vmware News of 05/20/19
VMware Acquires Bitnami To Deliver Packaged Applications Anywhere
VMware announced today that it’s acquiring Bitnami , the package application company that was a member of the Y Combinator Winter 2013 class. The companies didn’t share the purchase price. With Bitnami, the company can now deliver ...
Uber’S Trading Debut: Who Was (And Wasn’T) At The Opening Bell
Uber finally made its debut Friday on the New York Stock Exchange, ending its decade-long journey from startup to publicly traded company. So far, it’s been a ho-hum beginning with shares opening at $42 , down from the IPO price. The share ...
Hackers Conquer Tesla’S In-Car Web Browser And Win A Model 3
A pair of security researchers dominated Pwn2Own, the annual high-profile hacking contest, taking home $375,000 in prizes including a Tesla Model 3 — their reward for successfully exposing a vulnerability in the electric vehicle’s ...
Tetrate Nets $12.5 Million To Bring Microservices To The Corporate Masses
Tetrate , a company bringing commercial services and support to the open source projects –Istio and Envoy — providing network management functions for the microservices that make up modern mobile applications, has launched with $12.5 ...
New VMware Kubernetes Product Comes Courtesy Of Heptio Acquisition
VMware announced a new Kubernetes product today called VMware Essential PKS, which has been created from its acquisition of Heptio for $550 million at the end of last year. VMware already had two flavors of Kubernetes, a fully managed cloud ...
Going Long On LA, India, AI, And Tech Infrastructure March Capital Raises $300 Million
March Capital Partners , the Los Angeles-based venture capital firm, has raised $300 million for its latest fund. It’s another indicator that the Los Angeles technology ecosystem is coming of age, but also a sign that March’s core ...
Dell’S Long Game Is In Hybrid And Private Clouds
When Dell voted to buy back the VMware tracking stock and go public again this morning, you had to be wondering what exactly the strategy was behind these moves. While it’s clearly about gaining financial flexibility, the $67 billion EMC ...
Dell Votes To Buy Back VMware Tracking Stock And Will Likely Go Public
Dell just announced that it has agreed to buy back the VMware tracking stock from the EMC acquisition. The company confirmed the buy-back price of $23.9 billion. With today’s move, the company will likely go public. Sixty-one percent of ...
AWS Is Bringing The Cloud On Prem With Outposts
AWS has always been the pure cloud vendor, and even though it has given a nod to hybrid, it is now fully embracing it. Today in conjunction with VMware, it announced a pair of options to bring AWS into the datacenter. Yes, you read it correctly. ...
VMware Acquires Heptio, The Startup Founded By 2 Co-Founders Of Kubernetes
During its big customer event in Europe, VMware announced another acquisition to step up its game in helping enterprises build and run containerised, Kubernetes-based architectures: it has acquired Heptio , a startup out of Seattle that was ...
Village Global’S Accelerator Introduces Founders To Bill Gates, Reid Hoffman, Eric Schmidt And More
Village Global is leveraging its network of tech luminaries to support the next generation of entrepreneurs. The $100 million early-stage venture capital firm, which counts Microsoft’s Bill Gates, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, ...