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Microsoft strengthens its position in the evolving container space with ACI Service

Microsoft is swiftly but strategically contributing to open-source projects to strengthen its position in the cloud market. Recently, the cloud juggernaut announced two new game-changing decisions – introduction of Azure Container Instances (ACI) to drive innovation in the container space and joining Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) that’s hosted by The Linux Foundation as a platinum member, as a part of Microsoft’s continued engagement with the education and open-source community at large. The new Azure service will provide users to instantly access containers allowing them to build applications quickly, without requiring any Virtual Machine infrastructure management. ACI is a unique, easy and fast service in the cloud as the container will start within seconds and wil...

Microsoft Inspire 2017 wraps up, here’s what you missed

Microsoft’s biggest partner event – Inspire 2017, came to an end yesterday. The event was a great success with a count of over 17,000 attendees, some major product announcements and partner led digital transformation goals. The day 1 keynote session focused on empowering organizations through new and advanced technology products like Microsoft 365. Microsoft’s corporate VP, One Commercial Partner – Ron Huddleston, emphasized the immense opportunity available to the partners through the new partner program. He said that the new One Commercial Partner Program will work with the partners in three important areas: Build With – The Microsoft partner development experts will work with those partners who need any help around building their own IP, practice or any other capability. Go-to-Market – ...

DHN team at Microsoft Inspire – here’s what partners can expect this year

Microsoft’s biggest partner event – Microsoft Inspire, began yesterday with a welcome reception. DHN team present at the event saw a huge gathering of people coming from globally spread regions. The event formerly known as Worldwide Partner Conference is being held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. from July 9-13, 2017. Since its inception, the event has been on the must-attend list of current and prospective Microsoft partners, employees and industry experts. Many elite partners are here to connect and collaborate with the global-scale Microsoft community and IT leaders like BitTitan, Dell EMC, Huawei, Ingram, Veeam, Samsung Intel etc. to name a few. After a welcome reception held yesterday between 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM ET, now the attendees are looking forward ...

Microsoft to soon include Azure in FastTrack

Microsoft recently made an announcement that its FastTrack program will cover its leading cloud offering – Azure, from 1st August 2017. Microsoft’s FastTrack program was introduced to help customers and partners easily adopt and get accustomed to its services like Office 365, Enterprise Mobility + Security, Windows 10 and Dynamics 365. FastTrack helps speed up customer transition to cloud and provide partners with new opportunities to provide value added services. For that, It provides a pool of resources, tools, a team of engineers and experts who work with the partners to help them guide customers in migration and system set-ups. With the expansion of FastTrack to cover Azure, customers will get direct assistance from Microsoft and its partners to build and manage their cloud envir...

Mary Meeker’s Internet Trend Report 2017 highlights major e-commerce, cloud and mobile trends

Ace internet analyst and partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers – Mary Meeker, came up with her Internet Trend Report 2017 at the Code Conference, California. The report highlighted the major trends revolving around mobile usage growth, e-commerce, online advertising, gaming, healthcare and steadily growing Indian and Chinese markets. Some of the major highlights of the 355-slide presentation include: Cloud – harbinger of change across enterprises The report identified cloud as the major force driving change across enterprises. The increasing adoption rate is creating new opportunity pools for service providers. However, the report also identifies some cloud adoption concerns like data security issues, vendor-lock in and compliance. In Public cloud adoption race, AWS was identifie...

VMware to extend its Horizon Cloud services on Microsoft Azure

VMware Inc. – leading provider of cloud infrastructure services and business mobility, through an official announcement, conveyed that it will deliver its VMware Horizon Cloud on Microsoft popular cloud platform – Azure. The integration will accelerate the adoption process of Windows 10 and expand the reach of VMware virtual desktops and applications to globally present Azure regions. Last year, the company had entered a deal on similar lines with Microsoft’s key competitor, AWS, extending its infrastructure on Amazon’s public cloud. With this, VMware is all set to follow a cross-cloud strategy for extending its services on a global scale. Talking about the move, Sumit Dhawan, senior vice president and GM, VMware said, “The addition of VMware Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure puts VMw...

