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Migration from legacy Windows Operating Systems to Windows 10 Exceeds Project Goals—and Teaches Some Valuable Lessons

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by Brooks Peppin, Information Systems Engineer, End User Services, VMware The enterprise community is quickly embracing Windows 10. Shortly after Windows 10 launched, VMware started migrating   legacy Windows systems (7 and 8.1) for both on-site and remote employees as quickly as possible. As with any major transition of this nature, there were numerous challenges and Read more...

VMware on VMware Delivers Value to Customers

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Before being released to customers, VMware products are developed and tested in collaboration with the company’s VMware on VMware (VoV) program. VMware’s First Customer The VoV program, which VMware and Dell Technologies CIO Bask Iyer calls the “company’s first customer,” uniquely benefits both VMware and its customers by driving innovation, interoperability, and implementation. It’s a Read more...

Why End User Computing is Undergoing Rapid Change

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By Jason Conyard, Vice President, End User Services, VMware The VMware IT End User Services mission is straightforward: to enable our colleagues to do their best work by delivering a delightful technology experience. This translates to delivering a rich experience regardless of location or device. The challenge to accomplishing this is orchestrating adoption of the Read more...

A CIO Perspective on the State of IT

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by Bask Iyer, CIO, Dell and VMware, for VMware Radius I have been making annual IT predictions for a couple of years. Last year I gave myself a solid C, an average grade, for what came of my 2016 predictions. As I look at my 2017 predictions, I feel a lot better because the majority Read more...

IT Transformation: A Catalyst for Change

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by Avon Puri, Vice President, Business IT, VMware Over the past few months I have been speaking about VMware IT’s transformation journey with employees, partners, and customers. Our digital transformation is focused on using technology and changing processes to make business operations more agile. IT’s journey is based on three pillars: leveraging the private cloud, Read more...
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How VMware IT Uses vSAN as Part of its Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Strategy

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VMware IT team members Chanh Chi, Jerry Griffin, Tom Ralph, Larry Wong, and Zaigui Wang contributed to this article. vSAN has had tremendous customer adoption since its release, especially in large-scale deployments.  Customers often want to know if VMware uses vSAN in its own mission-critical environments. The answer is absolutely.  Some of the larger vSAN Read more...

VMware IT: Our Journey to a Private Cloud

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by Velchamy Sankarlingam, Vice President, Cloud Services Development & Operations, VMware How a Private Cloud Can Dramatically Change IT Service Delivery and Agility A few years ago, VMware IT was operating a very traditional infrastructure provisioning process.  It took four to six weeks to build an IT development and test environment. Our capex-based model meant Read more...

Hands-On Labs Draw Big Crowds at VMworld in Las Vegas

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One of the busiest areas at VMworld 2017 in Las Vegas was the Hands on Labs, which gave attendees a chance to try out the latest VMware products. The HOL IT team designed and supported the entire infrastructure, which included a combination of Dell servers, VMware Cloud on AWS, and IBM Cloud for VMware. Hands-On Read more...