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What vSAN Admins Need to Know about Intel Optane

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Last week I had the opportunity to attend Intel Partner Connect and catch up on all the new updates coming from Intel in areas like data center, IoT, and artificial intelligence.  One thing is certain, Intel is shifting its focus from just PC-centric to data-centric. Taking center stage in their datacenter solutions this week was VMware vSAN Read more...
Deploy, Manage and Scale vSAN and HCI with vRealize Operations

Deploy, Manage and Scale vSAN and HCI with vRealize Operations

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The adoption rate for hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) deployments is accelerating – and for very good reasons. What you used to do in hardware, you can now do in software running on a hypervisor and it’s a simpler, scalable alternative to a hardware-centric data center. HCI is becoming a powerful solution for organizations looking to transform Read more...
vSpeaking Podcast Episode 74: VxRACK and VMware Cloud Foundation

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 73: VMware Cloud on AWS Update

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This week’s VMware Cloud Launch is a major milestone particularly for the VMware Cloud on AWS service. VMware is delivering new capabilities for higher levels of infrastructure availability, improved storage efficiency, and integrations with more VMware Cloud services – enabling customers to accelerate cloud migration and making hybrid cloud deployments simple. This week on the Virtually Read more...
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VMware on AWS: 10TB of VMs in a 5TB Cloud

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This week we announced several updates to VMware on AWS.  Over the past year, we have been hard at work getting this groundbreaking service off the ground. The team is eager and has been working on a series of enhancements at a lightning pace. This latest release features a wide range of new capabilities spanning Read more...

Lenovo Amasses Critical HCI Building Blocks

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Lenovo has launched three new ThinkAgile VX Series products powered by VMware vSAN™.  These new offerings assemble important HCI building blocks that will drive modern data center design. Lenovo is taking big steps to address the top concerns of enterprise buyers looking to deploy HCI. High-Reliability Lenovo Servers For Enterprise HCI The VX Series is Read more...

Why Organizations Are Moving from Traditional Architecture to Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Infographic

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Hyper-Converged Infrastructure converges compute, storage, and management resources onto a single industry‐standard x86 server, forming a seamless, software‐defined environment well suited to today’s IT challenges. It’s simple to use and manage, does not require specialists, and is far more cost-effective than most traditional solutions. Learn more about Why Organizations Are Moving from Traditional Architecture to Read more...

New VMware Site Recovery Demo Videos

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VMware Site Recovery, the newly announced DRaaS solution for VMware Cloud on AWS has been getting a lot of attention and a lot of questions about it. Here are 3 new videos covering VMware Site Recovery from end-to-end available now on the VMware Storage YouTube channel. The first video covers the process of enabling the Read more...
vSpeaking Podcast Episode 74: VxRACK and VMware Cloud Foundation

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 72: Customer POCS

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A Proof of Concept (or POC) project is a common approach used by companies to assess the viability of a software product for solving a particular business need. So what does it take to conduct a successful POC? This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we bring in Dave Morera and Sudhir Balasubramanian to walk Read more...

Reliable Network Connectivity in Hyper-Converged Environments

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VMware vSAN has had a profound impact on the design, operation, and optimization of the modern data center. The shift to hyper-converged infrastructures (HCI) not only changes how data centers are designed, it naturally shifts importance from the discrete elements that make up the architecture. By eliminating a shared storage device found in traditional three-tier Read more...
Why Customers Choose VMware vSAN

Learn Why Customers Choose VMware vSAN Infographic

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From surveys and in one-on-conversations with our customers, we know that there are many reasons why customers choose and continue to buy HCI powered by vSAN. Customers speak of the native integration with vSphere and vCenter which allows them to use familiar tools and existing skillsets, choice of deployment options with the VxRail appliance, 15 Read more...