Marvell | October 07, 2020
Marvell today introduced the industry's first native NVMe RAID 1 accelerator, a state-of-the-art technology for virtualized, multi-tenant cloud and enterprise data center environments which demand optimized reliability, efficiency, and performance. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is the first of Marvell's partners to support the new accelerator in the HPE NS204i-p NVMe OS Boot Device offered on select HPE ProLiant servers and HPE Apollo systems.
ManageXR | February 17, 2022
ManageXR, an enterprise device management platform designed for VR and AR devices, announced that it will serve as the exclusive device management solution for Optima Domi, the VR-first charter school set to "open its doors" later this year in Florida.
Optima Domi is expecting an enrollment of 1,300 students for its inaugural 2022-2023 school year, with more students and grades to be added in the future. As a VR-first experience, students will spend four hours daily in interactive, virtual lessons - by way of Oculus headsets - designed to transform the way they learn. With ManageXR, Optima Domi can manage every single headset with fully remote technical support to ensure that students are accessing only the intended content and that their education remains uninterrupted by any technical glitches.
Optima Domi is offering something unlike anything we've seen in education - with immersive lesson formats that can literally bring students back in time for history class or transport them to different galaxies for science. However, scaling a VR deployment of this size comes with unique technical and logistical challenges, and our platform will be working behind the scenes to make sure everything runs smoothly for hundreds of students at once."
Luke Wilson, founder and CEO of ManageXR
Ahead of the school year, ManageXR is coordinating closely with Optima Domi and Engage, which powers the software for the school's curriculum, to think through the challenges associated with large-scale VR deployments. Because the platform enables Optima Domi to control every aspect of its VR device fleet remotely, including distributing apps and files, customizing the home screen user experience and tracking device health and usage, students can be ready to learn as soon as they receive their headsets in the mail.
"Selecting ManageXR as Optima's headset management platform partner ensures that we will be able to provide a safe and secure VR environment for our scholars," said Adam Mangana, Executive Director of Optima Domi. "ManageXR gives us the ability to manage, monitor and secure our headsets so that our scholars experience in VR only what the academy determines is necessary for its classical curriculum and lets us keep them in a reliable learning environment."
ManageXR solves the challenge of working with XR at scale. Whether you are managing one device or thousands, ManageXR enables users to distribute content, customize the user experience, maintain security, and troubleshoot devices, all in just a few clicks. ManageXR is based in San Francisco, California.
VMware | November 26, 2021
VMware, Inc. announced that the company is positioned as a Leader in the Gartner Inc. November 2021 Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure Software for the fifth consecutive report. In addition, VMware is also positioned furthest to the right on the Completeness of Vision axis.
Organizations in the multi-cloud world are adopting solutions that will help them move fast, gain competitive advantage and stay secure. As part of this transformation, organizations need infrastructure that is simple to manage, supports any application and is intrinsically secure with many looking to HCI as an answer to start this journey. VMware vSAN helps IT prepare for the hybrid cloud through seamless evolution, broadest deployment flexibility and VMware Tanzu integration. This latest Leader recognition from Gartner reflects our continued drive to innovate and provide best-in-class HCI solutions to our customers.”
John Gilmartin, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Cloud Storage and Data, Cloud Infrastructure Business Group, VMware
More than 30,000 customers and over 80% of the Global 2000, have adopted VMware vSAN for flexible, resilient and future-ready infrastructure. VMware vSAN is a critical component of VMware’s infrastructure control plane from edge to core to cloud and VMware Cloud Foundation. Built on fullstack hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) technology, VMware Cloud Foundation supports both traditional enterprises and modern apps and provides a complete set of highly secure software-defined services for compute, storage, network, security, Kubernetes, and cloud management to increase enterprise agility and flexibility with consistent infrastructure and operations across private and public clouds.
VMware has the broadest HCI ecosystem that includes 15 jointly certified OEM server vendors, or vSAN ReadyNodes, with more than 500 validated configurations, a jointly engineered solution, Dell EMC VxRail, and 500+ cloud verified partners that offer VMware HCI, including all global hyperscalers.
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