The rise of Chatbots and Virtual Assistants

July 3, 2019

The global Virtual Assistants (VAs) market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 35.4% between 2019 and 2025 and reach a total of USD 19.6 billion by 2025. With investments in this industry already topping USD 24 billion, analysts, trend watchers and other experts are labeling Chatbot and Virtual Assistants developments as the ‘next best thing.

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VMware workspace one is a better choice than Citrix

whitePaper | November 14, 2019

The intended audience for this paper is IT decision makers and line-of-business owners that are tasked with transitioning their workforce into a modern place of work—the Digital Workspace. According to Gartner, “The digital workplace enables new, more effective ways of working; raises employee engagement and agility; and exploits consumeroriented styles and technologies.” The insights presented here will be helpful for executing a digital workspace transformation strategy.

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Network as a programmable service

whitePaper | November 10, 2021

Over the past decade, the cloud has become integral to nearly every digital and business transformation strategy, allowing clients to access the latest technologies, such as IoT, high-performance computing, and blockchain from multiple vendors to reimagine business processes and ecosystems. However, the network and the inter-connectivity across physical infrastructure, virtual infrastructure, and “as-a-service” ingestion points hinder or block broad cloud adoption across the enterprise. Traditional networking approaches make it difficult to keep pace with change and take advantage of new and differentiating technology. Today’s leading network service providers are virtualizing the network, separating the proprietary network appliance functions into discrete hardware and software components. This enables networks to achieve the same benefits already realized with the virtualization and software-defined enablement of systems and storage. The virtualization of the network is recognized as Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Virtualized Network Functions (VNF).

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Store IT Modernization with VMware White Paper

whitePaper | June 8, 2022

Edge computing in the retail industry plays a key role in transforming our world. Today, organizations in the retail industry want to deliver new services and digital experiences for their employees and customers close to the locations where data is produced and consumed. These organizations want to combine data originating at the store with machine learning (ML), analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI) to help improve operations, become more agile, and capture next-generation business opportunities. To ensure success, organizations require retail edge infrastructure solutions that enable fast deployment of new IT services, simplified IT management, and security of edge infrastructure at scale.

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VMware Software Solution Product Guide

whitePaper | August 16, 2022

Lenovo and VMware have been collaborating for more than twenty years, helping customers solve their most complex problems in virtualization and digital transformation. As an OEM reseller of VMware solutions, Lenovo offers a broad range of VMware based solutions in varying levels of integration to meet different customer requirements and business needs. Solutions range from the turnkey Lenovo ThinkAgile VX series of appliances to build-your-own Engineered Solutions based on Lenovo’s proven reference architecture and VMware software only licenses.

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Virtualized Velocity in Financial Services

whitePaper | April 20, 2022

The financial services industry is rapidly changing and investment firms, banks and digital payment processors are all looking to differentiate and be a cut above of their competition by offering unique value or services – and that differentiation is often powered by technology. Technology is so critical because of the massive amount of data being generated every day, in addition to the influx of data projected in the future. This is forcing firms to determine how to get more out of their current infrastructure and future-proof their technology portfolio with the right combination of hardware and software.

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What’s New in the VMware vSphere 6.0 Platform.

whitePaper | May 10, 2022

VMware vSphere® 6.0 introduces many enhancements to VMware vSphere Hypervisor, VMware virtual machines, VMware vCenter Server™, virtual storage, and virtual networking. This paper will discuss these improvements that further extend the core capabilities of the vSphere platform.

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