Tag: VMware

#VMworld US 2017 PKS Announcement

VMware, in collaboration with Google Cloud and Pivotal, has announced the VMware Pivotal Container Service. This is an exciting collaboration that will help fill the current gaps in the container ecosystem.

First Turbonomic Reference Architecture White Paper

Turbonomic and RoundTower Technologies are collaborating on a series of “Powered by Turbonomic” Reference Architecture and Best Practice Guide white papers. Eric Wright and myself worked together on producing the first in this series, the Turbonomic Automation Platform with VMware vSphere Reference Architecture. Click on the link to download. Any

Announcement – VMware VSAN 6.2

VMware Virtual SAN version 6.2 has been announced.  Two big improvements are the inclusion of Data Integrity (checksum on write and read) and improved UI integration into the vSphere Web Client. This is the fourth major release of VSAN functionality.  VMware is definitely taking this product seriously and trying to

EUC Announcement – VMware Digital Workspace

The VMware EUC announcement (“VMware Digital Workspace”) has three major components: VMware Workspace ONE (new) VMware Horizon 7 VMware Horizon Air Hybrid-Mode

Tech101 – VMware NSX

This post provides a Tech101 breakdown of VMware NSX.  If you have heard the buzz-word “NSX” or “Network Virtualisation” and want to learn more about it, this post is for you.

Sponsor Welcome – Veeam

 I am very pleased to announce my third sponsor: Veeam Software.  Veeam Software was founded in 2006 to provide a management eco-system around VMware’s ESX Server.  They have been around for a long time and have won a multitude of industry awards during their journey.

Treating NSX with “Kid Gloves”?

When VMware acquired Nicira and developed the first version of NSX (4.x), they were very cagey about which customers would be allowed to evaluate it in a “Proof of Concept” (with very specific success criteria).  I fully understand the strategy, they wanted to manage expectations and minimise bad press by

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