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What’s New with VMware vSAN 6.7

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Introducing vSAN 6.7 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. vSAN continues to see rapid adoption with more than 10,000 customers and growing. A 600 Million 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...
VMware Announces vSAN Support for Klas Telecom's Voyager Tactical Data Center (Voyager TDC)

VMware Announces vSAN Support for Klas Telecom’s Voyager Tactical Data Center (Voyager TDC)

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After rigorous testing, VMware®, creator of the market-leading hyper-converged infrastructure software, VMware vSAN™, announces vSAN support for Klas Telecom’s Voyager Tactical Data Center (Voyager TDC). VMware is further extending the market for HCI to austere environments where low size, weight, power and ruggedization are required—packaging vSAN with enterprise-grade storage and compute into the size of Read more...

Providing an ecosystem fit for digital transformation

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  Organisations understand that digital transformation isn’t just a one-off project that can be started and completed – it is an ongoing process, that requires many different facets of technology, processes and culture to come together. On the technology side, there have been many areas that enterprises are looking towards to help achieve their transformational Read more...
What happens to vSAN when vCenter Server is offline?

What happens to vSAN when vCenter Server is offline?

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A commonly asked question is “What happens to vSAN when vCenter Server is offline?” The answer is simple: nothing. vSAN continues to operate normally and virtual machines continue to run. This article briefly discusses the impact to vSAN of vCenter Server being offline temporarily and the implications of a permanent loss of vCenter Server. Read more...

How vSAN Is Helping the Healthcare Industry Save Lives

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  Concerns over the quality of patient care, rising IT costs, and healthcare reform have healthcare IT teams looking for a better way to deliver services to clinicians and patients. Many industries need a reliable, agile and efficient software-defined data center, but perhaps none more than the healthcare industry that is in the business of Read more...

Powering a Management Cluster with vSAN

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It is fair to say that VMware vSphere’s clustering technology introduced the concept, and the common practice of the management cluster. Now a staple of data centers large and small, most administrators have experience with running some form of a management cluster. While management clusters come in all shapes and sizes, the intention is largely Read more...
A bucket labled "Default Datastore Policy" full of VMs with different requirements

SPBM, because not all applications are created equal

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Since taking over Tech Marketing for Storage in VMware Cloud on AWS, I’ve had the privilege to work with many Customers and Partners working within the VMC on AWS service. For the most part, it’s been an invigorating experience. Given the complexity of Hybrid Cloud operations, I went into this expecting the primary challenge to 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...
Cheyenne Radiology vsan

Cheyenne Radiology Pictures the Future with VMware vSAN

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Cheyenne Radiology is a medical imaging center that serves patients all over the western U.S., including sites in Colorado, Nebraska and Wyoming. One of the center’s primary services is a Web-based picture archiving and communications system (PACS) that stores scans for remote hospitals, clinics and medical practices. They have eight radiologists on staff who read Read more...