Dell Technologies and Microsoft are collaborating to deliver a joint Internet of Things (IoT) solution designed to help vertical customers simplify deploying their end-to-end IoT solutions, from the edge to the cloud. The combination of Microsoft Azure IoT applications and services, VMware Pulse IoT Center and Dell Edge Gateways will offer customers streamlined management, centralized monitoring and security from devices to the cloud.
Together, Dell Technologies and Microsoft will make IoT easier for customers by delivering a secure solution that provides consistent infrastructure management from the edge to the cloud.
The joint solution offers an underlying IoT infrastructure, management capabilities and security for customers looking to deploy IoT for scenarios like predictive maintenance, supply chain visibility and other use cases. The solution will deliver….Read More
VMware announced the appointment of Ramkumar Narayanan as the Vice President and Managing Site Director, India. In his new role, Ramkumar will be heading VMware’s R&D Center in India.
Niranjan Maka, Vice President (Global Sites R&D and IoT Engineering) said, “We are delighted to have Ram onboard the VMware team. He is an experienced engineering and business leader in data-driven digital product innovation spanning global enterprise and consumer industries. His extensive experience in product development, product management and product marketing will bring tremendous value to our R&D efforts. As an engineering industry veteran with experience as technology advisor to large and small enterprises he will play a crucial role in driving VMware India’s innovation and growth in the years to come.”
Based out of Bangalore, Ramkumar Narayanan is a global leader focusing on data driven, digital product innovation spanning consumer and enterprise markets. Before joining VMware, he was the General Manager of eBay Product Development Center, India and Global Head of Monetization Products, responsible for generating the revenues for eBay. Prior to joining eBay, Ramkumar Narayanan was the Vice President of Global Product Management in Yahoo where he was accountable for leading Product Management, Product Marketing and User Experience Design globally covering Search, Commerce, Advertising, Small Business and Emerging Markets…..Read More
Dell EMC has announced the Trail Blazer program for focus partners and distributors. The objective of the program is to develop an ecosystem for partners and distributors and will be supported by VMware. The program is expected to play a key role in generating consistent and repeatable business model for marketing VxRail. As the only fully integrated, preconfigured, and pre-tested VMware hyper-converged infrastructure appliance family on the market, VxRail dramatically simplifies IT operations while lowering overall capital and operational costs. Combined with Dell EMC PowerEdge server options, VxRail offers highly configurable appliances that meet any use case.
Under the Trail Blazer program, the identified partners & distributors will be eligible to purchase VxRail demo unit. The program will also offer incentives for partners for the VMware component in VxRail and will provide accounts alignment with select partners. Each focus partner will be able to leverage two VMware Certified Professional engineers to be POC competent….Read More
VMware has announced that it will become the first unified endpoint management (UEM) provider with full Chrome device management capabilities. VMware Workspace ONE, a digital workspace platform powered by VMware AirWatch UEM technology, will enable customers to unify management of Chrome devices alongside all other endpoints from a single console.
“The consumerization of the enterprise has left IT managing multiple operating systems on a variety of devices – some provided by the business and others brought in by employees. As Chrome OS continues to gain momentum, our customers are eager to manage these devices consistently along with all other endpoints including mobile devices. Using Workspace ONE, our customers will be able to securely manage the lifecycle of Chromebooks along with all their other endpoints giving them better security and a consistent user experience across all devices,” said Sumit Dhawan, Senior Vice-President and General Manager, End-User Computing, VMware….Read More
Brocade and VMware have been selected by SmartSky Networks to build a cutting-edge air-to-ground broadband network. Brocade and VMware will be deploying network functions virtualization (NFV) solutions for high-speed and in-flight connectivity. SmartSky is deploying the Brocade Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) running on VMware vCloud NFV to implement a new network, connecting more than 250 cell sites strategically placed across the continental U.S. SmartSky’s air-to-ground network will provide airborne users with online experiences comparable with those in an office or at home.
The combined NFV solution from Brocade and VMware enables SmartSky to take a software-defined approach to network infrastructure that is more agile, flexible and cost-effective than a hardware-based approach…Read more
To facilitate enterprises to take better advantage of Cloud, IBM and VMware have inked a strategic partnership. This partnership will help customers to extend their existing workloads, as they are, from their on-premises software-defined data center to the cloud.
“This partnership, an extension of our 14-year plus relationship with IBM, demonstrates a shared vision that will help enterprise customers more quickly and easily embrace the hybrid cloud. Our customers will be able to efficiently and securely deploy their proven software-defined solutions with sophisticated workload automation to take advantage of the flexibility and cost effectiveness of IBM Cloud,” said Pat Gelsinger, Chief Executive Officer, VMware…For More Details