The Seven Cybersecurity Misconceptions Every CIO should Dispel

Cybersecurity spend continues to increase, yet breaches continue to rise. What are we doing wrong? For starters, most organizations define cybersecurity practices through preventative technologies. What these approaches are often missing, however, are the basics: cyber hygiene, asset management, and protecting the data above all else. When talking to customers, we often hear 7 common myths and misperceptions around cybersecurity, which may be putting your organization at risk. In this brief, we debunk these misperceptions and advise CIOs of ...more

Forbes Study - CIO 2025

Important as the cloud already is, next-generation cloud and multicloud are expected to play even more important roles in the global, digital economy. In fact, 64% of CIOs believe that multicloud infrastructure will help accelerate innovation in their companies in the next few years. In a survey of more than 600 CIOs conducted by Forbes Insights on behalf of VMware, executives around the globe were asked to identify their priorities between now and 2025, their concerns looking forward and how their role is changing. ...more

Digital Acceleration in the line of coronavirus

A global survey of 600 technology decision-makers conducted by MIT Technology Review Insights, in association with VMware, finds that most organizations in Asia-Pacific and the world over had largely prepared for the online commerce and remote working the pandemic made compulsory. More than three-quarters of Asia-Pacific organizations had made digital and IT investments—and their efforts augmented their collective ability to handle new ways of doing business. ...more

The Virtual Floorplan: New Rules for a New Era of Work

The Virtual Floorplan: New Rules for a New Era of Work is a global report analyzing hybrid work, and how it comes with its own set of rules and roles across organizations. The survey, conducted by Vanson Bourne and commissioned by VMware, collects global data from 7600 employees, IT, HR and business decision makers from July and August of 2021. Insights from the survey reveal how organizations are witnessing the birth of an entirely new way of organizing the workforce: the ‘virtual floorplan’, where colleagues collaborate and form conne ...more

SASE-Ready WAN Edge for the Work from Anywhere Era

Enterprise networks are on the verge of a major tipping point, driven by the shift from employees working at a corporate office to working from anywhere. Enterprises are quickly realizing that legacy network and security architectures are inadequate. They must evolve toward a unified networking and security service that increases scalability, agility, and security in a user and application environment that is now highly distributed. This paper from Dell’Oro Group discusses the key drivers behind the work from anywhere trend and why traditio ...more