VMware rocked the enterprise world over the past decade. It gained a convincing lock on large businesses by serving them virtualization technology.
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VMware and Cisco Systems are partners, not competitors. At least that’s the line both companies kept pushing at last week’s VMworld conference.
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VMware will need to beat out a number of fast-growing storage upstarts, or it could lose its grip on the virtualization market.
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VMware said today it has appointed Tony Scott, former Microsoft chief information officer, as its CIO.
CloudPhysics made a triple threat of announcements today. The big data company has raised $10 million in funding led by Kleiner and released two new analytics tools to optimize virtualized data centers.
Catbird, which provides security software for virtualized data centers, brought on $10 million in funding today.
Today, General Electric announced that it is investing $105 million in Pivotal, a hotly anticipated spin-off from VMware that is building “next generation Enterprise Platform-as-a-service.”
Canonical and VMware announced today a partnership that will enable customers to run efficient OpenStack clouds using the two sets of technologies.
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VMware drops a boat load of cloud news on an already busy day, including that it will launch its own public cloud contender to challenge Amazon and Rackspace.
A software defined storage startup called Nexenta has closed a $24 million funding round, proving that storage is increasingly an area of focus for IT.
Big changes are afoot at VMware as it refocusses its efforts on what it knows best: infrastructure.
A roundup of today’s funding news, presented with numbers, letters, and song.
Virtualization giant VMware has invested $30 million into Puppet Labs, a Portland-based provider of software for system administrators. As part of the funding, the companies formed a strategic partnership to deliver a more robust set of IT tools to customers.
Herrod will lead the firm’s investment focus in “next generation infrastructure technologies.”
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After rumors floated earlier this week, VMware and parent company EMC have officially announced the spinoff of a new cloud and big data unit called The Pivotal Initiative, led by former VMware CEO Paul Maritz.
Sources confirm that EMC and VMWare will be putting their cloud-related businesses, including Cloud Foundry, into a new unit led by Paul Maritz. It will not be an independent company, however.
VMWare is planning to spin off Cloud Foundry and a number of its other products into a separate division owned by corporate parent EMC.
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On Monday, the company was serving 110 gigabytes of data per second, almost without a hiccup, not counting the livestreams — 170 thousand simultaneous streams of live video, pushed out over the Internet.
Network Virtualization company Big Switch has raised $25 million.
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Paul Maritz is reportedly out as the chief executive of virtualization software firm VMware. After four years at the helm of VMware, Maritz is expected to be replaced by Pat Gelsinger, chief operating officer of EMC, the enterprise storage giant and parent company of VMware.
Earnings season starts this week for tech companies, and no one is expecting outstanding second-quarter results. If the reports turn out to be weaker than expected, then tech investors might run for the hills, the San Jose Mercury News reported.
EMC Corp is in the final stages of buying flash-memory storage company XtremIO for $400 million, a VentureBeat source has confirmed. The deal is the latest sign that the flash storage market is red hot, and it could spur other deals as other big players rush to bolster their own offerings.
[vimeo 29869670 w=400 h=300] Nimbula, a company ties together public and private cloud resources in a way that companies can manage them easily, this week released the latest version of its software.
A lot of companies are trying to use a combination of cloud computing and virtualization to bring down the cost of corporate computers. But Zirtu believes it has the right solution.
Virtualization company Hotlink emerged out of stealth mode yesterday to more efficiently manage virtual machines in data centers. The product earned the company $10 million in financing from Foundation Capital.
Cloud access manager Okta announced a $16.5 million second round of funding.
CloudBees, which offers a Java platform as a service (PaaS) for developers, has raised $10.5 million in a funding round led by Lightspeed Venture Partners.