Migrating to a VMware Cloud for Application Developers: Getting Started

Written by Joe Kozlowicz on Wednesday, April 3rd 2013 — Categories: Cloud Hosting, Cloud Hosting, Software Development, VMware

Migrating to the cloud can be deceptively simple. There are a variety of cloud migration utilities that can convert physical machines, virtual machines, and even third-party images to various VMware server formats. Even with conversion tools making your life easier, there are a myriad of concerns to keep in mind. Ready to begin?

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Five Reasons to Switch to Cloud-Based Software Development and Testing

Written by Joe Kozlowicz on Tuesday, February 26th 2013 — Categories: Cloud Hosting, Cloud Hosting, Software Development, VMware

More and more companies are taking advantage of IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) and PaaS (Platform as a Service) solutions for their software development and testing. If you’re thinking about making the switch, here’s five great reasons to consider the gBlock Cloud® powered by vCloud™ for your next development project:

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A VMware Powered World

Written by Joe Kozlowicz on Friday, November 9th 2012 — Categories: VMware

Click through to see an infographic about the extensive world of VMware! 

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Beginner’s Guide to VMware Terms

Written by Joe Kozlowicz on Wednesday, September 12th 2012 — Categories: VMware, FAQs

Over 60% of companies utilizing a cloud infrastructure are using a VMware based solution. There’s good reason for this, too. Green House Data became a part of the VMware partner network for many reasons, but here is the short list:

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vCloud Director: Networking Overview

Written by Joe Kozlowicz on Wednesday, August 29th 2012 — Categories: Cloud Hosting, VMware, FAQs

Setting up networking is the step that we receive the most questions about when customers are new to the vCloud environment.  We’re currently working on a video tutorial that will further help clients with the steps of setting up networking.  In the meantime, here is an overview of the types of networking available and the tabs that you’ll find when you are configuring your network.

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“Speaking” Oracle While Using a VMware Service Provider

Written by Joe Kozlowicz on Thursday, July 5th 2012 — Categories: VMware

There's a funny expression that we've noticed over the years. When someone wants to know if you are proficient in a given environment, they might ask, for instance, “Do you code in C-sharp?” (for C#). Or they might ask if a person can “handle” PHP or simply “write” in Ruby or some other language.

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vCloud Director Simplifies VPN Administration

Written by Joe Kozlowicz on Wednesday, June 27th 2012 — Categories: VMware

Security has always been one of the biggest concerns in both cloud computing and using a distributed workforce. The fear that data could be highjacked from the cloud or from public telecommunications networks has kept many organizations from taking full advantage of cloud based solutions to create remote offices or work-from-home opportunities, important advantages in agile computing and employee retention.

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VMware Service Providers for the New Era of Computing

Written by Joe Kozlowicz on Wednesday, June 20th 2012 — Categories: VMware

As VMware service providers, we were interested to read this interview in which VMware chief executive Paul Maritz talks about cloud computing, the changing expectations of employees and consumers, and the business opportunity these changes present.

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Manage vCloud Director with Your iPad

Written by Joe Kozlowicz on Wednesday, April 25th 2012 — Categories: VMware

VMware recently launched VMware vCloud Client for iPad, which is available to Green House Data customers. 

Watch a video demonstration and download the app! 

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