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How VMware IT Used VMware Cloud on AWS for JIRA Disaster Recovery

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By Sergey Malakhov, R&D Manager, VMware VMware’s internal developers and site reliability engineers (SREs) use a variety of tools to maintain our private cloud. One of them is JIRA, a software development tool used to plan, track and release software. Up until recently, the primary instance of JIRA was deployed in a data center, and Read more...
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Workplace X: Shaping the Workplace of the Future

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  By Richard Leong, Senior Director of Colleague Experience and Technology, VMware   Millennials (those born in 1981 through 1996) account for 40% of the workforce today, a number that will increase to greater than 50% by 2022. That means the standard workplace will undergo dramatic change as there will be an expectation that the Read more...

Building a Unified Collaboration Ecosystem

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  By Richard Leong, Senior Director, Unified Communications and Collaboration   Over the years I have been fortunate to speak with many customers and industry peers about various experiences and perspectives on unified collaboration (UC). The most common topic that arises is around a ‘standard’ or ‘single tool’ approach (via a large UC platform) versus Read more...

How VMware IT Takes Digital Transformation From Buzzword To Reality

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  By Jason Conyard, VP, Colleague Experience and Technology   Every enterprise is going through a digital transformation, although oftentimes that ends up easier said than done. For VMware IT, successfully turning digital transformation from an amorphous concept into reality involved both advanced technology and understanding the human factor. From a pure technology standpoint, VMware Read more...

VMware IT – On a mission to create business value

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By: Bask Iyer, CIO VMware; General Manager, Edge/IoT, Dell Technologies Albert Einstein said, “The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge, but imagination.” Imagination coupled with empowerment have been the two drivers of success for the VMware IT team in 2018. Acknowledging our progress, Computerworld last year recognized this unique culture by ranking VMware as Read more...

How to Implement NSX Micro-Segmentation for Adobe Experience Manager using VMware NSX Data Center

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  By Lincu Abraham, IT Manager, VMware   To read more about how VMware IT has implemented micro-segmentation using NSX Data Center in various applications, click here   Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) provides content authoring, workflow, archiving and an intuitive user interface that enable organizations to reduce the cost, time and risk associated with delivering Read more...

Why VMware IT Made vSAN the Backbone of Our Hyperconverged Infrastructure Strategy

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  By: Chanh Chi, Jerry Griffin, Tom Ralph, Larry Wong, and Zaigui Wang   VMware vSAN™ enjoyed tremendous customer adoption since its release, especially in large-scale deployments. Naturally, customers wanted to know if VMware uses vSAN in its own mission-critical environments. The answer is absolutely, and then some. Originally, we only implemented vSAN in larger hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) Read more...

How NSX Data Center Brought VMware IaaS Initiatives To Life

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  By: John Tompkins, Cloud Network Architect, VMware Prior to the private cloud and infrastructure as a service (IaaS), VMware struggled with managing and deploying large-scale workloads and environments. Separate teams ran their own siloed development testing infrastructures. There were no centralized cloud operations or a central environment for operating VMware products. And new hardware/network Read more...

Smooth sailing—Revenue and bookings assurance

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By Michelle McNeil, Senior Director, ePRO (Portfolio Management, Resiliency & Operations), BTA, VMware As a global enterprise with a far-reaching vendor and partner revenue/bookings operations, ensuring consistent uptime and anticipating potential crises is a mission-critical endeavor. This where the Crisis Management Team (CMT) comes into play. A combined effort involving IT, order management, finance, and other Read more...