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VMware Cloud Foundation Starts with vSAN


Introduction 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 management to run enterprise apps—traditional and containerized—in private and public cloud environments. Cloud Foundation drastically simplifies the path to a hybrid cloud through full stack HCI, a single comprehensive and Read more...
Tech Field Day

Join us at Tech Field Day! VMware Cloud on AWS with vSAN


On April 12, VMware subject matter experts will join the Tech Field Day team at Cloud Tech Field Day, Cloud Field Day 5 starting at 9:30 am PT. The brain child of GestaltIT, Tech Field Day is an independent IT influencer ever that allows vendors to discuss products and/or features with industry leading bloggers, speakers, and Read more...

#StorageMinute: vSAN Encryption and Key Rotation


Welcome to the #StorageMinute series where we deliver key topics via bite-size content. In this edition, we will take a look at Key Rotation in vSAN Encryption.   Keys for Security Keys are required to open locks and access the contents that are secured. Different locking mechanisms require different types of keys. These keys could be Read more...

Don’t Miss VMware vSAN at Dell Technologies World


According to the latest IDC report, VMware vSAN and Dell EMC are pulling ahead of everyone else in this fast-growing Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) market.  At Dell Technologies World 2019 in Las Vegas later this month you’ll find out why, and learn about the products and solutions that are changing the HCI market. Discuss vSAN with Read more...
vSAN performance testing

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 111: Cloud Conversations

posted Organizations consume cloud in many different ways, whether Platform, Software, Infrastructure or even DR as a Service. This week we welcome back Frank Denneman to discuss cloud mobility, multi-cloud operations, bursting and other cloud solutions available. Frank is currently working for the Office of the CTO in the Cloud Platform Business Unit at VMware which Read more...

Securing Your Data Center: A Chat with vSAN + vSphere


When it comes to your data center, security should be a constant conversation. vSAN & vSphere offer tools, insight and packages to increase your data center protection. This month’s chat focused on the benefits of built-in security, highlighting tips and tricks so you can get the most out our your data center. Tweet Chat veterans, Read more...
Virtual desktop infrastructure

vSAN Maximizes Uptime and Flexibility for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure


An effective business or workplace environment all boils down to choice. This flexibility is paramount in today’s digital era, where advancements in technology proliferate at break-neck speeds. At the same time, this flexibility of solutions means nothing if it leads to excruciating amounts of downtime and inefficiency within your virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). This is Read more...

#StorageMinute: Virtual Volumes (VVols) and UNMAP


Welcome to the #StorageMinute series where we deliver key topics via bite-size content. In this edition, we will take a look at Virtual Volumes (VVols) and UNMAP. Recently I’ve had a few conversations on VVols and UNMAP asking whether UNMAP works with VVols and if so how. The short answer is yes Trim/UNMAP work very well Read more...

“Kickstart” your vSAN journey with 3 for 2


Many small to medium businesses with tight IT budgets and staffing constraints would relish the opportunity to refresh their IT infrastructure with the latest and greatest technologies. With data growing exponentially, there is a renewed focus on having a flexible yet resilient storage system to meet business needs. However, cost and operational overhead are two Read more...