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A CTO perspective on VMworld 2016: Any Cloud, AnyApp, AnyDevice

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A CTO perspective on VMworld 2016:  Any Cloud, AnyApp, AnyDevice
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VMworld is absolutely the most leading cloud, virtualization and datacenter event of the year.  It took place in Las Vegas August 28 – September 1st. Hot topics for this VMworld: Compute Virtualization, Networking, Storage and End-User-Computing. This VMworld was a packed week with more than 400+ sessions; 23,000 attendees, 100,134 VMs deployed in Hands On Labs and numerous networking opportunities. These are astonishing, and hard to beat, numbers for sure. I want to share my notes, observations and highlights of the first and second general session and some other resources which I collected over the week. Hope you find it valuable!

VMworld Day 1 general session – Keynote

VMware CEO, Pat Gelsinger, kicked-off the 1st general session. Digital Transformation or digital business is one of the top rated search terms and new hype words. Also forget traditional business versus digital business because all businesses are digital businesses. There isn’t a meaning full distinction between traditional versus digital. Mobile experience is key for the business consumer.

Today only 20% of businesses are leading in digital transformation where 13.6% is a digital transformer and 7.9% is a digital disruptor. Leaders rewrite the rules and use Mobile-Cloud technology at the core while Laggards or Slackers are optimizing predictable processes and use legacy IT. Where are you today? Leading of Slacking?

Learn more, read the entire article here, A CTO perspective on VMworld 2016: Any Cloud, AnyApp, AnyDevice

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Atlantis Computing Atlantis, winner of the Best of VMworld and Best of Citrix Synergy awards, offers the industry’s most flexible and powerful Software-Defined Storage (SDS) platform. Atlantis delivers the performance of an all-flash array at half the cost of traditional storage. Atlantis HyperScale leverages the Atlantis patented SDS platform to deliver all-flash hyperconverged appliances that are 50 to 90 per cent lower cost than traditional storage or other hyperconverged appliances. To date, Atlantis has deployed over 120 petabytes of storage for more than 1,000 mission critical deployments and 1 million virtual workspaces, including some of the largest virtualization deployments in the world. Atlantis is privately held and funded by Adams Street Partners, Cisco Systems, El Dorado Ventures and Partech Ventures, with headquarters in Mountain View, California and offices in Europe.

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