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Pivotal Container Service

VMware and the Kubernetes Platform

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If there was any question about VMware’s commitment to the Kubernetes framework, the recent acquisition of Heptio is the answer. These two companies share a common mission to advance Kubernetes as an open framework for multi-cloud infrastructure. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome Chad Sakac and Myles Gray back to continue round Read more...
hyperconverged infrastructure

Why Organizations Are Moving from Traditional Architecture to Hyperconverged Infrastructure

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Hyperconverged Infrastructure converges compute, storage, and management resources to a single industry‐standard x86 server, forming a seamless, software‐defined environment well suited to today’s IT challenges. It’s simple to use and manage, does not require specialists, and is far more cost-effective than most traditional solutions. The benefits of hyperconverged infrastructure versus traditional three-tier infrastructure include: Operational Read more...

#StorageMinute: Common UI for Edge-Core-Cloud

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Welcome to the #StorageMinute series where we deliver key topics via bite-size content. Managing complexity in a modern distributed deployment can be a challenge.  Data continues to be increasingly generated and processed at the Edge.  Simultaneously the move to hybrid operations leveraging public cloud resources has become a reality. VMware vSAN helps minimize complexity by Read more...
Choose VMware vSAN

Learn Why Customers Choose VMware vSAN Infographic

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From surveys and in one-on-conversations with our customers, we know that there are many reasons why customers choose and continue to buy HCI powered by vSAN. Customers speak of the native integration with vSphere and vCenter which allows them to use familiar tools and existing skillsets, choice of deployment options with the VxRail appliance, 15 Read more...

VMware The Most Deployed Hyperconverged Infrastructure, According to 451 Research

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VMware is pleased to announce 451 Research has proven VMware to be the market leader in hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI)! We’re excited to see more 2.5x more organizations select vSAN for their digital transformation than the second largest vendor. Almost two-thirds of organizations that adopted hyperconverged infrastructure have adopted VMware vSAN. VMware sees this as a Read more...

vSAN Failure Scenarios

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vSAN provides both enterprise-class scale and performance suitable for businesses of all types and sizes. When designing a vSAN cluster, there are several things to consider, such as hardware, networking, and vSAN architecture. A good place to start is the vSAN Design and Sizing Guide but it’s important to understand how vSAN responds to the various Read more...
vSAN SPBM policies

Managing Your Data on vSAN with SPBM

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In today’s storage landscape, there is a myriad of choices. But what sets VMware managed storage apart, whether vSAN or VVols, is storage policy-based management. By using SPBM policies to manage your storage, the arduous and inefficient process of setting up specific storage LUNs or volumes is no longer required. In the previous blog, I talked Read more...
Pivotal Container Service

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 97: InterSystems on vSAN

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Numerous customers rely on vSAN to power business critical applications (BCAs) today; in fact, it is the top use case, with almost two-thirds of customers running BCAs on vSAN.   For the last three years, VMware and InterSystem have been working together closely, testing InterSystems Cachè and IRIS. This week on the Virtually Speaking podcast we Read more...