Latest posts about innovation

Borathon: A VMware Hackathon

  Susie Flynn is a Program Manager based in Cambridge, MA. She has been with VMware since 2011 and contributes to a variety of programs in the Office of the CTO. Thanks to Susie for authoring this post!   Borathons, two day hacking events, are somewhat of a tradition here at VMware. Hackathons are excellent […]

Introduction to the VMware Research Group

Dahlia Malkhi is a Principal Researcher with the newly formed VMware Research Group. She is an applied and foundational researcher in broad aspects of reliability and security in distributed systems. She joined VMware Research as a founding member in December 2014. Prior to that she worked at Microsoft Research and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. […]

Integration & Innovation: Announcing Horizon FLEX

Today I’m at VMworld Europe where we made some exciting new announcements in End-User Computing.  For this blog, I wanted to focus on a new product we announced called Horizon FLEX.  FLEX is interesting because it’s both an integration and an innovation. Integration update First, let’s start off with what we’ve been up to with […]

Turning an Idea into Reality

At VMware’s recent internal R&D Innovation offsite, I had the pleasure of sharing this video with the attendees. It is a terrific selection of stories about products and features that got their start at this annual event. The stories not only demonstrate that VMware has a track record of turning great ideas into real solutions […]

RADIO: A Different Kind of High Performance

Those who read my blog posts know I focus on High Performance Computing here at VMware and that I spend a lot of time thinking about things like latency and the performance of compute-intensive technical applications on vSphere. Today I want to talk about a different kind of High Performance. I just got back from […]

Innovation, entrepreneurship and education … a Silicon Valley discussion.

It was a very interesting day at VMware today! We hosted an engaging panel discussion on innovation, entrepreneurship and job creation, organized by the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. The conversation spanned a variety of topics, from Silicon Valley ‘secret sauce’ for entrepreneurship to the future of education and technology as a transformative force […]

ThinApp – Designed for continuous innovation

In ThinApp’s upcoming 4.5 release (currently in beta), we’ve managed to accelerate the startup time for some virtualized applications like Office up to 200% compared with previous versions!  One big secret to the optimization comes from internal file format changes that occur when building packages.  ThinApp performs static analysis on the applications and rearranges executables […]