VMware, known for its software stack for virtualized environments, showed its expanded ecosystem at VMworld 2016 in Las Vegas. It has made a decided effort to reach into mixed-vendor deployments in virtualized x86 infrastructure – and to connect with other vendor’s public clouds, starting with IBM’s SoftLayer.
The company with the largest installed base of virtualized x86 infrastructure is moving, in multiple ways, to grow its total available market (TAM), even as its corporate parent, EMC, merges into Dell Technologies.
Significantly, it highlighted its connections with open-source technologies that drive many of the cloud computing deployments, both in enterprise data...
VMware is at an interesting crossroads of its existence. The company has been around for 15 years and has evolved dramatically from the company that filled a niche in the market for non-mainframe server virtualization. In those early days, VMware was small and unintimidating and pretty much the only game in down. Over the next several years it evolved into a powerhouse in server virtualization – in essence owning the market. The company was sold to EMC in 2004 and three years later, EMC took the company public with 15% of the company’s shares. Today, VMware stands at an important...
How employee’s use of cloud services are changing the way IT handles security
Cloud computing has given business users the power to use sophisticated cloud services without the need to go through IT. Well-meaning employees do not think about the potential risks associated with the cloud. Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings like Facebook, Dropbox Flickr, Google’s Pircasa, or LinkedIn are commonly used by everyone from college users to business leaders. Security and risk are far from the minds of most business users.
Cloud services can be a productivity boom for business users and has resulted in a shift in the...
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PRESS RELEASE: Victory Index Report for Advanced Analytics
BOSTON, Jun 16, 2014 -- Hurwitz & Associates today announced the findings of The Hurwitz Victory Index Report for Advanced Analytics. Designed as a market research assessment tool, The Hurwitz Victory Index highlights the diverse uses for advanced analytics technology and the vendors who make those applications possible. Some current uses of advanced READ FULL PRESS RELEASE