VMworld 2014: The 6 big announcements you need to know

VMworld 2014: The 5 biggest announcements you need to know

This week at VMworld 2014, VMware announced new software, new partner programs, new hyper-convergence offerings, and a little re-branding during their Monday morning keynote with roughly 22,000 VMworld attendees watching. So what were these announcements, and how do they impact you? Read on!

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What’s New In Symantec Backup Exec 2014

What's new In Symantec Backup Exec 2014

On June 2nd, Symantec released Backup Exec 2014, the latest version of its backup and recovery software. The new software brings back features that customers liked in earlier versions and were not part of Backup Exec 2012.

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If You Aren’t 100% Virtualized, You’re Missing Out

Softchoice at VMWare Partner Exchange 2013

The Softchoice team recently wrapped up the week at VMware Partner Exchange (PEX) and one thing was clear: many companies are still lagging behind in their virtualization efforts. In my opinion, this is a big problem. You should be 100% virtualized.

Let start with the why

First (and always first) lets look at dollars. VMware shared a study of a Fortune 100 enterprise they completed with McKinsey & Company. The question that was asked: how much could you save by running your current IT Operations with virtualization and all the modern tools and were not held back by your current legacy systems. The answer? 70% savings in CAPEX and 50% savings in OPEX.

And if that’s not compelling enough, read on for an even more compelling reason you should be 100% virtualized.

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