PEI Operating Partners Forum – Adopt the Digital Workspace

Oct 15, 2018
Nina Seth


Nina Seth is a senior product marketing manager for VMware EUC. Nina holds a Master of Business Administration from San Jose State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California at Davis.

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From enacting on a growth mindset to meeting regulatory requirements, we understand the many challenges Private Equity Operators face. The Digital Workspace of today addresses challenges like IT operational complexity, risk management, and compliance. We know that to thrive in the current business landscape, Private Equity firms need to understand where technology can be leveraged in their portfolio companies in order to drive value creation. We’ve built an intelligent Digital Workspace solution that integrates IT, increases efficiency, and promotes growth.

As your technology partner, we are constantly looking to the future, innovating, and enhancing our offerings. We are focused on security, costs, and user experience – ultimately enabling IT to empower employees to drive impactful business outcomes. Modern Management aligns business and IT. Technology capabilities are focused on operational outcomes. We offer solutions for M&A that help accelerate people, process, and technology integrations to drive actual results and lay the groundwork for lasting success.

VMware Supports Private Equity During Mergers and Acquisitions

From data center and infrastructure support to Workspace ONE’s ability to deliver productivity tools throughout the employee lifecycle, VMware supports Private Equity firms during M&A. Private Equity firms can advise portfolio companies to leverage the VMware Digital Workspace platform that provides users with simple and secure access to corporate applications on any device. With modern management as the foundation, employees can work seamlessly and securely across silos. During M&A, VMware solutions improve employee productivity by delivering easy and secure onboarding and off-boarding of employees. Boosting employee engagement through end-user services is key when driving impactful business outcomes. This is particularly impactful for platform add-ons.

Support for flexible business models, including Divestitures and Acquisitions, is at the core of the Digital Workspace. This includes faster integration across people, processes and technologies to realize value in the organization. Our solutions accelerate M&A integration and Go-To-Market plans for divesting and divested businesses including carve-outs.  In particular, during carve-outs, we provide solutions that assist in standing up an asset lean, cash-flow optimized IT infrastructure.  Companies are able to quickly separate businesses to support compliance requirements during divestitures. We’re dedicated to providing support for the consolidation of data centers, infrastructure, and IT operations. We’re able to keep this promise because of the Digital Workspace, which drives productivity, manages data more efficiently and mitigates risk.

Private EquityLeverage the Public Cloud

Consistent infrastructure and operations across data centers, with the ability to leverage public clouds like AWS, is crucial in today’s world. VMware solutions can help accelerate time to value of people, process and technology integrations, allowing the organization to focus on achieving business objectives. VMware provides the ability to utilize consistent infrastructure and operations across data centers with the ability to extend to public clouds like AWS and Azure.

By supporting customers’ journey to the cloud, VMware is not only able to deliver deployment flexibility but also help organizations preserve cash by moving from a CapEx to an OpEx model.

Creating Value Through Technology

This October, join VMware at the Private Equity International’s Operating Partners Forum, the single largest event in the world dedicated to private equity portfolio operational assessment and value addition. The forum is in its eighth year running, and this year VMware and the EUC team is excited to join in on the action!

Join us at the PEI Operating Partners Forum to learn how VMware can help you create value from your portfolio companies. Tommy Walker, Chief Technologist from VMware, is a featured panelist on the “Creating value through technology” panel on October 18. His passion for the end user experience defines his roles at VMware and he continues to instill his knowledge and experience across multiple customer segments, providing strategies and architecting solutions that enable customers to move forward with Digital Workspace Transformation.

When: Oct 18 at 10:50 a.m. ET


  • Listen to success stories in utilizing technology to increase the value of your investment.
  • Take a closer look at software asset risks, mobile apps, portfolio initiatives.
  • Discuss identifying limitations in technology infrastructure.
  • Learn to track and manage open source usage and risks.

Learn more.

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