Promoting Global Collaboration with VMware, Part 1: The Basics

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Many corporations’ collaboration practices were put to the test in response to COVID-19. Which of those practices were too fragile to survive the weight of a global emergency?  Furthermore, how is VMware technology uniquely positioned to help exploit those best practices?  I’m glad you asked. Barriers to Collaboration One of the best works on promoting Read more...

Managing Chromebooks in Five Easy Steps

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The popularity of Chromebook devices has exploded in recent years.  The simplistic usability, coupled with affordability, has made these devices a popular solution for students, authors and general users. VMware Workspace ONE has a full suite of management functions for Chromebooks that simplify oversight, security and configuration.  In this blog post, I’ll share how to Read more...

How to Avoid a Custom ESXi Image Patch Cycle

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By Chris Weber, Staff Technical Account Manager (TAM). Most customers use custom ESXi images to install new servers or upgrade to the next major release, and then our tools to install updates. When you add ESXi hosts you need to install from an image (or a disk created from an image.) Problem:  if you install Read more...

Operationalizing VMware vSAN: a new eBook

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by Kevin Lees,  Chief  Technologist, IT Operations Transformation I’m pleased to announce the release of my second book: Operationalizing VMware vSAN co-authored with Paul Wiggett, a Senior Technical Operations Architect at VMware. Like my first book, Operationalizing VMware NSX (download here), Operationalizing VMware vSAN addresses what happens after you’ve designed and implemented a key VMware solution in Read more...

Cloud Governance . . . shouldn’t be an afterthought

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Bill Irvine Strategist – Advisory Services Ensuring governance and control over cloud service provision is critical to the success of any digital transformation, for every company, in any vertical. VMware Advisory strategists work with hundreds of customers assisting in the development of their strategy and programs for the adoption of cloud services. This naturally includes Read more...