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LAS VEGAS, Aug. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today at VMworld® 2018, VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) showcased a series of technology previews and demonstrations at the General Session Keynote designed to build on the company’s multi-year any cloud, any application, any device strategy. VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger also discussed the superpowers of technology – Cloud, Mobile, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, and IoT and Edge – and how digital businesses and society at large benefit from these technology areas. The keynote also demonstrated the global impact that VMware is having by working with customers and partners to drive societal impact through its products and people.
“VMware is committed to helping our customers and partners embrace digital transformation in this time of disruptive change,” commented Pat Gelsinger, chief executive officer, VMware. “We continue to help businesses master multi-cloud complexity and bridge the divide between IT operations and developers.”
AWS CEO Andy Jassy joined VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger on the main stage and announced a new service, Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) on VMware. Amazon RDS on VMware is a service that will make it easy for customers to set up, operate, and scale databases in VMware-based software-defined data centers and hybrid environments and to migrate them to AWS or VMware Cloud on AWS. Available in the coming months, Amazon RDS on VMware will automate database management regardless of where the database is deployed, freeing up customers to focus on developing and tuning their applications. In addition, Jassy and Gelsinger addressed VMware Cloud on AWS momentum and global expansion plans, and announced the service will be available in on all AWS regions by the end of 2019, including AWS GovCloud.
The VMworld General Session Keynote featured a number of innovative technology previews and demonstrations including:
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VMware Global Communications