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VMware to take on IBM, Microsoft with new products

VMware to take on IBM, Microsoft with new products

          Enterprise software major VMware has announced a slew of products for the data centre market to take on bigger rivals, including Microsoft and IBM, at its annual conference here. The Palo Alto-based company said it will be launching new virtualization, cloud management and integrated OpenStack solutions for implementing a software-defined data center, and supporting the needs of businesses.
VMware to take on IBM, Microsoft with new products | TekkiPedia
VMware to take on IBM, Microsoft with new products | TekkiPedia
          The $5-billion software company, which specializes in providing cloud and virtualization software and services, said that these new products will help organizations reduce capital expense and increase staff productivity. 

          "In an ever changing business environment, IT leaders need to have confidence that they can be brave and act with conviction in response to market opportunities," said Pat Gelsinger, CEO, VMware. "Empowered by software-defined technologies, businesses are now able to move with dramatic speed. This ability to drive real impact has made the software-defined data center mainstream among leading businesses. VMware continues to innovate making the software-defined data center more open, secure and agile." 

          VMware's Integrated OpenStack is expected to be available globally in the first half of next year. It also announced partnerships with Google, Docker and Pivotal to help simplify enterprise adoption of containerbased applications on a common platform in private, public and hybrid clouds. 

          VMware's hybrid cloud platform, VMware vCloud Air, also saw new services being launched. 

          Sanjay Mirchandani, head of VMware's Apac and Japan region, said "India, which is a huge growth market for the company , will see the impact of these announcements going forward. India houses over 2,700 out of the company's overall employee strength of 17,000 between its centres in Bangalore and Pune." 

Source: TimesOfIndia

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