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Nike and Coca-Cola Explore Hybrid Cloud

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By: Paige Handza Retailers and CPG companies partner with VMware to stay competitive as they implement digital transformation across stores and data centers. A recent IHL Group survey shows that retailers plan to spend 34 percent of their software budgets on the cloud in 2017. The velocity of change in retail is making recognized brands rethink their Read more...

Financial Services: The Blockchain Revolution is just beginning

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Blockchain and its power for innovation is inevitable. It seems every day a financial services company announces a pilot experiment with blockchain technology. Per a survey from Cognizant, over the past two years, banks have come to accept blockchain technology as a useful—and potentially transformative—innovation with the power to enhance or create new services. According Read more...

Transforming Government Security One Virtualized Network at a Time

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On the heels of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, it’s important to emphasize governments’ collective vulnerability and probability of cyberattack. As The Economist puts it, “the world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data.” And what valuable data governments hold—from personally identifiable information (PII) to classified military intelligence to the inner workings of critical infrastructure. Read more...

5 Strategies To Become a Digital Bank

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  The shift to digital banking has begun, say global financial services IT leaders recently attending a roundtable hosted by The Banker. Convenience, speed, agility and the ability to create intuitive user experience without compromising security is a standard requirement of the rapidly changing customer-bank relationship especially given the shift we’re seeing in customer demographics.  Read more...

Virtual Reality, AR & Drones – Looking to the Future of Retail

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Charles Barratt, Principal Business Solutions Architect, EMEA EUC Strategic Accounts at VMware recently wrote an article for Computer Business Review. In the article he describes how we (VMware) looks to the future of retail and how the customer experience will be transformed via technology, perfectly summing up the many conversations had over the past month Read more...

Customer Experience and Workforce Productivity Solutions Driving Industries

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How does mobility improve the delivery of patient care? How do road-warrior bankers and retail associates better serve customers? How can educators personalize learning? Industry subject-matter experts provided answers to these critical questions and more during the Industry Solutions Showcase at VMworld. “Day in the life of…” immersive experiences provided real-world context for how VMware Read more...

Accelerating Financial Services Innovation and Agility with Developer-Ready Infrastructure from Pivotal and VMware

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Large banks are relying on custom cloud-native “modern” applications to accelerate innovation and reduce time to market while increasing scalability and availability. And VMware is here to help. Last week at VMworld, we announced a new partnership with Pivotal that enables development teams with the choice of frameworks, tooling and container infrastructure they need to Read more...

Retailers Get Hands-On with Digital Transformation Technologies at VMworld

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Retailers Get Hands-On with Digital Transformation Technologies at VMworld By Paige Handza You’ve mastered visual displays. No other industry can touch retail when it comes to showcasing products and services to prospective buyers and existing customers. This year at VMworld, we followed your lead—both talking about our comprehensive retail solutions and showing the ways they Read more...