November 25, 2020

VMware: VMware sees elevated demand for safety and app modernisation in India

PUNE: Cloud computing and virtualisation agency VMWare mentioned it was witnessing elevated demand for safety and software modernisation companies in India, because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Corporations are resetting their infrastructure and IT panorama presently, mentioned Pradeep Nair, managing director, VMware India. “There are enormous alternatives in India. Safety is a brand new focus space for us, together with app modernisation,” he advised ET.

With the present pandemic and virtually everybody working from dwelling, safety has grow to be an vital focus space for all companies. “It’s now a boardroom concern and never simply an IT concern,” Nair mentioned.

The business has modified, he mentioned, with corporations now needing to make their legacy functions agile or transfer to a multi-cloud atmosphere. Chief data officers are utilizing this era to maneuver to a extra environment friendly IT infrastructure, which is working in favour of corporations like VMware.

Nair mentioned that there was much more openness about shifting functions to the Cloud, partly due to exterior circumstances, and since among the fears round safety points had been allayed.

The corporate gives cloud, app modernization, networking, safety, and digital workspace VMware. Over the course of the pandemic, the corporate labored with a number of of its shoppers to assist them transition to working remotely.

For a big IT multinational, VMware labored on enabling this over a weekend in order that 30,000 workers may begin working remotely with none disruption. This was finished with none affect to safety, knowledge or disruption to ongoing enterprise operations, he mentioned.

Utilizing VMware Horizon additionally enabled the corporate to make the transition quicker and lower prices by about 50% in comparison with conventional methods, it mentioned.