Posts Tagged ‘VMware’

IBM, VMware Expand Cloud Backup Offerings

IBM and VMware are expanding their respective cloud offerings with the launch of cloud-based data backup, recovery and business continuity services, increasing the crowded service segment with two major — and potentially disruptive — players.

CDW Scores With Charles Barkley Videos

Direct market reseller CDW drafts NBA legend Charles Barkley and an all-star cast of IT vendors to produce the humorous “The 7th Man” video series to demonstrate the power of IT investments in optimizing business operations.

VMware Preps Partners for ‘The New Reality’

VMware is working to educate partners about what it calls the software-defined enterprise.

VMware Wraps Desktone Into Horizon Virtual Desktop Platform

The virtualization vendor rolled out its VMware Horizon DaaS Platform, a software stack for service providers looking to build a scalable, cloud-based DaaS offering.

Axcient Debuts Virtual Appliance, Adopts ‘RaaS’

Cloud backup specialist Axcient released its first virtual appliance for VMware environments, enabling partners to use customers’ existing hardware to support data protection and recovery tasks. It’s also flirting with a new label for its core value – “recovery as a service.”

With Servers Gone, IBM Looks to Sell SDN Unit

IBM is reportedly looking to unload its software-defined networking technology unit following the sale of its x86 server unit to Lenovo. The sale, if it comes to fruition, reveals more about the future of IBM and the larger IT marketplace.

Citrix Bashes VMware Over AirWatch Takeover

‘Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery,’ claims Citrix, which insists it has a head start in the mobile space.

VMware Buys AirWatch for $1B in Mobile Security Push

VMware Inc. has splurged $1.18 billion on mobile management and security firm AirWatch in an effort to boost its end-user computing (EUC) business.

Out of the Box: Integrated Infrastructure Continues Hot Streak

Integrated infrastructure and platforms sales jumped 68.5 percent last quarter. The space now accounts for some $1.4 billion in sales with vendors delivering more than 622 petabytes of new storage capacity in Q3, a 101 percent increase over the same period in 2012.

Cisco Standardizes Desktop Services Architecture

Cisco is making a major play for the expanding desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) market by releasing a standardized deployment architecture based on the Desktone management platform, tailored for instances of VMware and Citrix running on its Unified Computing System servers.