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VMware on AWS: A one-way ticket to the cloud

The big enterprise news last week was the Amazon-VMware announcement of VMware Cloud on AWS — “a seamlessly integrated hybrid offering,” as the Amazon press release put it. That’s one way to describe this scheme to extend vSphere into the world’s largest … Continue reading

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VMware ‘Cloud Foundation’ integrates virtual compute, network and storage systems

At VMWorld this week the virtualization giant is announcing a new integrated system for building private clouds made up of the company’s virtualized compute, network and storage products packaged together with a new management software. VMware calls its new VMware … Continue reading

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Red Hat Virtualization 4 woos VMware faithful

It’s easy for a virtual machine user to feel left out these days, what with containers dominating the discussion of how to run applications at scale. But take heart, VM fans: Red Hat hasn’t forgotten about you. RHV (Red Hat … Continue reading

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VMware VSAN 6.2 Offers Pathway To Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

With the release of its Virtual SAN 6.2 offerings, VMware is looking to make it easier for customers to create and run a hyper-converged infrastructure within their data centers. The company is also introducing “Ready Nodes,” which are plug-in data … Continue reading

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VMware backs out of planned Virtustream cloud business

Just months after announcing plans to merge its cloud business with EMC’s Virtustream, VMware said today that it is backing out of the deal. VMware informed investors via a regulatory filing that it will no longer participate in the formation … Continue reading

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Google hires VMware co-founder as cloud chief, aiming for enterprise adoption

VMware co-founder Diane Greene will oversee all of Google’s cloud businesses, including its Cloud Platform and Apps productivity suite, the company announced Thursday.  Greene, who has been on the company’s board of directors for three years, took the position as … Continue reading

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Ex VMware, Microsoft and Citrix workers set up application container company

In 2006 VMware released a breakthrough technology named dynamic resource scheduling (DRS), which allowed its virtual machine management software to automatically reallocate virtual machines among different applications based on their load. A startup founded by some of the VMware team … Continue reading

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VMware Fusion 8 Supports Windows 10, El Capitan

VMware’s Fusion 8 and Fusion 8 Pro virtualization software versions support both Microsoft’s Windows 10 and Apple’s upcoming El Capitan version of Mac OS X. InformationWeek: Cloud

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