The hits just keep on coming here at VMworld 2017. Lots of big announcements and great sessions today. VMware Cloud on AWS is a big focus this year and you can expect to see continued integration points between VMware and Amazon (as well as other cloud providers). Continue reading
My first session at VMworld 2017 was “What’s New and What’s Next for VMware Cloud Management Platform.” There are a ton of great sessions and overlap at this conference, but I thought this would be a good one to attend (and blog on) as they touched on a lot of things VMware is doing outside of itself.
A big issue in the tech field today is that the world is moving “open.” Open source, open APIs, commodity hardware, etc. Customers are very wary of vendor lock-in that prevents them from either using new solutions or moving to other solutions later.
VMware has clearly recognized this, as a primary focus of late is cloud and product interoperability. This is huge for a massive company like VMware who has TONS of proprietary stuff. Continue reading