Finding the Calm Amidst the Storm: Insights into the Impact of Broadcom’s Acquisition of VMware and Potential Paths Forward
Date: Thursday, February 29th at 11am PT / 2pm ET
Join Lee Caswell, SVP, Product and Solution Marketing at Nutanix and Steve McDowell, Chief Analyst at NAND Research, as they discuss the evolving world of virtualization and cloud platforms in the aftermath of Broadcom’s acquisition of VMware. These industry experts will analyze the potential impacts of the acquisition on VMware customers, including pricing and packaging changes, shifting support levels and Broadcom’s partner program changes, and product changes due to planned divestments. They will also discuss strategies to mitigate risk, including adopting a dual-vendor virtualization strategy, migrating to a new infrastructure platform, or migrating to the public cloud in case that is your goal.
In this webinar, attendees will:
- Gain insights into the possible consequences of the acquisition, including impacts on cost, support, and future innovation.
- Hear practical strategies to reduce risk and ensure the stability and flexibility of IT infrastructure to ensure organizations are well positioned to support modern and future workloads.
- Learn how Nutanix Cloud Platform integrates seamlessly with VMware to enhance existing deployments and can simplify the process of migration both on-prem and to the cloud.
Nutanix, Inc. is not affiliated with VMware by Broadcom or Broadcom
About the presenters:
Lee Caswell, SVP, Products, Solutions and Technical Marketing, Nutanix
Lee is well-known for accelerating the adoption of new technologies by enterprise customers. He comes to Nutanix from VMware where he was VP Product Marketing of the Cloud Infrastructure Business Group responsible for VMware’s vSphere™, vSAN ™, and VCF ™ products. Lee has extensive leadership experience in the storage, flash and virtualization markets including past executive roles at NetApp, Fusion-IO, and Adaptec. Lee started his career at GE Corporate Consulting and holds a bachelor’s degree from Carleton College and a Master of Business Administration degree from Dartmouth College. In his spare time, Lee enjoys cycling, playing guitar, and hiking the local hills.
Steve McDowell, Chief Analyst, NAND Research
Steve McDowell is chief analyst at NAND Research. Steve is a technologist with over 25 years of deep industry experience in a variety of strategy, engineering, and strategic marketing roles, all with the unifying theme of delivering innovative technologies into the enterprise infrastructure market.
Duration: 1 hour