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How VMware IT Redefined Mission-Critical Day 2 Operations, and Consistently Delivered Exceptional Colleague Experiences

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  By Zaigui Wang, Senior Manager, Cloud Infrastructure Operations; Mohammed Kajamoideen, Senior Cloud Infrastructure Administrator; Chanh Chi, Senior Director, IT—all VMware   VMware IT employs VMware vSAN™, an enterprise-class storage virtualization software, for lifecycle management of regional deployments such as VMware Horizon® 7and branch office footprints—in addition to main production data centers.   While Day 0 and Read more...
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Can VDI Administrators Make Everyone Happy? They Can Now!

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  By Aju Sukumaran, Information Systems Senior Manager       Today, delivering ideal colleague (end user) experiences is more complicated and fraught with error potential than ever before, and that puts virtual desktop administrators in a tough position.   VDI administrators have a lot of manage, and worry about   That’s why VMware IT developed a Read more...
Thanks to Identity Manager, seamless access is a reality

How SaaS Made Seamless (and Secure) Identity Access Management a Reality for VMware

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  By Robert Coggins, Information Systems Staff Engineer, and Orlando Diaz, Information Systems Senior Manager, VMware   How does VMware provide simple access to 1,000+ apps serving 28,000+ employees around the globe? The answer is VMware Identity Manager™, an integral component of VMware Workspace ONE®. Identity Manager delivers improved security and employee satisfaction regardless of Read more...
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Introducing the New Math. How Five Pillars of Security on a Solid Foundation Enabled VMware InfoSec to Create the Perfect 10

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  By Craig Savage, Industry Security Architect, VMware   Delivering enterprise security in the cloud era is a daunting undertaking given the proliferation of remote colleagues (users), multiple devices, an endless number of apps, and other challenges. That’s why VMware IT implemented a five-pillar approach to security, in addition to other initiatives, to ensure security Read more...

How SD-WAN Brought VMware Branch Offices into the Cloud Era

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  By: Swapnil Hendre, Director of Solutions Engineering and Design   As a major enterprise, VMware has global offices that must be interconnected for a multitude of voice and data services, as well as operational efficiencies. Unfortunately, the existing traditional router-based virtual private networks (VPNs) and multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) connection solutions were prohibitively expensive Read more...

How Technology Can Enable (and Accelerate) M&A Integration

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By: Romy Kaura, Senior Director, IT  Mergers & Acquisitions and Services  Despite the current strong deal environment, most merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions miss generating their expected value or return on investment. The main reasons are increased deal complexity, technical and cultural missteps, and high employee turnover—especially if those involved are millennials.   In earlier Read more...

How VMware’s Migration to Windows 10 Led to a Journey into Modern Management

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By: Stefan Grigorov (Information Systems Engineer) and Cy Whitfield (Information Systems Engineer) Migrating from legacy Windows 7 and 8.1 operating systems to Windows 10 (Win10) was no small undertaking. The migration encompassed all VMware’s global regions and their on-site/remote colleagues. There were numerous challenges, including converting colleagues to a Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) from Read more...