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Monthly Archives: March 2014

VMware Communities Roundtable Podcast 271 – Windows XP & @AirWatch

Hosts

John Mark Troyer, VMware @jtroyer

Guests

Courtney Burry, VMware

Spencer Reagan, VMware – AirWatch

News

Interop Keynote – Pat Gelsinger – VMware CEO THURSDAY, APRIL 3 | 8:30AM – 10:15AM

Get Ready – VMworld 2014

Nvidia, VMware join to pipe high-quality 3D graphics from the cloud

VMware Horizon Special Online Event

Around the Community

vBrownbag Podcast

VMUG Local Meetings – Check it today

AdaptingIT – Lauren Malhoit Podcast

Virtualization Security Roundtable

vCatchup Podcast – Craig Waters

Geek Whisperers Podcast

Establish your Cloud Cred!

Join the Conversation on Google+ Communities – Software-Defined Data Center

VUPaaS – Virtualization User Podcast as a Service

Join the Conversation on Google+ Communities – VMware NSX

vSoup Podcast

The Cloudcast Podcast

Windows XP & AirWatch

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VMware Horizon Special Online Event

End of Support for Windows XP – April 8, 2014

VMware Horizon Mirage provides centralized image management for Windows desktops with enhanced levels of backup and OS migration capabilities.

Using Horizon Mirage for Windows 7 Migration of Windows XP Endpoints with Disk Encryption

VMware Horizon DaaS, built on vCloud Hybrid Service, simplifies the delivery of Windows desktops and applications as a cloud service, to any device, anywhere, with predictable costs.

VMware Horizon Suite – online community

Horizon View 5.3.1 Is Here and Supports VMware Virtual SAN

Horizon View 5.3.1 on VMware Virtual SAN – Quick Start Guide (2073795)

Setting Up Google Chromebook with VMware Horizon View to Access Windows Applications

VMware to Bring Traditional Windows Apps and Desktops to Chromebooks

AirWatch by VMware – The AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management platform is comprehensive, flexible and designed to match your organization’s needs.

Sign up for a 30-day Free Trial of AirWatch

AirWatch YouTube Channel

Mobile device management vs. mobile application management

VMware Communities Roundtable Podcast 270 – VMware Certification @VMwareHOL @VMwareEducation

Hosts

John Mark Troyer, VMware @jtroyer

Guests

Pablo Roesch, VMware @VMwareHOL

Erik Ullanderson, VMware @VMwareEducation

News

REPLAY – VMware NOW: Virtual SAN Special Online Event

Project VRC’s – State of the Desktop Virtualization Union 2014

Power Management and Performance in VMware vSphere 5.1 and 5.5

Around the Community

vBrownbag Podcast

VMUG Local Meetings – Check it today

AdaptingIT – Lauren Malhoit Podcast

Virtualization Security Roundtable

vCatchup Podcast – Craig Waters

Geek Whisperers Podcast

Establish your Cloud Cred!

Join the Conversation on Google+ Communities – Software-Defined Data Center

VUPaaS – Virtualization User Podcast as a Service

Join the Conversation on Google+ Communities – VMware NSX

vSoup Podcast

The Cloudcast Podcast

VMware Certification

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Announcing VMware Hands-on Labs BackStage Pass Webinars

Click Go -> Take the VSAN Hands-on Lab !

The art of inviting a friend to take a lab – VMware Hands-on Labs

Follow VMware Hands-on-Labs on Twitter for updates

New Recertification Policy Offers Growth Opportunities

VMware Press – Books for Certification

VMware Training

VMware Training – Early Bird Offer Plan Ahead and Get 15% off PLUS your Choice of Gifts

VMware Training – Top Free Courses

Free Instructional Videos Delivered by our Education Instructors

Subscribe to VMware Education ViewPoint

Free Self-paced eLearning in Local Languages

VMware Training & Certification Special Offers and Beta classes

Learn by Solution Track, Role, Product, or Certification

Certification – Industry Leading Certification Programs To Demonstrate Your Expertise

PDF VMware Certification Roadmap

Study Guide – VCAP-DCA 5

Mike Preston – VCP5 Study Guide

Certification VMware Technical Certifications community

VMware Communities Roundtable Podcast 269 – #VSAN VSAN VSAN /cc @wholmes

Hosts

John Mark Troyer, VMware @jtroyer

Guests

Wade Holmes, VMware @wholmes

News

REPLAY – VMware NOW: Virtual SAN Special Online Event

Essential VSAN: Administrator’s Guide to VMware Virtual SAN

VMware Launches VMware Horizon(TM) DaaS(R) to Enable Simple and Flexible Delivery of Desktops in the Cloud

VMware Announces General Availability of VMware Virtual SAN

Recertification Policy: VMware Certified Professional

Around the Community

vBrownbag Podcast

VMUG Local Meetings – Check it today

AdaptingIT – Lauren Malhoit Podcast

Virtualization Security Roundtable

vCatchup Podcast – Craig Waters

Geek Whisperers Podcast

Establish your Cloud Cred!

Join the Conversation on Google+ Communities – Software-Defined Data Center

VUPaaS – Virtualization User Podcast as a Service

Join the Conversation on Google+ Communities – VMware NSX

vSoup Podcast

The Cloudcast Podcast

VSAN VSAN VSAN

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Virtual SAN – Product Page

What’s New in VMware Virtual SANPDF

Introduction to VMware vSphere Virtual SAN

Try Hands-On-Lab (HOL) on VSAN

Virtual SAN (VSAN) SetupYouTube

VMware Virtual SAN Walkthough

Virtual SAN (VSAN) via Cormac Hogan

Exploring VMware VSAN Ready Nodes, Per-Socket Pricing, and Design Guides

Pricing and Availability

  • VMware Virtual SAN is now generally available. VMware Virtual SAN ispriced at 2,495 per processor. VMware Virtual SAN for Desktop is

    priced at 50 per user.

