Announcing VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery, Now Availble

VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery is Now Available

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We are very excited to announce that VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery is now available. This is a new VMware on-demand disaster recovery (DR) offering that will be delivered as a simple easy-to-use SaaS solution leveraging the benefits of cloud economics. Based on technology from VMware’s recent acquisition of Datrium, it will enable IT and business continuity Read more...
i3en Compression Only vSAN 7 U1

i3en.metal Compression Only

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With the VMConAWS 1.12 rollout came a significant enhancement to the already impressive i3en.metal host. With this latest update, we have increased the usable capacity for any i3en clusters by enabling Compression-Only within vSAN. Existing customers will see improvements in real-time as SRE upgrades existing deployments. New Clusters will have the feature enabled by default. With Read more...
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Announcing the Release of Lenovo ThinkAgile VX Series, a VMware Global Partner Appliance

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VMware is pleased to announce the next entrant in the recently created Global Partner Appliance category, Lenovo ThinkAgile VX 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. Lenovo ThinkAgile Read more...
City Transit, vSAN 7 U1 Security

vSAN – A Secure Fortress for Your Data

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New in vSAN 7 Update 1: Data-in-Transit Encryption Data-at-rest encryption was introduced in vSAN 6.6 making it the industry’s first native HCI security solution. vSphere 6.7 and vSAN 6.7 cryptographic modules achieved FIPS 140-2 validation by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), that specifies the security requirements for cryptographic modules. vSphere with vSAN Read more...

Announcing General Availability of vSAN 7 Update 1

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The announcement of vSAN 7 Update 1 (U1) last month marked one of the most significant releases in the history of VMware’s industry-leading hyperconverged solution. The list of enhancements is impressive, but more importantly, they all contribute to one very specific goal: Enabling our customers to deliver a more efficient and flexible architecture that is Read more...
vSAN Sizing

What’s New with vSAN Sizer

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Achieving optimal levels of performance, capacity, and availability in an environment requires proper design and planning. The datacenter in its current state comprises a wide variety of workloads from traditional applications to containerized solutions. This is coupled with varying requirements of data services related to availability, security, compliance, and space efficiency. The legacy methods of Read more...

Performance Improvements in vSAN 7 U1

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With the announcement of vSAN 7 U1, VMware introduces several enhancements that improve the performance of vSAN and VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) environments powered by vSAN. How much of an improvement? This will vary depending on the configuration and workloads, but VMware estimates customers may see up to 30% improvement in performance when comparing vSAN Read more...
mission critical vVols

It’s Time to take the VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes (vVols) on a Mission-Critical ride with PowerMax and SRDF/A

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Dell Technologies has a long history of partnering closely with VMware to build cutting-edge technologies designed to help customers transform and modernize their IT infrastructure. The Dell EMC PowerMax storage array, a high-end storage leader, has consistently delivered innovative capabilities to support VMware environments running mission-critical workloads. Examples include offering PowerMax as a principal storage Read more...