VMware talks up multi-cloud era, need to transform security

"We're committed to be the dial-tone provider for enterprise Kubernetes, where it's standard and available [to organisations] and works," he said, noting that VMware's acquisition of Heptio last November was aimed at fuelling the adoption of Kubernetes services amongst enterprises.

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With enterprises, currently using five to six cloud platforms, expected to use eight to 10 different clouds in future, they would need a way to manage the different tools, systems, and accounts.

This was where VMware hoped to play a role, in particular, through acquisitions such as CloudHealth Technologies, which VMware acquired last August.