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Reducing Data Center Downtime

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In Benchmark Study tests (2014), vSphere® with Operations ManagementTM users experienced 30% more uptime on tier 1 applications than users of standalone vSphere1. Extending their vSphere virtualized environment to include vSphere with Operations Management is the easiest and most direct way for data center managers to deliver high application availability with minimum downtime. Read more...
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Platform Services Controller Topology Decision Tree

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There have been several common themes recently when we’ve been talking to Customers, Partners, and our colleagues within VMware. One of those themes is that there has been quite an uptick in Customers planning their move to vSphere 6. A side effect of this is that there have been a deluge of discussions and questions Read more...
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vSphere HTML5 Web Client Fling v1.1 – h5client Continuous Improvement

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Today we’re pleased to announce our first full update to the h5client fling.  In case you missed it, this blog post helps introduce how to install the first version of the fling (These instructions should all still apply if you’re installing from scratch): http://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2016/03/vsphere-html5-web-client-fling-getting-started.html You can read more detailed notes about version 1.1 on the Read more...
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vSphere 6.0 Update 2 – What’s New

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VMware just recently released Update 2 for vSphere 6.0. Update 2 is full of new features and bug fixes for both ESXi and vCenter Server. For a complete list of features and bug fixes make sure to review the release notes for ESXi and vCenter Server. There are few features that stood out to me in this update. Read more...
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Making the Most of Your Virtualized Environment

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With basic virtualization technology, IT managers can consolidate physical resources and take a stand against rising CapEx costs. But the full potential of virtualization will remain elusive until you combine virtualization with a strong management platform. In a recent survey of IT managers, Frost & Sullivan identified a number of common data center challenges: high Read more...
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Meet the New Face of Virtualization

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If you’re considering virtualization as a means to consolidate your compute resources, to lower CapEx and OpEx costs, or to simplify server and application resources, you’ve got the right idea. But did you know your virtualized data center has even more to offer? With VMware vSphere® with Operations Management™, you can realize value that extends Read more...
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Top 5 Virtual SAN Posts From 2016 to-Date

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Time doesn’t slow down for anybody, so it’s understandable if you miss some information here and there. Luckily, we’ve got you covered on Virtual Blocks. Take a look back on some of the most popular Virtual SAN posts from the past few months. What’s New-VMware Virtual SAN 6.2 On February 10th, we announced VMware Virtual SAN Read more...
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Blogger Talk Show–Pilot Episode on PowerCLI

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Here at VMware we are always trying to make sure we give you the information you need in a way that you can best consume it. With this in mind, a little while ago I was asked to take part in a pilot for a new talk show VMware is looking to gain feedback on, Read more...
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Two Factor Authentication for vSphere – RSA SecurID – Part 2

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Introduction In Part 1 of Two Factor Authentication for vSphere – RSA SecurID, we configured RSA Authentication Manager to get it ready for adding the PSC as an Authentication Manager agent. In this post, we’ll configure the Platform Services Controller (PSC) itself by uploading the sdconf.rec file and running the appropriate CLI commands to enable Read more...