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Announcing ReadyLabs Innovation Award Winners for VMware HCI Partners

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VMware is pleased to announce our first ReadyLabs Innovation Awards, recognizing the key contributors that make vSAN powered hyperconverged infrastructure reliable and highly performant. ReadyLabs works with dozens of OEMs, from component manufacturers to server OEM vendors, jointly certifying hundreds of ReadyNodes, ReadyNode configurations and ReadyNode components. Key Differentiator for VMware Hyperconverged Infrastructure Customers VMware Read more...
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Harro Höfliger Improves Productivity By Adopting VMware vSAN on Fujitsu PRIMEFLEX

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Harro Höfliger develops and manufactures production and packaging systems and offers comprehensive consulting services as well as other services for the entire product life cycle. The medium-sized company’s customers include pharmaceutical and medical device companies as well as brand manufacturers of consumer and home-care products. Its machine portfolio covers every stage of industrialization from the Read more...
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VMware vSAN Live Mobile Client App

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The ability to perform monitoring tasks from mobile devices is becoming more prevalent. Especially as we increasingly move toward a hybrid cloud model with infrastructure distributed across data centers, edge locations, and in the cloud. Considering the momentum of Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) powered by vSAN, it only makes sense that we have monitoring capabilities for Read more...

Announcing VMware Skyline Health for vSAN

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VMware is pleased to announce VMware Skyline Health for vSAN, which unifies two in-product support offerings, vSAN Health and Skyline. Users will experience less downtime due to new, proactive Skyline notifications as well as resolve issues faster from a single source of support. Skyline Health for vSAN provides self-service findings for configuration, patches, upgrades, and Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast ep 133: VMworld Conversations

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This week the Virtually Speaking Podcast is heading to Barcelona for VMworld 2019 and we hope to see you there. Whether you’re going or not we think you will enjoy this compilation of great conversations we had at VMworld US a few weeks back. In this episode we discuss BitFusion with Niels Hagoort and Justin Read more...

VMware Cloud Foundation Migration Guide Update

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A major update to Workload Migration Strategies with VMware Cloud Foundation I co-authored with Health Johnson. This paper outlines how to at scale migrate existing workloads, running on your legacy vSphere infrastructure, into your VMware Cloud Foundation based private cloud. It covers two common migration approaches and includes live migration options for important tier 1 Read more...

2 Failure Toleration Requirements within VMware Cloud on AWS

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Recently an account manager reached out and asked. Why are customers required to use a policy that can survive 2 Failures (FTT2) when a cluster has six or more hosts? It comes down to maintaining the highest level of availability for the appropriately sized cloud SDDC.  Let’s look at this in more detail –  To understand Read more...
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Is VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) Single Socket Supported?

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Previously to VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) you needed to check if hosts where on the VCF Compatability Guide. This being a subset of the ReadyNode program was limited to fewer options that only included two-socket servers.   As of VCF 3.0, this has changed. Along with Bring Your Own Network (BYON), we no longer certify Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast ep 132: Designing and Sizing HCI

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Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) solutions have been all the rage in the datacenter but when it comes to design and sizing, it’s easy to make some of the same mistakes when moving from physical to virtual. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome VMware’s Matt Northam to help us understand how to assess your Read more...