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Gartner Releases New Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace

|   Oct 28, 2015
Industry analyst firm Gartner today published its Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace, where VMware Socialcast is positioned as a challenger based on its ability to execute and completeness of vision. Download the Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace free now. Socialcast, AirWatch Content Locker and AirWatch Video make up the VMware Collaboration Bundle. The solution provides a central access point to help businesses aggregate content, drive organizational alignment, discover experts and connect applications and people with content, social networking and video services. These simple to use, but powerfully integrated solutions, spur innovation, transform business processes and distribute knowledge across the organization—all while protecting sensitive information and intellectual property.… Read more »

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VMware Socialcast Positioned as a Leader in Aragon Research Globe for Social Software

|   Oct 26, 2015
Aragon Research released their third annual Globe for Social Software today, and we’re excited to announce that the analyst firm positioned Socialcast as a Leader. Download now: The Aragon Research Globe for Social Software, 2015: Knowledge at the Core Founded in 2008, Socialcast was acquired by VMware in 2011 and today powers some of the largest enterprise social networks in the world. Socialcast puts people and projects, conversations and content back at the core of business.… Read more »


Recap: Socialcast at VMworld 2015

|   Sep 14, 2015
VMworld 2015 in San Francisco has sadly come to a close and the show is headed to Barcelona. But, before we officially hang up our VMworld badges, we wanted to share some Socialcast highlights from this year’s event. Here’s just a small glimpse into Socialcast’s presence at VMworld 2015! Socialcast at the VMworld Keynote We kicked things off with Sanjay Poonen’s keynote where Socialcast was showcased in Noah Wasmer’s demo of simple logon via VMware Identity and using ACE.   Figure 1:… Read more »

The Presidential Precinct Welcomes YALI Fellows to Virginia with Socialcast by VMware

|   Jun 26, 2014
I had the opportunity to experience the Presidential Precinct Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Opening Ceremony first hand on June 16, 2014, where we were greeted by fellows and leaders, including the honorable Tim Kaine, followed by a reception at the pavilion and a noon luncheon at Garrett Hall at the University of Virginia.  To top it off, we all gathered at a local Mexican restaurant where we watched the USA vs. Ghana World Cup game - a victory for USA with memorable performances from Ghana. Check out this video of the fellows cheering on Ghana after they made their first goal. The next six weeks will be full of leadership training, academic coursework and mentoring for the Washington Fellows representing 18 African countries.… Read more »

Making Data Work

|   Feb 13, 2014
Yesterday, I spoke at the 2014 Strata conference in Santa Clara alongside a brilliant and like-minded data scientist, Kim Stedman.  Every year the conference brings together the top minds in the data world to talk about the most important issues companies are facing. In past years, there has been a strong focus on new technologies like Hadoop, that are enabling organizations to store, process and analyze vast quantities of data. While these tools are exciting things to talk about, we are seeing a shift back to the fundamentals of data, and the most important question of how to get value from the data that we capture and store.  After all, the tools are a moot point if we don't know how to make data work for our organizations.… Read more »

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What is Socialcast?

Socialcast by VMware (NYSE: VMW) is a social network for business uniting people, information, and applications with its real-time enterprise activity stream engine. Behind the firewall or in the cloud, Socialcast enables instant collaboration in a secure environment. Socialcast is headquartered in San Francisco, California.