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VMware: Divining the Data Center 2017: 5 Things to Come for the Hyperconverged Infrastructure

In the first installment of our 2017 Predictions blog series, Lee Caswell, VP of Products, Storage & Availability at VMware, sets out 5 key things to expect for hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) in 2017. Drawing on predicted trends from industry analysts such as the decline of fibre channel and the rise of all-flash storage, this first […]

VMware: Partner Perspectives: How NSX Accelerates Innovation

As the adoption of the Software-Defined Data Center continues to transform IT, we have heard from several VMware partners on the pivotal role VMware solutions played in facilitating their own digital transformations. NSX, in particular, has been key both for updating our partners’ internal business processes as well as the products with which they go-to-market. […]

VMware, Inc. – AL-MAWARID Bank Standardizes on VMware Software-Defined Data Center Innovations for Agile, Secure and Compliant Private Cloud

VMware NSX Empowers Retail Bank with Security, Application Continuity and IT Automation to Capture Business Opportunities and Reduce Exposure to Risk; VMware vSphere with Operations Management will enable Bank to Improve IT Performance, Availability and Planning VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, today announced that AL-MAWARID Bank is […]

Red Hat Launches Latest Version of Red Hat CloudForms, Drives Open Hybrid Cloud Management Across Geographies and Industries

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Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the availability of Red Hat CloudForms 4.2, the latest version of its award-winning open hybrid cloud management solution. IT operations teams can face slow, manual processes to deliver services internally, which may cost time, money and competitiveness. To address these […]

Citrix: Hands-On With HyperFlex Part 1 of 3

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In my travels as a Citrix SE, I often bring up the topic of “hyper-convergence” in discussions with customers. Some shops are fairly versed on the subject having recently implemented one flavor of it or another in their production environments. Some shops have done little to no investigation of the technology while most are somewhere […]

VMware Validated Designs Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Overview

The VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center supports active/active dual-regions with each region being comprised of a single availability zone. In this design, the foundation components, such as the management and shared edge/compute pods are deployed in each region were their specific instances of vCenter Server, Platform Services Controllers, NSX Managers and vRealize Log […]

VMware: New KB articles published for week ending 12/17/16 – KB Digest

VMware App Volumes  Windows 10 support fo App Volumes 2.12 (2148177) Date Published: 12/13/2016 VMware ESXi Enabling the config option vmxnet3FlapThrottleRate in a virtual machine (2148348) Date Published: 12/16/2016 Support for OSP upgrade in VMware Tools 10.1.0 and later (2143638) Date Published: 12/14/2016 Map disk region events are generated during the virtual machine back up […]

VMware Video: VMware Cloud on AWS Deeper Dive (Technical Preview)

Dig a little deeper to see how the VMware SDDC stack runs on AWS to provide a consistent operational hybrid model that delivers capacity and services on demand. Includes a look into networking configuration options and the power of elastic DRS (eDRS) and auto remediation. From the fine folks at VMware TV.

DataCore Software Appoints Carrie Reber Vice President of Worldwide Marketing

Industry Veteran Joins Executive Team to Expand Core Business and Capitalize on Parallel Processing Potential  DataCore Software, a leading provider of Hyper-converged Virtual SAN, Software-Defined Storage and Parallel I/O Processing Software, today announced the appointment of Carrie Reber as vice president of worldwide marketing. Reber will drive the company’s sales and channel initiatives to capitalize […]

VMware: Quickly See the Major Enhancements to Host Profiles in vSphere 6.5

Whether you are a vSphere administrator or designing the architecture for the next major SDDC deployment, there are many exciting new enhancements to Host Profiles in the latest release of VMware vSphere that you should be aware of! Host Profiles is a configuration management and compliance feature of vSphere that makes it possible to enforce […]

Leading Merchandise Optimization Software Company Realizes $120K in Savings via Nexenta Open Software-Defined Storage Solutions

Revionics Achieves Rapid Scalability to Meet Growing Business Needs and Support Retail Customers Worldwide Nexenta (@Nexenta(link is external)),the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced that Revionics(link is external), a proven leader in end-to-end merchandise optimization solutions,leveraged NexentaStor to achieve rapid scalability at a lower total cost of ownership (TCO)to support their […]

VMware: 2017 Predictions: Five Things to Come for Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

Over the course of 2016, we’ve seen the rapid adoption of hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI)—powered by the latest release of VMware vSAN™ 6.5 and VMware vSphereⓇ 6.5—shape VMware’s vision of the Cross-Cloud Architecture™ and serve as a building block to the software-defined data center (SDDC). In 2017, we predict HCI will take center stage, particularly as […]

Nexenta Showcases Industry Leading Open Source-Driven Software-Defined Storage Solutions at the Fifth Annual ITPalooza 2016 in South Florida

Nexenta (@Nexenta(link is external)), the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced it will showcase its unified product portfolio for file, block and object storage at  the 5th Annual ITPalooza(link is external) on Thursday, December 8th at the Signature Grand in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. In booth #81, Nexenta will demonstrate how its […]

DataCore’s SANsymphony-V Software Receives Editor’s Choice ‘SVC 2016 Industry Award’ due to its Outstanding Contribution to Technology

DataCore, the leader in Parallel-Powered Software and Hyper-converged Virtual SAN solutions, have announced that their tenth generation SANsymphony-V platform has received the coveted Storage, Virtualisation and Cloud (SVC) 2016 Industry Award from an editorial judging panel, held at a London-based glittering ceremony, last Thursday evening. “SANsymphony-V firmly deserves this important industry award based on two counts. […]

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