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May 15, 2019
VMware has inked a deal to buy Bitnami, maker of a catalog that vets and packages up popular software, such as MySQL, for quick, secure multi-cloud deployments.
April 09, 2019
Hewlett Packard Enterprise-Nutanix partnership springs up on two fronts, bringing more layers of coopetition to the world of HCI. But where does this leave HPE SimpliVity?
March 22, 2019
Google Cloud is now tied into VMware vRealize through a plug-in that enables users to manage on-premises VMware workloads alongside cloud services such as Google Kubernetes Engine and Cloud SQL from Google Cloud.
May 01, 2018
VMware's NSX strategy aims to help enterprises stitch together data centers and cloud environments, though it could be overkill for IT shops with simpler needs that are more specific.
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