrastructures as well as legacy networks.”

There are 400+ CSPs and Telco companies working globally, many of those companies are looking for a platform that is more faster, reliable, and less expensive to launch their new and innovative services. CSPs and telcos are looking for a converged platform where they can get the various services including, combines network, cloud, mobility, and IT architecture. Open-O project helps the enterprise users to significantly improve the sevices velocity, agility, and quality to generate more revenues. It also reduces the overall costs simultaneously. There are several technology hubs are participating in this Linux based open source project, including, Hong Kong Telecom, China Telecom, China Mobile.

Gabriele Di Piazza, vice president of solutions, the Telco NFV Group at VMware said: “Implementing NFV requires a robust NFV infrastructure, and the agility provided by the type of comprehensive NFV and multi-cloud orchestration the OPEN-O Project promises to deliver, Customers will ultimately choose the path that best helps them meet their digital transformation objectives, and by joining OPEN-O, VMware is extending its position as a major player in defining the evolution and adoption of NFV by Telcos and communications service providers.”

VMware Launches KaaS Cloud Service on Photon Platform

KaaS – Kubernetes as a Service is robust, simple to operate cloud-native platform, that adds network virtualization and hyper-converged storage system services to privilege the modern container based technology.

photon_kaasGreatResponder.com VMware, Inc announced Kubernetes on VMware Photon platform, Kubernetes as a Service includes IT operations,  to including the IT operations, teams have to deliver the platform for development teams. The VMware Photon platform will also include network and storage services. After addition of theses new services into the platform, it provides an end-to-end cloud-native infrastructure for the enterprises and also running modern applications that are based on container technology.

Businesses are growing tremendously and using various technologies like software applications and services to deliver innovative experience to their customers. The software companies are also adopting cloud-native application methodologies to reduce the application development life-cycle time. Now VMware Photon platform will capable to access the services that are needed to develop and run the modern applications including Kubernetes. VMware Photon platform privileges businesses to focus on development efforts rather building, operating, and supporting custom solution, It automates the IT infrastructure.

Paul Fazzone, vice president and general manager, Cloud-Native Applications Business Unit, VMware, Said, “VMware Photon Platform takes a major step forward by empowering IT teams to deliver, secure and operate the modern services that development teams require with the infrastructure automation demanded by today’s leading enterprise organizations. Based on the industry-leading hypervisor, network virtualization and hyper-converged storage solutions, VMware Photon Platform offers customers unprecedented business speed and agility to deliver innovative software solutions to market quicker.”

Kubernetes as a Service, has a multi-tenant fashion for workload isolation and security. Kubernetes clusters may have a single node cluster to hundreds of nodes. It can be possible for users to scale up the clusters as they needed with no down time. VMware Photon platform features like high availability capabilities, automatic healing from failure and reduce downtime of Kubernetes services. It gives an end-to-end support including commercially supported distribution of Kubernetes.

Photon Platform will initially introduce network services including switching and routing, as the time elapsed the platform will also updated to offer the logical networking elements and services completely.

VMware’s Photon platform will also introduce block storage services that offer flexible and programmable storage for container based modern cloud-native software applications. The service will capable to deliver elastic storage that supports to scale up and scale down the rapid application deployment.

Photon Platform encouraged to use where the organizations are practicing DevOps and agile development practices.

VMware Launches Partners’ Program for vCloud Air Cloud Computing Platform

The ‘vCloud Air’ cloud computing based partners’ program focuses on the ‘Independent Software Vendors’ to smoothly migrate their application on the vCloud Air platform.

vmwareGREATRESPONDER.COM – This was announced by VMware, the virtualization giant in the domain of cloud computing business on Thursday, September 25, 2014 that it has started a business friendly partner’s program to facilitate the independent software vendors ISVs to move their applications to the vCloud Air platform of the company. This program is designed to help ISV customers to run their applications on the most secure and robust cloud computing platform of the company called as vCloud Air smoothly and seamlessly.

It was further informed in the official statement of the company that this program will enable the software vendors to unleash the power of cloud computing platform of the company without doing any additional modifications or changes while migrating from other platforms or cloud computing based servers. This newly designed partners’ program offers wide range of services including customers support, technical guidance and others, so that the ISVs can get full benefits – both technical and commercial – of the power of cloud computing platform.

While talking about the features of the vCloud Air cloud computing based partners’ program, the statement further elaborated that scalability, reliability, security and cost efficiency are some of the key features that this partnership has to offer. Meanwhile, the members of the VMware Technology Alliance Partnership Program are also able to collaborate with VMware in creating and validating their products for interoperability.

The Vice President of Application Services Division of VMware, Mr. Ajay Patel, in his official statement said, “With the VMware vCloud® Air™ ISV Partner Program, we are helping ISVs simplify the process of moving workloads to the cloud. Our robust ISV ecosystem partners can continue to distinguish themselves by enabling customers to move workloads back and forth without modification, all while providing a platform that is secure, scalable and interoperable with customers’ existing infrastructure.”

This program is also able to offer the smooth transition to Software as a Service SaaS models along with a large number of SaaS enabled services, which help the customers to smoothly run, provide, maintain and monitor their services on this platform.

Those prospective customers who opt for this ambitious program will be able to obtain the status of VMware Ready known as ‘VMware Ready – vCloud Air Certification’.