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Posted by on Sep 4, 2014 in Opinion | 0 comments

VMworld 2014 Recap

VMworld 2014 Recap

It was another well attended conference last week in San Francisco as VMware held its annual customer education event. Around 20,000 vGeeks descended on the Moscone Center to learn about new product offerings from VMware and its partners, do some networking, and do their best to get a read on the direction of the market as it pertains to their business. Oh, and to drink. There was lots of drinking. Or so I understand. I will do my best to recap the major announcements here. I spent most of my time in sessions on NSX, because, well, SDN is my favorite topic… But I did manage to get the scoop on some other interesting items.. Product Name Changes VMware has finally taken steps to alleviate the “Alphabet Soup” problem customers always encounter when discussing the VMware product line. vRealize is the new naming prefix for all of the management tools. So for example, vCAC now becomes vRealize Automation. vCOPS now becomes vRealize Operations. vCHS becomes vCloud Air. Any cloud based solutions by VMware...

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