Category: VMware

VMware to acquire Avi Networks to make data centers cloudier

VMware to acquire Avi Networks to make data centers cloudier

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In a continuing bid to help data centers become more cloudlike, VMware Inc. today said it plans to acquire Avi Networks Inc. for an undisclosed price. Avi provides application delivery services to large enterprises such as Deutschebank, Cisco Systems Inc. and Adobe Systems Inc. what it calls a multicloud fabric, in particular helping balance application loads across […]

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Cisco fellow offers perspective on driving consistency for the multicloud journey

Cisco fellow offers perspective on driving consistency for the multicloud journey

Cisco fellow offers perspective on driving consistency for the multicloud journey 2
A visit to the website for Cisco Systems Inc. reveals specific products tailored for a multicloud approach. There are tools like Meraki vMX and SD-WAN vEdge for connectivity, Cloudlock for protection, and AppDynamics or CloudCenter Suite for application deployment. Yet, the underlying message surrounding Cisco’s multicloud strategy is to deliver a consistent set of tools […]

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VMware and AWS continue legacy of work with public sector organizations

VMware and AWS continue legacy of work with public sector organizations

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When Great Britain’s National Health Service announced last month that VMware Inc. would provide it with access to cloud resources on Amazon Web Services, it was another chapter in VMware’s lengthy history of work with organizations in the public sector. “Some of our earliest customers were in the public sector,” said Sanjay Poonen (pictured), chief […]

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VMware snaps up Bitnami to broaden its multicloud strategy

VMware snaps up Bitnami to broaden its multicloud strategy

VMware snaps up Bitnami to broaden its multicloud strategy 4
VMware Inc.’s latest acquisition is Bitnami Inc., a prominent name in the developer ecosystem that provides ready-to-use versions of popular open-source applications. The terms of the deal, which was announced this morning, were not disclosed. San Francisco-based Bitnami is profitable and has raised just $1.1 million in outside funding from a group of investors that […]

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As Nutanix turns 10, it must maneuver around the big tech elephants

As Nutanix turns 10, it must maneuver around the big tech elephants

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Nutanix Inc. has successfully built its business around hyperconverged infrastructure appliances and software-defined storage. Yet, the company is increasingly facing pressure to expand its enterprise footprint in competition with major players, such as Dell Technologies Inc. and VMware Inc., which is part of the Dell family. Founded in September 2009, Nutanix will celebrate its milestone […]

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In gambling mecca, Dell’s founder offers evidence that big bets on multicloud, AI and edge will pay off

In gambling mecca, Dell’s founder offers evidence that big bets on multicloud, AI and edge will pay off

In gambling mecca, Dell’s founder offers evidence that big bets on multicloud, AI and edge will pay off 7
There could probably have not been a more appropriate setting for Dell Technologies Inc.’s annual conference last week than Las Vegas. The company’s founder and chief executive officer, Michael Dell (pictured), has spent most of his career making big bets on his firm’s future and the computing industry’s direction. Over 35 years, he has taken Dell […]

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VMware’s new deal with Microsoft signals move from headwinds to tailwinds

VMware’s new deal with Microsoft signals move from headwinds to tailwinds

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When the chief executives of Microsoft Corp., Dell Technologies Inc. and VMware Inc. found themselves onstage together Monday in Las Vegas, it was not the first time their paths had crossed, despite many years of trading sharp elbows in the competitive tech world. Sometimes, the technology community really isn’t that large after all. “I’ve known […]

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Latest product releases from Dell have a distinctly VMware flavor

Latest product releases from Dell have a distinctly VMware flavor

Latest product releases from Dell have a distinctly VMware flavor 9
Dell Technologies Inc. unveiled a host of new product announcements today at the Dell Technologies World event in Las Vegas, leaving it for analysts to dissect the technologies supporting them. VMware’s impact on the hyperconverged space appeared to be an important influence, with an expansion of hyperconverged appliances branded as VxFlex and the launch of […]

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At Dell Tech World, data protection provides strategic leverage in the hybrid-cloud wars

At Dell Tech World, data protection provides strategic leverage in the hybrid-cloud wars

At Dell Tech World, data protection provides strategic leverage in the hybrid-cloud wars 10
Data is a precious business asset. In the emerging hybrid-cloud market, any solution provider that doesn’t enable strong end-to-end data protection is a nonstarter. As Wikibon reviews the recent spate of industry announcements in hybrid cloud, we keep returning to data protection as table stakes. If a provider has failed to address it with robust solutions […]

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