Recent Posts

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 128: The Future of IT – How will you fit in?

posted

This VMworld Virtually Speaking recorded a live podcast discussing the future of IT and how we all fit in. This breakout session\live podcast included an esteemed panel of experts (William Lam, Frank Denneman, Duncan Epping and Ken Werneburg) and input from various attendees. Enjoy! Links Mentioned Video: Intro from VMware COO Sanjay Poonen Video: Moscone Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 127: VMworld 2019 US Recap

posted

VMworld 2019 US is a wrap. With so many key announcements made this week, it was great to catch up with Dell CEO Michael Dell and VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger. You may also remember back in episode 91 Vijay Banga, technical fellow at FedEx Services, and VMware’s David Boone discussed their vSAN Proof of Concept and finding “the Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 126: vSAN 6.7 Update 3

posted

This week VMware announced the upcoming release of the industry-leading hyper-converged infrastructure software, VMware vSAN. vSAN 6.7 Update 3 primarily focusses on unified management, intelligent operations and enhanced performance. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome Pete Koehler to walk us through the details of this new release. Links Mentioned What’s New in Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 125: HCX

posted

VMware Hybrid Cloud Extension (HCX) is probably one of the coolest VMware products that you’ve never heard of. At its core, it enables customers to seamlessly migrate workloads between public and private cloud environments, without any application or configuration modifications. This week VMware announced the latest release of VMware HCX that now accelerates large-scale live Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 124: Velero

posted

VMware recently acquired Heptio for the impact their open source projects have on the cloud native ecosystem. The main projects are Sonobuoy, Contour, Gimbal, and Velero (formerly known as Ark) This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome Carlisia Campos to discuss Velero, the cloud native disaster recovery and data migration tool for Kubernetes applications. The Kubernetes community is Read more...

VMware Cloud Foundation

posted

VMware Cloud Foundation Last week VMware announced general availability of VMware Cloud Foundation 3.8. This newest release is packed with new capabilities that make Cloud Foundation easier to deploy, manage and automate. VMware Cloud Foundation is an integrated software stack that bundles compute virtualization (VMware vSphere), storage virtualization (VMware vSAN), network virtualization (VMware NSX), and cloud Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 122: VMworld Preview

posted

Registration is open, the content catalog is up, and sessions are filling up fast. In just a few weeks 23 thousand of the IT Industry’s finest will be converging in San Francisco for the biggest event of the year, VMworld 2019. This week we welcome Frank Denneman, Ken Werneburg, and Duncan Epping to walk us Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 121: State of Hybrid

posted

It seems like just a few short years ago the enterprise data storage market was dominated by HDD-based systems that used flash as persistent storage. Then overnight, flash storage became a high performance cure for the performance ills that affected disk based storage and the hybrid era was born. Organizations have since been balancing performance Read more...
VMware Cloud Foundation

#StorageMinute – How is VMware Cloud Foundation Built on vSAN?

posted

Welcome to the #StorageMinute series where we deliver topics via bite-size content. In this edition, we will take a look at how VMware Cloud Foundation is built on vSAN. VMware Cloud Foundation VMware Cloud Foundation is the most comprehensive hybrid cloud architecture. It provides a complete set of software-defined services for compute, storage, networking, and cloud Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 120: 5G Ready Telco Cloud

posted

  A key challenge facing CSPs at the dawn of the 5G era is to dynamically deploy and manage the growing number of services and multi-cloud environments. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome Bryan Beal and Nick Wilson to discuss how VMware is helping CSPs realize the true potential of distributed multi-cloud Read more...