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New VMware KB articles published for week ending 11/19/16 – KB Digest

Datacenter Update sequence for vSphere 6.5 and its compatible VMware products (2147289) Date Published: 11/15/2016 VMware ESX Build-Nummern und Versionen von VMware ESXi/ESX (2147777) Date Published: 11/14/2016 VMware ESXi Managing TLS protocol configuration for vSphere 6.5 (2147469) Date Published: 11/17/2016 SCSI-3 persistent reservation keys lost due to Lost path redundancy to storage device (2147535) Date […]

VMware: How Do CIOs Imagine the Future of 2020?

The best leaders are visionaries, and CIOs are no exception. They’ve seen networking evolve substantially over the past decades — naturally, CIOs anticipate big changes ahead. As they envision an ideal future for IT however, business pressures influence their wish-lists. So the question for anyone working in their departments should be, “What is the best […]

VMware vSphere 6.5 is Here! Download Today!

VMware vSphere 6.5 is here! Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of VMware vSphere 6.5 along with new releases of other SDDC components: VMware vSAN 6.5, VMware vRealize Automation 7.2, VMware vRealize Log Insight 4 and VMware vRealize Operations 6.4. Together, these products help IT more efficiently run, manage, and secure their […]

VMware RDS Hosted Applications Announced as Target Platform for Epic 2015

VMware Solution Passes Wide Range of Usability, Performance, and Scalability Tests for Application Delivery VMware RDS hosted applications is now included in the Epic 2015 Target Platform list.  Target Platform helps guide healthcare organizations to choose validated architectures and platforms for the delivery of the electronic medical record (EMR) vendor’s software. VMware RDS hosted applications […]

DataCore Hyper-converged Virtual SAN Speeds Up 9-1-1 Dispatch Response

Critical Microsoft SQL Server-based Application Runs 20X Faster DataCore Software, a leading provider of Hyper-converged Virtual SAN, Software-Defined Storage and Adaptive Parallel I/O Software, today announced that Emergency Communications of Southern Oregon (ECSO) has significantly increased performance and reduced storage-related downtime with the DataCore™ Hyper-converged Virtual SAN. Located in Medford Oregon, ECSO is a combined emergency dispatch […]

Solving the SDDC Management Problem

In the last four decades, initiated by the “Big Four”, IT management has been in a race to nowhere. A race to discover more, collect more and present more. More reports, more graphs, more views, more alerts. If there is an IT asset out there, there is a tool to discover it. If there is […]

Microsoft Network Virtualization in the Windows Server 2016 Software Defined Networking (SDN) Stack

Using VXLAN for Encapsulation and OVSDB for Policy Distribution Windows Server 2016 is the perfect platform for building your Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) with new layers of security and Azure-inspired innovation for hosting business applications and infrastructure. A critical piece of this SDDC is the new Software Defined Network (SDN) Stack which provides agility, dynamic […]

VMware: New Horizons – What Cross-Cloud Means for VMware Partners

Fresh on the heels of this week’s announcements at VMworld Europe 2016  around VMware’s Cross-Cloud Architecture and Cloud Foundation platform, we asked VMware EMEA experts to tell us about opportunities now available for partners. Why do partners need to be aware of the Cross-Cloud Architecture and Cloud Foundation announcements? Taking the Cross-Cloud Architecture announcement first, […]

NexentaConnect for VMware Virtual SAN Delivers Software-Defined Hyper-Convergence Solution with File Services

Nexenta (@Nexenta(link is external)), the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced its participation in the VMware Ready for vSAN program. Within Nexenta’s VMworld® Europe(link is external) booth #S105, Nexenta will showcase NexentaConnect for VMware Virtual SAN, providing NFS and SMB file services for VMware Virtual SAN™ environments. VMware Virtual SAN powers the […]

VMware Cloud on AWS

Today, VMware and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are announcing a strategic partnership providing the ability to run a full VMware Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) as a cloud service on AWS. This service will include all the enterprise tools you’re familiar with including vSphere, ESXi, VSAN and NSX. This article provides a technical preview of […]

Get Ready for VMware vSphere 6.5: Training Courses Now Open for Registration

VMware vSphere 6.5 is the next gen infrastructure for next gen apps. With vSphere 6.5 you can now run, manage, connect, and secure your applications in a common operating environment, across clouds and devices. vSphere 6.5 introduces several features that elevate your experience to an entirely new level. Make sure you and your team are […]

DataCore and Supermicro Offer Ultra-High Performance Enterprise Class Hyper-Converged Solutions

Joint Solution Delivers World’s Fastest Hyper-converged Performance, Flexibility and Agility to Drastically Spur Further Consolidation and Simplify Infrastructure– Efficiently and Affordably DataCore Software, a leading provider of Hyper-converged Virtual SAN,Software-Defined Storage and Adaptive Parallel I/O Software, today announced that it has partnered with Supermicro to create an enterprise-class Hyper-converged solution that delivers the benefits of ultra-high […]

VMware VxRail: Hyper-Converged Infrastructure for Affordable, Scalable Cloud Agility

When VMware and Dell EMC set out to engineer a software-defined data center (SDDC) building block capable of delivering a full private cloud solution, we knew that it would have to be powerful, compact and able to keep up with the speed of our customers. When we launched VxRail, our new hyper-converged infrastructure offering, we […]

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