5 Cool Tools for Cloud Management

Cloud management tools are as varied as cloud uses. For this test, we chose five tools that each attack cloud management from a different perspective.

First Look at Windows Azure

There's "the cloud" and then there's Windows Azure.

VMware Makes Cloud Jumping Easy

VMware's vCloud Connector (VCC) is a free VMware virtual appliance and vSphere plug-in that makes it a snap to transfer VMware virtual machines.

VSphere Rounds Into Form

VMware's vSphere 4.0 cloud operating system, which we tested last June ushered in new methods to manage virtual machines on internal and external hosts.