A Preview of Distributed Storage

VMware shared a technology preview of Distributed Storage at VMworld 2012 as part of our broader storage strategy. Steve Herrod described this technology as “virtual SAN” in his Day 1 keynote at VMworld. Distributed Storage (DS), currently under development by VMware engineers, is a distributed layer of software running natively as part of the ESX […]

VMware’s Strategy for Software-Defined Storage

What if the concepts Abstract, Pool, and Automate are applied to Storage? The foundation of the modern data center is pooled, automated resources that are sufficiently abstracted from physical hardware leading to significant gains in operational efficiency and resource utilization efficiency. This is true for almost every virtualization and cloud platform today. The advantages come […]

EVO: RACK Tech Preview at VMworld 2014

Today is an exciting day! If you are attending VMworld 2014, you will hear about VMware EVO: RAIL shortly. VMware EVO: RAIL™ is a hyper-converged infrastructure appliance that will help customers to streamline the deployment and scale-out of Software-Defined IT infrastructure. It is also the first solution in a family of hyper-converged infrastructure offerings from […]

Introducing VMware NSX – The Platform for Network Virtualization

The VMware NSX platform delivers the entire networking and security model in software, decoupled from traditional networking hardware, representing a transformative leap forward in data center networking architecture. Overview:  Today’s data center is largely virtualized from a compute perspective, and has unleashed unprecedented benefits of agility, efficiency and capex/opex savings. What is less known is […]

Borathon: Fostering Greater Innovation at VMware

More than 100 of VMware’s most innovative minds flocked to this year’s Borathon, a two-plus day hacking and learning event held at VMware’s Palo Alto headquarters, last month. Borathon is one of many innovation programs at VMware where people get the opportunity to build upon their creative roots and work collaboratively on hacks, new features […]

VMware Announces the 2017 Systems Research Award Recipient

VMware is pleased to announce the 2017 recipient of the early career Systems Research Award: Tim Kraska, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Brown University, who will be joining MIT in the spring as an Associate Professor. Professor Kraska’s university will receive a gift of US $100,000 in support of his research on data management systems. […]

VMware Cloud Foundation™, the Unified SDDC Platform For The Hybrid Cloud, Is Here!

It’s been an exciting first day keynote today at VMworld 2016 with several very important announcements. It was great to hear from Pat Gelsinger on how VMware plans to extend our hybrid cloud strategy with the new Cross-Cloud Architecture while continuing to deliver innovative solutions that our customers can use today. In this respect, I […]