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Xangati StormTracker™ – New cool Feature to detect bottlenecks in vSphere environments

Xangati
VMware has entered the cloud business few years back, and Xangati with new release of Xangati can now help to detect a Storms in the Clouds… Xangati has developped a way of detecting, recording and alerting those storms which can affect the end users. It’s always the end user who is penalized when virtual infrastructure […]

PHD Virtual Backup 6.0 Review

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PHD Virtual 6.0 – Backup, Restore, Replication and Instant recovery PHD Virtual has released their new version of backup software for VMware vSphere environments. This new version 6.0 comes up with several completely new features. Those features that are specific to virtualized environments. In this review I’ll focus more on those new features instead on the installation […]

Derby Supply Chain Solutions Realizes Their Business Continuity Objectives with DataCore Software’s Storage Hypervisor

DataCore
DataCore Software, the industry’s premier provider of storage virtualization software, today announced that Derby Supply Chain Solutions has selected DataCore’s SANsymphony™–V storage hypervisor for its comprehensive storage virtualization management needs. DataCore’s virtual storage platform provides Derby with an unparalleled level of business continuity – making the supply chain solutions vendor’s goal of non-stop business operations […]

Easily Copy an ESXi VM to Your Desktop

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I thought I would share with you a simple way to copy a VM from your ESXi servers to your desktop. In my case, my local NAS (qnap) device had a diskfailure, so it is rebuilding its disks for the next 2 days, which slows down IO for my VMs (mainly for my work VM), […]

Download FREE Xangati for VMware vSphere monitoring solution! #Awesome!

Xangati
The best free VMware visibility and troubleshooting tool! SEE for FREE: A real-time health index that monitors the health of every object on your virtual infrastructure powered by our patent-pending Performance Health Engine VMs, networks, hosts/hypervisors, datastores, apps, clients devices in one pane of glass Real-time continuous UI with ability to DVR record anything Rich historical […]

Xangati for VMware vSphere (FREE)

Xangati
The best free VMware visibility and troubleshooting tool! SEE for FREE: A real-time health index that monitors the health of every object on your virtual infrastructure powered by our patent-pending Performance Health Engine VMs, networks, hosts/hypervisors, datastores, apps, clients devices in one pane of glass Real-time continuous UI with ability to DVR record anything Rich historical […]

VMware Switch – What is it?

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Well not exacly, because the Horizon Mobile Manager runs as a VM in the datacanter and the VMware Switch is installed on the Android phone. VMware Switch is part of the infrastructure – the client, which enables you to use the phone as a platform to run enterprise applications. To control the groups, users and data […]

Download “PHD Virtual Backup and Replication for VMware (ESXi/ESX) Free Trial”

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PHD Virtual simplifies and accelerates VMware backup, recovery and replication while dramatically reducing backup storage requirements. Faster VM Backup Faster VM Restore Instant File Level Recovery Application Object Recovery Virtual Machine Replication Source Side Deduplication Virtual Backup Appliance – 100% Virtual Manage Backup and Restore from vCenter To learn more and to download the above […]

Getting the Most out of Citrix XenClient Enterprise 4.1

Citrix Systems
XenClient Enterprise Engine: Select Compatible PCs – business-class PCs with Intel components (CPU, GPU, networking) and 7200+ RPM drives preferred. Ensure sufficient memory – 4GB recommended; 2GB is the minimum; more memory means better performance. Install PV drivers – they are critical for local VMs for USB support, networking, and good performance. Check BIOS settings […]

Top 5 Free tools for VMware and Hyper-V

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Veeam Software continues to innovate and create great tools for VMware and Microsoft admins. There has been always some great free tools in the past present on Veeam’s website. (Remember FastSCP?). I think it’s time to recap which free tools are available, since recently two of those tools are just standing from the crowd… actually […]

Xangati: A Combination Of Bacon, Star Wars, and Performance Monitoring

Xangati
At Gestalt IT’s Virtualization Field Day 2, delegates should expect the unexpected. No one seemed to understand that better than Xangati, who was a sponsor of the event and gave a presentation on their virtual performance monitoring products. In tow, they had nearly the entire cast of the Empire Strikes Back set up in cardboard cutouts with […]

Desktop Virtualization VMware – CRBC cache

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The VMware View Storage Accelerator or Content Read Based Cache (CRBC) uses RAM on each host to cache common data blocs to avoid boot storms or lower the number of IOPs during recompose operations.  The amount of RAM to enable on the host is very reasonable and can be set from 100Mb to 2048Mb. Desktop administrators can […]

vCloud director 5.1 beta opportunity for power users

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John Coley from Stratogen is seeking a power users capable to test the upcoming vCloud Director 5.1 which is in beta right now. So if you’re an advanced user of vCloud Director and you want to push this new platform to the limits, then you might want to contact Stratogen with the link below to offer […]

What’s (not so) new in vSphere5 – Part4 (Storage)

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Now, this is a big big section – because there are lots of changes, improvements, and innovations going on here. So much so that I’ve to add one of those “read…” options otherwise the post would take up the whole of the page. What’s really new is stuff like support for a Software-based FCoE adapter (along […]

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