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Announcing the New VMware Virtual SAN IDC Lab Validation Report


Hot off the press: VMware Virtual SAN IDC Lab Validation Report With the launch of VMware Virtual SAN 6.2, VMware expanded the capabilities of Virtual SAN as a platform and introduced better data efficiency features by delivering deduplication and compression of data as well as providing RAID-5/RAID-6 support for all flash Virtual SAN environments. This Read more...

Virtually Speaking Podcast Episode 19 – EMC Unity


EMC Unity made a big splash at EMC World last month.  In case you missed it, it’s the new midrange storage platform to delight EMC current and prospective customers in the mid-markets with emphasis on simplicity, flexibility, modern data services, and affordability. This week we bring in EMC Technical Marketing Manager for Unity, Daniel Chiu Read more...

Virtual SAN Performance Service and Performance Tools


One of the exciting new features of Virtual SAN 6.2 is the new performance service. For quick troubleshooting of issues, or verification of performance it is a great and simple tool that can be turned on with a single checkbox.  This is an ESXi native performance monitoring system with API, as well as UI access. For Read more...

New VMware Virtual SAN and Cohesity DataPlatform White Paper


Hot off of the press!: New VMware Virtual SAN and Cohesity white paper. I got the opportunity to collaborate with my pals Gaetan Castelein and Sai Mukundan from Cohesity and co-author a white paper based on Virtual SAN and Cohesity DataPlaform. Download it and learn about the undeniable cost effective value hyper-convergence delivers to the modernization of Read more...

Virtual Volumes on HDS VASA Provider 3.3


Recently I had a chance to catch up with Hitachi Data Systems Solutions Marketing Manager Dinesh Singh on the latest VASA Provider 3.3. According to Dinesh this new version introduces significant enhancements that will enable HDS customers to accelerate the adoption of this transformational storage technology. Since VMware and HDS launched VVol in early 2015, Read more...
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What’s All the Fuss About Hyper-Converged Infrastructure?


Technology has made it so easy that customers looking to purchase a product or service need to simply look online for reviews. Did you know that 80% of people try new things because of recommendations from friends? It’s the reason why e-commerce companies like Amazon have thrived! Customers want to hear what other customers have Read more...