VMware has announced several new appointments in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, appointing new country managers for the UAE and North Africa, Levant, and Egypt, and naming a new head of MENA Partner Organisation.
VMware has announced that more than two thirds (68 percent) of Middle East business leaders believe the management of technology is shifting away from IT to other departments, as lines of business take charge of technology-led innovation in EMEA organisations.
VMware has announced that it will showcase its end-to-end solutions for the digital workspace at GITEX Technology Week.
VMware has recently announced that it has been included in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant for x86 Server Virtualisation Infrastructure for the seventh consecutive year.
VMware has announced the appointment of Ahmed Auda as its new managing director for the MENA region.
During the RSA Conference held last week, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger announced that they are currently positioning the company’s NSX network virtualisation product as a tool for encrypting data in flight and at rest, in the public cloud or on premises.
EMC and VMware announced the new VCE VxRail Appliance family, the only integrated and jointly engineered hyper-converged infrastructure appliances (HCIA) for VMware environments.
VMware announced the appointment of Henri van der Vaeren as Vice President for Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Start up ContainerX has created a platform for IT operations administrators to centrally manage clusters of application containers.
VMware has recently announced the result of their latest research which aimed at debunking the ‘millennial myth’ and reveal how employees across the organisation, of all ages, can have significant influence to drive digital transformation within their businesses.
VMware has announced that Ooredoo Kuwait has successfully deployed both Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) and IT applications on a single, unified cloud based on the VMware vCloud for NFV platform.
VMware is now addressing the market for Docker with two open source software packages that will allow its customers to more easily deploy containers in their existing VMware infrastructure.
VMware has entered the network function virtualisation market with a platform that lets service providers run their network functions as virtualised applications from different vendors.
Cisco Systems posted quarterly revenue and profit gains that included growth for its software-defined networking products, and Chairman and CEO John Chambers used the news to lay down the gauntlet to SDN rival VMware.
VMware and Avaya have partnered to deliver enterprise hybrid cloud services on the vCloud Air platform.
The newest feature added to VMware’s vCloud Air public cloud is the ability to spin virtual machines up and down with a few clicks and pay for them by the hour. This better positions VMware to go head-to-head with top public IaaS cloud vendors, but analysts say VMware still has lots of catching up to do.
Talk has intensified in the past week that changes could be afoot in the strategic relationship between EMC and VMware.
VMware’s VCloud Hybrid Service, when launched in May last year, was considered to be a game-changer for the company. Ray O’Farrell, Head of R&D, VMWare, speaks about why hybrid is the future and how VMware is going to play its cards in the Infrastructure-as-a-Service space.
VMware has introduced software designed to make it easier for its customers to store large numbers of virtual machines (VMs) created with the company’s software.
Hewlett-Packard is expanding the scope of its OneView infrastructure management console, releasing a OneView plug-in that should help system administrators more efficiently manage their VMware vCenter operations with OneView functionality.
In lieu of launching its own public cloud lineup, storage giant EMC has decided to resell the cloud products of its VMware subsidiary, Network World has learned.
VMware has reached a deal to acquire mobile management specialist AirWatch for US$1.54 billion, with $1.175 billion being paid in cash and $365 million arriving in installment payments and assumed unvested equity.
Flash storage solutions provider SanDisk has announced that its SAS enterprise solid state drives, have been certified by VMware as a supported flash tier of VMware Virtual SAN.
VMware has posted a new beta release of Virtual SAN (VSAN) that lets enterprises add more storage capacity and management features.
HP and VMware, Inc. announced plans to collaborate to deliver the industry’s first federated network solution, designed to provide customers unified automation of, and visibility into, their physical and virtual data center networks. […]
The last few versions of VMware Workstation haven’t been radically different from one another, and Workstation 10 is no exception.
VMware says enterprises migrating to Microsoft Windows 7 can save a bundle by using virtual-desktop infrastructure technology rather than standalone PCs.
VMware’s NSX network virtualization platform, expected out by year end, will have a key security tool for deploying security software and services to VMware-based virtual machines.
The jam-packed VMworld show this week in San Francisco has been VMware’s launchpad for flights deeper into storage, an area that the company thinks is due for more virtualization. While VMware’s new NSX […]
The introduction of Rackspace’s hosted Dedicated VMware vCenter Server will allow IT staff to control their VMware environments from a data center run by the vendor.
VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger says he doesn’t expect open source cloud project OpenStack to catch on significantly in the enterprise market, instead he says it’s more of a platform for service providers to build public clouds.
MapR Technologies and VMware have collaborated to make it easier for enterprises to virtualise Big Data applications and get better support at the same time.
VMware has launched its long-anticipated public infrastructure as a service (IaaS), touting its virtual networking capabilities as a differentiator from other established hybrid cloud offerings. VMware’s vCloud Hybrid Service will be based on […]
To concentrate more on software-defined data centres, hybrid clouds and end-user computing, VMware has sold the Protect product family to LANDesk. As part of its efforts to focus on those areas, VMware came […]
As enterprises deploy their mission-critical applications on cloud-based infrastructure, it is critical to leverage the most advanced storage technologies to guarantee application performance. The ability to guarantee application performance is even more critical […]
VMware is reportedly preparing a public cloud offering that it would run itself, however VMware officials have refused to comment on the rumours – sort of. Late last week, the company’s vCloud Director Twitter account announced […]
“It’s nice to have competition,” says the senior director of VMware’s pre-sales division, Herve Renault. He sits in Grosvenor House Hotel, Dubai, nonchalantly sipping a coffee as I tell him that Microsoft has […]
It would be hard to disagree with the opinion that VMware has had a tough couple of weeks. In the last week of January, the company revealed through a financial filing its plans to lay […]
It seems counterintuitive, but last year, Aberdeen Group found that the costs for a company with 1,000 mobile devices go up by $170,000, on average, when they adopt BYOD. Why? Hidden costs. Premiums go […]
VMware said Monday it will cut 900 jobs in a move to focus more on high potential businesses, as profits remained strong but growth slowed. The company said the job cuts, revealed as […]
Infor has teamed up with VMWare to help customers of its Infor LN ERP (enterprise resource planning) software run on VMWare’s latest virtualisation technology, opening a door to cloud deployments and potentially lower […]
VMware warned on Sunday that more of its source code for its ESX hypervisor technology could become public after another batch of code was released by a hacker. The source code dates from […]
Redis, an open source in-memory data store maintained by VMware, has been upgraded to be more stabile and make more judicious use of memory, two traits that should make it more appealing for […]
EMC demos Vblock unit at its Gitex 2012 stand. Vblock is the company’s joint venture product with Cisco and VMware
Vblock; the pre-engineered and pre-integrated architecture offers IT organizations an integrated infrastructure, rapid deployment, simplified management, predictable performance, and improved compliance The challenges of managing information have become so complex that nothing short […]
Dell and VMware will sell a bundled system with server, network and storage components in support of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), the companies announced this week. Dell’s new vStart for VDI is based […]