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Data Classification for Security

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Tom Hite, Sr. Director Professional Services/Emerging Technology Security breaches represent one of the highest concerns in today’s organizations. In order to prevent breaches to the extent possible and deal with communicating breaches to affected parties, classifying and categorizing data are important. Assuring that data is properly understood is essential to the proper selection of security Read more...

Operationalizing VMware Cloud on AWS PACSI Matrix

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Kevin Lees, Chief Technologist, IT Operations Transformation Andrea Siviero, Principal Architect   VMware Cloud on AWS provides a unified infrastructure framework that enables businesses to integrate their on-premise, VMware SDDC platform with AWS. It does so while providing a common operating environment in which existing tools and skillsets based on familiar VMware software can be Read more...

Organizing and Structuring IT for DevOps

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  Conway’s Law teaches us that how an organization, group or team is structured has a great impact on the outcomes the organization produces. If you split a team responsible for a product into four sub-teams, the final product will be made up of four distinct components or modules. It is important, therefore, to organize Read more...

Site Reliability Engineering in VMware Environments

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Kevin Lees Field Chief Technologist for IT Operations Transformation   Companies seeking to increase velocity and reliability of solutions within their digital business should shift their software development efforts “further to the right” into infrastructure and operations (I&O) teams by adopting tenets of Site Reliability Engineering (SRE). The SRE ethos was conceived at Google to Read more...

Introducing a Multi-Cloud Pattern: The Six Sevens

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by Tom Hite, Sr. Director PS, Emerging Technology   The New Norm: Multi-Cloud Digital Transformation Many organizations are undergoing digital transformation, giving rise to multi-cloud strategies that likely will dominate IT operations for the foreseeable future. A result of our own transformation and working with our very broad and sophisticated customer base, at VMware we Read more...