Executive Corner

Storage spending growing again, but not quickly

Storage spending growing again, but not quickly

by: Enterprises finally started opening their pocketbooks for external storage systems in the final quarter of last year, but economic uncertainty and the appeal of public cloud services continue to hold back the market, according to research company Gartner. Continue reading at infoworld.com This post is brought to you as part of the VMware Software(…)

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Tomorrow’s Data Centers: Mother Nature Cools Best

Tomorrow’s Data Centers: Mother Nature Cools Best

by: Industry Perspectives, datacenter Exponential growth is the cause of density issues plaguing today’s data centers. Simply put, more powerful computers generate more heat which results in significant additional cooling costs each year, writes Charles Doughty of Iron Mountain. Continue reading at Data Center Knowledge This post is brought to you as part of the(…)

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Navy Eyes Cloud Storage

Navy Eyes Cloud Storage

by: Henry Kenyon In effort to trim $1.5 billion from IT, Navy proposes placing most non-classified data into commercial cloud offering. Continue reading at informationweek.com This post is brought to you as part of the VMware Software Defined Enterprise, which provides resources and solutions for the software defined world. Join the conversation on Facebook and(…)

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4 Steps to a Successful Business Transformation

4 Steps to a Successful Business Transformation

by: Kasia Moreno, Contributor, Kasia Moreno It’s transform or wither in today’s business environment, with multiple transformation triggers creating strong pressure simultaneously. This state of affairs results from two factors, explains Robert T. Vanderwerf, U. S. Leader, KPMG Strategic Services Group. Continue reading at forbes.com This post is brought to you as part of the(…)

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Business Transformation Big Bang Battle Zone

Business Transformation Big Bang Battle Zone

by: This post is sponsored by The Business Value Exchange and HP Enterprise Services We are all aware that business needs to change into business 2.0 today – or even some version of business 3.0 if you truly want to start placing new social and semantically-aware labels on the modern business model of today. It(…)

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Leadership Perspectives: Sanjay Poonen

Leadership Perspectives: Sanjay Poonen

by: Morgan OLeary In the second of a series of leadership perspectives videos, Sanjay Poonen, executive vice president and general manager of the End-User Computing business unit discusses why he chose to join VMware, the end-user computing landscape (now and in the future), and how end-user computing and Desktop-as-a-Service fit into an enterprise cloud strategy.(…)

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My Continuing Frustration With Automation

My Continuing Frustration With Automation

by: Chuck Hollis By all that is right and just in the world, advanced automation should be the holy grail of modern enterprise IT.   You might expect progressive IT organizations to be investing like crazy in a never-ending race to automate, automate, automate — an arms race that never ends. If that’s happening, I’m not(…)

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Cloud Operating Model Transformation

Cloud Operating Model Transformation

by: Choong Keng Leong In my previous blogs I have discussed setting up a Self Service Portal and what a Service Catalog and Chargeback model look like. Let’s now look at the implementation of an IT operating model to support the Cloud way of delivering IT services. Both EMC and VMware have published articles on(…)

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