In what’s become something of an annual tradition, we talked with VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger at the outset of the virtualization leader’s VMworld 2016 conference. In this interview with Network World Senior Writer Brandon Butler and IDG Chief Content Officer John Gallant, Gelsinger shared the big news from the event, including new tools that make it easier for customers to build cross-cloud environments, as well as an expanded partnership with IBM. 81 more words
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The cloud seems to be the ultimate destination for today’s data center. It can be used to support peaking workloads and for disaster recovery. The challenge is how to get data to the cloud so it can be leveraged for these tasks. 72 more words
Digital transformation may promise critical benefits for the companies undertaking it, but it’s also delivering a major boost to IT spending around the world.
That’s according to market researcher IDC, which on Monday released new data indicating that global spending on IT products and services will grow from nearly $2.4 trillion in 2016 to more than $2.7 trillion in 2020. 63 more words
IT Professionals are under constant pressure to meet tighter and tighter recovery point objectives (RPO) and recovery time objectives (RTO). While traditional backup has a role to play in meeting these objectives, replication is moving more to the forefront. 914 more words