VMware announces new Innovations at VMworld 2019
The updates span VMware’s technology portfolio, with a spotlight on the company’s vision for intrinsic security, and transformation in the way enterprises build, run and manage software
At VMworld 2019 Europe, VMware reinforced its vision of a software architecture that enables any app, on any cloud, to any device with the introduction of new technology offerings and strategic partnerships.
“At VMworld U.S., we invited attendees to make their mark on the business world by accelerating technology-driven transformation. In our relentless pursuit of what’s possible, we are taking this even further at VMworld Europe,” said Chris Wolf, CTO Global Field and Industry, VMware. “The bold innovations we announced at the intersection of cloud, apps, networking, mobility and security will help customers pick up the pace.”
Here are some key announcements.
VMware Announces New Security Solutions to Bring Intrinsic Security to the Modern Distributed Enterprise
VMware detailed new and expanded security solutions that advance the company’s vision of intrinsic security, making it more automated, proactive and pervasive across the entire distributed enterprise. Announcements included:
• Dell will make Carbon Black Cloud, along with Dell Trusted Devices and Secureworks, the preferred endpoint security solution for Dell commercial customers;
• New VMware NSX Distributed Intrusion Detection and Prevention;
• New VMware NSX Federation for consistent, centralized network and security policy configuration and management for large-scale NSX deployments;
• Enhanced VMware SD-WAN branch firewall performance, flexibility and usability features;
• VMware Secure State updates that reduce public cloud risk and improve security posture; and,
• A new zero trust security architecture for the digital workspace.
VMware Cloud on AWS Helps Customers Across the Region Migrate and Modernize Applications
VMware Cloud on AWS will be launching in the AWS EU (Stockholm) region, bringing the total number of available global regions in Europe to five and globally to 17 in just over two years. VMware has also expanded its VMware HCX capabilities to include OS-assisted migration – the ability to migrate non-vSphere workloads such as applications running in RedHat OpenStack/KVM, and Microsoft Hyper-V environments to VMware Cloud on AWS. VMware also announced its new VMware Cloud Director service which brings the proven multi-tenant capabilities of VMware vCloud Director to VMware Cloud on AWS, allowing Managed Service Providers (MSPs) to share VMware Cloud on AWS instances and overall costs, across multiple tenants.
VMware and Microsoft Continue to Partner to Deliver Greater Impact to Customers Across Client, Cloud and Data Initiatives
VMware announced the continuation of its partnership with Microsoft to help customers accelerate their digital transformation journeys. Building on announcements made at Dell Technologies World earlier this year, the two companies outlined the following new initiatives:
• A new combined solution featuring VMware Workspace ONE and Microsoft Endpoint Manager to accelerate Windows 10 modern management;
• Further global expansion of the Azure VMware Solutions hybrid cloud service, with new advanced cloud migration capabilities delivered through VMware HCX;
• Certification and support for Microsoft SQL Server 2019 on VMware vSphere running in customer data centers;
• An intent to collaborate to deliver the best customer experience for Azure Data Services on VMware cloud infrastructure; and,
• Extension of Azure to branch and edge environments with VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud.