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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 74: VxRACK and VMware Cloud Foundation

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 78: vSphere 6.7 Core Storage

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The vSphere 6.7 release offers several new features and enhancements to further the advancement of storage functionality. This week we welcome VMware Core Storage expert Jason Massae to walk us through various features and enhancements. Sitting in for John this week is VMware Chief Technologist in the Office of the CTO and good friend of the Virtually Read more...
vSpeaking Podcast Episode 74: VxRACK and VMware Cloud Foundation

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 77: vSphere 6.7 Security

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VMware recently announced vSphere 6.7, the latest release of the industry-leading virtualization and cloud platform. VMware Security expert Mike Foley recently wrote a blog sharing the new security features available now in vSphere 6.7. In the post he explains “the goals of security in 6.7 are twofold. Introduce more easy to use security features and meet Read more...
vSpeaking Podcast Episode 74: VxRACK and VMware Cloud Foundation

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 76: EMPOWER 2018 Partner Event

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EMPOWER is the ultimate technical training event of the year for VMware partners. As the evolution of Partner Exchange at VMworld, it delivers the broadest and most-in-depth VMware technical training available. Coincidentally this event fell on the launch of 6.7 and the Virtually Speaking Podcast was on location to capture key interviews from VMware speakers Read more...
vSpeaking Podcast Episode 74: VxRACK and VMware Cloud Foundation

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 75: What’s New in vSAN 6.7

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vSAN 6.7 is here! This release offers features and capabilities that enable improved performance, usability and consistency. Significant improvements to the management and monitoring tools are also matched by lower level performance and application consistency improvements. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome vSAN expert Myles Gray to walk us through all the Read more...
vSpeaking Podcast Episode 74: VxRACK and VMware Cloud Foundation

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 74: VxRACK and VMware Cloud Foundation

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Dell EMC and VMware have expanded the industry’s broadest hyper-converged infrastructure portfolio to provide a turnkey rack-scale, hyper-converged system with VxRack SDDC. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we invite our friends from the VxRAIL team to walk us through this next generation SDDC with VMware Cloud Foundation (vSphere, NSX, vSAN and VMware SDDC Read more...

What vSAN Admins Need to Know about Intel Optane

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Last week I had the opportunity to attend Intel Partner Connect and catch up on all the new updates coming from Intel in areas like data center, IoT, and artificial intelligence.  One thing is certain, Intel is shifting its focus from just PC-centric to data-centric. Taking center stage in their datacenter solutions this week was VMware vSAN Read more...
vSpeaking Podcast Episode 74: VxRACK and VMware Cloud Foundation

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 73: VMware Cloud on AWS Update

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This week’s VMware Cloud Launch is a major milestone particularly for the VMware Cloud on AWS service. VMware is delivering new capabilities for higher levels of infrastructure availability, improved storage efficiency, and integrations with more VMware Cloud services – enabling customers to accelerate cloud migration and making hybrid cloud deployments simple. This week on the Virtually Read more...
vSpeaking Podcast Episode 74: VxRACK and VMware Cloud Foundation

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 72: Customer POCS

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A Proof of Concept (or POC) project is a common approach used by companies to assess the viability of a software product for solving a particular business need. So what does it take to conduct a successful POC? This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we bring in Dave Morera and Sudhir Balasubramanian to walk Read more...
vSpeaking Podcast Episode 74: VxRACK and VMware Cloud Foundation

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 71: Its Career Day

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Trying to explain what I do for a living is always fun. If I say I work in IT the response usually is “Oh can you fix my computer”? If the person is more tech savvy and knows what VMware is, I usually get the response “Oh so you’re a programmer” News Flash: of the Read more...
vSpeaking Podcast Episode 74: VxRACK and VMware Cloud Foundation

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 70: Why VVols is Pure Genius

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  Virtual Volumes (VVols) was designed to solve a lot of the pain points VMware and/or storage admins face today.  VMware partners with various storage partners to provide the management component of VVols, the VASA Provider. Recently Pure Storage introduced VVols support for their FlashArray All-Flash-Array with its Purity 5.0.0 operating environment. This highly anticipated addition to the Read more...