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October 17, 2019
VMware customers can now run AWS' Relational Database Service in their on-premises clusters, in a move that provides another option for hybrid cloud computing.
August 21, 2019
Tintri and Nexenta were acquired in separate transactions by DDN. The Nexenta software-defined storage provides shared file services on Tintri VMware-focused VMstore block arrays.
July 19, 2019
Microsoft's Azure VMware Solutions service will compete with the VMware Cloud on AWS offering, and reflects a move to the cloud for virtualized workloads.
April 30, 2019
Rivals Microsoft and VMware joined forces this week, signing a deal to allow VMware to run natively on Azure, further complicating the coopetition among the top cloud vendors.
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