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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 92: VMUG UserCon

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With over 200 local groups and 125,000 members worldwide, VMUG is one of the best ways to learn, share and network with other members of the IT Community.  This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome some VMUG veteran speakers Tim Davis and Kyle Ruddy to share their VMUG experiences. A special thanks to Ken Read more...
Cluster QuickStart

Faster, Consistent HCI Deployment with Cluster QuickStart

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Build consistency and following vendor recommended best practices commonly lead to the best experience in terms of reliability, performance, and ease of management. This is the case with most hardware and software solutions. An HCI cluster powered by VMware vSAN is no exception. The challenge is there has traditionally been no easy way to ensure Read more...
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Transformation in Action: Register for vForum Online Oct. 9

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If you’re an IT professional you know that IT begins with you! As the driving force behind the digital transformation in your organization, you need insight into the changing IT landscape. We have just the event for you. Join us on October 9 for vForum, VMware’s largest online IT event. You’ll have the chance to Read more...

Delphix on vSAN – Optimizing Workflows on an Optimized Architecture

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Improving the performance of an infrastructure and the applications that live on it is a common battle for data center administrators. Line-of-business applications depend heavily on the performance of the infrastructure in ways that have a ripple effect throughout an organization. But the effort to improve the performance often overlooks areas that are subject to Read more...

Using SPBM Policies to Manage Your Virtual Volumes (VVols)

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  In the first of the SPBM series, we talked about Tag based Storage Policy Based Management (SPBM). Next, in the series, we will review how you can manage Virtual Volumes (VVols) using SPBM. If you are unfamiliar with VVols, take a look at Storagehub for an overview and more details on what and how Read more...

More SRM and vSphere Replication FAQs and Answers

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Here are a few more questions and answers that I recently added to the SRM FAQ: Do I need to have VMtools installed on my VMs? Having VMtools installed on VMs recovered by SRM is not required, though it is helpful. SRM will use VMtools for a few things related to recovery: VMtools will be used Read more...
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vSAN Witness Appliance in VMware Cloud on AWS

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  One of the more enticing aspects of VMware Cloud on AWS is the ability for an organization to project an IT presence anywhere in the world independent of their existing operations.  From oil rigs to retail shops, edge compute is a critical component of the modern world.  Managing the costs of those edge deployments Read more...
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University of Minnesota Campuses Choose HCI for Fast, Scalable Storage

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As one of the top public research universities in the U.S., the University of Minnesota relies on its IT department to provide computing power and ingenuity to drive its mission. VMware vSAN is an integral part of several key IT projects. The first hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) project for the university was to support the Northern Lights Read more...

VMware a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Hyperconverged Infrastructure, Q3 2018

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Today, VMware was recognized as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Hyperconverged Infrastructure, Q3 20181. VMware believes that this recognition is validation of our products’ increasing value to customers, and as the market continues to shift to a software-only, full stack solution (championed by VMware since inception), VMware will continue to drive leadership in this Read more...