There’s no denying that today’s workforce is “mobile.” Inspired by the ease and simplicity of their own personal devices, today’s workforce relies on a variety of tools to accomplish their business tasks — desktops, smart phones, tablets, laptops or other connected devices — each with varying operating systems.
The specific tasks they need to accomplish? That depends on the person. But it’s safe to say remotely logging in and out of legacy, desktop, mobile, software as-a-service (SaaS) and cloud applications is a given.
And the devices on which they work? They could be owned by the enterprise or the end user, with varying levels of company oversight, security and management. The result? An overabundance of “flexibility” that leads to fundamental IT challenges of security and manageability.
The VMware 2016 State of the Digital Workspace Report was performed in July 2016 and is a study that examined digital workspace adoption among global organizations across industries. Data represents a survey of 1,263 business decision makers (BDMs) and IT influencers to examine the worldwide progress in transitioning from the client-server era to the mobile-cloud era.
Respondents acknowledged that game-changing IT relies on organizations adopting a digital workspace that includes security and identify management as vital components. With realistic prospects of achieving astounding return on investment (ROI), even businesses that cited obstacles to adoption may want to consider taking another look at business mobility initiatives.
Workspace™ ONE™ is VMware’s digital workspace solution, designed to give access to any application from any type of device under automated and granular policy control. VMware was one of the first adopters of Workspace ONE, deploying across its full user population in early-to mid 2016. This white paper describes the objectives that drove VMware’s decisions of how and when to deploy, plus an overview of the business results we’ve achieved so far.
The mobile-cloud era is here. It is not merely about delivering apps; it is about simplifying processes so you can accomplish more. The mobile-cloud era is redefining productivity by enabling workflows through the key foundations of identity and contextual experiences, mobile collaboration, united endpoint management and security, and windows apps and desktops.
Today people work primarily from mobile sources and expect a strikingly continuous experience across all their devices, regardless of which device they select to best accomplish any given task. Once access is established, organizations are looking to transform processes to mobile so they can increase efficiency and workflows for end users, thereby driving productivity to the next level.
When evaluating and migrating to Windows 10, it is critical to understand the use cases and benefits of various deployment choices. Should you:
• Refresh or upgrade your existing deployments?
• Migrate your physical endpoints to VDI?
• Extend published remote apps to your Windows endpoints?
We look at these use cases and introduce SysTrack - a tool that provides recommendations on an optimal Windows 10 deployment approach your organizations should take.
This white paper from Intel and VMware introduces key NFV infrastructure (NFVI) performance concepts and issues, giving CSPs the tools they need to better understand and manage overall performance as they deploy NFV in their networks.
The network functions virtualization (NFV) revolution – where software-based services running in virtualized environments on Intel® architecture servers replace purpose built appliances – has taken communications service providers by storm.
IT organizations using machine data platforms like Splunk recognize the importance of consolidating disparate data types for top-down visibility, and to quickly respond to critical business needs. Machine data is often underused and undervalued, and is particularly useful when managing infrastructure data coming from AWS, sensors and server logs.
Download “The Essential Guide to Infrastructure Machine Data” for:
The benefits of machine data for network, remote, web, cloud and server monitoring
IT infrastructure monitoring data sources to include in your machine data platform
Machine data best practices
VMware vRealize® Suite is the market-leading cloud management platform purpose-built for heterogeneous multi-cloud environments.
It provides a comprehensive management stack for IT services on VMware vSphere® and other hypervisors, physical infrastructure, OpenStack, and external clouds such as VMware vCloud® Air™ and Amazon Web Services, all with a unified management experience.
Digitalization has spurred new opportunities for how business gets done. With the emergence of big data and mobility, enterprises see the promise of making employees more productive and keeping customers more engaged. And they recognize that efficient, prompt application development and delivery are instrumental for taking advantage of these new opportunities. In this unforgiving era of digitalization, you need to be first to market if you want to flourish.
The VMware enterprise-ready, cloud management platform is purpose built for hybrid cloud, and designed to work in heterogeneous environments. It enables you to deliver and manage infrastructure and applications quickly for the business, while maintaining IT control. To learn more about the industry’s most complete cloud management platform, read about our customer deployments globally.
Today, applications facilitate commerce on a global scale. They play a key role in delivering products and services to customers, a role that directly affects the success of the business. Companies that rapidly deploy, update, and manage business applications have a competitive advantage.
To maintain this fast pace, many organizations have adopted a hybrid cloud—a combination of private and public clouds—to become more agile.
