Under the partnership, Alibaba Cloud will offer VMware’s hybrid cloud software on its cloud infrastructure.
VMware’s Rajiv Ramaswami says the virtualization company wants to bring more cloud-native services into customers’ on-premises data centers.
At VMworld and at home this week, all four of the top hyperconverged infrastructure vendors made news with their HCI platforms and partnerships.
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The new Dell EMC VxRail G560 will be the first and only HCI appliance jointly developed with VMware to provide integrations that seamlessly work with VMware Cloud Services.
“Proprietary is not a word in our dictionary,” said Andy Bechtolsheim, founder, chief development officer, and chairman at Arista.
Dell said edge products and services represent a massive opportunity, and VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger outlined his company’s telco strategy.
In addition to scooping up a cloud-monitoring startup and developing an edge strategy VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger took some time to get a new tattoo before VMworld.
Updates to the hybrid cloud platform include deeper integration with NSX networking and security capabilities and a high-capacity storage option via integration with Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS).
The SevOne monitoring software previously only gave insights into Cisco’s SD-WAN service.
VMware’s NSX networking license bookings grew 40 percent year over year during the second quarter of fiscal 2019.
Software components like controllers and VNFs are growing almost twice as fast as hardware components.
VMware’s software will bring common security policy enforcement to virtual and physical workloads. Zscaler brings its north-south traffic security.
The platform will be integrated into VMware's Telco NFV portfolio. This will add automated service assurance capabilities to support virtual network function deployments.
The joint offering boasts interoperability between Mist’s Learning Wireless LAN and VMware VeloCloud-based NSX SD-WAN to bring AI and open programmability to WLAN and WAN.