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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    • NSX
    • 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

The drive for technology is, in many ways, the drive for efficiency. The overall goal of all our technological developments is to empower us to do more in less time, and the modern IT department is in constant need of this efficiency. Our IT environments…

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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 how the benefits of hyperconvergence have made this solution so appealing.…

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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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