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VMware IT Plays a Critical Role in GDPR Compliance

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By Balaji Padmanaban, Senior Director, IT, VMware To learn more about how VMware IT implemented GDPR, read part 2 of this blog, “Complying with GDPR: Taking a Holistic Approach to Data Privacy.” In 2016, the European Commission (EU) approved a new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In short, GDPR states that if a website collects Read more...
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Recap of VMworld USA 2018: IT Shares Its Stories

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VMware’s CIO Staff Doing a Mock CIO Staff Meeting By Catherine Greenberg, Director, VMware on VMware, VMware The VMware on VMware team had an impressive showing at VMworld USA. Three thousand attendees heard VMware IT staff present on topics based on their real world deployment experiences with products ranging from NSX, Horizon, vSphere, and Windows 10 to Read more...
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How to Implement Micro-Segmentation for Oracle SOA and OSB using VMware NSX Data Center

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by Chakravarthy Gajula, Lead Middleware Admin, VMware Middleware logic, via an Oracle service-oriented architecture (SOA) and Oracle Service Bus (OSB), play major integration roles in the VMware enterprise application landscape. Business-critical applications, such as our common SaaS platform (CSP), MyVMware, Oracle eBusiness Suite (eBS), and several other applications depend on these services being constantly available. Read more...
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How VMware Hands-on Labs Propelled Our IT Teams into the Hybrid Cloud

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By Chris Mutchler, Cloud Service Architect; Lyubo Lyubenov, Cloud Service Architect; and Jeremy Sage, Senior Cloud Site Reliability Engineer, VMware VMware Hands-on Labs (HOL) offer VMware customers special access to the latest VMware technologies without requiring purchase of equipment or licenses. While available year-round, the HOL program sees major use at the VMworld conferences. HOL Read more...

VMworld 2018: Join VMware on VMware at VMworld Las Vegas

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  We are excited to announce that at VMworld Las Vegas, we will be sharing our IT best practices and VMware product deployment journeys. Come join our sessions: In technical breakout sessions, IT experts discuss their product deployment journeys on vSphere, NSX, VMware Cloud on AWS, Horizon, Windows 10, and more. Leading Digital Transformation sessions Read more...
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How Technology Powers our Cloud-Native Development Environment

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by Eric Rong, Technical Architect, Business IT, VMware Automating and encapsulating the application development process into a cloud-native environment can dramatically improve development and operational efficiencies. This includes removing as many hurdles as possible so that developers can focus on where they add the most value–the business logic and data. A top priority for VMware Read more...
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How to Deconstruct a Monolith using Microservices – Getting Ready for Cloud-Native

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By Balaji Parthasarathy, Senior Director, Enterprise Architecture and Experience Design, Business IT, VMware, and Shaji Vayaveetil, Domain Architect, Business IT, VMware In the past, VMware IT built business applications with minimal viable features as fast as we could, like most IT shops. We used existing technology stacks and followed known business requirements. After the initial Read more...
Can Technology be Delightful?

What Does It Mean to Deliver a Delightful Colleague Experience?

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By Jason Conyard, Vice President, End User Services, VMware When I use the word delightful to describe the experience that our technology team wants our colleagues to have, people often look at my quizzically. What does that mean, they ask? For me, it’s a deliberate word choice. In our professional lives, we do a lot Read more...
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VMware IT’s Journey with Mac Management

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by Dan Sanford, Information Systems Engineer, End User Services, VMware VMware actively supports more than 10,000 Macs for both onsite and remote colleagues. Unfortunately, the Quest Management third-party tool employed for managing all these laptops was proving cumbersome. Updates were slow and there was no same-day support. It also relied on an Active Directory with Read more...
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Why VMware IT is Adopting a Cloud Native Architecture for Agile Delivery

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by Gopinath Anantharaman​, Senior Director, R&D, VMware and Balaji Parthasarathy, Senior Director, Enterprise Architecture and Experience Design, Business IT, VMware For the past 20 years, VMware has been evolving to meet the demands of a growing company with a global customer base and diverse product line. VMware IT must continue to rapidly progress to enable Read more...