Creating Cloud-managed Services: Why even “blue chip” companies pick a partner

While technology grows faster, simpler, less costly, a majority of companies still struggle with IT operations. Systems engineers spend too much time fighting fires or nursing their infrastructures. The average tenure of systems engineers continues to shorten, while software developers grow frustrated and leave without hesitation to greener pastures. The impacts include projects experiencing repeated delays. What are the most forward-looking enterprises doing about it? By peering into a leading edge, high-growth market, light gets shed on how even blue chip companies leverage partners to springboard into newer architectures and processes.

Best Practices for Creating a Cloud Migration Strategy

Our Managing Director, Vinnie Lima, spent a few minutes talking to BMC Software’s Allison Cramer to discuss the Best Practices for creating a cloud migration strategy. Topics such as Cloud First vs. Cloud Smart, Cost, Security, and Optimization are discussed from real-world experience with the U.S. Department of Agriculture AgCloud initiative.

BMC Releases CLM Feature Pack 4

BMC has shifted releases of updates to CLM (Cloud Lifecycle Management) to be more modular and easier to apply on existing environments. They roll-up previous updates and features, and is now called “Feature Pack”. The latest of their release, Feature Pack 4, offers a slew of new capabilities including infinite possibilities with template based provisioned…

The quarter-inch hole problem

Dominic Wellington (Twitter @dwellington) had a great post at the BMC communities recently articulating the age-old discussion of cloud platforms solving a business problem, versus an IT geek spinnin’ VM Templates attempting to deliver a cloud solution. I welcome you to read his great summation about how you should reverse-think your way about solving your cloud project woes,…

A step through CLM and AWS Integration

  If you are just getting off the high from the AWS re:Invent conference this past year, you probably still remember BMC Software‘s pitch for their Cloud Lifecycle Management solution.  This was touted as a Cloud Broker of all clouds, and specifically, facilitating and delivering compliancy and “Trust” to Amazon’s Web Service. The offering is…

VVL Headquarter Training Center now open!

We are now open for business (training that is)! Our 20+ seat state of the art educational services facility in Columbia Maryland is now open. Come join us for our upcoming training courses for FY13. It contains two individual or combined high definition projectors, a PA system with wireless microphone, HDMI and VGA inputs, IdeaPainton all…

BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management: Administration Boot Camp

Monday December 17, 2012 – Friday December 21, 2012 | Register Description: BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management: Administration Boot Camp extends on the concepts introduced in BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management: Foundation. Geared toward “cloud” administrators, students will learn the planning strategies, key concepts, configuration steps, and best practices when implementing BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management. Through a…

We are now a fully authorized BMC Software Education Partner!

VVL Systems is proud to announce a growth in our relationship with BMC Software – we are now an Authorized Education and Services Partner!   What does this mean?  We can deliver both private and public training for the following BMC solutions leveraging official BMC Software curriculum and delivery mechanisms: BMC Bladelogic Automation Suite (Server,…

Subscribe to our Newsletter
Stay informed with the latest technology news, industry events, and training offered by VVL Systems for free! Fill out this form and receive our newsletter delivered straight to your inbox.