How an HCI can Put Time Back in Your Day

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One of the key benefits to a virtualized, software-centric infrastructure is that it can reduce some of the inefficiencies in traditional design, and accelerate IT service delivery. When this happens, you regain valuable time you can now use to focus on more strategic initiatives. As explained in the free ebook, Side-by-Side Comparison: Traditional Infrastructure vs. Read more...

Implementing an Operating Model for Agility

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By Paul Wiggett At VMworld Europe 2016 next week in Barcelona one of the topics you will be hearing a lot about is digital transformation. How must IT organisations adapt to support the changing business models required to remain competitive in a “liquid” business environment? There is constant pressure on businesses to introduce innovative products Read more...

A Proactive Approach to Avoiding Chaos in the Data Center

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  The fast pace of today’s business environment means IT has to provide resources on-demand, quickly push new applications and updates, while still delivering on security, reliability, governance, and savings. Adding private, public, and hybrid clouds to the mix just increases the potential for chaos. Our free ebook describes how an enterprise-ready cloud management platform (CMP) Read more...

Seven Steps for Getting Started with Desktop Transformation

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Physical desktop architectures can be an obstacle to end-user mobility, but cost concerns and fears about complexity stop many organizations from embracing desktop and application virtualization. This brief from the VMware Horizon team offers seven steps you can follow to ease some of these concerns, plus quick customer stories from companies like NetApp, Metro Health Read more...

The Art of Resource Reclamation

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Increasing Efficiency with vRealize Operations & Proactive Capacity Management By Alberto Martinez “Become more efficient”, “reduce costs” and “sustainable growth” are common drivers in our customers’ strategies, both at a business and IT level. Today, these drivers are more pressing than ever as market competition increases and investment decreases. What are you doing at a Read more...

3 Steps to Create an Automation Roadmap

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By Ahmed Al-Buheissi Automation is at the heart of any cloud implementation.  It provides fast provisioning, resource monitoring and self-healing, capacity adjustment, and automated billing.  Also, automation will ensure consistency, prevent errors and free-up valuable staff time to work in more innovative projects. But in order to embrace automation, the organization needs a roadmap. This Read more...

VCAP6 Deployment Beta Exams: Expanded and Extended!

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Hi Everyone, I have good news to share with you: The VCAP6 Deployment beta exams are being extended to additional Pearson Vue centers in North America and expanded to roughly 175 centers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Additionally, the beta end-date has been moved out to July 13. We still need people to take the beta exams so Read more...

Virtualization and VMware Virtual SAN … the Old Married Couple

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Don’t Mistake These Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Technologies as Mutually Exclusive By Jonathan McDonald I have not posted many blogs recently as I’ve been in South Africa. I have however been hard at work on the latest release of VMware vSphere 6.0 Update 2 and VMware Virtual SAN 6.2. Some amazing features are included that will make Read more...