VMworld 2016 Day Two : Digital WorkSpace, End User Mobility, Cloud and Internet of Things (IoT) by VMware

After Pat Gelsinger talked about Digital Transformation on Day One of VMworld 2016 and how VMware’s cloud strategy will help enterprise customers, Sanjay Poonen, Executive Vice President and General Manager, End-User Computing carried the theme further with VMware’s ‘Any Cloud, Any App, Any Device’ strategy and products that would enable the Digital Workspace with Unified Endpoint Management, Windows 10 Support and Enhanced Identity Management. […]

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VMworld 2016 : Digital Transformation and Cloud Freedom with VMware Software Defined Data Center (SDDC)

VMware kicked off VMworld 2016 in Las Vegas today. VMware CEO, Pat Gelsinger took the stage and welcomed over 20000 attendees. And in a nice gesture, Pat acknowledged the attendees who have never missed VMworld and announced they will receive free life time passes to the event. Gelsinger showed a Google trend chart that highlights ‘Digital Transformation’ as the top tech buzzword of […]

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Intel IDF 2016 : Connected World with IoT, Merged Reality and ARM Based Chips

Intel kicked off its 2016 Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in San Francisco. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich delivered his keynote which covered Intel’s push for a Connected World with Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Krzanich talked about Merged Reality which is a new way of experiencing physical and virtual interactions and environments through a suite of n ext-generation sensing and digitizing technologies. Merged Reality […]

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‘Surface’ to Cloud : Microsoft Offers Hardware and Software as a Service (SaaS)

At the recently held Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Toronto, the company demonstrated continued commitment to the Surface hardware product. There has been skepticism on whether Microsoft will continue to invest in hardware under Satya Nadella’s leadership. Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate Vice President, Windows and Devices Group wrote in his blog : We continue to invest in our Surface family of products because […]

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Nutanix Enterprise Cloud : Managing Beyond Physical and Virtual Data Center Silos

Apart from the recent marketing stunt at .NEXT conference that has been talked about extensively, Nutanix made several exciting announcements at the event. The company is repositioning itself as an enterprise cloud player vs another hyperconverged infrastructure vendor. Most data centers are heterogenous in nature with workloads running on both physical and virtual infrastructures. The complexity of managing these resources is very high […]

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SimpliVity Accelerates Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Adoption

There has been plenty of coverage on hyper-converged infrastructure solutions over the last year. Enterprises are realizing the benefits of hyper-converged technologies such as improved storage performance, capacity/scale, mobility, access speed etc. The technology which primarily includes virtualization software, server, storage and network switching all in a contained x86 based appliance is gaining significant traction. SimpliVity just announced it is seeing accelerated demand for its […]

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VCE VxRack Hyper-Converged System and EMC’s Converged Infrastructure Journey  

Just weeks after a public debate on VMware vs Nutanix technologies, VCE announced the new VxRack line of hyper-converged systems at EMC World 2015. The hyper-converged space is getting a lot of attention due to success found by Nutanix, Nimboxx, Simplivity and others. EMC which is the primary investor in VCE is relying on a broad Converged Infrastructure strategy with software and hardware technologies mainly […]

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Dell PowerEdge R930 Four-Socket Xeon Server Targeted at Unix to Linux Migration

Dell recently introduced the PowerEdge R930, a four-socket Intel Xeon based server which Dell believes to be the most powerful in its x86 line. The product is mainly targeted at helping customers with: Migration from UNIX to Linux with ease and move to a more innovative, future-ready data center. Resource intensive enterprise applications such as in-memory databases, customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource […]

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