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VMware’s Office of the CTO (OCTO) charter is to look over the horizon – exploring, inspiring, and innovating to impact the future. OCTO is driving innovation programs and research, while connecting technologists from academia, to our field, to our customer and partner communities.
VMware’s Office of the CTO (OCTO) charter is to look over the horizon – exploring, inspiring, and innovating to impact the future. OCTO is driving innovation programs and research, while connecting technologists from academia, to our field, to our customer and partner communities.
Innovation Accelerating Transformation at VMworld US

Planning on attending VMworld US on August 25-29? We invite you to visit the Innovation Zone at VMware’s Booth (#949) in the Solutions Exchange to get a glimpse of some exciting future development that is accelerating transformation. There will be two demo stations along with a Spatial Computing Zone, showcasing the latest AR and VR […]

Top 6 Next-Gen Sessions to Attend at VMworld US

The Emerging Trends: Office of The CTO is a track you don’t want to miss at this year’s VMworld USA conference, taking place Aug. 25-29 in San Francisco. VMware’s Office of the CTO is dedicated to looking over the horizon – exploring and identifying disruptive technology trends to shape new solutions that will impact the future. […]

Top 6 Next-Gen Sessions to Attend at VMworld Europe

Top 6 Next-Gen Trends Sessions to Attend at VMworld Europe The Next-Gen Trends: Office of The CTO is a track you don’t want to miss at this year’s VMworld Europe conference, taking place Nov. 5-8 in Barcelona, Spain. VMware’s Office of the CTO is dedicated to looking over the horizon – exploring and identifying disruptive technology […]

VMware Creates Open Source Project Concord for Secure, Scalable Blockchain

By Michael DiPetrillo, Senior Director, Blockchain, VMware Yesterday, on the main stage at VMworld 2018, VMware CTO Ray O’Farrell unveiled a new open source project: Project Concord. Project Concord is a highly scalable energy-efficient engine for decentralized trust infrastructures, digital consensus and contract execution. The project features scalable byzantine fault tolerant (BFT) technology, which is […]

Top 6 Next-Gen Trends Sessions to Attend at VMworld USA

The Next-Gen Trends: Office of The CTO is a track you don’t want to miss at this year’s VMworld USA conference, taking place Aug. 26-30 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. VMware’s Office of the CTO is dedicated to looking over the horizon – exploring and identifying disruptive technology trends […]

5 Deep Dive Perspectives from VMware Open Source Experts

We recently published a piece here on the OCTO blog called Curious About Open Source at VMware? 5 Articles to Get You Started. This article explored the basics of open source at VMware via a collection of the 5 best introductory blogs on the Open Source @ VMware Blog. For those now looking to dig […]

Curious About Open Source at VMware? 5 Articles to Get You Started

VMware’s OCTO blog charter is to deliver unique perspectives on VMware’s technology direction, research, innovation, open source and sustainability efforts. The Open Source Program Office, or OSPO, is part of the Office of the CTO group and thus an important source of thought leadership as it pertains to the future of technology.  However, diving head […]