Global Partner Alliance Ecosystem

Announcing the Release of Hitachi Unified Compute Platform HCI Series, a VMware Global Partner Appliance

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VMware is pleased to announce the next entrant in the Global Partner Appliance category, Hitachi Unified Compute Platform HCI Series. VMware vSAN has the industry’s largest HCI ecosystem, and recently introduced a new category, the Global Partner Appliance, to recognize partners that have added value on top of their ReadyNodes, or jointly-certified servers. Hitachi Unified Read more...

Using the Perennially Reserved Flag for WSFC RDMs.

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In cases where customers are using numerous pRDMs in their environment, host boot times or storage rescans can take a long time. The reason for the longer scan times is each LUN attached to a host is scanned at boot or during a storage rescan. Typically, RDMs are provisioned to VMs for Microsoft WSFC and 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...
Epic Infrastructure

Modernizing Epic Infrastructure with VMware Powered Hyperconverged Infrastructure

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The modern healthcare provider must evolve faster than ever before. New technologies, such as analytics, artificial intelligence and patient engagement have been top investments for healthcare providers for years, but IT has struggled to invest in these initiatives while maintaining their robust electronic healthcare records (EHR) infrastructure, which understandably requires the highest reliability performance. IT Read more...

VMware acquires Datrium for DRaaS

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The ink is still drying, but VMware has officially acquired Datrium to expand the current VMware Site Recovery disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) offering with Datrium’s world-class cost-optimized DRaaS solution. This is a significant move forward to help customers build hybrid clouds by combining the consistent infrastructure and operations of VMware Cloud with Datrium Read more...

i3en.metal – Enhanced Capacity Uncompromising Performance

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The release of the i3en.metal instance contained a small but significant shift in the storage architecture used within VMware Cloud on AWS. With the launch of this new instance we have added NVMe Namespaces support exclusively to VMware Cloud on AWS. NVMe Namespaces For the uninitiated, the NVMe interface and protocol were built from the Read more...

VMware Site Recovery Testing Network Options

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Why should you test your DR plan? I'm regularly surprised at the number of customers I talk to that don't routinely test their recovery plans. Testing a recovery plan goes a long way to reducing the risk of problems, increasing the comfort with and confidence in the recovery plan. For details about how the recovery Read more...

Site Recovery Manager 8.3 with vVols and Automatic Protection

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VMware released Virtual Volumes in 2015. Since then, and especially since Virtual Volumes 2.0, with its support for replication, the question has been “When will this integrate with SRM?” I’m thrilled to say, the answer to that question is “Now!” As of Site Recovery Manager 8.3, now there is support for doing everything that SRM Read more...

Breaking: VMware Announces Intent to Acquire Datrium to Provide Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service for Hybrid Cloud Environments

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EDITORIAL UPDATE: On July 15, 2020 VMware closed its acquisition of Datrium. The blog post below has been amended to reflect that announcement.   Hybrid cloud has emerged as the most common cloud strategy for our customers. With organizations sometimes having thousands of applications – both existing legacy apps and new cloud microservices – securing and maintaining those Read more...