Everything you need to know about the VMware ELA

From cutting costs to simplifying IT, there are a lot of reasons to consider the VMware ELA.

Unfortunately, with a $250,000 minimum spend on net new assets and highly-customized terms, understanding, if the VMware ELA is right for you, is challenging.

With hundreds of VMware ELA negotiations under our belt, we decided to shed some light on the situation. Below you will find a high-level summary of a recent webinar hosted by our VMware experts. [Read more…]

How to determine which VMware licensing option is best

How to determine which VMware licensing option is best

Despite the fact VMware has only three core licensing programs – a far cry from other technologies such as Microsoft and Adobe ­– it’s still challenging to know exactly which licensing program is the right choice for your organization.

Let’s take a deep look at the three VMware licensing programs available, and help you decide which is best for your organization. [Read more…]

Struggling with Digital Transformation? Here’s why Red Hat OpenStack Might be the Answer

Organizations are increasingly looking to open source clouds and platforms to close skills gaps and prepare for the coming wave of digital transformation disruptions.

Consider this report from MIT Sloan Management Review and Deloitte. The study showed nine in 10 global executives predict their industries will be disrupted by digital trends. Unfortunately, only 44% of those same executives felt their organization was adequately prepared for the coming disruptions.

Interestingly, the ill-prepared companies weren’t just lacking the right tools and technology to straddle digital change. They were missing the people, processes and cultural requirements for digital transformation, too.

This gives an explanation for the rise of open source cloud solutions, such as Red Hat OpenStack, across organizations of all sizes. Not only does open source grant businesses a toolkit to take on digital disruption and hybrid cloud management, it equips them with the right approaches, from people to processes, to succeed in a new, ever-changing era of digital disruption.

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