VMware has reached a deal to acquire mobile management specialist AirWatch for US$1.54 billion, with $1.175 billion being paid in cash and $365 million arriving in installment payments and assumed unvested equity.
As an annual maturity assessment, the Gartner Hype Cycle continues to provide an accurate indication of those technologies and IT trends that are continuing to change the landscape around us, particularly those that have created large-scale technological shifts that impact a diverse set of users.
Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is designed to deliver virtual desktops to client computers over a network from a centralised source. With traditional VDI, you create a master image (reference computer, or core) to use for all clients, then personalise images as needed.
Redington Value has been recently signed up by VMware to distribute its whole portfolio in MENA region, with a special focus on software-defined data centres. We speak to B. Ramkumar, Senior Vice President, Redington Gulf-Value Division, about the deal and further plans for 2014.
VMware has posted a new beta release of Virtual SAN (VSAN) that lets enterprises add more storage capacity and management features.
Enterprise customers can now move from VMware to Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V or Windows Azure with the help of the company’s flagship product, Double-Take Move.
The objective of the partnership is to accelerate the adoption of VMware’s solutions among all local customer segments, with a priority focus on technology relating to the Software-Defined Data Center, the hybrid cloud and end-user computing.
VMware has announced that Gartner has placed VMware in the Leaders Quadrant in its 2013 report, “Magic Quadrant for x86 Server Virtualisation Infrastructure.”
Cisco and NetApp this week expanded their FlexPod storage and switching portfolio with a new design for Big Data workloads.
RSA President Tom Heiser is transferring from the security company to its parent company EMC to focus on cloud computing initiatives, according to an internal communication sent from the company on Monday.