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NexentaConnect for VMware VSAN

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Guest Blog By Michael Letschin, Field CTO of Nexenta Let’s go on a little journey through the world of IT storage in the past few years. We saw monolithic large storage arrays start to get displaced with midrange and departmental arrays. We then found that the performance of those arrays, was not exactly what we Read more...

Data Services with PrimaryIO

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Guest blog by Murali Nagaraj, CTO of PrimaryIO PrimaryIO APA for VMware is a storage optimisation software designed using VMware’s VAIO framework. Applications like Databases, File Servers and VDI can benefit from PrimaryIO APA for VMware. These applications running on SAN/NAS environments will see vastly improved performance levels due to the effects of IO optimisation. Read more...

Too Soon? Nah! VSAN Technology Preview

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We are thrilled to finally be sharing all the great features coming in Virtual SAN 6.1 and hope you read all about the updates here; however, we have no plans to stop there. Is it too soon to start exploring some of the technology futures of VSAN? We don’t think so! This week we are excited to Read more...

VMware EVO™ SDDC™: Our Journey to a Product Launch

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By Raj Yavatkar, VMware Fellow When I arrived at VMware in early 2014, Converged Infrastructure (CI) solutions that pre-integrated hardware and software for networking, compute, storage, and virtualization were the rage. Designed to provide IT a relatively painless way of standing up the infrastructure, CI products such as VCE Vblock, which integrate vSphere, have been Read more...

Introducing VMware EVO SDDC – The Fastest Path to the Software-Defined Data Center

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By John Gilmartin, vice president and general manager, Integrated Systems Business Unit, VMware Today on main stage at VMworld 2015, we introduced VMware EVO SDDC (codenamed EVO:RACK), a VMware-validated software suite that provides customers the easiest, most effective path to build and operate a cloud based on the software-defined data center (SDDC) architecture. The goal Read more...

Hello Containers, Meet VMware Software-Defined Storage

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We’ve seen a lot of interest from our customers in running containers in the software-defined data center. Containers are a hot topic in our industry as more and more enterprise customers use them to package and deploy next-gen apps. Over the last several months, VMware has released new products and features related to cloud-native applications Read more...

VMware Announces Next-Gen Hybrid Cloud Availability and Mobility

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In today’s digital world, businesses need to run 24x7 at global scale without IT service interruptions just to stay competitive. Even a few hours of application downtime can impact productivity, cause revenue loss and damage a business’ reputation. Protecting data and applications against outages is consequently a top priority for IT. The Software-Defined Data Center Read more...

Whats New – VMware Virtual SAN 6.1

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Today we are officially announcing the launch of VMware Virtual SAN 6.1. Virtual SAN is VMware’s software-defined solution for hyper-converged infrastructure that is targeted towards vSphere administrators. Now in its 3rd release, Virtual SAN has been adopted by a large number of VMware customers in just 15 months. Customers of all industries and sizes trust Read more...

What’s New: 3rd Party Software Data Services with vSphere APIs for IO Filtering

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VMware’s Software-Defined Storage (SDS) partner ecosystem plays an instrumental role in delivering unique and integrated solutions to our customers. Today, VMware is strengthening the SDS ecosystem by enabling our partners to provide software data services through the new vSphere APIs for IO Filtering (VAIO). VMware’s SDS vision is to deliver a new, efficient data center Read more...