Thursday, August 21, 2014

VMware Acquires CloudVolumes for Real-Time Application Delivery

VMware has acquired CloudVolumes, a start-up developing real-time application delivery technology that enables enterprises to deliver native applications to virtualized environments on-demand. Financial terms were not disclosed.

CloudVolumes, which is based in Santa Clara, California, virtualizes everything above the OS.

"Customers are looking to modernize their existing Windows application delivery architecture to be more like mobile IT," said Sumit Dhawan, senior vice president and general manager, Desktop Products, End-User Computing, VMware. "The combination of CloudVolumes and VMware Horizon will allow customers to build a real-time application delivery system that enables all applications to be centrally managed, always available and up-to-date, and delivered to virtualized environments for desktop, server or cloud on-demand."

VMware said CloudVolumes will also help it to build real-time application delivery across all three of its technology focus areas that include end-user computing, software-defined data center and hybrid cloud services.,-Pioneer-of-Real-Time-Application-Delivery-Technologies/1872050

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