VMware has announced vSphere6. It has revealed many significant capabilities, but perhaps the most important announcements are those focusing on company positioning and OpenStack.
VMware Integrated OpenStack is a direct shot at Red Hat and anyone else who intends to build a revenue stream around supporting OpenStack-based private clouds in the enterprise customer base.
VMware has completed the acquisition of Immidio, a vendor of user environment management products based in Holland. Immidio’s core product, Flex Profiles, was recently rebranded as Flex+, and the company claims to have two million users worldwide.
Yesterday (October 29, 2014), VMware completed the acquisition of Continuent, a San Jose–based software developer that specializes in the development of a database clustering and replication product that enables enterprises to run business-critical applications on cost-effective, open-source software. This is a new offering within VMware’s Hybrid Cloud Business Unit.
Every once in a while, a truly disruptive technology and product comes along. Server virtualization was such a technology, and vSphere became the product that led the market for data center virtualization, creating a new dominant vendor in the data center management industry – VMware. In this post, we analyze the potential for Docker to … Continue reading Will VMware Use Docker to Kill Enterprise Linux?
If there was ever any doubt that VMware was taking SDN seriously—I mean, the $1.26B acquisition of the startup Nicira was just a tax write-off—you just have to look at the galácticos they are hiring: it looks like a team to challenge Real Madrid or Bayern Munich.