7 Key Takeaways From VMware's End-User Computing Launch

Project Octopus Emerges From The Shadows

VMware is planning to launch the beta for its Project Octopus cloud storage service by the end of June. First unveiled at VMworld last September, Project Octopus is VMware's "Dropbox for the enterprise," aimed at enterprises that are looking for a more secure, compliance oriented alternative to the popular cloud storage service.

"This is absolutely a huge ‘want’ from just about every customer I speak with," Chris Ward, vice president of consulting and integration at Greenpages, a Kittery, Maine-based VMware partner, told CRN earlier this month.


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