  • For a limited time, customers can purchase a bundle of VMware VirtualSAN with VMware vSphere Data Protection Advanced for $2,875 per

    processor.

  • For a limited time, VMware vSphere Storage Appliance customers willbe able to upgrade to VMware Virtual SAN at 20 percent off the list

    price.

The Dawn of Virtual SAN

We’ll start providing the Ready Node list immediately after next week GA and we’ll continue working with our partners to expand the list of certified components and Ready Nodes, so make sure you check latest information on the VMware Compatibility Guide

Virtual SAN: Scaling Storage Capacity

Get Ready for Virtual SAN Ready Node and Ready Block

Virtual SAN Ready Nodes from Cisco, Dell, Fujitsu, IBM and Supermicro within the next 30 days

Eric Siebert – vSphere-Land – Tons-o-Links

Virtual SAN and Data Locality/Gravity

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VMware Communities Roundtable Podcast #268 – Virtualization Security /cc @vSphereSecurity @PunchingClouds

Hosts

John Mark Troyer, VMware @jtroyer

Guests

Mike Foley, VMware @vSphereSecurity

Rawlinson Rivera, VMware @PunchingClouds

News

VMware NOW: Virtual SAN Special Online Event

Essential VSAN: Administrator’s Guide to VMware Virtual SAN

VMware cuts price of hybrid cloud management tool to $0

Project VRC’s – State of the Desktop Virtualization Union 2014

Around the Community

vBrownbag Podcast

VMUG Local Meetings – Check it today

AdaptingIT – Lauren Malhoit Podcast

Virtualization Security Roundtable

vCatchup Podcast – Craig Waters

Geek Whisperers Podcast

Establish your Cloud Cred!

Join the Conversation on Google+ Communities – Software-Defined Data Center

VUPaaS – Virtualization User Podcast as a Service

Join the Conversation on Google+ Communities – VMware NSX

vSoup Podcast

The Cloudcast Podcast

Virtualization Security

Show

VMware NOW: Virtual SAN Special Online Event

Follow on Twitter – VMware Virtual SAN

Virtual SAN in Action – The DOE Fund

US$4,500 promo discount on Fusion-io ioMemory for Virtual SAN deployment

Virtual SAN: Powerfully Simple and Simply Powerful

Security of the VMware Hypervisor – A Whitepaper

VMware Security Advisories – Sign up today

VMware Security Page

VMware vCloud Networking and Security – Community Page

Check out VMware Hands-on-Labs – An In-depth Exploration of vCloud Networking and Security

vSphere 5.5 Hardening Guide Released!

“It’s a Unix system, I know this!” – Mike Foley Post- June 18, 2013

Can an admin peek inside my VM?

Podcast – #254 – Hardening Guide, Appliances

VMware Solution Guide for Payment Card Industry (PCI)PDF

Architecture Design Guide for Payment Card Industry (PCI)PDF

VMware Security & Compliance Blog

Erasing SSDs: Security is an issue

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VMware Communities Roundtable Podcast 267 – Support Assistant, @vmwarecares & @vmwarekb

Hosts

John Mark Troyer, VMware @jtroyer

Mike Gordon Laverick, VMware @Mike_Laverick

Guests

James Combs, VMware

Daniel Myers, VMware @moird

Rick Blythe, VMware @vmwarecares @vmwarekb

News

vExpert 2014 applications are open

VMware NOW: Virtual SAN Special Online Event

Voting now open for the 2014 top VMware & virtualization blogs

VMware vCloud(R) Hybrid Service(TM) Now Generally Available in Europe

Security of the VMware Hypervisor – A Whitepaper

Around the Community

vBrownbag Podcast

VMUG Local Meetings – Check it today

AdaptingIT – Lauren Malhoit Podcast

Virtualization Security Roundtable

vCatchup Podcast – Craig Waters

Stu McHugh’s Virtualisation Blog – vNews Podcast

Geek Whisperers Podcast

Establish your Cloud Cred!

Join the Conversation on Google+ Communities – Software-Defined Data Center

VUPaaS – Virtualization User Podcast as a Service

Join the Conversation on Google+ Communities – VMware NSX

vSoup Podcast

The Cloudcast Podcast

Support Assistant, @vmwarecares & @vmwarekb

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vCenter Support Assistant 5.5

Download vCenter Support Assistant 5.5

vCenter Support Assistant Overview

Receive proactive alerts and recommended fixes: Automatic notifications within vCenter keep you up-to-date on any issues and provide you with recommended solutions.

Release Notes – PDF

VMware vCenter Support Assistant Community Page

vCenter Support Assistant version 5.5 is now available

Unable to access VMware vCenter Support Assistant in vSphere Web Client (2042455)

Test Driving the VMware vCenter Support Assistant 5.5

Installing and Configuring vCenter Support Assistant – PDF

Installing, upgrading, and uninstalling VMware vCenter Support Assistant 5.5 (2070787)

VMware Support Insider Blog

VMware KB YouTube Channel

VMware TechPubs YouTube Channel

VMware KB Digest

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