VMware Partnership Perspectives

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For tech and business leaders partnering with VMware, we discuss trends, topics, and strategies for moving the business forward in the digital era. You‘ll hear from a range of global executives-including VMware leadership-about their struggles, successes, and strategies for handling what‘s coming next.

Providing Highly Secure and Optimized Environments for Distributed Workloads – Guest: Muge Tanik, General Manager of Global Accounts at Intel
Jun 22 2022
Providing Highly Secure and Optimized Environments for Distributed Workloads – Guest: Muge Tanik, General Manager of Global Accounts at Intel
VMware and Intel have shared many commonalities over the years, including CEO Pat Gelsinger, who returned “home” to Intel in 2021 after 8 years of leading VMware. The partnership between the two companies is now stronger and more focused than ever, providing next-gen datacenter to cloud capabilities with the broadest portfolio of trusted solutions in the industry. In this episode, host Kathleen Tandy chats with Muge Tanik, General Manager of Global Accounts at Intel to discuss the history of VMware and Intel’s partnership and how their roadmaps are aligned to bring the most consistent, secure, and optimized edge to cloud and multi-cloud solutions to customers across the globe. From VMware Workspace One on Intel vPro, to the Virtual Cloud Network built on Intel architecture, learn how VMware and Intel are setting the bar for enterprise-level IT. Listen all the way to the end for a teaser on the next innovative solutions this partnership is about to unveil!   About the Guest: Muge Tanik is General Manager of Global Accounts at Intel. You can find her on LinkedIn at: the Host: Kathleen Tandy is Vice President of Global Partner and Alliances Marketing at VMware. You can find Kathleen on LinkedIn at: or on Twitter at @kaktandy.   To learn more about VMware's partner programs, please visit:  follow, and review VMware Partnership Perspectives podcast.
Increasing Capabilities in The Cloud Continuum - Guest: Jonathan Harrison, Managing Director, NA Infrastructure Engineering Lead, Accenture Cloud First
Feb 18 2022
Increasing Capabilities in The Cloud Continuum - Guest: Jonathan Harrison, Managing Director, NA Infrastructure Engineering Lead, Accenture Cloud First
Jonathan Harrison is the Managing Director of North America Infrastructure Engineering Lead, within Accenture’s Cloud-First where he is responsible for helping organizations navigate the Cloud Continuum—from public to private to the edge. In September of 2020 Accenture made a historic investment in cloud-first initiatives and since then have brought together 70,000 IT professionals to help businesses move to the cloud faster. In this episode, Kathleen and Jonathan discuss how VMware and Accenture’s expanded partnership—the VMware Accenture Business Group—is helping organizations accelerate cloud migration and ultimately realize greater value. Saving cost is often the catalyst to change, but businesses are leveraging the alliance between VMware and Accenture to achieve far more. Enjoy this encouraging and articulate conversation with a fantastic guest.   About the Guest: Jonathan Harrison is Managing Director of North America Infrastructure Engineering Lead within Accenture Cloud First. You can find Jonathan on LinkedIn at: the Host: Kathleen Tandy is Vice President of Global Partner and Alliances Marketing at VMware. You can find Kathleen on LinkedIn at: or on Twitter at @kaktandy.   To learn more about VMware's partner programs, please visit:  follow, and review VMware Partnership Perspectives podcast.
Managed Services at the Point of Change, and Beyond - Guest: Gavin Jolliffe, CEO, Xtravirt
Jan 31 2022
Managed Services at the Point of Change, and Beyond - Guest: Gavin Jolliffe, CEO, Xtravirt
As CEO and co-founder of Xtravirt, Gavin Jolliffe leads a talented team focused on empowering enterprises to step into the unknown and thrive in an ever-changing digital world. Xtravirt’s dedication to developing technical expertise and supporting customers across their entire lifecycle has helped it become one of VMware’s most accredited managed services partners globally. In this episode, Kathleen and Gavin discuss how creating value-driven relationships helps customers achieve change amid uncertainty. They also share insights from a recent study conducted by Forrester which found 97% of IT decision-makers have struggled with adopting cloud models, while 74% plan on moving to the cloud soon and discuss how managed service providers like Xtravirt can help in this transition. As companies’ desire to modernize continues to grow, leading firms like Xtravirt will continue solving the complexities of transformation with experience, integrity, and agility. Enjoy this conversation with one of our Principal Partners.   About the Guest: Gavin Jolliffe is CEO and Co-founder of Xtravirt. You can find Gavin on LinkedIn at: or on Twitter at @gavinjolliffe About the Host: Kathleen Tandy is Vice President of Global Partner and Alliances Marketing at VMware. You can find Kathleen on LinkedIn at: or on Twitter at @kaktandy.   To learn more about VMware's partner programs, please visit follow, and review VMware Partnership Perspectives podcast.
The Analyst Perspective: Key Takeways from VMworld 2021 - Guests: Christophe Bertrand, John Grady, Paul Nashawaty - ESG
Oct 14 2021
The Analyst Perspective: Key Takeways from VMworld 2021 - Guests: Christophe Bertrand, John Grady, Paul Nashawaty - ESG
Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), a division of TechTarget, is an IT analyst, research, validation, and strategy firm that has provided market intelligence and actionable insight to the global IT community for more than two decades. In this very special episode, Kathleen sits down with three senior analysts from ESG to discuss the current state of IT and key takeaways from our recent VMworld 2021 event. Christophe Bertrand, John Grady, and Paul Nashawaty share expert insights on everything from cybersecurity to artificial intelligence and break down the current trends they are seeing across industries. Listen to some of the brightest analysts in the tech industry do what they do best—provide an expert view amid a sea of information.    About the Guests: Christophe Bertrand is a Senior Analyst, Business Continuity and Data Protection at ESG. You can find Christophe on LinkedIn at:  Grady is a Senior Analyst, Security, Networking and Edge at ESG. You can find John on LinkedIn at: Nashawaty is a Senior Analyst, Multi-Cloud and App Modernization at ESG. You can find Paul on LinkedIn at:   About the Host: Kathleen Tandy is Vice President of Global Partner and Alliance Marketing at VMware. You can find Kathleen on LinkedIn at:  or on Twitter at @kaktandy. To learn more about VMware's partner programs, please visit:  follow, and review VMware Partnership Perspectives podcast.