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VMworld 2019 Announcements: Project Pacific

VMware made so many announcements at VMworld US 2019 that one critical one might have been overlooked: Project Pacific is a new version of vSphere that includes complete native Kubernetes integration. This has massive potential to bring a new era of application classification and cloud-like application management to the datacenter.

Gina Rosenthal comments:

What excites me most about this is that now the private cloud can be real, IT can provide a cloud operating model to their developers. This means developers can take advantage of Kubernetes while taking advantage of on-premises benefits such as low latency and the ability to adhere to compliance or security rules.

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Stephen Foskett

Stephen Foskett is an active participant in the world of enterprise information technology, currently focusing on enterprise storage, server virtualization, networking, and cloud computing. He organizes the popular Tech Field Day event series for Gestalt IT and runs Foskett Services. A long-time voice in the storage industry, Stephen has authored numerous articles for industry publications, and is a popular presenter at industry events. He can be found online at,, and on Twitter at @SFoskett.