VMware sues former exec
Published in News
Thursday, 31 December 2020 10:02

VMware sues former exec


Ramaswami met with rivals claim

VMware said that one of its former top executives, Rajiv Ramaswami, violated his contractual obligations while being courted to be the chief executive officer of rival Nutanix and has sued him.

VMWare reports record growth
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Wednesday, 25 November 2020 12:17

VMWare reports record growth


Would have been better if it had not been for that pesky virus

VMware has reported third quarter growth that beat guidance offered earlier in its financial year but said results would have been better but for a slowdown in “transformational projects”.

VMware upgrades with Kubernetes
Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 12:03

VMware upgrades with Kubernetes


Most significant update in a decade

VMware today is overhauling its portfolio of products to include native support of the Kubernetes orchestration manager for software containers along with a host of new tools for shifting and managing applications across multiple on-premises and cloud infrastructure stacks.

Oracle and VMware reach cloud deal
Published in Cloud
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 11:05

Oracle and VMware reach cloud deal


Bury the hatchet

Oracle and VMware announced a deal designed to resolve years of tension over how Oracle handles technical support for VMware users and make it easier for them to move to Oracle’s cloud computing service.

VMWare spends $4.8 billion on two companies
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Carbon Black and Pivotal

Software company VMware said it's acquiring Carbon Black at an enterprise value of $2.1 billion and Pivotal at an enterprise value of $2.7 billion.

VMWare’s GPL woes continue
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Monday, 11 March 2019 11:25

VMWare’s GPL woes continue


Court case drags on

For the last decade, VMware has been accused of illegally using Linux code in its VMware ESX bare-metal virtual machine hypervisor.

Troubled VMware too buggy to live
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Tuesday, 09 August 2016 12:36

Troubled VMware too buggy to live


New NSX needs to be uninstalled

VMware, which has not been having a good time as the virtualisation market slows, has told users that its latest version of NSX is so buggy it needs to be rolled back.

AMD shows off first virtualised GPUs
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 10:35

AMD shows off first virtualised GPUs


Turn a dumb computer into a graphics powerhouse

AMD has revealed what it claims are the world's first hardware virtualized GPU products -- AMD FirePro S-Series GPUs with Multiuser GPU (MxGPU) technology.

VMWare cuts jobs on cloudy results
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Wednesday, 27 January 2016 12:13

VMWare cuts jobs on cloudy results


Looks like the sky really wasn’t cloud’s limit

While the Cloud is supposed to be the savour of big computing, VMWare, which should be doing well is actually suffering.

Dells says there will be no EMC sell-off
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Tuesday, 17 November 2015 14:01

Dells says there will be no EMC sell-off


Other than VMWare of course

Tinbox shifter, Michael Dell has confirmed that the has no intention to asset strip EMC and flog off small bits of it.