Amazon, VMware rumored to be developing data center software

Amazon Web Services (AWS) and VMware are reportedly in talks about possibly teaming up to develop data center software products, according to The Information, which cited anonymous sources. Unfortunately, the article doesn’t have much if any detail on what that product would be. The speculation is it might be a stack-like product, since VMware already […] Read more »

VMware further extends SDN software to work in non-VMware environments

VMware today introduced two new versions of its flagship virtual networking software. One named NSX for vSphere 6.3 has deep integrations with other VMware products and the other, named NSX-T 1.1, is for use in cloud-native environments that may not be controlled by VMware management tools. The moves are aimed at extending NSX’s use cases […] Read more »

VMware on AWS: A one-way ticket to the cloud

The big enterprise news last week was the Amazon-VMware announcement of VMware Cloud on AWS — “a seamlessly integrated hybrid offering,” as the Amazon press release put it. That’s one way to describe this scheme to extend vSphere into the world’s largest public cloud. But the real benefit is in making private clouds more practical, and in […] Read more »

VMware CEO pledges cloud computing freedom

In what’s become something of an annual tradition, we talked with VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger at the outset of the virtualization leader’s VMworld 2016 conference. In this interview with Network World Senior Writer Brandon Butler and IDG Chief Content Officer John Gallant, Gelsinger shared the big news from the event, including new tools that make […] Read more »

VMware VSAN 6.2 Offers Pathway To Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

With the release of its Virtual SAN 6.2 offerings, VMware is looking to make it easier for customers to create and run a hyper-converged infrastructure within their data centers. The company is also introducing “Ready Nodes,” which are plug-in data center modules with virtual storage. InformationWeek: Cloud Read more »

Google hires VMware co-founder as cloud chief, aims for enterprise adoption

VMware co-founder Diane Greene will oversee all of Google’s cloud businesses, including its Cloud Platform and Apps productivity suite, the company announced Thursday.  Greene, who has been on the company’s board of directors for three years, took the position as the technology giant agreed to acquire Bebop, a stealthy startup that she co-founded. In a […] Read more »

Google hires VMware co-founder as cloud chief, aiming for enterprise adoption

VMware co-founder Diane Greene will oversee all of Google’s cloud businesses, including its Cloud Platform and Apps productivity suite, the company announced Thursday.  Greene, who has been on the company’s board of directors for three years, took the position as the technology giant agreed to acquire Bebop, a stealthy startup that she co-founded. In a […] Read more »

Google hires VMware co-founder as cloud chief, aims for enterprise adoption

VMware co-founder Diane Greene will oversee all of Google’s cloud businesses, including its Cloud Platform and Apps productivity suite, the company announced Thursday.  Greene, who has been on the company’s board of directors for three years, took the position as the technology giant agreed to acquire Bebop, a stealthy startup that she co-founded. In a […] Read more »

Ex VMware, Microsoft, and Citrix workers set up application container company

In 2006 VMware released a breakthrough technology named dynamic resource scheduling (DRS), which allowed its virtual machine management software to automatically reallocate virtual machines among different applications based on their load. A startup founded by some of the VMware team members who helped create that feature, which is backed by the former CTO of VMware […] Read more »

Ex VMware, Microsoft and Citrix workers set up application container company

In 2006 VMware released a breakthrough technology named dynamic resource scheduling (DRS), which allowed its virtual machine management software to automatically reallocate virtual machines among different applications based on their load. A startup founded by some of the VMware team members who helped create that feature, which is backed by the former CTO of VMware […] Read more »

VMware scoops up hot email startup Boxer

While VMware parent company EMC has generated plenty of attention with its massive $ 67 billion merger with Dell, VMware itself has made a deal of its own with the purchase of email and task management startup Boxer. The acquisition, announced today at the company’s annual european VMworld event, is part of VMware’s strategy to provide apps for […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: Will VMware survive a post-virtualization world?

Having recently attended VMworld, VMware’s annual user conference this year, I came away ruminating on VMware’s existential future. (disclosure: VMware covered my travel and expenses to attend the event). I spent much of the keynote on day one of VMworld trading tweets with other members of the commentating classes. My tweets were, admittedly, somewhat snarky […] Read more »

After fumbling public clouds, VMware focuses on hybrid clouds

From what company officials said this week at EMC VMware’s annual VMworld conference held in San Francisco, you’d think that its public cloud vCloud Air was in the same market tier as Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure. It’s not. vCloud Air simply doesn’t come up in my conversations with organizations looking to move some, […] Read more »

VMware rounds out data center virtualization stack

VMware has updated its stack of data center virtualization software, rounding out capabilities that allow an organization to run an entire data center operation and related cloud services as a single unified entity. Among the new additions are components to the vCloud Air suite of software for running cloud services. The company has expanded its […] Read more »

VMware gets help to build and deploy cloud apps more easily

VMware gets help to build and deploy cloud apps more easily Working to make its public cloud more competitive, VMware has partnered with Bitnami to make using open source apps and development environments on vCloud Air easy. The Bitnami Launchpad for VMware vCloud Air OnDemand website lists … Read more on PCWorld Joyent Adds Non-Docker Services […] Read more »

CA Technologies Integrates CA Process Automation and VMware vCloud Director

CA Technologies Integrates CA Process Automation and VMware vCloud Director By Justin Lee, October 20, 2011 (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — IT management software and solutions provider CA Technologies (www.ca.com) announced on Wednesday it has released a connector for integrating CA Process Automation with VMware vCloud … Read more on Web Host Industry Review Security […] Read more »

VMware profit, sales top analysts' estimates

VMware profit, sales top analysts' estimates The Palo Alto company is benefiting as companies invest in data centers to run software in the cloud, stored on the Internet instead of their own server computers. The company signed large contracts, renewed existing ones and saw greater interest in … Read more on San Francisco Chronicle IBM […] Read more »

Hosting.com Attains VMware vCloud Powered Validation

Hosting.com Attains VMware vCloud Powered Validation A member of the VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP), Hosting.com's VMware vCloud Powered service delivers a set of cloud computing services across a common platform, supporting the largest set of existing applications and offering distinctive … Read more on Environmental Expert (press release) Phoenix NAP Wins Media Storage Provider […] Read more »