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Intrinsic Security. How VMware IT (Cost Effectively) Reimagined What It Means to Be Safe—And Is Making Everything Even More Secure

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  By Craig Savage, Security Solutions Strategist—VMware Security & Resiliency   Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), remote workers, endless devices and a number of other variables have made enterprise security an incredibly complex, if not expensive, undertaking.   Rather than simply upgrade to the latest technology as in the past, we decided to take a different approach that put Read more...
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Look Under the Hood of VMware’s Ongoing DevOps Transformation

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  By Huseyin Dursun, VP of Engineering, and Shane Van Bentum, Director, Cloud Operations, both VMware   Since the turn of the century, the never-ending search for higher productivity and better efficiency brought about the movements of agility and DevOps—and traditional, siloed IT organizations have been looking for ways to embrace and adapt these approaches Read more...
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How Multi-Cloud Deployments Accelerate Onboarding and Enhance the Colleague Experience

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  By Aju Sukumaran, Senior Manager, Information Systems Colleague Experience & Technology (CET); Swapnil Hendre, Director, Solutions Engineering and Design—both VMware   Our IT teams employ the VMware Horizon® virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) for a variety of mission-critical activities. These include mergers & acquisitions, desktop replacements, bring your own device (BYOD) scenarios, contract and temporary employees, Read more...
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Passing Our Physical. How Operational Technology Is Transforming Physical Security

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  By Prasad Saranjame, Head of Physical Security & Resiliency (PS&R), and Philip J. Jang, Sr. Manager PS&R Systems & Technology—both VMware     The traditional physical security industry is full of manual processes and legacy systems that seldom take advantage of modern technology. VMware’s Physical Security & Resiliency (PS&R) team aims to change all Read more...
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Employing a CPA: How Cloud Pod Architecture Redefines Disaster Recovery and Experiences

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  By Aju Sukumaran, Senior Manager, Information Systems Colleague Experience & Technology (CET); Bartosz Bernat, Senior Information Systems Engineer; Jishan T S, Information Systems Senior Engineer; all VMware     VMware continually strives to bring the best technology to the forefront, often introducing hundreds of features on the backend over a product’s lifecycle. Unfortunately, all these Read more...
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How VMware IT Proved Virtual Reality Can Be Virtually Indispensable

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  By Richard Leong, Senior Director, Unified Communications and Collaboration, and Josh Burton, Senior Manager, Global AV and Engineering Services—both VMware   The nature of the workforce is changing, and one of the driving factors is millennial workers for whom technology is second nature—and expected! In fact, recent surveys have shown that millennial workers believe Read more...
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@VMworld 2019 Europe—How VMware IT Goes from Day 0 to Day 2+ (Without Missing a Beat)

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  By Tom Ralph, Sr. Cloud Service Architect; Zaigui Wang, Director, Cloud Infrastructure Operations; and Mohammed Kajamoideen, Senior Cloud Infrastructure Administrator—all VMware   Managing the infrastructure lifecycle—from Day 0 to Day 2 and beyond (Day 2+)—can involve a lot of pain and frustration if not done correctly, especially when the best laid plans go off the Read more...
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VMworld 2019 US Hands-on Labs—Breaking New Records While Delivering Seamless Experiences

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  By Brian Morton, Technical Program Manager (Cloud and Productivity Engineering); Lyubomir Lyubenov, Cloud Architect; Brandon Bazan, Sr. Site Reliability Engineer, all VMware   This year at VMworld 2019 US, our Hands-on Labs (HOLs) were more popular than ever. Attendees were able to test drive full working versions of VMware technologies without having to purchase Read more...
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Think Quick! How Safe Is Your Data Right Now?

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  By Craig Savage, Industry Security Architect—Information Security, VMware   Like every multinational enterprise, VMware is subject to thousands of attempted cyberattacks every day. Keeping ahead of the game—and protecting our people—requires innovative thinking, an especially vital approach in the cloud era.   We’re only human Despite all the technological advances in the field, the Read more...
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VMware IT’s Essential PKS-Driven Cloud-Native Journey Using vSphere CNS on vSAN

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  By Alfred Cheung, Lead Cloud Infrastructure Administrator; Chanh Chi, Senior Director IT; Ravi Dasari, Senior Cloud Infrastructure Administrator; Jason Hutson, Sr. Cloud Infrastructure Engineer; Kandy O’Mara, Director, Cloud Infrastructure; Telmo Rodrigues, Sr. Cloud Infrastructure Engineer; Alex Romanenko, Staff Engineer; Manas Singh, Senior Applications Administrator; Zaigui Wang, Director, Cloud Infrastructure Operations—all VMware     VMware IT Read more...