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  • Dell confirms it’s considering combining with VMware and other options in SEC filing

    Dell confirms it’s considering combining with VMware and other options in SEC filing

    This morning, Dell confirmed previously published reports in an SEC filing, that it is considering various options to possibly reorganize itself. Reports emerged last week suggesting the Dell board was planning a meeting to discuss options for dealing with the enormous debt it took on when it acquired EMC in 2015 for $67 billion. The SEC filing confirmed earlier reports that it was… Read More

  • Why the Dell rumors might have substance

    Why the Dell rumors might have substance

    By now you’ve probably heard that the Dell board is supposed to be convening later this month to figure out how it might reorganize itself to deal with the mountain of debt it took on when it bought EMC in 2015 for $67 billion. The rumors began on Friday and involved a couple of possible scenarios including Dell going public or Dell buying the remainder of VMware (which I’m not… Read More

  • VMware expands AWS partnership with new migration and disaster recovery tools

    VMware expands AWS partnership with new migration and disaster recovery tools

    Remember how VMware was supposed to be disrupted by AWS? Somewhere along the way it made a smart move. Instead of fighting the popular cloud platform, it decided to make it easier for IT to use its products on AWS. Today, at the opening of the AWS re:invent customer conference, it announced plans to expand that partnership with some new migration and disaster recovery services. As Mark… Read More

  • Crunch Report | Bitcoin Passes $7,000… Oh My!

    Bitcoin passes $7,000, VMware acquires VeloCloud and TransferWise closes on a $280 million investment. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

  • VMware acquires VeloCloud as it moves deeper into networking

    VMware acquires VeloCloud as it moves deeper into networking

    VMware announced today that it was acquiring VeloCloud, a startup that focuses on cloud-based wide area networks (WAN), those networks that span a broad area across data centers or regions. The companies did not reveal the purchase price. The news confirms a report that The Information first reported  yesterday. The company appears to be an excellent fit as one of the primary use cases is… Read More

  • Seven moves that led to the VMware-Pivotal-Google partnership

    Seven moves that led to the VMware-Pivotal-Google partnership

    When VMware, Pivotal and Google announced a containerization partnership this morning at VMworld, it sounded more like the introduction to a joke — Google, VMware and Pivotal walked into a bar… But in fact, it’s probably not a coincidence that these three companies have joined together. They actually have a long and intertwined history — with former VMware co-founder… Read More

  • Pivotal-VMware-Google forge container partnership

    Pivotal-VMware-Google forge container partnership

    Pivotal, VMware and Google have teamed up on a containerization project that the companies say should simplify creating, deploying and managing container projects at scale. The companies are taking what is a set of open-source products and providing a commercial underpinning with the various parties in the partnership bringing the product to market. Read More

  • VMware Cloud is now live on AWS — and IT pros just did a little happy dance

    VMware Cloud is now live on AWS — and IT pros just did a little happy dance

    When VMware announced it was partnering with AWS last fall, it turned more than a few enterprise heads. After all, we’re talking about one company that dominates virtual machines on-prem, and the other in the public cloud. Together, the two companies make a powerful combination — and VMware made the whole shebang official today at VMworld when it announced that VMware Cloud was live… Read More

  • VMware expands hybrid cloud strategy with series of announcements at VMworld

    VMware expands hybrid cloud strategy with series of announcements at VMworld

    VMware, the company that gave rise to the virtual machine concept in the enterprise data center, announced a series of products and services today at VMworld in Las Vegas that show a company clearly shifting to managing hybrid environments. The hybrid strategy really began to gain momentum last year when the company forged agreements with the top public cloud vendors including Microsoft… Read More

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