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 […]

Fixing the Unintended Consequences of Blockchain

Blockchain Today Blockchain is an exciting technology development that enables people and businesses to run applications that traditionally require high amounts of trust between participating parties. With that said, there are several challenges that will continue to slow enterprise adoption of blockchain. One particular challenge stands out and this blog entry discusses how VMware’s blockchain […]

“If This Then That” for vSphere: The Power of Event-Driven Automation

Business processes today are more complex than ever to satisfy unprecedented customer expectations around instant feedback, continuous product improvements and always-on availability. It’s no surprise that developers are in high demand and are the driving force behind new technologies, such as containers, functions and changes in established architecture paradigms. But we’re not only talking about […]

Immersive Training Environments for Virtual Reality using Google Seurat – Part 2

At VMware we’re working on technology to support Spatial Computing in the enterprise. If you’re not familiar with Spatial Computing, please check out my blog here. Spatial Computing is the convergence of emerging technologies such as Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), computer vision, depth sensing and more. My role, as Director of AR/VR at […]