Connected in the Clouds

In this time of turbulence and fragmentation, VMware’s new podcast ‘Connected in the Clouds’ brings together customers, partners and hyperscalers to explore the role of cloud in driving innovation and growth, and helping businesses become future-ready. Throughout the series, we’ll be exploring why the new era of cloud marks a step change in the way enterprises acquire technology, as we move to a future of collaboration and choice. In doing so we’ll go on a journey to the core of cloud computing, and discuss its role in making organizations more resilient, more able to innovate and differentiate, better able to retain and attract customers, and better able to empower engaged ‘anywhere’ workforces. And above all, better placed to manage and exploit change.

Atos: Putting cloud at the core of sustainability

As sustainability – and the end goal of achieving net zero – emerges as an imperative both in tech and society as a whole, Hervé Renault chats to Atos’ Nourdine Bihmane about what it will take to achieve carbon neutrality from digital infrastructure.

Charting a clear course to cloud with Oracle

As we return for a new episode, Hervé chats to James Allerton-Austin from Oracle about what it means to take a balanced approach to cloud while maintaining the pace of innovation.

Mastering the skills to excel in the cloud: AWS

AWS’ David Lim connects with Hervé Renault to discuss what cloud excellence looks like, and the innovations the technology might inspire in the coming years, in the final episode of the series.

For a recap of all of the episodes in the series, or to share your thoughts on the topics discussed, head to our EMEA blog.

Google: Making the most of multi-cloud

Hervé Renault catches up with Google’s Matt McNeill to talk over whether cloud should be viewed as a journey, not a destination, and why consistent management and operations hold the key to maximising its potential.

Adopting a cloud culture with Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure’s Steffen Schlecht and Hervé Renault discuss cloud’s pivotal role in delivering modern apps that power great customer experiences, in our latest hyperscaler episode.

IBM, and the need for speed driving the cloud

In the latest episode with one of VMware’s hyperscaler partners, IBM Cloud’s Aleksandar Francuz joins Hervé Renault to talk cloud complexity, the powerful applications and innovation the cloud enables, and multi-cloud as an agile business model for the future.

Cloud as a catalyst for change: OVHcloud

In this episode, Hervé Renault and Sylvain Rouri, Chief Sales Officer at OVHcloud break down what the last 12 months have held for cloud, and the role of multi-cloud in making organisations more resilient, agile and better at managing change.

Partnerships powering the Cloud – Fujitsu & VMware

Our second episode sees host Hervé Renault joined by Sanjeev Kamboj, Head of Sales & Pre-Sales, Applications & Multi Cloud Services at Fujitsu. They discuss the merits of cloud as a force for good and its potential to be a complete ecosystem that can deliver pace, co-creation with partners, and ‘scaler quality’ to enterprises.

Cloud on the ground - Mergers & innovation with OSRAM Continental

In our first episode, host Hervé Renault, Head of Cloud in EMEA at VMware, is joined by Michael Schoeberl, CIO of OSRAM Continental – a joint venture shaping the future of automotive lighting. They discuss how the firm’s decision to opt for a multi-cloud strategy has helped it navigate a merger seamlessly, and share insights on the transformative benefits and learnings of multi-cloud in practice.