Three Extreme Performance Talks from the Office of the CTO at VMworld USA

The Office of the CTO will be presenting three talks in the unofficial “Extreme Performance” series at the upcoming VMworld 2017 conference in Las Vegas. In addition, one of these talks will be delivered at VMworld Europe in Barcelona. Each of these talks focuses on important aspects of pushing the envelope to achieve high performance […]

DELL Luminaries Series: Of Risk and Trust . . . in IT with Ray O’Farrell, VMware EVP and CTO

CTO Ray O’Farrell recently sat down with Mark Schaefer and Douglas Karr as part of the Dell EMC Luminaries podcast series to discuss how companies are undergoing digital transformation by innovating and adapting to the Internet of Things. Ray takes us from the beginnings of VMware, through the evolution of the company and how it […]

Opportunities: VMware Shaping IoT

Ray O’Farrell, Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer Over the last few months, we’ve seen many of the large infrastructure and infrastructure-software companies in the world of IoT releasing new products and announcing new partnerships. This is far from surprising. IoT at its core, is around the connectivity of Things, all the way back […]

How to Enable Compute Accelerators on vSphere 6.5 for Machine Learning and Other HPC Workloads

As our CTO Ray O’Farrell recently mentioned, VMware is committed to helping customers build intelligent infrastructure, which includes the ability to take advantage of Machine Learning within their private and hybrid cloud environments. As part of delivering this vision, the Office of the CTO collaborates with customers and with VMware R&D teams to ensure the […]

Reframing Networking (the People Kind of Networking): What I Learned from Being Asked to Talk about It.

Nicola Acutt recently sat on a panel at RADIO 2017 on the topic of “Authentic Networking”. Read more about RADIO 2017 here. Read more for Nicola’s thoughts on the topic: I was recently asked to speak on a panel on the topic of “authentic networking”.   After I accepted the invitation, I had an “oh ****” […]

Creative Calculations: VMware RADIO 2017 MathWall Results

Josh Simons and Na Zhang At the recent RADIO conference, engineers were challenged to create mathematical expressions for each number from 1 to 100 using only the digits in ‘1998’ (the year VMware was founded) combined with mathematical operators of their choice. What follows is the summary of the event that was shared with attendees. […]

VMware Technologists Join Forces for Annual R&D Innovation Offsite

By Laetitia Farrugia, Program Manager, Office of the CTO at VMware and Sarah Shvil, Senior Manager, Innovation Programs PMO, Office of the CTO at VMware Last week in May, VMware held its 13th flagship internal R&D conference called RADIO (R&D Innovation Offsite). This annual event, sponsored by Ray O’Farrell, EVP and VMware’s CTO, and organized by VMware’s Office of […]