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Inside Look at the Hands-on Lab Environment


By Kevin Moats, Network and Security Technical Account Manager (NS TAM) Ever have the need to test a specific VMware product feature or configuration quickly? The VMware Hands-on Lab (HOL) is a fantastic learning tool to do just that. As a regular HOL captain at VMworld over the years, and as a Network and Security Read more...

How We View Consumption When Designing Services: Self-Managed or As-a-Service


By Neeraj Arora, Staff Consulting Architect, Professional Services Engineering/Emerging Technology The terms “Public Cloud”, “Private Cloud” and “Hybrid Cloud” need no explanation. We’ve come to know them to represent placement and operating models. By extension, these terms also reference financial or commercial ownership of the cloud providing infrastructure, product or software services. We believe that Read more...

Why Everyone Needs an NSX Nested Lab/Sandbox


by Jim Streit, VMware NSX Senior Technical Account Specialist (TAS) Does this sound familiar? Your boss just asked you to check out a new VMware software product, like NSX.  Or maybe you need to get ready for an upgrade, or maybe you want to test some configuration changes … but you just don’t have a Read more...