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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...

VMworld Industry Workshops Redux

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Back by popular demand, VMworld Industry Workshops featuring healthcare, financial services, government, and education digital transformation leaders will take place Sunday, August 26. Each pre-conference workshop offers a unique opportunity to hear peers describe their visionary perspectives and practical approaches to tough industry challenges. Organizations and agencies looking to improve engagement, empower employees, strengthen cybersecurity, Read more...

VMware Cloud on AWS Supports HIPAA Regulated Apps and Data for Healthcare Organizations

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Summary: Research shows that healthcare is ready for the cloud. Now the cloud is truly ready for healthcare. Healthcare organizations can now sign a Business Associate Agreement with VMware and run HIPAA regulated workloads on this new hybrid cloud service Cloud is becoming a critical element of healthcare modernization strategies. Recent CHIME and Becker’s Hospital Read more...

Making the Healthcare Hybrid Cloud a Reality

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What is VMware Cloud on AWS?   AWS is a market leader in the public cloud market.  Many new companies have launched businesses on the platform, and a number of traditional companies have adopted a new way of bringing products and services to market.   At the most basic level, VMware Cloud on AWS is Read more...