Kubernetes Storage Solutions for vSphere

As I'm sure you've heard, VMware has been working hard to do what our customers want as they are making the move towards Cloud Native Applications. (If not, you can find articles HERE, HERE, and HERE.) VMware's vision is to develop solutions that allow our customers to run whatever applications they would like, where they want to run them, and provide connectivity, availability and resiliency solutions so that they can be confident that they have made a great choice in their hybrid cloud solution. If you're reading this then you probably know I work in the Storage & Availability BU…

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The Cloud Orchestration Layer is Changing

With the recent purchases of a couple key companies within the cloud orchestration space I felt it was time to write about it.  The companies I am referring to are Cloupia, who was purchased by Cisco in December and Dynamic Ops, who was purchased by VMware in July.  In my opinion these companies had such a huge head start on where both of their parents were at the orchestration/cloud layer that there really wasn't a way for the parents to catch up without the purchases.  Thankfully they picked some bright stars to buy. We know that both Cloupia and…

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