VMware is one of the industry’s biggest names in virtualization. From virtualized servers to virtual desktop infrastructures, VMware helps companies reduce costs, condense their data centers, and streamline management by abstracting intelligence from hardware.

In the early 2000s, server virtualization was the big breakthrough in the technology industry. Companies were able to drastically reduce the size of their data centers, cut costs, and still provide that same levels of service. Today, those same principles that powered the server vritualization revolution are now being applied to other areas of the environment, and VMware is leading the charge.

One intriguing area is in virtual desktop infrastructure. In that arena, Mindsight and VMware offer Horizon View. It takes the operating system of a PC or laptop (normally installed directly on the device) and virtualizes it. Now, that same desktop operating system is hosted in the data center and accessed remotely. The IT team no longer needs to update endpoints manually, and spinning up a new desktop instance is as easy as creating a virtual machine. On the user side, employees can access the same, seamless desktop experience on any device from anywhere they can access the corporate network.

This is just one example of the innovation that they bring to the industry every year. Other exciting areas include software defined networking, virtual storage area networks, and their public cloud platform.


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    • VSAN
    • VCloud Air


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Mindsight Blog

Read the latest and most relevant technology news through the Mindsight blog. Our most recent articles on converged infrastructure / virtualization are below.

Converged Infrastructure and Virtualization

All across the technology industry, developers and tech enthusiasts are trumpeting hyperconvergence for its simplicity, ease of management, and cost savings over traditional data center architectures. With a closer look, it’s easy to see why the solution is making its mark. Hyperconvergence is more about…

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Converged Infrastructure and Virtualization

The fourth quarter of the calendar year is just ahead, and we can now start turning out attention to 2018. The coming year is certain to hold a few surprises and changes to the IT landscape. Notably, Cisco has announced their intention to acquire Springpath,…

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Converged Infrastructure and Virtualization

If you’ve been keeping an eye on the technology industry over the last few years, you’ll have noticed the rise of converged infrastructure deployments. Cisco has partnered with the top storage developers in the industry to produce Cisco Validated Designs utilizing each flavor of storage…

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