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Embotics Cloud Management Blog

Year End Reflection: Three Things Embotics is Grateful For

2018 has been a momentous year for Embotics and there’s no doubt about it, we have a lot to be grateful for. Here's why. 

Topics: Hybrid Cloud Hybrid Cloud Management Wave report

Hybrid Cloud Management Survey: The Visibility Problem

A few weeks ago, we announced the results of a survey conducted by the Ponemon Institute. The survey looked at the responses of more than 600 IT leaders responsible for cloud management within their organizations and led to some interesting findings about the gap between their expectations around the value of DevOps, containers and microservices and their organizations’ current enablement capabilities. You can check out the full report here.

Topics: Hybrid Cloud Cloud Management Platform (CMP) Research

4 Steps to Selecting a Hybrid Cloud Management System

Different management needs can and will surface at different phases in your hybrid cloud journey, and it can be easy to attempt to satisfy these requirements through the purchase of individual “tools.” But because there is a large amount of interaction and inter-dependency between them, starting with any standalone tool is not recommended. What’s needed is an integrated management system. One that's extensible so you can simplify your cloud journey.

Topics: Hybrid Cloud Cloud Management

The Shifting Cloud Market Dynamics (Part 3)

Over the past few weeks in this space, we’ve spent some time writing about some of the ways that the cloud market is evolving, and how those evolving dynamics impact multicloud environments and how we approach and serve enterprises trying to manage those environments.

Topics: Hybrid Cloud Cloud Management Cloud Market

The Need for Multicloud Management

More and more organizations are adopting a mulitcloud strategy, as it provides the flexibility to run workloads across any environment – public, private or managed – and optimizes performance. In fact, according to IDC, over 90 percent of enterprise-scale organizations plan to make use of multiple clouds in the next several years.

Topics: Hybrid Cloud Cloud Management Platform (CMP) Automation Cloud Management multi-cloud

Webinar Q&A: New Priorities for Managing Hybrid Cloud, Containers, and DevOps

At the end of each of our webinars, we hold a Q&A session where the audience can ask questions that arose from the webinar content. This blog series highlights some of those questions to expose them to a wider audience.

Topics: Hybrid Cloud Webinar Microservices Containers DevOps

Webinar Q&A: Critical Success Factors in Delivering Cloud and Related Services

At the end of each of our webinars, we hold a Q&A session where the audience can ask questions that arose from the webinar content. This blog series highlights some of those questions to expose them to a wider audience.

This week the questions come from the webinar, Critical Success Factors in Delivering Cloud and Related Services, where Monty Blight, EVP of Corporate Development at Embotics shared lessons learned while helping a national IT infrastructure provider grow its cloud business, and the different factors to consider for your own organization such as simple automation, customer self-service, and hybrid/public cloud.

Topics: Hybrid Cloud Managed Services Cloud Automation Software Cloud Management

Webinar Q&A: Beyond Cloud Automation - Reshaping Your Cloud Strategy

At the end of each of our webinars, we hold a Q&A session where the audience can ask questions that arose from the webinar content. This blog series highlights some of those questions to expose them to a wider audience.

This week the questions come from the webinar, Beyond Cloud Automation - Reshaping Your Cloud Strategy, where Forrester Principal Analyst Dave Bartoletti and Embotics CTO Scott Davis discussed key trends in Hybrid cloud computing, and how they could impact your business strategy.

Topics: Hybrid Cloud Cloud Automation Software Microservices Containers Cloud Management Serverless Computing

The Growing Footprint of Hybrid Cloud

Enterprise cloud consumption is changing. There’s an unfortunate reality in most enterprises, where IT budgets are flat - but at the same time, IT teams are being asked to do more. The classic “do more with less” conundrum means that IT teams are turning to strategies - more VMs, more instances of public cloud use, and the consumption of more types of clouds and cloud services, for example - to accomplish this.

Topics: Public Cloud Private Cloud Hybrid Cloud Cloud Automation Software

Hybrid Cloud and Automation at VMworld 2016

At this year’s VMworld, VMware finally admitted what many of us have been saying for a long time. It’s a hybrid cloud world, and for most that hybrid cloud is VMware’s hypervisor coupled with another vendor’s public cloud offering.

Topics: Hybrid Cloud Cloud Automation Software