Cisco hints at plan to adopt application-centered containers

Mike Wheatley | September 2nd

Apparently not wanting to be left out of the latest craze in virtualization, Cisco Systems, Inc. is hinting at plans to incorporate Docker containers into its emerging cloud services. The tidbit comes from this ...»

Teaching established industries new cloud tricks | #vmworld

Rachel Schramm | August 29th

Capgemini S.A. is focused on helping customers transition into a new age of technology tools. In combination with VMware, Inc., Capgemini is seeking to help customers enhance their businesses through social, mobile, analytics, or the cloud. These services,...»

Citrix CTO looks to destroy VDI’s dam of cost | #vmworld

Rose Meadows | August 29th

If you ask them, Citrix Systems, Inc. dominates the virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) market because it understood the polar differences of server and desktop virtualization early on. The company reached a point where the virtualized desktop was equivalent...»

The truth behind VMware’s acquisition of AirWatch, and other mobile efforts | #vmworld

Rachel Schramm | August 29th

Customers want mobile of all sorts, according to Sanjay Poonen, EVP and GM of End-User Computing at VMware, Inc. The virtualization service provider is constantly seeking out the tools to meet mobile demand. Whether it's integrating with other...»

Hot containers: Microsoft cuddles up to Google’s Kubernetes

Mike Wheatley | August 29th

Microsoft Corp., has just added support for managing Docker containers in its Azure cloud, with the help of the open-source Kubernetes tool that was designed and built by rival Google Inc....»

EMC’s been following Docker since its inception | #vmworld

Rachel Schramm | August 28th

The enterprise will undergo a fundamental shift towards hyper-convergence, said Vickram Bhambri, VP of Product Management for EMC Corp.'s Advanced Software Division (ASD). In conversation with Dave Vellante and John Furrier on theCUBE, Bhambri addressed the use of...»

Using the cloud to change business models | #vmworld

Rachel Schramm | August 28th

In 2012, the healthcare technology and pharmaceutical provider McKesson Corp. gave itself two years and a small team to change how IT interacted with customers. It demanded a small, agile team willing to experiment with and invest in...»

SAP presses deeper into China with new cloud data center

Maria Deutscher | August 28th

Business intelligence stalwart SAP SE is pushing deeper into the lucrative Chinese market for enterprise software with a new data center that will deliver cloud services to local firms. The Shanghai facility marks one of the first major...»

VMware’s hybrid cloud shift: A decoder ring of products | #VMworld

Mike Wheatley | August 28th

As expected, VMworld 2014 has underlined VMware's ambitions to move away from its hypervisor roots and embed its ecosystem deeper into the enterprise. That much was evident in a string of new product announcements and...»

When every enterprise is a software company: the VC perspective | #vmword

Rachel Schramm | August 28th

As the Managing Partner at early-stage investment firm Ignition Partners, Frank Artale is proud that his company was an early investor in Big Data. Ignition predicted a resurgence in enterprise IT and is now amazed...»