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Enterprise Cloud Strategies

Enterprise cloud strategies that focus on saving money and streamlining operations are becoming essential as central IT teams take a stronger role in cloud adoption. Through years of experience providing advice and guidance to our enterprise customers, the RightScale team has deep knowledge on how to define and execute a successful cloud strategy, which we share here on our blog.

Cloud Migration and Portability: What VMware and AWS Aren't Telling You

June 04, 2014,
Posted By: Bailey Caldwell
A few days ago Amazon announced its new AWS Management Portal for vCenter, which allows VMware users to manage AWS workloads from vCenter and to import VMware golden images to AWS using its VM Import utility. VMware responded with a “Don’t Be Fooled” blog, noting that AWS provided “no easy way to move workloads back to one of your data centers, or to another cloud provider.”

Manage VMware vSphere, AWS & Other Clouds from a Single Pane of Glass

April 30, 2014,
Posted By: Utpal Thakrar
Our recent 2014 State of the Cloud Report showed Amazon Web Services (AWS) leading in public cloud adoption and VMware® vSphere® leading in private cloud. (Yes, vSphere is not really a private cloud, but I’ll get to that in a minute). So it’s probably not a surprise that our enterprise customers overwhelmingly tell RightScale that they want a single system to provision, manage, and govern both AWS and vSphere resources.

Introducing RightScale Cloud Appliance for vSphere

December 10, 2013,
Posted By: Utpal Thakrar
RightScale Cloud Appliance for vSphere provides a simple, lightweight option for cloudification of vSphere environments. It presents a compute cloud API on top of VMware vSphere and adds several critical cloud capabilities so that a vSphere environment can be managed as if it were an on-premise private cloud.

SunGard Uses AWS for a Cost-Effective, Resilient Cloud Application

October 24, 2013,
Posted By: Lee Schlesinger
A key SunGard customer wanted to move its computing infrastructure and services into the cloud. Learn why SunGard turned to AWS as its public cloud provider and chose RightScale as its cloud management platform.