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Announcing VMware vSAN 7 Update 1

What’s New in vSAN 7 Update 1

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Announcing VMware vSAN 7 Update 1   We’re excited to announce the latest release of the market’s leading hyperconverged infrastructure software, vSAN 7 Update 1! With more features that any release over the past three years, this version focuses on boosting data center efficiency. vSAN 7 Update 1 enables customers to deliver developer-ready infrastructure, scale Read more...
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#vSANChat Recap: VMworld 2020

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In our most recent, #vSANChat, we teamed up with VMware vSphere to answer the most pertinent VMworld 2020 questions. We are also joined by a number of VMware SME’s to chat about must-attend sessions, how to best prepare for the first-ever virtual VMworld and relive past VMworld memories. Get the full recap on all things Read more...

Modernizing Meditech Infrastructure with VMware Powered Hyperconverged Infrastructure

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The modern healthcare provider must evolve faster than ever before. Small to medium healthcare enterprises are particularly challenged, as they have all the same requirements of larger organizations, but they typically have access to fewer resources to modernize. While these smaller organizations look to adapt by incorporating new technologies, they must ensure their electronic healthcare Read more...

HTML 5 UI Support for vSAN 6.5

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We are excited to announce that as of July 23rd the vSphere HTML 5 UI supports vSAN 6.5. All of you who expressed willingness to experience HTML 5 on a 6.5 install base, can go ahead, and try it. Now, you can do so by simply updating to vSAN 6.6.1 Patch 05. The HTML 5 Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 167: VMworld 2020 Preview

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With VMworld 2020 rapidly approaching, it’s time for the Virtually Speaking Podcast’s annual VMworld Preview episode. For the first time in history this event will be completely online. This week we welcome Duncan Epping and Ken Werneburg to let us know how we can get the most out of this event. Links Mentioned VMworld 2020 Read more...

2-node vSAN within VMware Cloud on AWS

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The release of 2-node cluster support within VMware Cloud on AWS lowered the entry point for the service, allowing customers to stand up a production-ready presence within the AWS cloud using a pair of vSphere hosts. While 2-node vSAN has been available on-premises for a few years, the VMC on AWS implementation builds upon that Read more...
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#vSANChat Recap: vSphere Lifecycle Manager and vSAN 7

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In our last #vSANChat we dove into vSphere Lifecycle Manager and how it works with vSAN 7 to simplify consistent lifecycle management and effectively power your datacenter. We were joined by vSAN experts John Nicholson, Pete Flecha and vSphere expert Niels Hagoort to answer how the two effectively work together and create a seamless experience Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 166: VMware Fusion 12

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Building on over 20 years of local virtualization excellence, the latest releases of VMware’s favorite virtualization tools deliver some amazing new capabilities for IT Admins, for Developers, and for everyone else. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome Mike Roy to discuss the announcement of VMware Fusion 12 and Workstation 16. Links Mentioned Read more...
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Break Outside the Box for True Flexibility with vSAN and vSphere

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Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) powered by VMware vSAN storage and vSphere compute capabilities makes data center modernization achievable for any future-forward organization. Our revolutionary technology simplifies the transition to a modern data center while allowing users the flexibility to customize to their needs. Alone, vSAN and vSphere are transformative solutions. Together, they’re even more powerful. By Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast: Back to Basics: iSCSI

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This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we present another Back to Basics episode discussing arguably one the most frequently used storage protocols for VMware vSphere, iSCSI. Pete and John welcome VMware’s Jason Massae, and Pure Storage’s Jacob Hopkinson and Cody Hosterman to walk us through some iSCSI common mistakes, best practices and design considerations. Read more...