"Onboarding is the elephant in the corner of the cloud – templates only take you so far up the stack, and the rest of the workload is manually configured, fragile and messy. You can try to repurpose high-availability and backup tools, but good luck with that. Most aren't virtualization-aware. This, in a nutshell, is the problem that fresh-out-of-stealth RiverMeadow Software hopes to solve with its enCloud SaaS." Read the report.
Analyst firm: 451 Research Group | Analyst: Rachel Chalmers
"If you missed VMworld in San Francisco this week, no worries, my colleague Barb Darrow captured the key announcements and general sentiment on what's up with VMware. This gave me the chance to walk the expo floor and check out other companies doing cool stuff. There were five that stood out..." Read the report.
Analyst firm: GigaOM | Research Director: Jo Maitland