VMware

Vendor Update: VSPP becomes VMware vCloud Air Network

VMware have "evolved" the VSPP program and it is now known as the VMware vCloud Air Network.  To quote from the official press release (full copy available here http://ir.vmware.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=867208) ...the VMware vCloud® Air™ Network to provide greater choice and flexibility to businesses looking to capitalize on the advantages of hybrid cloud. As the world's largest…

Microsoft WPC 2014

(Stephen Parker, Head of Cloud Strategy) Microsoft’s annual event aimed at their partner community, Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC), is timed at the beginning of the Microsoft financial year.  This means that it is the perfect opportunity for Microsoft to lay out their key messaging for the year ahead and get their partners on-board. Microsoft have…

Microsoft

Rhipe Appointed as world first Microsoft Cloud LSP

Rhipe are very excited to be able to announce that we have been appointed a Microsoft LSP (Licensing Solution Partner - used to be LAR, Large Account Reseller). The opportunity identified by Rhipe and Microsoft is to increase the use of Enterprise Agreements as part of an accelerated adoption of the Cloud.  With relationships with over 1300 service providers, Rhipe…

NewLease at Red Hat Summit 2014

      For those of us in the Service Provider community, Red Hat Summit April 2014 in San Francisco offered a window into the future.  We were given glimpses into how Red Hat will begin incorporating more of their offerings into the CCP program.  Of particular interest; CloudForms, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Open Stack Platform, and Red Hat OpenShift (PaaS).

NewLease Hosting Days

Yes it’s that time of year again and the team here at NewLease couldn’t be any more excited about our annual opportunity to bring the service provider community together.  One of our core goals at NewLease is to helping our partners grow, and this year we are changing the format of our Hosting Days to…

Microsoft

2014 Microsoft Hosting Summit: Seattle

I’ve just returned from the 2014 Microsoft Hosting Summit in Seattle, a 3-day event which included an outstanding Keynote day with presentations from Microsoft and Industry Executives.  The keynotes kick started the event and positioned Microsoft as a thought leader in the hosting and cloud industry, as well as confirming Microsoft’s ever increasing commitment to…

VMware PEX 2014

VMware PEX 2014

I recently returned from VMware’s PEX event in San Fransicso and wanted to pass along a few highlights: Session-based DaaS has come to VMware and is launched on to VSPP – This is a great new option for those organizations looking to deliver DaaS – and is called the Horizon DaaS Platform - (http://www.vmware.com/products/daas) VMware…

Doug Tutus

It is with great sadness and sorrow that the staff and Board of NewLease must announce the loss of their leader, friend and co-founder Doug Tutus. While in Canada late last week to make investor presentations as part of the upcoming merger with FRR, Doug unexpectedly and tragically passed away.   Doug Tutus was as an…