VMware Partners with Google, Nvidia to Expand DaaS Cloud Computing Offerings

VMware focuses on the integration of DaaS cloud computing services and graphically intensive applications in Google’s Chromebooks.

vmwareGREATRESPONDER.COM - This was announced by the Virtualization giant VMware yesterday on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 that, it is focusing on the virtual desk top and graphically intensive applications based on the cloud computing platform for the chromebooks. To substantiate this cloud computing based futuristic plan, it has established the partnership with the Google Corporation and Nvidia. The main focus of this partnership would be to work for implementation of the DaaS and graphically intensive applications to the Chromebooks by merging complementary technologies developed by these companies.

While talking about the vision of this partnership, it was elaborated that VMware’s device-aware adoptive technologies named as “Blast Performance” portfolio would be implemented with the GPU virtualization technology of Nvidia on the Google’s Chromebook to offer DaaS and graphic intensive applications based on the cloud computing technology. Nvidia is the sole owner of the GPU virtualization at the moment in the global marketplace, would be used to enhance the CPU utilization, high computation, and intensive graphic processing on the chromebooks.

In his official statement, the general manager and executive vice president of end user computing at VMware, Mr. Sanjay Poonen said, “We are breaking down traditional barriers to adopting virtual desktops and offering new economics for the delivery of graphics-intensive applications through the power of the cloud. Organizations of all industries and requirements will soon be able to embrace the mobile-cloud using a solution that offers a new way to work from three proven industry leaders.”

According to the statement of Nvidia, “The collaboration will help the participating firms optimize the performance of visual graphic applications deployed at scale, as well as optimize CPU utilization in order to allow more desktops to be squeezed onto a single server and extend the battery life of the clients.” “The companies have previously worked together to optimize the streaming of legacy Windows applications to Chromebooks via the cloud” the Nvidia statement added further.

This is very important to note that an aggressive growth for virtual desktop service through cloud computing platforms is being noticed in the marketplace – which is forcing different companies to capture the business through partnerships in this domain of cloud computing business.

Many researchers have projected the growth of DaaS services doubling the next one year time.

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Google Acquires Zync Render to Strengthen Its Cloud Computing Platform Portfolios

The acquisition of Zync Render, the visual effect company would enhance the quality of multiple services on the Google cloud computing platform.

GoogleGREATRESPONDER.COM – This was announced by the Google Corporation’s cloud computing services’ division on Tuesday August 26, 2014 that it has acquired the Zync Render Company, which is a visual effect firm to enhance the cloud computing based visual media services of the company. The announcement was made public through the official blog post of the cloud computing platform services of the company.

The financial terms and conditions were not disclosed in the official statement of the company, but it was informed that the visual effects of the acquired company were used in many famous projects and companies; the ‘Looper’ and ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ are a few important film projects to name. “This acquisition would increase the quality of the service of many cloud computing based portfolios of Google Corporation, and a drastic decrease in the cost of the product would be achieved” as informed in the official post.

It was further informed that the Zync Render and Google Cloud Platform would offer highly professional and robust rendering as a service to the customers. It will allow the studios to bill in terms of minutes, which will decrease the cost of the studios.zync

In his official blog, the product manager at Google cloud computing platform services, Mr. Belwadi Srikanth wrote, “Creating amazing special effects requires a skilled team of visual artists and designers, backed by a highly powerful infrastructure to render scenes. Many studios, however, don’t have the resources or desire to create an in-house rendering farm, or they need to burst past their existing capacity.”

While talking about the technical aspects of the Zync visual effect features, it was informed that the effects of the Zync Render are optimized for the Amazon cloud environment, but they would be modified in accordance with the Google cloud platform features after the acquisition by Google.

Meanwhile, the website of Zync visual effect firm, further added that, “Yes, we are excited, and yes, great things are coming; our service will be back, and better than ever, on Google Cloud Platform.”

It is important to note that Zync technology has already been used in many commercial as well as feature films such as, “Transformer: Dark of the Moon”, and the “American Hustle” and many others.

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Delphix, VMware Team up to Launch Virtual Data Services Through vCloud Air Cloud Computing Platform

Delphix virtual data services through vCloud Air, the VMware cloud computing platform would enable the developers and enterprises to speed up cloud data adoption.

DelphixGREATRESPONDER.COM – This was announced by Delphix, the provider of virtual data management services based on the cloud computing platform today on Monday, August 25, 2014 that, it is partnering with the VMware, the virtualization giant in the domain of cloud computing services to offer the most powerful and fast virtual data management services based on the vCloud Air cloud computing platform. Delphix data Management Company is headquartered in California, USA.

It was further informed in the official statement that this newly launched platform based on the vCloud platform of cloud computing would be able to offer the customers with the speed, reliability and confidence to adopt the cloud for application development and data management. The virtual data management platform of the company would ease the process of data management in the cloud, and thus increasing the speed of cloud computing based data services offerings.

While talking about the technical aspects of the services, it was informed in the official statement that, the targeted solutions is based upon the companies Delphix Virtual Data Platform, which will operate within the VMware vCloud Air, and VMware software defined data centers. This virtualized data services based on the cloud computing platform would increase speed of application development by 50%, and reduce the hardware cost by 90%. This service would also decrease the error ratio by more than 20% as compared to unvirtualized data centers.

The CEO of Delphix Company, Mr. Jedidiah Yueh, in his official statement said, “With cloud technologies deconstructing traditional data center management, CIOs require a secure, efficient, and hybrid approach to data. Delphix extends VMware solutions by efficiently securing and syncing data across data centers and the public cloud.” On this occasion, the Vice President of Application Services at vCloud Air of VMware, Mr. Ajay Patel said, “Data is a key business enabler. Delphix and VMware vCloud® Air™ empowers customers to seamlessly create a hybrid environment for testing and development, backup and disaster recovery, and archiving with on-demand data management, wherever data initially resides.”

Patel further added that, “The Delphix Virtual Data Platform is available today for use within VMware vCloud Air. The solution will be demonstrated during VMworld in San Francisco, August 24-28, in the PHC7 vCloud Air Application Services Booth. Delphix is a member of the VMware Technology Alliance Program.”

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