Microsoft Azure Stack TP3 – leading the way to hybrid cloud adoption

Microsoft, the leading provider of legacy hardware and software products, cloud-based software and productivity solutions has always managed to stay ahead in terms of new technological developments and software inventions. Its public cloud platform- Azure is growing exponentially, giving a tough competition to its market contemporaries – AWS and Google. While Azure was primarily focused towards the public cloud, Microsoft expanded its horizons to cover the hybrid cloud opportunity with Azure Stack. Hybrid cloud is rising as a popular IT service adoption model with over 79.7% of large organizations already having a hybrid cloud strategy in place, against 51.4% who are using both public and private cloud, as per an IDC study commissioned by Dell EMC. With hybrid cloud, users get the be...

SingleHop Launches VMware Based Public Cloud Service

SingleHop, a  highly automated hosting and infrastructure services provider, today announced the debut of its SingleHop Public Cloud based onVMware cloud infrastructure technology. Built to meet the most stringent demands of today’s real-­‐time enterprise, the SingleHop Public Cloud gives organizations of any size the reliability, user control, direct professional support, and the instant scalability they need from their cloud services provider. The news comes a month after SingleHop added hosted cloud apps built on Standing Cloud’s marketplace platform. One of the primary goals for our new VMware-­based Public Cloud offering was to blend our award-­winning service with an enterprise-­‐class cloud product. – Marc Bollinger, SingleHop Development Manager.. The SingleHop Public Cloud l...

Standing Cloud Adds Support For Amazon Web Services GovCloud

February 12, 2013 – Boulder, CO – Standing Cloud, a leading provider of cloud marketplace and management solutions for cloud providers, ISVs and their customers, today announced the addition of support for Amazon Web Services (AWS) GovCloud. Standing Cloud, was very recently in the news when  SingleHop, LLC, a leading Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and cloud hosting provider, launched  Hosted Cloud Apps built on Standing their market platform,  SetSeed CMS launched a new hosted cloud solution built on their platform and  Blue River partnered with them to develop MuraCloud for businesses and other organizations looking for high-quality, high-performance Mura CMS hosting in the cloud. Also Liferay expanded cloud hosting options with standing cloud agreement on Jan 15th. The i...

“Automating IaaS takes a lot of vision.”- Dave Jilk,Standing Cloud

Very recently, we covered the news of Standing Cloud providing a platform to Cloud Provider BV for launching hosted cloud applications, and SingleHop launching Hosted Cloud Apps built on their platform, and SetSeed CMS launching a new hosted cloud solution built on their platform AND Blue River partnering with them to develop MuraCloud , AND Liferay expanding cloud hosting options with them! Phew! Yes, the company has been on fire lately. What makes all these developments in a short span of time more exciting is the fact that Standing Cloud is only a 3 year old company; with mere 20 employees. 2o employees who make this company stand out from the rest. So without further ado, over to Mr. Dave Jilk, CEO and founder, Standing Cloud, as he talks about IT Singularity, the recent developments i...

Standing Cloud Marketplace Enables New Hosted Cloud Apps Offering for Cloud Provider BV

Cloud Provider BV, a leading European-based Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and cloud hosting provider, today announced the launch of Hosted Cloud Apps, a new hosted application solution that gives Cloud Provider customers an easier way to discover, deploy and manage applications in the cloud. Built on technology from Standing Cloud, a leading provider of cloud application marketplace and management solutions, Hosted Cloud Apps is an easy-to-use cloud-based marketplace of 100+ applications, software, development tools and deployment options, fully pre-configured to run instantly and reliably on the Cloud Provider infrastructure. Standing Cloud, was very recently in the news when  SingleHop, LLC, a leading Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and cloud hosting provider, launched  Hosted Cl...

SingleHop Adds Hosted Cloud Apps Built on Standing Cloud’s Marketplace Platform

January 23, 2013 – Boulder, CO and Chicago, IL–  SingleHop, LLC, a leading Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and cloud hosting provider, today announced the launch of Hosted Cloud Apps, a new hosted application solution that gives SingleHop customers a vastly simplified way to discover, deploy and manage applications on virtual machines in the cloud. The news comes just a few days after  SingleHop  launched a new automated security service for the deployment and management of advanced security features in dedicated and cloud hosting environments. Application storefronts like SingleHop’s Hosted Cloud Apps that make it simple to deploy and manage programs like WordPress, SugarCRM and OpenVBX in the cloud are rapidly changing the way software and applications are consumed by businesses and t...

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