Some leading vendors to look at in your migration include:
- Skytap.com can set up an entire hosted virtual network of various servers, all via a Web browser.
- Vyatta.com has virtual firewalls and other network infrastructure gear to help secure the hybrid configuration.
- Cloudswitch.com sells a virtual appliance that can be used to move any virtual machine into either Amazon or Terremark (the service used by Verizon's CaaS) clouds.
- VMware offers a variety of cloud management tools, including vCloud Director and vFabrik that can help create a virtual datacenter and set up pre-configured app services and infrastructure. Use their partner locator here to find a reseller nearby.
- Appistry.com has its CloudIQ servers that are easy to scale up or down.
- GoGrid.com, Rackspace.com and Cari.net are just a few of many hosting providers out there that can specifically help with hybrid management.
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