Skytap Named to OnDemand 100 List for Innovation in Cloud Computing

Skytap is proud to announce our inclusion in the AlwaysOn’s 2013 OnDemand 100 Top Private Companies list. “Being selected for the OnDemand 100 for the fourth consecutive year is a testament to Skytap’s track record of innovation in the cloud computing industry,” said Scott Roza, CEO of Skytap. “The solution we’ve built empowers companies to

Your Guide to Replacing VMware Lab Manager

In the wake of VMware’s decision to discontinue vCenter Lab Manager, our new guide examines the benefits and considerations of various replacement strategies. The guide mentions the risks involved with continuing to use unsupported software, and details how VMware’s recommended replacement, vCloud Director, lacks much of the power and utility of Lab Manager. The guide

Skytap Named Best of VMworld Award Winner for Third Consecutive Year

​If you were tuned in to VMworld, you may have already heard that Skytap was selected by TechTarget’s SearchServerVirtualization as a “Best of VMworld 2012” award finalist in the public and hybrid cloud computing technologies category–making it the third consecutive year we’ve been recognized at the VMworld event. We were selected based on recent product

Skytap Named Best of VMworld Award Winner for Third Consecutive Year

​If you were tuned in to VMworld, you may have already heard that Skytap was selected by TechTarget’s SearchServerVirtualization as a “Best of VMworld 2012” award finalist in the public and hybrid cloud computing technologies category–making it the third consecutive year we’ve been recognized at the VMworld event. We were selected based on recent product

TechTarget SearchServerVitualization Names Skytap Finalist in Public/Hybrid Cloud Computing

​Today, our team at VMworld received the finalist award in the Public/Hybrid Cloud Computing Technologies category. The “Best of VMworld 2012” Awards are sponsored by TechTarget SearchServer Vitualization. SearchServerVirtualization.com™  is an enterprise virtualization-focused website providing IT professionals and the community with the latest server virtualization news, articles, tips, and expert advice. There were over 200

Skytap ESXi Multi-Machine Templates a Hot Product at VMworld

​NetworkWorld has named Skytap ESXi Multi-Machine Templates a hot product at VMworld. Announced on August 22, our ESXi Multi-Machine Templates enable users to spin up a virtual machine in Skytap Cloud that runs the VMware vSphere ESXi hypervisor and vSphere client in fewer than 60 seconds. Using pre-built and pre-configured multi-machine templates for ESX 4.1

Networking Perspectives: How It’s Done at Skytap

In the first part of this piece, Networking Perspectives: OpenStack v CloudStack, I discussed some of the primary differences between the network architectures of OpenStack and CloudStack. A key point was what we here at Skytap believe are the three core tenets of cloud networking: Clouds are inherently multi-tenant, and network definition and provisioning should

Networking Perspectives: OpenStack v CloudStack

In early April, OpenStack released the Essex version of its stack software. Citrix, two days prior, announced their release of the CloudStack project under the Apache2 license, creating a genuinely competitive market for open-sourced stack software. We here at Skytap are excited to see this, since it represents a growing maturity and adoption of cloud

Skytap Joins Forces with HP and Orasi to Power New CloudPerform Solution

Our customers repeatedly echoed the same challenge: how can we enable our dev/test teams to deliver high quality software on time and on budget? With the increasing adoption of the cloud, many enterprises are starting to realize how this new computing paradigm can effectively support this effort. In fact, according to Alexandra Weber Morales, a

Skytap Cloud Recognized as 2011 Products of the Year Winner

SEATTLE, Wash. – January 16, 2012 – Skytap Inc., the leading provider of self-service cloud automation solutions, today announced that the Skytap Cloud was named a 2011 Product of the Year winner by TechTarget’s SearchServerVirtualization.com in the Virtualization Management category. For the second consecutive year, Skytap was recognized for its self-service simplicity, as well as

Skytap Cloud Recognized as 2011 Products of the Year Winner

SEATTLE, Wash. – January 16, 2012 – Skytap Inc., the leading provider of self-service cloud automation solutions, today announced that the Skytap Cloud was named a 2011 Product of the Year winner by TechTarget’s SearchServerVirtualization.com in the Virtualization Management category. For the second consecutive year, Skytap was recognized for its self-service simplicity, as well as

Skytap Wins ‘Best of VMworld’ Award for Self-Service Hybrid Cloud Solution

A panel of experts at VMworld 2011 has awarded top honors to Skytap for innovation, performance and value. Skytap was selected by TechTarget’s SearchServerVirtualization as a “Best of VMworld 2011” award winner in the public and hybrid cloud computing technologies category. The “Best of VMworld” awards program recognizes outstanding cloud computing and virtualization products and solutions released