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VMware Video: Battling Austerity: Delivering the Best IT Without Compromise

In an Education industry constantly challenged with austerity and making budget cuts, New College Durham has deployed vSAN as a cost-effective storage solution – but one that is bettering the experiences of its students. From the fine folks at VMware NSX.

VMware vSAN 6.2 Named Software-Defined Technology Category Winner For The CRN 2016 Product of the Year Award!

The Storage and Availability solutions team is excited to announce that vSAN 6.2 was named the overall winner in the Software-Defined Technology category for the CRN 2016 Products of the Year Awards! We are extremely humbled by this recognition and couldn’t be more proud of the team. CRN’s annual Products of the Year Awards are […]

Educational Institutions Turn to DataCore to Overcome Mission-Critical IT Challenges by Embracing Hyper-converged Infrastructure

Secondary Schools, School Districts and Institutes of Higher Education Reduce Infrastructure Costs, Super-charge Performance and Achieve High Availability DataCore Software, a leading provider of Hyper-converged Virtual SAN, Software-Defined Storage and Adaptive Parallel I/O Software, today announced that a growing number of educational institutions are deploying its DataCore Hyper-converged Virtual SAN and comprehensive and scalable storage […]

VMware: The Third Industrial Revolution – 2017 and Beyond

The late nineteenth century marked a monumental period in our history, with the Second Industrial Revolution bringing massive innovation at a pace never before seen in our history. The internal combustion engine and petroleum powered new machines, interchangeable parts provided greater agility, and assembly lines created a pace of manufacturing speed previously unimaginable. Fast forward […]

New Release: VMware vSphere Command-Line Interface 6.5

VMware vSphere’s 6.5 release has brought about many new features and enhancements. One of the features which may have flown under the radar has to be the vSphere Command-Line Interface (vCLI) 6.5 release. Overview As a high-level overview, vCLI allows users to run commands from remote systems against vSphere environments. Examples of such commands would […]

What Virtualization Platform in 2017? How does VMware vSphere 6.5 Fare?!

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We’re glad to announce a major update to the ‘Virtualization Platform’ comparison. VMware has been updated with the latest vSphere 6.5  features set and the available product editions have been adjusted accordingly. Compare it now here: https://www.whatmatrix.com/comparison/Virtualization.   Also keep your eyes peeled for another (soon to come) update: Hyper-V Virtualization in Windows Server 2016! […]

Virtual SAN Enterprise Networking with Brocade White Paper – Update

It’s time for a quick update on the VMware Virtual SAN routed network deployments with Brocade white paper! I published earlier this year. By request, the section on Multicast considerations has been expanded and clarified about protocol choices. The configuration example now includes commands to implement all Multicast functionality in the spine-leaf routed network. Also, […]

HCI Automated Deployment & Configuration: vSphere, vSAN, NSX, VIO The DevOps Way

Earlier this summer I had the opportunity to participate in strategic meetings with VMware customers to discuss data center transformation, hyper-converged architectures and the relevance and suitability for large development environments. These were large customers whose business depends on consistent delivery of services. I reviewed the business value, the transformational capabilities provided by the Software-Defined […]

DataCore Software Chairman Wins Innovator of the Year at Best in Biz Awards 2016

DataCore Software, a leading provider of Hyper-converged Virtual SAN, Software-Defined Storage and Adaptive Parallel I/O Software, has been named a gold winner in the Best in Biz Awards Innovator of the Year category, honoring the achievements of DataCore Chairman and Co-Founder, Ziya Aral. The Best in Biz Awards is the only independent business awards program […]

VMware Video: Lee Caswell talks vSAN at the Fujitsu Forum

Lee Caswell, VP Storage & Availability Products at VMware, talks about the hyper-converged approach at Fujitsu Forum 2016. From the fine folks at VMware Storage.

Virtual SAN High Availability Across Routed Networks

High availability is always one of the top demanded and desired qualities for all enterprise infrastructure designs. Being a critical infrastructure design requirement regardless of what the resource and functional domain topic of discussion may be (storage, compute, network). As a one-time enterprise architect in the professional services organization at VMware, I can attest to […]

Using vSphere Storage Policy-Based Management in Mixed Storage Environments

A couple of weeks ago I delivered a brief webcast presentation on Storage Policy-Based Management and its use across mixed vSphere storage environments. This has been one of my favorite topics for a couple of years. I have spent a lot of time developing guidelines for different scenarios so that vSphere customers can see and […]

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 […]

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