How a Refresh of the My VMware Portal Improved the Customer Self-Service Experience

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  By Pankaj Purwar, Director, IT Applications, VMware; Moin Tavargere, Senior Manager, IT Applications, VMware   When VMware IT initially launched the My VMware portal, they used the latest technologies available to build this portal. Over time the VMware IT team recognized opportunities for employing modern technologies to optimize the VMware customer experience. They embarked upon Read more...

Migrating SaaS Workloads to VMware Cloud on AWS

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  By Gopinath Anantharaman, Sr. Director R&D; Arjun Basu, IT Director; Swapnil Hendre, Director, Solutions Engineering and Design; Ramanathan Meyyappan, Sr. Manager Application Services; Eric Rong, Technical Architect   The Challenge VMware IT builds, operates, and manages Identity Services, which enable VMware Cloud Services and the My VMware application platforms. VMware Cloud Services platform in Read more...

VMware IT’s Journey to a Hybrid Cloud Solution

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  By Swapnil Hendre, Director, Solutions Engineering and Design, Preethy G, Solutions Engineer and Shamika Mukane, Solutions Engineer   VMware’s rapid organic and acquisition-based growth prompted VMware IT to look beyond the existing on-premises (private cloud infrastructure) to the public cloud to meet the increased demand for compute resources.   After exploring different options, VMware Read more...

How VMware IT Taps into Valuable Diagnostic Insights with VMware Tanzu Observability by Wavefront

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By: Brian Danaher, Director of IT Architecture and Tools, Jois Raghavendra B P, Senior Manager, IT Tools and Ravishankar Rao, Enterprise Monitoring Tools Architect As VMware continued to invest in SaaS and build out their SaaS technology stacks, their IT team was facing new challenges: timely identification of anomalous behavior and faster fault isolation. The Read more...

VMware IT’s Journey with Tanzu Kubernetes Grid on vSAN

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    By Swapnil Hendre, Director of Solutions Engineering and Design,  Jason Hutson, Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, Kandy O’Mara, Director of Cloud Infrastructure, Telmo Rodrigues, Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, Manas Singh, Senior Applications Administrator, and Darren Truong, Lead Cloud Infrastructure Administrator   Our cloud-native journey Monolithic applications are simple to develop, test and deploy. However, 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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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...
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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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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...