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Mergers and Acquisitions: Day One Enablers and Technology Integration at Scale

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  By Romy Kaura, Senior Director M&A Integration and Services, VMware   A critical milestone in mergers and acquisitions (M&As) is Day One integration, the first day both organizations officially start working together. It sets the tone for the overall merger and can impact how well the combined organization performs in future.   M&A activities are Read more...
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How VMware IT Adopted the NSX Advanced Load Balancer (Formerly Avi Networks)

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  By Swapnil Hendre, Director, Solutions Engineering and Design, and Preethy G, Solutions Engineer, VMware   The load balancer landscape is changing rapidly, and more workloads are being moved to cloud. There is also growing demand for these load balancers to be very elastic. Our legacy load balancer lacked the flexibility, cloud capabilities and the Read more...
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VMware Information Security. Why the Path to Passwordless is the Way Forward

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  By Craig Savage, Security Solutions Strategist—VMware Security and Resiliency   Sometimes you can’t see the forest for the trees, and this is the case when it came to colleague security. VMware IT teams were so focused on creating a safe ecosystem that password protocols became overly complex on a greater number of disparate systems. This Read more...
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How Automating the Security Stack Has Reaped Unexpected Benefits, Including Reducing Human Error

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  By Craig Savage, Security Solutions Strategist—VMware Security & Resiliency   Automation has proven vital in the cloud and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) era, but only recently has it made significant inroads into the security management plane. Similar to software-defined data center (SDDC) operations where automation enables the same server to be deployed multiple times without human intervention, Read more...
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Integrating and Sustaining Resilience in Our DNA—The Story of the VMware Global Resiliency Program

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  By Prasad Saranjame, Head of Physical Security & Resiliency (PS&R), and Cheryl LaTouche, Senior Manager,  Business Resiliency, both VMware   VMware is a fast-growing, multi-national enterprise running a large private cloud. The company’s various offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to more than 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 Read more...

VMware IT Uses Digital Transformation Strategies to Become More Agile

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At VMware, we are undergoing a digital transformation that touches on nearly every aspect of our workplace. But what does digital transformation mean for our business? It means we’re embracing new ways of operating and launching innovative projects to make it easier to access the tools needed to get work done, including modernizing our apps Read more...
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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...