VMware tried to address the elephant in the ecosystem--the pricing and model changes since Broadcom closed the VMware deal have rattled customers.
Cisco launched a series of artificial intelligence applications, infrastructure and services aimed at generative AI deployments and their data management, security and cost tracking issues.
Hitachi Vantara and Cisco launched a suite of hybrid cloud services, Hitachi EverFlex with Cisco Powered Hybrid Cloud, that aims to automate deployments and provide predictive analytics.
Commercial generative AI use cases are promising, but CXOs at the Hitachi Vantara Exchange in New York note there's a lot of work ahead--data management, privacy and training models--to scale.
Hitachi Vantara has named Octavian Tanase as chief product officer effectively immediately. Tanase will report to Hitachi Vantara CEO Sheila Rohra.
"AI initiatives are being driven at the CEO and board levels. And as a result, we are at the front of a significant TAM expansion," said Dell Technologies COO Jeff Clarke.
While cloud hyperscalers have dominated the generative AI discussion, enterprises are wary of costs as well as protecting data and see hybrid approaches more viable.
IBM's second quarter was a mixed bag with software, Red Hat, data and AI and consulting growth but headwinds as hardware sales stumbled as IBM z Systems revenue fell 30%.
- 1 of 3