and Nvidia Corp.
on Tuesday announced a partnership to make VMware’s software for managing data centers work more smoothly with Nvidia’s artificial intelligence chips. The companies said they would give some customers early access to the technology but did not say when it would go on sale. For years, much of VMware’s work focused on making software work better with processors from Intel Corp.
which had a dominant market share of data centers. Separately, VMware said it plans to acquire SaltStack Inc., which builds intelligent, event-driven automation software. Terms were not disclosed.