But true agility isn’t easy
VMware vRealize® Suite is the market-leading cloud management platform* purpose-built for heterogeneous, multi-cloud environments. It provides a comprehensive management stack for IT services on VMware vSphere® and other hypervisors, physical infrastructure, OpenStack, and external clouds such as VMware vCloud® Air™ and Amazon Web Services, all with a unified management experience. With vRealize Suite, IT can provision and manage at scale—compute, storage, network, and application services across multiple private and public cloud environments.
The enhanced performance that results from the DevOps approach has been proven to have a big impact on the overall performance of the business, with faster, more reliable software delivery, consequent cost savings, and faster time to value. Now that cloud is an integral element of the enterprise, automation of cloud management is key, and feeds into the DevOps approach. VMware offers your IT organization the opportunity to become DevOps-ready, using the GUI and API-led approach to enable an automated self-service infrastructure.
To meet the challenges of managing such a complex environment, IT teams need an enterprise-ready cloud management platform that can support multivendor environments, automate application and service delivery, and facilitate operations and governance. VMware provides an enterprise-ready cloud management platform that delivers the industry’s most complete solution for managing a heterogeneous, hybrid cloud, and supports cloud management requirements across Day 1 and Day 2 operations for compute, storage, network and application level resources. The VMware solution is in use today across a wide range of industries and use cases, delivering benefits such as faster provisioning, optimized IT operations, and lower capital spending.
To learn more about the VMware cloud management platform, visit http://www.vmware.com/virtualization/ cloud-management.
Organizations that automate their highly-virtualized infrastructure environments discover that they are able to introduce new forms of self-service and on-demand IT delivery models. As a result, they’re far better positioned to compete in a world where the quality and performance of applications increasingly dictates success and failure.
On the journey to agility, the ultimate destination remains infrastructure defined by software and operating in a way that’s both application-aware and self-healing. For enterprises competing in the digital economy, deploying a CMP to manage increasingly complex infrastructure has become an indispensable part of that journey.
Learn more about vRealize Suite and our strategy for the Software-Defined Data Center.
How do you replicate the speed and flexibility of the public cloud within your own IT team? This white paper will show you how automation can help to accelerate IT service delivery and improve time to market.
With digital transformation accelerating
across every industry, practically every
modern business initiative has become
an IT project, and IT is now more crucial
to the success of the business than ever
before. Businesses must bring innovative products and services to market faster than their competitors, which, in turn, means that IT must rapidly and continuously deliver applications and services that drive productivity and efficiency.
In an environment of digital disruption, IT is looking beyond productivity and cost savings. It’s time to become more strategic. Download this eBook to learn how to leverage technology for business growth and get your products to market faster.
As the world undergoes rapid digital transformation, shield yourself from the risks of having multiple cloud deployments. This eBook will show you how to simplify operational complexity with a hybrid cloud strategy – combining private and public clouds under a single operational model.
In the modern digital age, traditional
barriers to entry and time to market have
fallen. Agile businesses can turn an idea into
an app, host it in the cloud, and quickly deliver
it to millions of customers on their chosen
devices and platforms. In comparison,
many larger enterprises miss new business
opportunities because they’re mired in
managing complex, legacy infrastructure,
inefficient cross-functional workflow and
approval processes, and lengthy audit
and compliance requirements.
It’s no secret financial services organizations own and operate legacy solutions. Some of these
core processes are front and center, meeting customer needs; others are in the middle, supporting
account handling operations; and still many more are in the back-office, handling data and managing
analytics. The challenge for financial leaders is to ensure these traditional systems don’t prevent
the delivery of great digital experiences now and into the future.
VMware’s Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) solution turbo charges enterprise data centre performance. The benefits of 4-node Hyperconverged Infrastructure include performance increases of up to 13 times, and a reduction of cost per VM of up to 10 times. Start saving now with the Hit Refresh Kit - which includes the ‘Why HCI?’ eBook, TCO Analyses for VM, VDI and Database Environments and a TCO Comparison Tool.
Prime your business for growth with a software-defined approach.
The current business-enterprise climate demands robust connectivity and delivery in services. As IT executives continue to invest in integrated infrastructure, companies that remain committed to hardware-centric infrastructure are being left behind and subsequently are exposing their enterprises to risk and loss. Liabilities include time wastage and financial costs in the management and maintenance of legacy infrastructure, creating a deficit in executives’ energy when it comes to innovation and future planning.
VMware’s Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) is a malleable, sophisticated solution which facilitates the vital transition from physical to virtualized storage solutions. HCI is the foundation for the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) destined for leading enterprise operations.
Management is demanding more efficiency and cost optimization from internal IT groups. Independent research data shows VMware’s HCI offering provides better economics than other solutions. Leveraging current IT skills, infrastructure and operational processes creates a foundation for both Capex and Opex savings that will continue for years to come, with increased operational simplicity that will allow IT to better respond to business demands.