Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

In The News

VMware to Acquire Arkin Net to Help its Customers Accelerate VMware NSX Adoption…

A logo sign at the headquarters of VMware, Inc., in Palo Alto, California on December 6, 2014. Photo Credit: Kristoffer Tripplaar/ Sipa USA *** Please Use Credit from Credit Field ***

A global leader in the domain of software-defined data center security & operations, Arkin Net, will be acquired soon by VMware. The news came to light lately as VMware made its willingness to acquire Arkin Net public.

Neither of the two parties has disclosed any financial details regarding the transaction, which is expected to close in the second quarter of 2016.

VMware being the global leader in virtualization & Cloud infrastructure provides a software-defined data center architecture built on its virtualized infrastructure that organizations across the globe deploy for ensuring maximum automation and security for applications.

Acquisition of Arkin Net and integration of VMware vRealize® Suite will provide Cloud management teams access to a new generation platform that allows planning, troubleshooting and automation.

At present, VMware vRealize Operations offers extensive management across physical & virtual storage and compute environments. Once Arkin Net is acquired, it will be possible to extend VMware vRealize Suite across the whole software-defined data center.

As per VMware spokesperson Ajay Singh, “Arkin is a great fit for VMware and its customers as we look to accelerate our growth businesses including cloud management and network virtualization. With VMware NSX combined with Arkin and vRealize, VMware will deliver the security and operations management plane for the SDDC. Over time, Arkin will solidify vRealize Suite’s position as the industry’s most comprehensive Cloud Management Platform that delivers application-focused operations, NSX micro-segmentation at scale and cross-domain visibility and context across physical and logical infrastructure.”  – Source: Marketwired

Both Arkin and VMware are already working together to meet the diverse requirements of global customers like Nebraska Medicine, Columbia Sportswear and more.

As per Arkin Net spokesperson Shiv Agarwal, “Arkin and VMware have been great partners and we’re now excited to join the VMware family to take Arkin to the next level. Arkin delivers a new operations paradigm that has been built from the ground up for VMware NSX network virtualization and is fully aligned with the core NSX use cases of IT automation, security and application continuity”. Source: Marketwired

VMware also made news when it acquired Nicira in a $1.26 billion deal four years ago. It can be said now that this deal would make sense for VMware as it was the company involved in co-founding Arkin three years back. Now, we just need to see what this deal actually holds in future for the two leading global service providers VMware and Arkin Net.

Written By

Techarex Networks is a reputed Cloud & managed services provider assisting clients to make smooth migration to the Cloud. With headquarters in Texas, Techarex.net has been serving clients across the globe on account of its strong & robust infrastructure and massive expertise in the Cloud domain.

1 Comment

1 Comment

  1. Jack Ramon

    June 29, 2017 at 1:00 pm

    Thanks for sharing a good information. Definitely after acquireing Arkin, Vmware will provide you better services to their customers.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

You May Also Like

Tech

More companies today are using robots for complicated tasks than ever before. Robots are beneficial to both companies and consumers with how quickly and...

Computer

Office 365 now taps machine learning. Microsoft has made a recent update to Office 365 that will result in improved capabilities of Word, Outlook...

Mobile

Since Apple introduced its free Find My iPhone app, users see no reason to use any other third-party apps to protect their Macs from...

Gaming

Intel offers several processors that are widely held to be some of the best CPU’s around for PC gaming systems. They exist in a...