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vSAN Space Reclamation

#StorageMinute: vSAN Space Reclamation

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Welcome to the #StorageMinute series where we deliver key topics via bite-size content. In this edition, we’ll show you to how to maximize vSAN TCO by making space usage more efficient. vSAN Space Reclamation   How does it work? VMware vSAN 6.7U1 supports SCSI UNMAP/TRIM for space reclamation from guest Virtual machines. This feature helps improve the TCO Read more...
NimbleOS

eVVolving with the latest NimbleOS 5.0

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By Bharath Ram, Senior Technical Marketing Engineer, HPE Nimble Storage HPE Nimble Storage NimOS 5.0.x release and the Nimble Windows Kit 5.0 (GA) comes with numerous VVol capabilities. VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes (VVols) integration with HPE Nimble Storage is not something new. HPE Nimble Storage has supported VVols since NimbleOS 3.x release with VVol 1.0 Read more...
HPE Nimble Storage

HPE Nimble Storage brings to life application consistent snapshots using VSS for vVols

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By Bharath Ram, Senior Technical Marketing Engineer, HPE Nimble Storage HPE Nimble Storage has now extended VSS integration for applications running on VVol VMs. An end-to-end automated workflow is now possible that allows application data to be backed-up and enables administrators to separate their VM & application backups. Microsoft VSS Integration With the 5.0 release Read more...
HPE Nimble Storage

Moving VMware vVols to the Public Cloud using HPE Cloud Volumes

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By Bharath Ram Senior Technical Marketing Engineer HPE Nimble Storage   HPE Cloud Volumes (HCV) is a multi-cloud elastic storage service that provides the simplicity of native elastic cloud storage with enterprise-grade capabilities. As with the integration of vVols, HPE Nimble Storage is first again to introduce VMware vVols integration with the public cloud leveraging HPE Cloud Read more...

HPE and VMware: Innovation for the Customer’s Sake

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By Paul Miller, HPE VP Portfolio Marketing, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and Tom Herrmann, VP Global Strategic Alliances, VMware   Our 18+ year partnership continues to deliver groundbreaking innovations for our joint customers. Together, we have a proven history of success and we continue to provide the broadest portfolio of HPE and VMware integrated solutions. Our Read more...

Dell EMC and VMware HCI: Data Protection for VxRail and Cloud

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Authored by Colin Durocher, Consultant, Product Management, Dell EMC Data Protection Division   Accelerating data appropriation from Edge to Core to Cloud, customers more and more frequently achieve SLOs for business-critical data by leveraging Dell EMC and VMware’s industry-leading Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI). And pairing these with Dell EMC’s Data Protection solutions, customers not only reduce cost Read more...
traditional datastores

vVols & vSAN Interoperability: The Key to Integrating AFAs, HCI and Public Cloud

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Authored by Vaughn Stewart, VP, Technology Alliance Partners, Pure Storage, Inc.   All-Flash Arrays, Hyper-Converged Infrastructure, and the Public Cloud – the three building blocks underpinning IT infrastructure modernization efforts. Individually each architecture provides tremendous advantages; however, collectively they can be a challenge to integrate into a comprehensive hybrid cloud strategy. VMware vSphere provides customers the Read more...
VMworld 2018 Las Vegas Highlights

VMworld 2018 Las Vegas Highlights

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  VMworld 2018 Las Vegas is a wrap! The vSAN team had a whirlwind of activities: from the vSAN party to Keynote Session, to HCI Zone demos, to many breakout sessions and panels… Today vSAN has more than 15000 customers and enjoying tremendous growth just within the short 5 years it has been launched. Many Read more...

GreyBeards HCI podcast with Lee Caswell

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GreyBeards  published podcast with Lee Caswell,  discussing HCI stack , Edge computing, and vVols adoption. It is a great timing – as VMworld is just a few days away and it provides key takeaways to discuss at the event. Here are the key topics discussed by Lee: HCI operates at the edge – with ROBO-2-server environments, VMware’s Read more...