Site Recovery Manager Configuration Export/Import Capability

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The ability to export and import the configuration of Site Recovery Manager 8.1 is one of the best new features in this release as it helps customers reduce risk and simplify configuration. It has the capability of exporting and importing the entire configuration of SRM including Recovery Plans, Protection Groups, individual VM configuration settings, inventory Read more...

Top 10 Sessions at VMworld

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The VMworld 2018 Content Catalog is now live! We’re not biased, but the HCI and vSAN sessions are going to be some of the hottest seats of the week, and space is filling up fast. If you’re sitting on the fence about hyper-converged infrastructure, looking to deploy the latest applications on cost-efficient infrastructure, or wanting Read more...

VMworld Deep Thoughts

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  As VMworld season approaches, and the VMworld catalog is live, you may have some questions. You may ask yourself “Where do I start with so much material”? And you may ask yourself “Who’s session should I attend?” And you may wonder “How do I get into that party?” And you may ask yourself “Where Read more...

Single Host vSAN

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VMware recently unveiled a new Single Host VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC.  This new SDDC has been engineered to enable customers to use the VMC Service for up to 30 days at a reduced rate before making any long-term commitments.  At the end of the 30 days, the SDDC will be automatically deleted.  There is currently Read more...

Understanding the vSAN Witness Host

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One of the more frequent questions answered by support shortly upon a customer creating a Stretched Cluster in VMware Cloud on AWS service for the first time is: What is this extra host in my cluster? That is the vSAN Witness Host.  To understand why we need the vSAN Witness Host we need to take Read more...
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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 73: VMware Cloud on AWS Update

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This week’s VMware Cloud Launch is a major milestone particularly for the VMware Cloud on AWS service. VMware is delivering new capabilities for higher levels of infrastructure availability, improved storage efficiency, and integrations with more VMware Cloud services – enabling customers to accelerate cloud migration and making hybrid cloud deployments simple. This week on the Virtually Read more...
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VMware on AWS: 10TB of VMs in a 5TB Cloud

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This week we announced several updates to VMware on AWS.  Over the past year, we have been hard at work getting this groundbreaking service off the ground. The team is eager and has been working on a series of enhancements at a lightning pace. This latest release features a wide range of new capabilities spanning Read more...

New VMware Site Recovery Demo Videos

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VMware Site Recovery, the newly announced DRaaS solution for VMware Cloud on AWS has been getting a lot of attention and a lot of questions about it. Here are 3 new videos covering VMware Site Recovery from end-to-end available now on the VMware Storage YouTube channel. The first video covers the process of enabling the Read more...
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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...