Top Trends in Depth: VMware

Editor’s Note: This is the latest blog post in a new series that examines resources for our top IT trends for 2015.
What is it? VMware is a vendor that offers cloud and virtualization software and services. Virtualization is a way for businesses of all sizes and industries to streamline their operations, which can help them save time, money, space, and money. It’s no surprise that VMware, a leader in virtualization, was one our top trends for 2015. Our “Virtualization Orientation NuggetCast” provides a comprehensive overview of virtualization and how it can benefit your organization.
What can I do? Virtualization allows you to automate the deployment of new servers in minutes instead of hours. VMware’s high availability features allow you to keep critical systems running 24×7. Keith Barker, our resident VMware expert has 5 Reasons to Learn VMware. Our webinar “Leveraging VMware Horizon”, outlines some of VMware’s tangible benefits for virtual desktops.
Where do you start? The VMware Certified Associate – Data Center Virtualization certification is a great place to start if you are new to VMware. As you get more familiar with VMware’s capabilities, you might want to spend some time browsing VMware’s blogs and their forum to decide which cert you want to take on next.
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