AWS partnership big news for VMware. The Google Cloud deal? Not so much, say analysts

| October 24, 2017

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Industry analysts had no shortage of opinions at this week’s VMworld event in Las Vegas. Some new partnership announcements were major and gathered well-deserved attention; others fell flat. There was plenty of energy, fueled by a large number of new attendees, but fierce competition in the cloud space will bring added pressure next year to release new tools and services. And VMware Inc. has clearly delivered a message that it intends to provide its customers with the benefits of cloud computing, without having to retool the entire information technology operation.

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