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  • M&A
    App analytics company Apteligent acquired by VMware

    App analytics company Apteligent acquired by VMware

    VMware announced today that it has acquired Apteligent, a startup that will allow it to provide more tools to customers building and optimizing mobile apps. Read More

  • VMware and Google extend partnership to include Chrome OS management in Workspace One

    VMware and Google extend partnership to include Chrome OS management in Workspace One

    One of the beautiful things about owning a Google Chromebook laptop is the surprising lack of maintenance involved. The browser is essentially the OS and you connect to applications via the cloud. Everything gets updated automatically. Easy, peasy right? Well, it gets a bit more complicated when you bring a device into a mixed environment in the enterprise, and VMware announced a partnership… Read More

  • These big tech companies pay their interns the most

    These big tech companies pay their interns the most

    It’s May, and that means the window for locking down internships at tech companies is rapidly closing. In reflection of the 2017 recruiting season, Glassdoor took some time to analyze its anonymized salary data, producing a report of the highest-paying internships for 2017. Read More

  • AWS gets richer with VMware partnership

    AWS gets richer with VMware partnership

    VMware signed deals with Microsoft, Google and IBM earlier this year as it has shifted firmly to a hybrid cloud strategy, but it was the deal it signed with AWS this week that has had everybody talking. The cloud infrastructure market breaks down to AWS with around a third of the market — and everybody else. Microsoft is the closest competitor with around 10 percent. While VMware has… Read More

  • VMware’s new cloud service will run on AWS

    VMware’s new cloud service will run on AWS

    It’s been an open secret that Amazon’s AWS division and VMware were going to announce a partnership at a press conference in San Francisco later today. Thanks to VMware mistakenly posting its announcement early, we didn’t have to wait for the afternoon to know what the two companies will announce. In what is surely a play to get more enterprises to move to AWS over its… Read More

  • VMware AirWatch announces support for smart glasses

    VMware AirWatch announces support for smart glasses

    Turns out Dreamforce isn’t the only enterprise conference going on this week. VMware is also holding its at AirWatch Connect conference in Atlanta, and today it announced support for enterprise smart glasses on the AirWatch enterprise mobility management platform. Smart glasses, which are essentially computers that sit on your face, haven’t found widespread usage quite yet, but… Read More

  • Cloud Foundry launches its new Docker-compatible container management system

    Cloud Foundry launches its new Docker-compatible container management system

    Cloud Foundry, the Pivotal- and VMware-incubated open source platform-as-a-service project, is going all in on its new Diego container management system. For a while now, the project used what it called Droplet Execution Agents (DEA) to manage application containers. After running in parallel for a while, though, the team has now decided to go all in on its new so-called “Diego”… Read More

  • $67 billion Dell-EMC deal closes today

    $67 billion Dell-EMC deal closes today

    Last Fall, rumors began circulating that Dell was interested in acquiring EMC. On October 12th, the rumors proved true when Dell announced it was buying EMC for an astonishing $67 billion, a record price for a tech acquisition. Almost a year later, for better or worse (richer or poorer), that deal is official today. While the parties might like to frame this as a deal with little drama, the… Read More

  • VMware update strives to place virtual desktops in modern context

    VMware update strives to place virtual desktops in modern context

    VMware announced a series of updates to its virtual desktop (VDI) line today at VMworld in Las Vegas. The announcement attempts to set the virtual desktop in a more modern context, by offering customers a range of options in the cloud, on-prem or hybrid. What’s more, it’s trying to reduce the cost by partnering with a variety of hardware vendors from HP to Dell and even the… Read More

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