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Attracting and Retaining Students and Faculty: The Role of Automating IT in Education

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Motivations for choosing a particular college or university program are changing. After tuition costs (which remain a, if not the, top consideration), students are increasingly querying about digital access. That’s why becoming a truly digital campus is now top-of-mind for leaders of academic institutions. After all, digital transformation is driving limitless learning and innovation in Read more...

Leveraging Mobility in Retail Part 1

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Leveraging Mobility in Retail In 2017 over 6,400 store locations closed, leading people to believe that Retail is Dead. Maybe not. Les Viszlai, VMware Advisory Strategist, takes a deeper dive into an emerging area, “Leveraging Mobile in Retail,” and the impact to IT during this period of Retail natural selection. He explores 5 items a Read more...

Building Tomorrow Today: Financial Services Insights from VMworld 2018

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by Manasee Dash “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” That’s what management consultant Peter Drucker said, and what we found top financial services IT leaders worldwide ruminating on at VMworld 2018. Even as IT execs are managing day-to-day bank operations, they’re architecting the future foundations of their firms. And that’s Read more...

Taking Notes: Higher Education Trends at VMworld 2018

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On a late-August Sunday afternoon as many students headed back to their respective college campuses, Aaron Colley, Manager, Digital Workspace Services at Auburn University told a Higher Education Workshop audience, “The efficiency, mobility, and visibility VMware technology gives us is what allows me to be here today, speaking to you at VMworld in Las Vegas, Read more...

Tech for Good IS Happening in Industry

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I saw it, and I felt it. The “it” I’m referring to was a silent, yet collective “yes” in the audience that later seeped into VMworld 2018 conversations. It was the response to Pat Gelsinger’s words, seemingly an admonition from VMware’s CEO to all of us in attendance: “Tech as a force for good is Read more...

VMworld 2018 US Government Highlights

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It’s day three of VMworld 2018 US and anyone here will tell you there is a palpable, positive energy in the air. Here are a few of my highlights thus far: The unforgettable sit-down with Malala Yousafzai, activist, Nobel Peace Prize recipient and youngest-ever Nobel laureate. Monday morning’s incredible General Session, Technology Superpowers.  Witnessing the Rat Pack Read more...

Reinventing the Data Center Increases Healthcare Agility

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Healthcare mergers and acquisitions broke records last year in the US and already this year, activity remains strong. Recent deals have included the creation of the second largest home health provider, the sale of six hospitals by CHS, and acquisitions by Ascension, according to RevCycle Intelligence. Increasing consolidation has hospitals taking a closer look not Read more...

AWS Guest Post: VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud (US)

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This is part one of a two-part series on VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud (US), authored by AWS.  By Perry Peterson, Partner Development Manager, AWS VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud (US) has officially been announced. This is an important announcement for our public sector customers that have sensitive workloads requiring ITAR compliance, FedRAMP, or Department of Read more...