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August 30, 2019

VMblog visits the Platform9 booth during VMworld 2019 in San Francisco, CA, where they showcased their SaaS-managed hybrid cloud solution.

Platform9 delivers fully automated day-2 operations with 99.9% SLA for Kubernetes, bare-metal, and VM-based environments running on-premises, in public clouds, or at the edge. And their Cloud Control Plane manages the infrastructure, including built-in monitoring, upgrades, disaster recovery, and more. 

August 30, 2019

VMblog visits the Datrium booth during VMworld 2019 in San Francisco, CA, where they showcased their new breakthrough DR solution - Failproof Recovery with VMware Cloud on AWS.

Automatrix combines primary storage, backup, DR, mobility, and encryption into a single system. This is the only way to deliver failproof on-demand DR with VMware Cloud on AWS so enterprises can reduce their DR costs by 80%. Automatrix also delivers 10x better performance, built-in backup, and always on data efficiency and encryption.

August 30, 2019

VMblog visits the Hitachi Vantara booth during VMworld 2019 in San Francisco, CA, to learn more about the company's DataOps Enabler Solutions.

Hitachi engages with VMware to design and develop enterprise solutions that help improve business agility and reduce operational complexity. Co-engineered and co-developed software-defined data center solutions provide flexibility to align IT resources with business changes and reduce costs of IT operations. Tight integration with VMware's suite of cloud automation, provisioning and migration tools, allows joint customers to develop and deploy applications in the most suitable data center or public cloud.  

August 30, 2019

VMblog visits the Virtustream booth during VMworld 2019 in San Francisco, CA, where they showcased the modernization of mission-critical applications in a multi-cloud world.

Virtustream and VMware are both part of the Dell Technologies family of businesses and tightly align to meet customer needs. Here are just a few of the ways that they collaborate and drive innovation into their solutions: Virtustream is currently one of only two cloud partners who can sell and manage the Azure VMware Solution (the Azure VMware Solution by Virtustream will be available later in 2019); and Virtustream's Enterprise Cloud is built on the full VMware SDDC stack and is a VMware Cloud Verified solution (of more than 4,200 cloud partners in VMware's ecosystem, only 50 vendors have earned this elite classification around the world).

August 29, 2019

VMblog visits the ExtraHop booth during VMworld 2019 in San Francisco, CA, where they showcased their Hybrid Security Solution from Core to Edge to Cloud.

With ExtraHop Reveal(x) Cloud, enterprise organizations can adopt a cloud-first approach to protecting their hybrid attack surface, enabling Sec Ops teams to track rogue instances and eliminate risks created by misconfigurations, insecure APIs, and unauthorized access. The SaaS-based solution leverages Amazon VPC traffic mirroring to passively analyze network traffic and deploys instantly and without agents, delivering immediate asset discovery, real-time threat detection, and ML-powered response. Native integration with AWS tools, orchestration systems, and ticketing platforms allows users to limit tool sprawl while automating hybrid security settings and response workflows.

August 29, 2019

VMblog visits the Pivot3 booth during VMworld 2019 in San Francisco, CA, where they showcased their Intelligent Hyperconverged Infrastructure.

At the core of Pivot3's Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) systems is an Intelligence Engine that automates management of performance, security, data protection, and data management. It makes it simpler to achieve your application SLAs when you have multiple,their use of a NVME optimized datapath, patented erasure coding for data protection, and more flexible/granular ways to scale results in lower costs and better business results.

August 20, 2019

Community reaches significant milestone as cloud native adoption continues to grow

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – August 14, 2019 – The Cloud Native Computing Foundation® (CNCF®), which sustains and integrates open source technologies like Kubernetes® and Prometheus™, today announced that its End User Community has grown to 100 members. The CNCF End User Community consists of enterprises and startups that are committed to accelerating the adoption of cloud native technologies and improving the deployment experience.

May 30, 2019

Big news out of Citrix Synergy this year!  Citrix wants to make the 'everyday employee' user experience better.

At Citrix Synergy, the Citrix annual user conference which took place last week at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Citrix made several announcements over the course of the three day event.  But, the company aimed to make it quite clear that Citrix products should be an ideal option for all users, not just the power users or those in IT.  By the end of day one, it was also clear that Citrix was placing a major focus around the Citrix Workspace product.  If you haven’t seen it before, Workspace essentially provides an organized view of your available applications, documents, messaging, tasks and more; and provides users with secure access to their Web, SaaS, Windows, Linux and mobile apps. 

May 28, 2019

In this video interview, VMblog speaks with Carisa Stringer, senior director of product marketing for the Citrix virtual apps and desktop products, while at Citrix Synergy 2019 in Atlanta, GA.

Carisa Stringer provides a deeper look at some of the Citrix Workspace announcements made at Citrix Synergy. Citrix has added a layer of intelligence into Workspace to take things to the next level. They have also added a new micro app builder into the product to more easily allow users to integrate their applications into the Citrix Workspace environment. Stringer also talks about their work with Microsoft on Office integration, optimizing Teams in a virtual environment, and synchronizing the intelligence to quickly work between the various interfaces, and finally, extending support and benefits to Citrix Workspace with Windows Virtual Desktop capabilities. And Stringer also dives deeper into the explanation of performance analytics now added into Workspace.

May 28, 2019

While at Citrix Synergy 2019 in Atlanta, GA, VMblog spoke with Sridhar Mullapudi, SVP of products, managing Workspace services and the Apps team at Citrix.

Watch as Sridhar Mullapudi provides more detail into the Workspace platform. One of the interesting things announced was building intelligence into Workspace, and building a platform of work. The product comes with a host of micro-apps, but Citrix has built in support for partners and application providers to build their vertical specific needs and apps themselves. And what is going to be happening over the next 6 months. Mullapudi also goes into more detail as to what Citrix is doing within the security space such as the new keylogger blocking technology, as well as what they are doing within networking and multi-cloud.

May 24, 2019

In this video interview, VMblog speaks with PJ Hough, Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer at Citrix, while at Citrix Synergy 2019 in Atlanta, GA.

PJ Hough provides more details around a number of different announcements made at Citrix Synergy. Hough starts off with one of the major announcements at the show, Citrix Workspace, describing a whole new set of capabilities in Workspace, and a new set of intelligent experiences. He also details several big announcements made around networking. And finally, concludes with a discussion around cloud, providing insight into what Citrix is doing with Microsoft and Azure, Google Cloud, and more.

May 24, 2019

In this video interview, VMblog speaks with Tim Minahan, Executive Vice President, Business Strategy and Chief Marketing Officer at Citrix, while at Citrix Synergy 2019 in Atlanta, GA.

Minahan covers a number of items discussed throughout the course of Citrix Synergy, specifically: the shifting focus from IT management to the employee experience, presenting employees with a digital workspace that gives them everything they need to be productive in one unified experience; securing the individual user rather than just the environment with new key logging security and screen capture protection; and finally, better supporting the cloud journey by supporting customer's hybrid and multi-cloud strategies.

Watch and learn more as VMblog and Minahan dive into each of these three areas.

May 23, 2019

VMblog visits the Flexxible IT booth during #CitrixSynergy 2019 to learn more about their new approach to the adoption of digital workspaces.

If you're looking to break free from the traditional way of delivering apps to users; if you're looking for complete visibility of the adoption of digital workspaces in your organization, then you need to watch and learn!

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    VMworld is the premiere virtualization and cloud computing event held every year by VMware going back to 2004 when it kicked things off in San Diego.  This year, the show returns to San Francisco after a three year run in Las Vegas.

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