A broadened Cisco-Microsoft partnership promises extending Cisco SD-WAN to the Azure cloud and optimizing and securing connectivity to Office 365.
VMware's Carbon Black platform, along with VMware NSX, VMware Workspace ONE, VMware Secure State and future innovations, will deliver built-in security to networks, endpoints, workloads, identity\ies, cloud and analytics.
Organizations are working with the US Department of Homeland Security to enhance their own security awareness training and promote it in their communities.
New company formed by the merger of AHEAD, Data Blue, and Sovereign Systems will focus on integrating on-premises and cloud infrastructure. The three companies have very little overlap, except they all support Dell and Cisco.
VMware will spend USD 2.7 billion on cloud-application developer Pivotal and USD 2.1 billion for security vendor Carbon Black - details at next week's VMworld user conference
HCX includes a number of services such as routing and WAN optimization and can utilize other VMware products and services such as the firm’s core networking software, NSX.