Recent Cloud Computing Team Ups – III

Recent Cloud Computing Team Ups – III

This is a continuing series on cloud computing companies joining hands. As is evident from the previous articles, cloud companies are increasingly looking to join forces to better leverage their individual competencies.

Today’s article features two such team-ups:

Atos, EMC and VMware

Three big companies – Atos (http://www.atos.net), EMC (www.emc.com) and VMware (www.vmware.com) – have come together under one canopy to create a European cloud infrastructure company called Canopy. According to Atos Chairman and CEO Thierry Breton, Canopy will be a “one stop shop” for cloud computing.”

Breton also outlined the reason behind this joint venture – “Our clients are afraid of the complexity of moving to the cloud…Most of our customers are requesting a one stop shop.” While Canopy will have more of an Atos identity with the European major investing more than its two American partners and also naming the CEO, it will provide solutions based on EMC and VMware offerings.

Canopy’s portfolio will include a Java-based PaaS and various SaaS applications hosted in an enterprise app store, including ERP, CRM, email and analytics in addition to cloud consulting services.

Cloud computing is altering forever the way in which IT is designed and consumed across data centers, applications and end user access points,” said EMC Chairman and CEO Joe Tucci. “EMC looks forward to working even more closely with Atos, accelerating this shared vision and making the benefits of cloud computing a reality for enterprise customers in key targeted industries.”

We’re pleased to be working with Atos and EMC to deliver cloud solutions in this fashion – simplifying and automating IT services to help customers not only reduce costs, but also transform IT into a strategic asset that yields business and competitive value,” said VMware CEO Paul Maritz.

RightScale and Equinix

Cloud computing management solutions provider RightScale (http://www.rightscale.com) and data center services provider Equinix (http://www.equinix.com) have entered into a partnership to enable enterprises to optimally manage workloads on the cloud.

With this partnership, customers can leverage RightScale’s leading cloud management offering for maximum visibility, organization and control across public, private and hybrid clouds. This collaboration is a natural fit, as Platform Equinix is the destination of choice for more than 4,000 companies as well as the home to a rich ecosystem of more than 300 cloud service providers,” said Chris Sharp, general manager, cloud and content for Equinix.

This partnership allows IT teams and service providers to increase the speed and reliability of delivering comprehensive cloud environments, particularly for those organizations with high data security and compliance needs or for those looking for increased performance for specific applications. Customers can literally provision entire server deployments in minutes with full-featured automation and govern them over their entire lifecycle,” said Josh Fraser, senior vice president of business development for RightScale.

According to him, this partnership will allow customers “to build from the ground-up – rack and stack – RightScale-ready clouds in Equinix data centers, or for existing Equinix customers to use RightScale to manage clouds they already have in Equinix facilities.

For the first two parts in the series, see:  Part 1 and 2

By Sourya Biswas

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Sourya Biswas is a former risk analyst who has worked with several financial organizations of international repute, besides being a freelance journalist with several articles published online. After 6 years of work, he has decided to pursue further studies at the University of Notre Dame, where he has completed his MBA. He holds a Bachelors in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Information Technology. He is also a member of high-IQ organizations Mensa and Triple Nine Society and has been a prolific writer to CloudTweaks over the years... http://www.cloudtweaks.com/author/sourya/

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