While the bulk of Sun-related news this week relates to reported talks of a buyout by IBM, the company took a break from negotiations to introduce their own cloud computing and storage infrastructure, challenging Amazon, Google, Rackspace, and perhaps VMware, Microsoft, and Nirvanix. Sun is leveraging the assets they acquired from Q-layer earlier this year on top of … [Read more...] about Sun Launches Their Own Cloud, But For Which Market?
Paul Maritz of VMware dropped a bomb on Las Vegas today, introducing their Virtual Datacenter Operating System concept. But is VDC-OS a nuclear strike at the heart of the data center, scattering everyone from Microsoft to Cisco to (big daddy) EMC? Or is it just more hot air, conflating the latest big thing into a mirage of an operating system rather than a real … [Read more...] about VMware Virtual Datacenter Operating System: Heavyweight or Hot Air?