Riposte to Microsoft’s VMware in Azure

VMware has issued a blog post riposte to Microsoft‘s recent announcement supporting VMware in the Azure environment. It uses Microsoft’s deployment of VMware as an argument that they are indeed the best platform for the cloud. They also point out that the VMware in Azure platform isn’t a strategic environment for your VMware stack. VMware is…

Microsoft offers VMware in baremetal Azure

Microsoft‘s Azure blog has posted an announcement (Transforming your VMware environment with Microsoft Azure) about how they are managing VMware elements with Azure tools, as well as a full VMware stack deployment on bare-metal servers in the Azure environment. Microsoft is announcing Azure Migrate, a service to cluster VMware based applications, and understand the group-level…

Meraki connects to Azure cloud

Cisco‘s Meraki division has extended their vMX100 virtual MX gateway to add Microsoft Azure instances. The new version builds on the previous Amazon AWS only deployment (see Meraki introduces virtual MX gateway for AWS). Their blog post (Connecting Clouds) doesn’t add much in the way of technical information, but more about covering the benefits of cloud,…

Thanks Silver Peak!

A bit of recognition from Silver Peak, as they’ve used my post (SDxCentral: Hybrid SD-WAN deployment models rise). Thanks for the mention, Silver Peak! Expect the use of #SDWAN to really take off as enterprises recognize its benefits, says @johnsdixon: https://t.co/paOyWlFMrP — Silver Peak (@SilverPeak) October 23, 2017

Fujitsu use multi-tenant Silver Peak to host SD-WAN solutions

Fujitsu has added a Silver Peak SD-WAN environment to allow service providers to deliver pre-built platforms for their enterprise customers. The service combines Fujitsu’s consulting and managed network services alongside the Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect platform. Service providers leverage the combination, quickly deploying an SD-WAN service for customers, without spending months developing their solution. SD-WAN…