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Jack Lo

Jack Lo

Jack Lo was a Sr. Director R&D at VMware. Jack held several engineering management positions at VMware, and also led teams in the Storage and Availability organization, including High Availability, Fault Tolerance, vSphere Replication, VMFS, and Storage Management. Prior to joining VMware, Jack was Director of Software Engineering at Transmeta Corporation. He received a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Washington, and B.S./M.S. degrees in computer science from Stanford University.

Availability in a Software-Defined Datacenter

Last week, VMware hosted one of its most exciting VMworld conferences to date. The keynotes emphasized a bold vision for the future of IT: the software-defined datacenter (SDDC). The SDDC is the datacenter where the infrastructure, including compute, storage, and networking, has been virtualized and fully automated by software, thus enabling IT to be delivered […]