Latest Posts

vSphere 7 U1 Core Storage Enhancements

posted

Although the vSphere 7.0 U1 update didn’t have any major core storage features added, there are some enhancements and additional interoperability in the release. VMware continues to enhance many of the prominent storage protocols to ensure performance and efficiency. We work closely with customers and partners to determine the most relevant and beneficial features or Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 174: A closer look at vSphere with Tanzu

posted

  Last year at VMworld, VMware announced Project Pacific, a ground-breaking rethinking of vSphere that deeply integrated Kubernetes with the platform. Earlier this year, we released VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) with Tanzu, which incorporated the Project Pacific technology. While there are many VCF Tanzu customers and many customers are moving to it as part of Read more...
Announcing VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery, Now Availble

VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery is Now Available

posted

We are very excited to announce that VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery is now available. This is a new VMware on-demand disaster recovery (DR) offering that will be delivered as a simple easy-to-use SaaS solution leveraging the benefits of cloud economics. Based on technology from VMware’s recent acquisition of Datrium, it will enable IT and business continuity Read more...
i3en Compression Only vSAN 7 U1

i3en.metal Compression Only

posted

With the VMConAWS 1.12 rollout came a significant enhancement to the already impressive i3en.metal host. With this latest update, we have increased the usable capacity for any i3en clusters by enabling Compression-Only within vSAN. Existing customers will see improvements in real-time as SRE upgrades existing deployments. New Clusters will have the feature enabled by default. With Read more...
GlobalPartnerAppliance VMware

Announcing the Release of Lenovo ThinkAgile VX Series, a VMware Global Partner Appliance

posted

VMware is pleased to announce the next entrant in the recently created Global Partner Appliance category, Lenovo ThinkAgile VX Series. VMware vSAN has the industry’s largest HCI ecosystem, and recently introduced a new category, the Global Partner Appliance, to recognize partners that have added value on top of their ReadyNodes, or jointly-certified servers. Lenovo ThinkAgile Read more...
City Transit, vSAN 7 U1 Security

vSAN – A Secure Fortress for Your Data

posted

New in vSAN 7 Update 1: Data-in-Transit Encryption Data-at-rest encryption was introduced in vSAN 6.6 making it the industry’s first native HCI security solution. vSphere 6.7 and vSAN 6.7 cryptographic modules achieved FIPS 140-2 validation by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), that specifies the security requirements for cryptographic modules. vSphere with vSAN Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 173: ESXi on Arm Fling

posted

The highly anticipated ESXi on Arm Fling has just been announced and is NOW generally available as a new VMware Fling! Head over to https://flings.vmware.com/esxi-arm-edition and be sure to carefully read through the Requirements and documentation before try out the bits. We target four platforms: Raspberry Pi 4, as just mentioned, plus Ampere Computing eMAG-based servers for more traditional use-cases and Read more...

Announcing General Availability of vSAN 7 Update 1

posted

The announcement of vSAN 7 Update 1 (U1) last month marked one of the most significant releases in the history of VMware’s industry-leading hyperconverged solution. The list of enhancements is impressive, but more importantly, they all contribute to one very specific goal: Enabling our customers to deliver a more efficient and flexible architecture that is Read more...
vSAN Sizing

What’s New with vSAN Sizer

posted

Achieving optimal levels of performance, capacity, and availability in an environment requires proper design and planning. The datacenter in its current state comprises a wide variety of workloads from traditional applications to containerized solutions. This is coupled with varying requirements of data services related to availability, security, compliance, and space efficiency. The legacy methods of Read more...