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How Technology Powers our Cloud-Native Development Environment

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by Eric Rong, Technical Architect, Business IT, VMware Automating and encapsulating the application development process into a cloud-native environment can dramatically improve development and operational efficiencies. This includes removing as many hurdles as possible so that developers can focus on where they add the most value–the business logic and data. A top priority for VMware Read more...
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How to Deconstruct a Monolith using Microservices – Getting Ready for Cloud-Native

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By Balaji Parthasarathy, Senior Director, Enterprise Architecture and Experience Design, Business IT, VMware, and Shaji Vayaveetil, Domain Architect, Business IT, VMware In the past, VMware IT built business applications with minimal viable features as fast as we could, like most IT shops. We used existing technology stacks and followed known business requirements. After the initial Read more...
Can Technology be Delightful?

What Does It Mean to Deliver a Delightful Colleague Experience?

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By Jason Conyard, Vice President, End User Services, VMware When I use the word delightful to describe the experience that our technology team wants our colleagues to have, people often look at my quizzically. What does that mean, they ask? For me, it’s a deliberate word choice. In our professional lives, we do a lot Read more...
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VMware IT’s Journey with Mac Management

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by Dan Sanford, Information Systems Engineer, End User Services, VMware VMware actively supports more than 10,000 Macs for both onsite and remote colleagues. Unfortunately, the Quest Management third-party tool employed for managing all these laptops was proving cumbersome. Updates were slow and there was no same-day support. It also relied on an Active Directory with Read more...
Before DevOps Mindset in Private Cloud

Embracing a DevOps Mindset in VMware IT Private Cloud Operations

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by Brian Smith, Senior Director, Cloud and Productivity Engineering, and Shane van Bentum, Director, Cloud Operations, VMware VMware’s private cloud is continually evolving as new services are added to meet business demand. As with many established operations teams, Senior Site Reliability Engineers (SREs) were assigned to architecture, engineering, and development, while the Junior SREs focused Read more...
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Redefining the Agile Enterprise via Application Virtualization in Non-Persistent VMware Horizon Desktops

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by Aju Sukumaran, Senior Manager, EUS Client Engineering, VMware When it comes to technology, enterprise users expect their work environments to duplicate their personal ones, and that means ‘everywhere’ there is persistent and flexible management. The Horizon 7 with VMware App Volumes™ and User Environment Manager provides a persistent user experience on a non-persistent virtual Read more...
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Applying NSX Data Center Micro-Segmentation Across Applications in VMware IT’s Global Environment

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by Velchamy Sankarlingam, Vice President, Cloud Services Development & Operations To learn more about how VMware IT implemented NSX micro-segmentation in its SAP deployment, read the blog,“How VMware IT Implemented NSX Data Center Micro-Segmentation for SAP.” As virtualization proliferates within our data center, managing the network using just traditional tools is not realistic. Given the Read more...
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How VMware IT Implemented NSX Data Center Micro-Segmentation for SAP

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by Swapnil Hendre, Director, Solutions Engineering and Design, and Mukund Yadav, Director, IT App Ops, VMware To learn more about how VMware IT’s NSX micro-segmentation strategy, read the blog, “Applying NSX Data Center Micro-Segmentation Across Applications in VMware IT’s Global Environment.” Applications are rapidly evolving to meet the constant demand from business to deliver new Read more...
IT Developer Application Management Plane Implementation

Transforming DevOps with an IT Developer Application Plane

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by Gopinath Anantharaman, Sr. Director, R&D, VMware To read more about our DevOps journey, read part one of this blog, An Agile Delivery Model: Shifting the IT Mindset. In a recent blog, we discussed how we moved to a DevOps model to enable automation for developers.  We provide blueprints to developers so they can provision Read more...

Gauging Technology Integration Complexity for M&A Success

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by Romy Kaura, Director, IT Mergers & Acquisitions and Release Management, VMware Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are integral to the business world, and companies now view them as a key growth driver. So, where does IT fit? Historically, IT organizations were plugged in late into the deal lifecycle. This resulted in an IT integration approach Read more...