VMware recently announced its vCloud Hybrid Service, which provides a platform to seamlessly extend your data center into the cloud while still delivering reliability, security, and compatibility. CloudCred has created 26 tasks to help increase the effectiveness of your business through experiencing and learning about vCloud Hybrid Service. These tasks are designed to help you learn about vCloud Hybrid Service, as well as give you credit towards the Tech Cloud and Tech VM badges in CloudCred. People who have earned their Tech Cloud badge have demonstrated a technical mastery of the cloud. The Tech Cloud and Tech VM badges, as well as the other CloudCred badges, are a great way to show your cloud credibility to your friends and coworkers. Don't worry if you're new to the cloud. When you join CloudCred, you are part of a team of experts who are always there to help you. And don't forget - you can win a Fitbit One!
CloudCred also hosts contests, and the current one is about vCloud Hybrid Service. Complete all of the tasks listed below to be entered into a drawing to win a Fitbit One. The contest will run until June 10, 2013 (extended from June 3), and there will be two winners!
- Task 442: Read Mathew Lodge's blog post "Delivering on the Promise of Hybrid Cloud"
- Task 492: Review the VMware vCloud Hybrid Service Datasheet
- Task 493: Review the Service Description for VMware vCloud Hybrid Service
- Task 496: Read "A Look Inside vCloud Hybrid Service"
- Task 502: Read "Announcing vCloud Connector 2.0 - One Network, One Catalog, One Cloud"
- Task 503: Read "Getting Started with vCloud - Intro to vCloud Connector and Other Resources"
- Task 504: Read "An In-Depth Look at vCloud Connector 2.0"
- Task 506: Read "Stretched vCloud Director Infrastructure"
- Task 507: Review "Stretched Clusters and VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager"
- Task 508: Review "VMware vSphere Metro Storage Cluster Case Study"
- Task 509: Read Bill Fathers' blog, "Introducing vCloud Hybrid Service"
- Task 480: Watch the video "City of Melrose Accommodates for Future Growth with vCloud Hybrid Service"
- Task 481: Watch the video "Planview Growing New Business in the Cloud with vCloud Hybrid Service"
- Task 482: Watch the video "An Introduction to VMware vCloud Hybrid Service"
- Task 483: Watch the video "Network Connectivity and Virtual Appliances - vCloud Hybrid Service"
- Task 484: Watch the video "Creating a Fault-Tolerant Three-Tier Application - vCloud Hybrid Service"
- Task 490: Watch the video "Hybrid Application Deployment: VMware vCloud Hybrid Service"
- Task 511: Watch the vCloud Hybrid Service Launch replay
- Task 441: Share Mathew Lodge's blog post "Delivering on the Promise of Hybrid Cloud"
- Task 491: Engage in the VMware vCloud Hybrid Service Community
- Task 495: Explore the VMware vCloud Hybrid Service website
- Task 494: Register for the webcast "Extending Your Data Center with the New vCloud Hybrid Service from VMware"
- Task 497: Write a blog about your thoughts on the vCloud Hybrid Service
- Task 498: Share Bill Fathers' blog, "Introducing vCloud Hybrid Service"
- Task 505: Install vCloud Connector 2.0
Complete Task 512: CloudCred Contest: Learn about vCloud Hybrid Service and win a Fitbit One to be eligible to win.
Good luck and keep building your CloudCred!
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