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VMware Hitachi

Placing the Cloud Within Easy Reach

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By Nimish Vora, Head, Cloud Foundation Business Development, VMware and Shane Gibson, Business Applications and Virtualization Manager, Hitachi Vantara   Working together, technology leaders Hitachi Vantara and VMware can integrate your existing IT systems and critical data with advanced cloud technology — leading to a cloud launch in days, not months Today, virtually every business Read more...

StorageMinute: Easy HCI Upgrades with vSphere Update Manager

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Welcome to the #StorageMinute series where we deliver key topics via bite-size content. In this edition, we’ll go over Easy HCI Upgrades with vSphere Update Manager.   Today’s IT admins understand the complexity of maintaining data center infrastructure. This has traditionally been a series of manual tasks with multiple sources of truth to get to the Read more...
eBook Giveaway

vSAN Deep Dive 6.7 eBook Giveaway

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As any vSAN Fan knows, the vSAN Deep Dive 6.7 U1 book by Duncan Epping and Cormac Hogan is the definitive guide for vSAN administrators. If you’ve been following vSAN on Twitter, then you also know that these books are a hot commodity! In December we gave you a chance to win a vSAN 6.7 U1 Read more...
vSphere vSAN Chat

The Perfect Pair: A Recap of the vSAN & vSphere Chat

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Following our most recent vSAN Deep Dive chat with Duncan Epping and Cormac Hogan, we joined forces with vSphere for an epic 101 tweet chat. Guests included Mike Foley, Pete Flecha, Ron Scott-Adams, Bob Plankers and many more who joined the conversation! The hour flew by as joint teams discussed the vSAN and vSphere integration with customers Read more...

SPBM plugin for vRealize Automation gets a refresh!

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A while back we released the SPBM plugin for vRA a few versions of vRA have been introduced since then and the plugin has had an overhaul to bring it up-to-date with these new versions. Storage Policy-Based Management (SPBM) is the foundation of the VMware SDS Control Plane and enables vSphere administrators to over come upfront storage Read more...

#StorageMinute: Virtual Volumes (VVols) and Storage Policies (SPBM)

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  Welcome to the #StorageMinute series where we deliver key topics via bite-size content. In this edition, we will review the creation of three different Storage Policies (SPBM) for a single Virtual Volume (VVol) datastore.     SPBM allows for granular storage administration of your modern virtual storage infrastructure. Virtual Volumes allows external storage to Read more...

Join us at Tech Field Day 18

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On February 7th VMware subject matter experts joined the Tech Field Day team at Tech Field Day 18 in Austin, TX! The brain child of GestaltIT, Tech Field Day is an independent IT influencer event that allows vendors to discuss products and/or features with industry leading bloggers, speakers, and podcasters. Taken from the About Tech Field Day Read more...

VMware Cloud on AWS DRaaS Promotion and Evaluation Guide

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Have you been wanting to try out VMware’s DRaaS offering for VMware Cloud on AWS? Now is your chance! VMware is currently running a promotion which includes protecting up to 200 VMs for 90 days for free for the first 200 customers. Take a look at all the details here and sign up now! Alongside this Read more...

vSAN Capacity Management and Monitoring Part 3

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Hopefully, you’ve read the first two articles in this series: Part 1 and Part 2. We will continue the series in this article with some coverage of how vRealize Operations Manager expands on the capacity management functionality in vSAN and vSphere.   Dashboards in the vSphere Client The latest versions of vSphere, vSAN, and vRealize Read more...

What’s the Big Deal with Jumbo Frames?

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                   There are numerous network discussions out there on large MTU or jumbo frames. Countless articles, videos, blogs, etc. have been written on jumbo frames. So why write yet another? It seems despite the copious amounts of collateral on jumbo frames, there is still continuous misuse, especially Read more...