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VMware, CENIC Collaborate to Support Research and Education in California
"VMware is excited to expand our work to help simplify, modernize and secure K-20 educational IT and empower limitless student learning through our efforts with CENIC and its members," said Tim Merrigan, vice president of state and local government and education, VMware. "More institutions at all levels of education are looking to cloud and virtual infrastructure to mobilize the learning environment and eliminate barriers to student learning. We see this contract with CENIC as a way to efficiently accelerate that digital transformation."
VMware Added To National NASPO ValuePoint Cloud Solutions Agreement
The Master Agreement was initiated after the State of Utah, the lead public agency on the request for proposal, utilized its sourcing team to thoroughly evaluate all applicants for a number of cloud IT solutions. VMware is included in the Master Agreement as a provider of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS) cloud solutions.
Defense Information Systems Agency Adds VMware vSAN Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Platform to VMware vSphere STIG Framework
"Hyperconverged infrastructure makes data center modernization faster, easier and more cost-effective, and DISA's release of an updated STIG that includes guidelines for the secure implementation of VMware vSAN will help DoD agencies deploy VMware-powered hyperconverged infrastructure with greater confidence," said William Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware. "Government and civilian IT teams alike are realizing the heightened efficiency, agility and security afforded by a software-defined data center underpinned by HCI, and we're excited they can now comfortably deploy VMware vSAN under the established framework of a DISA STIG."
VMware to Acquire Wavefront to Accelerate Delivery of its Cross-Cloud Management Services
Wavefront provides metrics monitoring to optimize clouds and modern applications by delivering operational insights using millions of data points per second in real-time. Operators and developers can interrogate real-time data streams to discover new ways to address problems, identify bottlenecks, and test algorithms and hypotheses. A cloud-hosted service, Wavefront ingests, stores, visualizes, and alerts on streaming metric data from clouds and modern applications enabling superior operational performance. Scaling to support the largest data center needs, the service can measure, correlate, and analyze across servers, devices, applications, end-user behavior, multiple public cloud and data center attributes, SaaS, PaaS and IaaS environments, and business metrics.
VMware Accelerates Customers' Data Center Modernization Efforts with New Release of Industry-Leading vSAN
VMware vSAN 6.6 will help customers evolve their infrastructure with minimal risk through native encryption, robust availability and the broadest choice of hardware platforms, including cutting-edge flash technologies such as Intel® Optane™ solid-state drives (SSDs). The latest release will also further lower TCO via intelligent operations and cloud-based analytics while delivering the flexibility and performance to support modern applications and hardware.
OVH Announces Intent to Acquire VMware vCloud Air Business
In conjunction with this announcement, VMware is reiterating its previously issued financial guidance for Q1 and the full fiscal year 2018.
VMware Expands Partnership with Samsung to Deliver Next Generation Unified Mobile and Desktop Experience to Solve Mobile Workforce...
Samsung DeX redefines what a smartphone can do to keep mobile workers productive with just their smartphones. It will provide an Android-based, desktop-like experience that enables end-users to seamlessly access apps, edit documents, browse the web, watch videos, reply to messages and more, directly from the smartphone on a larger display, with the ability to use a keyboard and mouse. Samsung DeX will also provide an ultimate productivity environment with a completely redesigned Android UI optimized for use with a keyboard and mouse including multiple-resizable windows, contextual menus and a desktop version Web browser with Samsung Internet. With Samsung DeX, enterprise end-users can also be assured their smartphones and data are protected by the Samsung Knox security platform that is built into the smartphone.
VMware Helps Communications Service Providers "Realize What's Possible" Through Software-Driven Digital Transformation
VMware is a proven, strategic software innovator that is helping CSPs successfully deliver new services faster and improve overall customer satisfaction, while driving down costs. With VMware Cross-Cloud Architecture™ combined with virtual network functions (VNFs) and applications from a rich ecosystem of partners, global CSPs are delivering services such as VoLTE, IMS, enterprise SD-WAN, mobility and workspace management, as well as IoT services for connected cars, smart stadiums and cities. VMware's ETSI-compliant NFV platform enables network modernization so CSPs can deliver differentiated services today, with 5G readiness for the future. CSPs partner with VMware to deliver Enterprise Mobility Management and Digital Workspace services to customers across multiple mobile and desktop platforms. On the IoT front, VMware helps CSPs maximize the opportunity by streamlining how they deploy, manage, monitor, and secure IoT infrastructure.
VMware Joins Intel to Offer Complementary Healthcare Security Readiness Program to Reduce Health IT Risk and Improve Patient Care
In May 2016, the Ponemon Institute's Sixth Annual Benchmark Study on Privacy & Security of Healthcare Data revealed that data breaches in healthcare were consistently high in terms of volume, frequency, impact, and cost over the past six years. The report noted that upwards of 90 percent of healthcare organizations experienced a data breach in the past two years, and nearly half had more than five data breaches in the same period. The report further suggests that estimates for the cost of breaches in healthcare could exceed USD $6 billion, with the average cost of data breaches estimated at more than $2.2 million while average cost to business associates in the study is more than $1 million. The report identified ransomware, malware, and denial-of-service (DOS) attacks as the top cyber threats facing healthcare organizations.