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Q&A: Nutanix brings homogeneity to dispersed environments

Simplicity is the byword for product design these days. Seamless, intuitive, one-click … consumers expect applications and products to be simple to understand — and easy to use. This expectation has trickled down from consumer devices to the infrastructure that supports them. Hands-off operations would give developers time to innovate for the future instead of …

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We Have a Bigger Plan For Security

“Fundamentally, we have a bigger plan for security,” says VMware COO Sanjay Poonen. “We felt it was the perfect time for us to come up with a disruptive play that was based on big data, was AI, and was cloud-based. There were only two companies doing it, CrowdStrike and Carbon Black. We felt Carbon Black …

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Move fast and pray: The merits and perils of speed in enterprise tech

Sometimes speed wins. Other times, it kills. Speed to market, first-mover advantage, rapid deployment and quantum moves forward are generally considered to be positive attributes in the tech world. Yet is it also possible that enterprise tech, which has suddenly become a pretty hot sector, currently is enjoying too much of a good thing? Speed …

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VMware Entering the IT Infrastructure Composability Game – Gigaom

VMworld 2019 proved to be a very good event. Although new product announcements were limited, the company made a great show of technology previews that kept people’s attention and helped attendees better understand VMware’s strategy, product roadmaps, and upcoming features. In this scenario, one feature that attracted my attention is the ability of future VMware …

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The new networks of the cloud era: smart, programmable and app-centric

Nick McKeown, professor of electrical engineering and computer science at Stanford University, has co-founded and successfully sold four startup companies. They include Nicira Inc., technology acquired by VMware Inc. in 2012 and now responsible for a $2 billion annual run rate as the foundation for NSX. When McKeown steps to a lectern and discusses the …

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Bitcoin is Bad, Blockchain Is Revolutionizing, Says VMware CEO

“Bitcoin as its implemented and implementation of blockchain and distributed ledger I assert is bad,” says VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger. “Its purpose is almost all illicit and it’s an environmental crisis. This is a terrible implementation of blockchain. I’m not saying that blockchain is bad. I think it is revolutionizing. This is breakthrough innovative technology …

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