Microsoft, HP Enterprise Revive Partnership With Cloud - InformationWeek

InformationWeek is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

IoT
IoT
Comments
Microsoft, HP Enterprise Revive Partnership With Cloud
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
batye
50%
50%
batye,
User Rank: Ninja
12/6/2015 | 1:04:00 AM
Re: Dell weighed the costs of an EMC/VMware acquisition
@SaneIT, interesting point... and I do think it does make sense...  as this technology grows...
SaneIT
50%
50%
SaneIT,
User Rank: Ninja
12/1/2015 | 8:36:01 AM
Re: Dell weighed the costs of an EMC/VMware acquisition
I have to believe that Dell knew they would lose at least part of Microsoft's business but gaining VMWare should not only offset that loss it should open up new avenues for Dell.  VMware is famously hardware agnostic and will continue to be but imagine every VM sales pitch including demos done with Dell gear and pre-designed solutions using Dell gear.   Toss in a little bit if pricing incentive and Dell should be able to push HP, IBM and Cisco out of some server farms just through VMWare sales visits.  Lastly vCloud should start gaining some more traction, vSphere has proven itself in the private space so a product that feels like vSphere running as IaaS becomes attractive for many solutions if you're already familiar with VMWare.   
Charlie Babcock
50%
50%
Charlie Babcock,
User Rank: Author
11/30/2015 | 12:45:01 PM
Dell weighed the costs of an EMC/VMware acquisition
Dell must have understood it would risk losing a significant customer for servers, Microsoft, if it acquired EMC/VMware. It probably weighed the gains versus the costs and went ahead with the deal. But Microsoft willl not be spending its server budget to help Dell succeed with virtualization and cloud from this point forward. Hence, the warming relationship with HP, also a historic partner.


2020 State of DevOps Report
2020 State of DevOps Report
Download this report today to learn more about the key tools and technologies being utilized, and how organizations deal with the cultural and process changes that DevOps brings. The report also examines the barriers organizations face, as well as the rewards from DevOps including faster application delivery, higher quality products, and quicker recovery from errors in production.
News
The State of Chatbots: Pandemic Edition
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  9/10/2020
Commentary
Deloitte on Cloud, the Edge, and Enterprise Expectations
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer,  9/14/2020
Slideshows
Data Science: How the Pandemic Has Affected 10 Popular Jobs
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek,  9/9/2020
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
Video
Current Issue
IT Automation Transforms Network Management
In this special report we will examine the layers of automation and orchestration in IT operations, and how they can provide high availability and greater scale for modern applications and business demands.
White Papers
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.
Sponsored Video
Flash Poll