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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...
VMware Cloud on AWS

Storage Administration in VMware Cloud on AWS

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VMware Cloud on AWS empowers anyone to quickly spin up or down a VMware vSphere powered SDDC on demand. This kind of dynamic provisioning is relatively straightforward from the network and compute perspectives, but storage administrators are quick to bring up the question of their role in such a managed service. The answer to this Read more...
vSpeaking Podcast Episode 74: VxRACK and VMware Cloud Foundation

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 71: Its Career Day

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Trying to explain what I do for a living is always fun. If I say I work in IT the response usually is “Oh can you fix my computer”? If the person is more tech savvy and knows what VMware is, I usually get the response “Oh so you’re a programmer” News Flash: of the Read more...

vSAN Online Health checks: New KBs now available

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The vSAN team recently added the following new kbs to vSAN Online Health Checks vCenter Server up to date check – This health check scans the vCenter Server version to check for compatibility with the managed host. If the host is not compatible, the health will recommend the vCenter version that a user should upgrade Read more...
vSpeaking Podcast Episode 74: VxRACK and VMware Cloud Foundation

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 70: Why VVols is Pure Genius

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  Virtual Volumes (VVols) was designed to solve a lot of the pain points VMware and/or storage admins face today.  VMware partners with various storage partners to provide the management component of VVols, the VASA Provider. Recently Pure Storage introduced VVols support for their FlashArray All-Flash-Array with its Purity 5.0.0 operating environment. This highly anticipated addition to the Read more...

Why You Should Consider Microsoft SQL Server Database on VMware vSAN—Day 2 Operations and Management (Enabled by vSAN, Veeam and Blue Medora)

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No IT administrator wants to be “that person” who took the time to setup the SQL Server but forgot to prepare for what happens next. Whether your corporate IT system gets hacked,  a machine or network fails, human error deletes the wrong database entries, or mother nature produces a real disaster, you as the IT Read more...
vSpeaking Podcast Episode 74: VxRACK and VMware Cloud Foundation

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 69: vSAN from a Storage Admin’s Perspective

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As more and more companies look for ways to make their IT infrastructure more agile and efficient, hyper converged infrastructure (HCI) has become a top consideration. Initially it seemed infrastructure vendors were dismissive of this shift toward hyper convergence but now as top industry analysts like Gartner are increasingly recognizing HCI more and more vendors are moving into Read more...
VMware Debuts as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI)

VMware Debuts as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI)

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VMware debuted in the Leaders quadrant in the just-published Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI). VMware is excited to be one of the software-only vendors in the Magic Quadrant and believes that VMware vSAN continues to disrupt the market. Top industry analysts are increasingly recognizing the critical role software plays in powering HCI solutions. Read more...