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VMware IT M&A

How VMware IT Does Mergers and Acquisitions Integration

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by Romy Kaura, Director, IT Mergers & Acquisitions and Services, VMware Mergers & acquisitions (M&A) can be disruptive and—if not done properly—might not yield desired synergies for the companies involved, especially when it comes to IT integration. In last two years alone, VMware IT has successfully executed more than ten deals, and that has allowed Read more...
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OneDesk: A Pre-Production Play Space for End-User Computing

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By Simon Long, EUC Service Architect, and Aresh Sarkari, EUC Service Architect, VMware The adoption of a private cloud has opened up many opportunities for VMware IT, including the flexibility to ‘fail fast’ or try out new ideas to improve the efficiency of our operations. Our idea was to create a pre-production environment where we Read more...
Mware IT DevOps Agile Delivery

An Agile Delivery Model: Shifting the IT Mindset

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by Avon Puri, VP, Business IT, VMware To learn more about our DevOps journey, read the blog, “Transforming DevOps with an IT Developer Application Plane.” VMware has been transforming itself during the past 20 years–from the originator of compute virtualization to a leader in products and services for the software defined data center, hybrid cloud, Read more...
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Putting the T back in IT

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by Bask Iyer, CIO, Dell and VMware We are at the edge of a digital evolution. Each day, there are new technologies and approaches that are not only helping businesses compete more aggressively, but are digitally transforming and disrupting entire industries. At the heart of this evolution are tech-savvy visionaries, developers and coders who are Read more...

Adopting Quarterly Disaster Recovery Testing

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by Charlene Huang, Database Architect; Jerry Li, Senior Manager, IT Release Automation & DR; and Zaigui Wang, Senior Manager, Cloud Infrastructure Operations In this two-part blog, VMware IT shares its perspective on its goal of one hour of downtime for disaster recovery (DR) failovers within the enterprise. The first blog explores the IT management perspective Read more...

Why Disaster Recovery Should Be an Integral Part of the Enterprise

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by Velchamy Sankarlingam, Vice President, Cloud Services Development & Operations, VMware In this two-part blog, VMware IT shares its perspective on its goal of one hour of down time for disaster recovery (DR) failovers within the enterprise. The first blog explores the IT management perspective on why limiting the impact of DR is critical to Read more...

Introducing Automated Lifecycle Management into a Hyper-Converged Environment

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By Chris Mutchler, Cloud Service Architect, VMware Before the advent of hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) technology, we managed our compute, storage, and networking as separate components. We wrote automation scripts to establish our cloud environments. This approach was cumbersome, requiring hand-offs between multiple teams, each focused on a different discipline. As a result, it took us Read more...
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Office 365 Migration—Easier Said Than Done? The VMware IT Journey Explored

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By Boney Francis, UCC Architect, VMware, and Paramesh Puttegowda, Senior Manager, IT Messaging Services, VMware Migrating applications to a cloud SaaS environment such as Office 365 (O365) is not for the faint-hearted as there are many pitfalls along the way. The key is to ensure the three pillars of any migration—people, process, and technology—are fully Read more...

VMware IT Shares its Transformation Story

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by Bask Iyer, CIO, Dell and VMware, for CIO Exchange During the past couple of years, I have shared VMware IT’s transformation story—our challenges, successes, and future plans. Our story is rich with accomplishments as well as learnings that illustrate how IT innovates to tackle business and technology challenges and accelerate our business growth… VMware Read more...