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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 42: Secondary Storage with Cohesity

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In the world of HCI vSAN helped redefine the possible in the primary storage space. Now Cohesity is looking to bring these same principles and advantages to the secondary storage space. Secondary data consumes about 80% of enterprise storage capacity and imposes a huge burden on enterprise IT budgets. Cohesity calls this the Storage Iceberg. Read more...
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PM Hub: Better Site Protection with Stretched Clusters

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Introducing PM Hub: Your one stop show for all things Storage Product Management related Today, we the Storage and Availability Product Management team, are proud to announce the launch of a new blog series called PM Hub. With this series, we aim to bring you a Product Manager’s perspective of features available in vSAN, vVOLS, Read more...
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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 41: vSAN 6.6 Part 2

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Last week VMware announced the launch of vSAN 6.6. Even more so than previous releases, this is a feature-packed release with advanced enterprise features that make vSAN faster, more cost effective and more secure than ever before. This week on the vSpeaking Podcast we bring in Peter Koehler for Part 2 of our vSAN 6.6 coverage and walk us Read more...
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Episode 40: vSAN 6.6 Part 1

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Today VMware announced the launch of vSAN 6.6. Even more so than previous releases, this is a feature-packed release with advanced enterprise features that make vSAN faster, more cost effective and more secure than ever before. This week on the vSpeaking Podcast we bring in Jase McCarty to walk us through some of the details Read more...
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vSAN 6.6 – Native Data-at-Rest Encryption

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Security is top of mind for many of you. VMware introduced advanced security for the modern data centers with the release of vSphere 6.5, and we are excited to now be extending security to vSAN with the industry’s first native HCI security solution. Security in vSphere 6.5 The vSphere 6.5 release delivered several new features Read more...
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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 39: Disaster Recovery with GS Khalsa

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This month’s massive outage of Amazon Web Services’ S3 (Simple Storage Service) platform, was if nothing else a reminder to us all that we need to have Disaster Recovery plans we can count on. This week we bring in one of VMware’s Disaster Recovery experts, GS Khalsa to discuss various aspects of Availability and Disaster Read more...
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Cisco UCS Blades Powered by VMware vSAN

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Co-author Bhumik Patel – Partner Architect, VMware   Overview Today, we are pleased to announce the much awaited support for VMware vSAN on Cisco UCS blade as an All-Flash ReadyNode. This enables a new vSAN blade platform on Cisco in addition to a number of vSAN Ready Nodes already supported on the UCS C-Series rackmount Read more...
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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 38: Storage Performance

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Have you ever stopped to think what if conventional wisdom on the consumption of resources is wrong? This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we bring in one of VMware’s performance experts, Sr. Technical Marketing Manager Peter Koehler to break down some common misconceptions around storage performance and provide a deeper look into how vSAN Read more...
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Automating VVol DR with Power CLI 6.5

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One of my favorite updates in vSphere 6.5 is the support for array-based replication with Virtual Volumes (VVols). Now with VASA 3.0 storage vendors have the ability to configure array-based replication into their VASA providers allowing users to preconfigure VM Storage Policies that include replicating VMs for Disaster Recovery. Support for Array-based replication was by far biggest request Read more...