VMware to modernise software deployment with VMware AirWatch and Adaptiva

VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, today announced a collaboration with Adaptiva to help customers accelerate the journey to Windows 10 and next generation PC management from the cloud.

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AL-MAWARID Bank standardises on VMware software-defined data centre

VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, today announced that AL-MAWARID Bank is deploying VMware NSX network virtualisation to improve security and application continuity, accelerate product innovation through IT automation, and meet stringent regulatory compliance requirements.

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VMware joins OPEN-O as Platinum member

Vmware has joined the OPEN-O Project, an open source project hosted by The Linux Foundation that enables leading telecommunications, cable and cloud operators end-to-end service orchestration over network functions virtualisation (NFV) infrastructure, along with software-defined networks (SDN) and legacy networks.

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Discovery Corporate IT deploys virtual storage infrastructure

When Discovery’s Corporate IT discovered that its infrastructure dependencies were affecting the stability of its VMware environment, it turned to VMware’s Virtual SAN solution (VSAN) to alleviate these dependencies and better architect its virtualised environment.

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VMware debuts vSphere, vSAN and vRealize solutions

VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, today announced the general availability of new releases of VMware vSphere, VMware vSAN (formerly VMware Virtual SAN), VMware vRealize Log Insight and VMware vRealize Operations to help IT operations teams more efficiently run, manage and secure their traditional and modern applications on- or off-premises.

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VMware promotes Shekar Ayyar

VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, today announced an expanded focus on communication service providers (CSPs) and telecommunications carriers (telcos), and the promotion of Shekar Ayyar to Executive Vice President and General Manager, Telco Group.

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VMware’s new vSphere, vSAN and vRealize now available

VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, today announced the general availability of new releases of VMware vSphere, VMware vSAN (formerly VMware Virtual SAN), VMware vRealize Log Insight and VMware vRealize Operations to help IT operations teams more efficiently run, manage and secure their traditional and modern applications on- or off-premises.

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VMware named a leader in the IDC MarketScape for virtual client computing software
VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, today announced that it has been positioned as a leader in the “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Virtual Client Computing Software 2016 Vendor Assessment (doc # US40700016, November 2016).”
The report evaluated eight vendors based on criteria that spans across strategies and capabilities. VMware was recognised for the second consecutive year for having the most complete mix of business and solution strategies and capabilities for delivering virtual desktops and applications through its VMware Horizon portfolio of solutions and services that includes VMware Horizon 7, Horizon Air, Horizon FLEX and VMware App Volumes.
According to the IDC MarketScape report, “In the reference survey we found that the top 2 reasons customers stated for choosing VMware’s VCC solutions was that its pricing/offer was competitive and the perception that its products had better capabilities. As to reference perceptions of the company as compared to its peers, VMware generally rated higher than average in all 9 areas.”
“VMware leads the app and desktop virtualisation market. We believe receiving recognition for the second year in a row as a worldwide leader in virtual client computing with the most complete mix of business and solution strategies and capabilities is a testament to VMware’s continuous focus on solving customer challenges, offering quality solutions, and delivering innovative products,” said Sumit Dhawan, senior vice president and general manager, End-User Computing, VMware.
“This accomplishment is the outcome of a dedicated team in the VMware End-User Computing business unit and their dynamic spirit. As businesses continue to transform into digital enterprises, they have an industry-leading solution in VMware Horizon that is consumer simple and enterprise secure to help modernise desktop and application delivery and management to offer to their mobile workforce.”
VMware Horizon continues to be the solution of choice among customers and partners. Innovations that have been introduced since the beginning of calendar year 2016 include:
• Advancements in Horizon 7 including unparalleled speed in delivering just-in-time stateless desktops using Instant Clone technology, App Volumes and User Management – significantly driving down the cost to deliver virtual applications and desktops
• A new solution, VMware Horizon Air Hybrid Mode to simplify desktop delivery using a single cloud-based control plane to manage on-premises hyper-converged infrastructure appliances.
• An expanded cloud partnership with IBM that delivers Horizon Air services on the IBM Cloud for deployments at cloud scale and speed.
• A new Blast protocol purpose-built for mobile and cloud networks for H.264 devices, increased performance with up to 6x reduction in bandwidth, and an expanding list of validated thin and zero clients.
• Expanded support for RDS hosted apps, with the addition of 16 new features including target platform support for EPIC 2015
• Integration with VMware Workspace ONE to deliver secure digital workspaces that integrates Horizon with EMM and identity management technologies
The product innovations and partnerships with industry-leaders uniquely enable VMware to offer customers a best-in-class solution to help manage the synergies between desktop and mobile computing, managed and unmanaged devices, and physical and virtual strategies.
To access an excerpt of the “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Virtual Client Computing, Software 2016 Vendor Assessment” report, visit: http://idcdocserv.com/US40700016e_VMWare.

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VMware Good Gigs Team Inspires Technology in SA Classrooms

VMware, a world leader in cloud computing and virtualisation software and services, is partnering with LEAP 1 School in Langa township, near Cape Town, to improve the school’s IT infrastructure and lead a technology workshop for its teachers.

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VMware expands ecosystem of VMware Ready for NFV Certified Solutions

VMware has further expanded the company’s growing ecosystem of VMware Ready for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) certified solutions, with new certified solutions from A10 Networks, Fortinet, Riverbed, UANGEL, Viptela and ZTE.

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Digital business transformation is creating new opportunities and risks in every industry. VMware helps IT become Brave New IT with our One Cloud, Any Application, Any Device architecture. By unifying private, managed and public clouds into one hybrid cloud, our customers accelerate innovation, engage customers with new mobile-cloud applications, and govern risk.

VMware’s cloud infrastructure and business mobility solutions break the bonds that tie IT systems and end-user environments to physical hardware, providing both IT and the business greater efficiency, agility and control. VMware is the recognised leader in virtualisation and automation of compute, networking and storage resources from the desktop to the data centre and to the cloud. Our technologies and the open standards they support provide a powerful foundation enabled by “One Cloud, Any Application, Any Device”—our brave new IT architecture.

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  • The VMware office in South Africa was established in September 2006
  • In 2012, VMware took a strategic decision to expand into WECA (West East & Central Africa)
  • Today we have 4 offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Nigeria and Kenya
  • Total number of staff in both South Africa and the WECA region: 40+
  • 700+ partners across both South Africa and WECA
  • The partner eco-system continues to grow throughout the continent with key achievements being reached by partners
  • VMware continues to invest into the emerging region South Africa and WECA
  • Acquired new customers in the last year across the continent

 

 

 

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