The Resilience of the Internet

As the season for making predictions approached, I found myself reflecting on some of the more famous technology predictions of the past. One of the boldest was by Ethernet inventor and networking pioneer Robert Metcalfe. In 1995, as the Internet was just beginning to reach a mass audience with the rise of Netscape, the World […]

VMware Announces the 2019 Systems Research Award Recipient

Celebrating foundational and impactful contributions to datacenter networking VMware is pleased to announce the 2019 recipient of the early career Systems Research Award: Mohammad Alizadeh, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prof. Alizadeh is recognized as a pioneer of datacenter networking, and his innovative protocols and concepts are influencing datacenters […]

VMware joins the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative—the United Nations Global Compact—furthering our commitment to leading responsibly

At VMware, we believe in collaborating and partnering with organizations that are tackling global challenges. From being a founding member of the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance to supporting the launch of the Step Up Coalition, we are committed to joining forces with others who are making a difference. We are pleased to announce that VMware […]

Defining The Modern Application

I talk to customers that have hundreds of critical business applications, and frequently the conversation turns to why and how those apps are being modernized. Factors such as risk from turnover of key knowledge workers, risk of hardware and software becoming unsupported, and reduction in capital expenses lead to app modernization efforts. There are many […]

Project Hamlet: Secure Multi-Vendor Multi-Mesh Federation in the Open Source

The week before VMworld US in August, we announced a new open source service mesh interoperation project that was a collaboration between VMware, Google Cloud’s Anthos, HashiCorp, and Pivotal. This project was a recognition that service mesh has become a vital part of micro services infrastructure, and that its long term success would depend on […]

SLOs – The Emerging Universal Language in the Enterprise

Summary To remain relevant in an information-driven society, enterprises across the globe undergo digital transformation projects to improve their agility and velocity. These changes have impacts on people, processes and the technology stack. Application architectures will become inherently distributed, leveraging modern cloud-native design principles and hybrid cloud deployments. Cross-team collaboration and breaking down communication silos […]

Spatial Computing at VMworld 2019 Europe

This year at VMworld 2019 San Francisco, we were excited to showcase an advanced R&D project (from VMware’s internal incubator program called xLabs) in the VMware Office of the CTO – Project VXR. The team enjoyed speaking with our customers and partners in two VMworld sessions and at VMware’s Solution Exchange booth, where attendees experienced examples […]