Softlogic Information Technologies together with VMware organized a workshop on VMware virtualization and Application security recently at Mövenpick Hotel, Colombo. The event brought to light the latest solutions offered from VMware in managing computing space with security and infrastructure whilst creating awareness on VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF). An eminent panel of speakers carried out demonstrations which educated the participants on how to implement latest trends such as Internet of Things (IoT) and Blockchain which enables to streamline businesses. VMware, as one of the leading virtualization and cloud solutions providers, has been providing innovative solutions such as VCF, data centers and other high-end software solutions based on client requirement.
Softlogic Information Technologies, one of the country’s leading software and hardware solutions providers and a subsidiary of Softlogic Holdings PLC is an Enterprise level partner for VMware. Softlogic Information Technologies has been partnering with VMware for the past eight years to implement its innovative solutions and extended their support to make the event a success.
Sidantha Peeris, Director – Sales and Marketing, Softlogic Information Technologies (Pvt) Ltd.shared his thoughts at the event, ‘’Being a leading software defined data center implementer, we organised this event in order to bring awareness on latest solutions from VMware to the public. We, at Softlogic Information Technologies are looking forward to conductthese workshops on a continuous basis. Our company is encompassed with certified resources and expertise to consult, design,implement and maintain mission critical data center solutions.’’
The event highlighted many implications when it comes to developing a business such as minimizing total cost of ownership, enhancing security and improving applications using latest technology. The event was graced by Andrew Haschka, Director- Cloud Platforms, Asia Pacific and Japan and Regie Yogendran, Senior Technology Consultant – Nascent Markets who delivered presentations highlighting the latest tools from VMware. The event primarily focused on empowering the existing clients of VMware with its latest technologies and introducing solutions to banks, Telco’s and large conglomerates to take them to the next level.
The participants were provided with a wealth of information on latest business trends and how to incorporate best technology for businesses in order to make them more profitable. Members from highly distinguished companies were present for the occasion who admired the event and went on to discusstheir future plans in adopting VMware solution offerings.
Among the topics discussed at the event were market trends for cloud, applications,security and technology whilst aligning them with business strategies in the best possible manner. Demonstrations were also unfolded to showcase the importance of utilizing security and applications in moving forward for any company and provisioning easy access to them through VMware tools. The event also touched on Blockchain, IoT, Edge with ROBO and ARM, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML)for fraud detection. The participants were well informed to choose between traditional platforms and cloud native and also to run both simultaneously with same performance. The event also unveiled new security frameworks, App-defense and Carbon Black,prioritizing security as a major essential for companies.
The participants also got the opportunity to experience the VMware cloud foundation for modernizing data centers. VCFis an advanced hybrid cloud platform whichprovides integrated cloud infrastructure especially in areas such as computing, storage, networking and security. It also automates the management of a complete software defined data center (SDDC). VCF is beneficial to the users in number of ways such as simplifying the tasks and accelerating the market process, faster application provisioning, secure deployment through a standardized VMware validated Design. VMware application can be consumed in three ways, software deployment, integrated systems and as a service from the public cloud.