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VMware VMworld 2018 News: Live Blog Part Two


VMware's VMworld 2018 US kicked off August 26 in Las Vegas. Here’s a live blog with all of the latest developments involving VMware, multi-cloud strategic alliances, partnerships, customer trends and more.

10. Database Services: Amazon and VMware have unveiled a relational database service called Amazon RDS on VMware. The offering supports Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, and MariaDB databases -- on-premises or in AWS or VMware Cloud on AWS.

9. DaaS: Navisite has upgraded its Managed Desktop as a Service (DaaS) solutions with support for the new VMware Horizon DaaS 8.0.

8. VMware Acquires CloudHealth: VMware is acquiring CloudHealth Technologies for various cloud management capabilities -- including cost management, compliance and performance across AWS and Azure.

7. VMware on Managed Services: Expedient is the latest MSP to offer managed services for VMware Cloud on AWS.

6. VMware Cloud on AWS Price Cuts: Details are here.

5. VMware Pitches Multi-Cloud Partner Services: Details are here.

4. Backup - VMware Cloud on AWS: ClearSky Data, provider of on-demand backup and DR as a service, now supports VMware Cloud on AWS. Customers can protect all their data in the cloud exactly as they do on-premises – without replication or egress fees, and with on-demand access from anywhere, ClearSky Data asserts.

3. Business Continuity: NAKIVO, a virtualization and cloud backup software company, announced the general availability of NAKIVO Backup & Replication v8. The new version introduces a Site Recovery feature, which can help customers achieve business continuity and 24/7 availability of IT services, NAKIVO asserts.

2. Part One of This Blog: You can find it here, and all of our VMware VMworld 2018 news analysis is here.

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Joe Panettieri

Joe Panettieri is co-founder & editorial director of MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E, the two leading news & analysis sites for managed service providers in the cybersecurity market.