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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 117: Fire, Flood, Blood

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Back by popular demand, its Fire, Flood Blood. In this episode of the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome real datacenter admins to share their stories. 2:51 Kevin Tebear shares a great story about what to check before moving hosted Exchange to a new datacenter. 5:50 James Kilby and Craig Dalrymple both work in the service provider industry and Read more...
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10 Reasons to Upgrade to vSAN 6.7

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Newer versions of software usually bring a combination of new features, bug fixes, and “under-the-hood” improvements. VMware vSAN 6.7 is no exception. Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) environments running older versions of vSAN such as 6.0, 6.2, and 6.5 will benefit from these enhancements after upgrading to the latest version. This article covers 10 reasons to get Read more...
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#vSANChat: VMware on AWS & Elastic vSAN

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Another glorious vSAN Chat is under our belts! This month we dove into VMware on AWS! We brought in experts John Nicholson (featuring his dog Auto) and Glenn Sizemore. Catch up on the hour below!   Q1: How is Elastic vSAN connected to #VMWonAWS and how do they complement one another? A1: It helps handle Read more...

#StorageMinute: What’s New in SRM 8.2

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Welcome to the #StorageMinute series where we deliver topics via bite-size content. In this edition, we will take a look at a few of the coolest new features in SRM 8.2. SRM is now available as an appliance! SRM 8.2 is available as either an MS windows installable or as a Photon OS based, OVF Read more...
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DataStax names VMware Partner of the Year at DataStax Accelerate

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VMware is pleased to announce we have been recognized as Partner of the Year by DataStax at the DataStax Accelerate conference. VMware is being recognized by DataStax due to our ability to provide unified infrastructure management across clouds, which accelerates customers’ DataStax deployments while empowering IT to run at peak efficiency managing multi-cloud deployments. “Organizations Read more...
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New VMware vSAN 6.7 Specialist Exam

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  HCI powered by vSAN forms the cornerstone for today’s modern data center on-premises and in the cloud. As with any structure, building a solid foundation is key to the integrity of a structure. Therefore, it is important to ensure those individuals designing and building the foundation get it right. Those with the right skills Read more...
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How vSAN Creates Simplicity and Reduces Capital Expenditures

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Slow, inefficient performance can cripple any organization. Add unnecessary complexity on top of that, and you’ve got a recipe for business failure. Performance problems in the virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environment, specifically with an existing legacy storage area network (SAN) that’s slowing down and running out of space, can be solved with an enterprise-class hyperconverged Read more...

Streamline Your Data Center with Hyperconverged Infrastructure

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Are you looking to modernize operations? Modernization can mean upgrading to enhance performance, investing in more flexibility or lowering overhead costs. After virtualizing infrastructure, we’ve seen organizations lower maintenance costs, boost storage operations agility and speed and decrease the data center footprint. The next step in planning for your organization’s future will involve determining your Read more...
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VMware Announces vSAN 6.7 Support for Klas Telecom’s Voyager Tactical Data Center (Voyager TDC 2.0)

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This blog was originally published here.    VMware is pleased to announce Klas  Telecom’s Voyager Tactical Data Center (Voyager TDC 2.0) is now certified for the latest vSAN release, vSAN 6.7. 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 Read more...

Site Recovery Manager 8.2

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Disaster Recovery never looked so good. Earlier this month VMware released the latest version of Site Recovery Manager. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome Cato Grace to walk us through the details of this release. Links Mentioned Getting them most out of the new SRM appliance Whats new in SRM 8.2 The Read more...