AI at VMware: A History, Present and What’s Next

A few months ago, Michael Gandy and Joel Leichnetz from the Xplorer Group presented a session at VMworld about AI at VMware. We thought it would be interesting to share with the larger community as Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become such a buzzword (and often over used). A brief history of AI AI is not […]

We’re off to SOSP 2017

The 26th ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principals (SOSP 2017), a biennial event, is being held October 29-31, 2017 in Shanghai, China. VMware, a Silver sponsor, will be at the conference as well as several of our researchers who will be involved in presenting papers, leading poster sessions, and co-leading a Birds of a Feather […]

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 […]

VMware’s Global Impact Report 2017

A year ago, VMware’s CTO @RayOFarrell announced a public commitment to Sustainability for the first time through an inaugural VMware Global Impact Report. This commitment included the Office of the CTO driving Sustainability strategy for the company. This approach reflects not only VMware’s unique thinking about Global Impact but also a progressive view of Sustainability as a technology-led […]

VMware and its Customers: More Than Just a Fling

By Dana Nourie The History of Flings In 2010, VMware’s dalliance with Flings began. Flings are tools that are experimental, their functionality not yet on any product roadmap. The concept was to provide a pathway from our engineers to our most cutting-edge customers. While Flings are not officially supported, customers provide crucial feedback. In response, […]

VMware Featured in ACM SIGOPS OSR Special Topics Edition

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Operating Systems Review (OSR) Special Topics August 2017 edition is hot off the presses and features some of the ground-breaking research taking place within VMware. VMware is extremely honored to take part in this edition. OSR is a publication of the ACM Special Interest Group on Operating Systems (SIGOPS), whose scope […]

VMware: DevOps Behavior Change via Optimized Tooling

TL;DR: Even though VMware is a product and services company, technologies such as those at VMware can accelerate the adoption of DevOps.  Almost ten years after its earliest beginnings, IT organizations are still struggling with the philosophy of DevOps.  There are many reasons for this.  Of course the biggest issue that usually arises when seeking […]