The VMware weekly news recap is new series that looks back at the last week to provide a snapshot of news and announcements coming from VMware, highlight media articles and put a spotlight on interesting discussions that are happening around the industry.
News from around VMware
In celebration of VMware turning 15, the VMware EMEA team features 15 facts about VMware you probably didn’t know. Be sure to take a closer look at how VMware and the industry have advanced and changed over the years with our interactive Time Machine.
- VMware EMEA blog: VMware turns the Big 15 – 15 killer stats from 15 years
From the vCloud Opps blog, we hear from the CloudOps experts about their sessions at VMworld and what they think the future holds for IT operations in the cloud era
- vCloud Opps blog: VMworld Recap: Hear From the CloudOps Experts, Part 1
The VMware cloud management team takes a look back at VMworld and why cloud management is the fastest growing product line at VMware.
- VMware Cloud Management blog: The Greatest Cloud Management Show on Earth
One of our biggest announcements at VMworld was virtual storage and this week the vSphere Blog introduced the Virtual SAN (VSAN) beta community. The VSAN Beta community will feature ongoing discussions, product feedback and product experts to answer questions about virtualizing storage.
- vSphere blog: Virtual SAN (VSAN) Beta Community Now Live
Following the launch of VMware NSX at VMworld attendees participated in more than 2,000 lab sessions totaling 124,000 hours during the four days in San Francisco. Now, the VMware NSX hands on labs are available online for anyone to demo:
- Network Virtualization blog: VMware NSX Labs Available in Hands-On Labs Online Portal
Another can’t miss from the Network Virtualization team is one of the most popular recent posts from across the VMware network: Seven reasons VMware NSX, Cisco UCS and Nexus are orders of magnitude more awesome together
News from across the industry:
Search SDN takes an in-depth look at VMware NSX with an essential guide: “How VMware NSX network virtualization could change networking — or not.
Paul Rubens of ServerWatch provides an in-depth look at VMware NSX and the network virtualization space: Let The Enterprise Network Games Begin.
Beth Pariseau at Search Cloud Computing interview’s VMware’s Bill Fathers on VMware’s new public cloud platform, vCloud Hybrid Service and the clear path to the cloud vCloud Hybrid Service offers customers: VMware exec reveals vCloud Hybrid Service roadmap, competitive plan
Mathew Lodge, vice president of cloud services at VMware, talks to Julie Knudson at Enterprise Networking Planet about the advantages the hybrid cloud offers when it comes to disaster and business continuity planning: Hybrid Cloud Disaster Recovery Best Practices.
From the Cloud Expo, VMware and LSI are collaborating to maximize virtual desktop scalability and application performance with Nytro WarpDrive Cards for Horizon View LSI Nytro WarpDrive Cards Maximize Performance for VMware Horizon View.
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