VMware, BYOD, and the time Steve Jobs compared CIOs to an orifice

TORONTO – Ask VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger about the bring your own device (BYOD) trend in enterprise IT and he’ll tell you it’s still on the uptrend. Unsurprising; his company has a lot

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 9th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Asus ships new zero client monitors

Computer hardware vendor Asus rolled out two new zero client monitors and a zero client box that are designed to help enterprise organizations make the most out of their VMware-based virtual desktop infrastructures

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 8th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

IT organizations lack the “right stuff” to satisfy business needs

A new study from Softchoice, CDN’s Top Solution Provider of 2012, finds that most organizations lack the IT infrastructure to meet the growing expectations of front office workers and managers. The report –

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 1st, 2014 Jeff Jedras

VMware releases Virtual SAN solution

One of the more anticipated announcements solution providers were waiting on coming out of the VMware Partner Exchange conference was the the general availability of VMware Virtual SAN or VSAN. VSAN is VMware's first

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 12th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN’s March digital issue: Big Blue bets big on the cloud

IBM is betting big on the cloud, VMware on the software-defined enterprise and a new Microsoft store in Mississauga. These are just a few of the stories you’ll find in the March issue

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 12th, 2014 CDN Staff

Newsmaker #14: Eric Gales, VMware Canada

The task for Eric Gales in his first full year as VMware Canada’s country manager was to transition the subsidiary from a segment of the U.S. sales arm to an independent business with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 25th, 2014 CDN Staff

VMware CEO goes back in time

SAN FRANCISCO – Pat Gelsinger, the CEO of VMware, during his keynote address asked the 4,000 channel partners in attendance to take a trip back in time. Back to 1989 in fact. Gelsinger

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 14th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

New hybrid cloud competencies coming from VMware

SAN FRANCISCO – If the Software-Defined Enterprise was the main message coming out of VMware’s Partner Exchange conference then a close second was hybrid cloud. VMware plans to offer the channel a new

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 13th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

VMware banks heavily on distribution

San Francisco – Almost lost in VMware’s Software-Defined Enterprise (SDE) strategy was the role distributors will play in it. VMware has traditional worked with distributors using them as a supply chain early on

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 12th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

VMware partners with Google on DaaS

SAN FRANCISCO – To the surprise of many of the 4,000 plus solution providers in attendance at the Partner Exchange conference, VMware Inc. announced a strategic alliance with search engine king Google. The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 12th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

VMware increases partner rewards for software-defined enterprise

SAN FRANCISCO – To say VMware senior executives overused the term “software-defined enterprise” (SDE) at the opening day of its Partner Exchange 2014 conference, held here, would be a huge underestimation. SDE was

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 11th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Kaspersky brings virtualization security to Microsoft and Citrix

PUNTA CANA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – Security vendor Kaspersky Lab is building on the success of Kaspersky Security for Virtualization (KSV), an agentless security solution for VMware virtual machines, with KSV Light Agent, which

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 9th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

VMware makes major mobile security acquisition

After posting solid Q4 financials VMware Inc. went shopping and grabbed enterprise mobile security player AirWatch of Atlanta for US$1.5 billion. The payment plan for AirWatch will see VMware hand over $1.175 billion

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 22nd, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

New VMware Canada channel chief has two priorities

VMware Canada country manager Eric Gales made official what CDN reported last week that Donna Wittmann is the subsidiary’s new channel chief. Gales told CDN that the company launched a broad search for a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 6th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto