Thanks to everyone who came out to VMworld 2014. Here at Tribal knowledge, we have that unique feeling of being inspired and exhausted at the same time. We hope you get a chance to enjoy the long weekend on the tails of a spectacular conference. With more than 22,000 attendees, the energy and excitement in Moscone was palpable. On each day of the show, a new stream of announcements sparked more buzz and energy from attendees. Here’s a recap:
Chief Marketing Officer Robin Matlock has been instrumental in positioning VMware as an industry leader and transformative force in the world of IT.
Robin joined us to talk about the success of VMworld 2014 and some of the big takeaways from the conference. Hit the jump for excerpts from our Q&A.
At Tuesday’s VMworld keynote, one of the thought-provoking demos presented at the rollout of VMware Workspace Suite involved Sanjay Poonen and Kit Colbert showcasing the transformative potential of desktop virtualization in healthcare. The pair showed how a unified user experience across devices saves time and money, while enabling doctors to deliver better care. The migration of patient data from endpoints to the cloud also provides a more secure environment for sensitive information – a perfect solution for industries that are highly regulated. Hit the jump for the graphic.
It seems every few days, a new, high profile data breach dominates the headlines. Tens of millions of user accounts hacked, 40 million credit card numbers leaked, customer names and addresses posted to forums: This is the reality of today’s cybersecurity landscape.
One of the oldest approaches to security both outside and within the realm of IT is compartmentalization. You don’t put all your eggs in one basket, and you don’t entrust the security of your data center solely to a perimeter firewall. Network World dubbed this approach “crustacean security“ way back in 2007.
By Oliver Roll, VP, Global Corporate Communications
We had a lot of fun yesterday and I hope everyone left the Solutions Exchange Hall Crawl with a heavy swag bag. Day Three at VMworld promises to be no less exciting, so without further ado, let’s get into today’s Dispatch.
In case you missed my tips from yesterday, check it out here. Hit the jump for a Day Two news recap and my recommendations on what you shouldn’t miss on Day Three of VMworld 2014.
By Mike Adams, director of vSphere product marketing, VMware
Today at VMworld 2014 in San Francisco, we introduced VMware vSphere Remote Office Branch Office Standard and Advanced editions. These new offerings will allow us to provide new and existing customers of all sizes with enhanced service level, standardization and availability capabilities for remote and branch office locations.