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One of the more frequent questions answered by support shortly upon a customer creating a Stretched Cluster in VMware Cloud on AWS service for the first time is: What is this extra host in my cluster? That is the vSAN Witness Host. To understand why we need the vSAN Witness Host we need to take […]
Hyperconvergence has today emerged as a rightful contender to rein in former data center expansion madness. It’s growth has been so dramatic and influential of late that Gartner has opened the doors to its growing market dominance, re-aligning infrastructure segmentation with a new category, the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged. Easy to plot market growth […]
Veeam Management Pack (MP) for System Center has always been a great way for enterprises to clearly connect mission-critical applications to the vital systems they run on down to the virtualization and hardware levels. This app-to-metal visibility is truly a requirement in enterprises today, and for organizations who have implemented Microsoft System Center, you have […]
You’ve heard from us that our Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) software is awesome, but we recently took a look at some new reviews to see what our users and industry experts think. It turns out the feeling is mutual: we love our users and they love us. For example, comments from multiple five star reviews on […]
Good news for vSAN users: Dell EMC’s industry-leading, 14th generation PowerEdge servers, the bedrock of the modern data center, now include models with AMD EPYC processors available as vSAN Ready Nodes. This incredible pairing takes storage optimization and cost cutting to a whole new level—critical factors for companies eager to deploy emerging workloads: Software-defined storage […]
Lee Caswell, VP of Products, Storage and Availability at VMware, hosted a panel discussion of VMware vSAN customers who have successfully deployed hyper-converged infrastructure in their environment for a variety of workloads. This video is from the fine folks at VMware VMworld.
Gartner has just released its first HyperConverged Infrastructure magic quadrant as of January 2018 and unsurprisingly Nutanix is leading the way. Dell EMC is lurking right at the corner just barely behind Nutanix while VMware is 3rd on the leaders board followed by HP which I wouldn’t think would have made it as leaders without […]
We would like to remind you that the End of General Support (EOGS) for vSphere 5.5 and vSAN 5.5 is September 19, 2018. To maintain your full level of Support and Subscription Services, VMware recommends upgrading to vSphere 6.5. Note that by upgrading to vSphere 6.5 you not only get all the latest capabilities of […]
VMware vRealize Operations for Published Applications V4PA Broker agent utility controller credentials entries get removed Date Published:2018/2/5 VMware ESXi Windows Server version 1709 crashes or restarts automatically when hot adding vCPU Date Published:2018/2/5 16.04 VM (from .ova file) hangs at “non blocking pool is initialized” during booting Date Published:2018/2/6 VMware Tools ‘VMware Tools user service’ […]
VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) today announced that VMware has been positioned in the Leaders quadrant of Gartner, Inc.’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure. (1) “In our view, Gartner has recognized the important role software plays in powering next-generation hyperconverged infrastructure in this report,” said Lee Caswell, vice president of product, Storage and Availability Business Unit, VMware. “We believe this Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged […]
The HCI market is growing fast as customers refresh their server and storage hardware to modernize to a more agile and cost-effective data center. With analysts forecasting up to 66% annual growth, the world-wide HCI market will exceed $10B in 2021. VMware vSAN has been growing even faster than the overall HCI market, making HCI […]
Learn more about the investments and technological advancements vSAN is bringing to the market to ensure that our customers have a future-proof solution with vSAN. This video is from the fine folks at VMware Storage.
VMware Video: High Availability and Disaster Recovery with VMware vSAN and VMware Site Recovery Manager
In this session, we will learn how a vSAN stretched cluster and vSphere HA provide resiliency against entire site failures. We will also cover the ease of integrating vSphere Replication and Site Recovery Manager to provide reliable, automated disaster recovery. VMware vSphere, vSAN, and Site Recovery Manager offer a complete solution to help eliminate business […]