Join the Storage and Availability Solutions Team in Barcelona!

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Building on the excellent momentum built from VMworld 2016 US, the VMware Storage and Availability Products team is looking ahead to VMworld 2016 Europe to show you what’s in store for VSAN, Virtual Volumes, Site Recovery Manager, and more! So, what does the team have in store at Barcelona? Quite a lot! At VMworld Europe, Read more...

Data Fabric Meets Cross Cloud at Insight 2016!

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It’s that time of year when thousands of NetApp enthusiasts converge in Las Vegas for the annual NetApp Insight conference.  With a theme of “Data Fabric Now”, NetApp Insight 2016 offers technical updates on how customers can easily adopt flash and cloud solutions.  Of special interest will be the continued proof points on the complementary Read more...

VASA Provider DR with ONTAP VP 6.2

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In a Virtual Volumes environment, the VASA provider is a component that sits between the array and vCenter server/ESXi hosts. It provides the out-of-band communication path between the ESXi host and the storage array for VM/vVols tasks, as well as surfacing up the array capabilities to the vCenter Server. These capabilities allow administrators to create Read more...

Virtually Speaking Podcast Episode 25: VMworld Debrief

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VMworld 2016 US is in the books!  Last week on the vSpeaking Podcast we brought in VMware’s Duncan Epping and Ken Werneburg to preview VMworld 2016 and so we thought it would only be fitting to bring them back in for a special VMworld 2016 debrief episode. This episode is packed with session reviews, attendee interviews and even Read more...

StorageHub – New portal for storage and availability product info!

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I’m very pleased to announce the launch of a new VMware web portal offering technical information about our storage and availability products. Storagehub.vmware.com offers a powerful way to peruse publications, product information and operations information for Virtual SAN, Site Recovery Manager, vSphere Replication and Virtual Volumes. Core functionality includes: Easy to navigate online documents, e.g. operations guidesand FAQs Read more...

Cohesity and VMware: Don’t Miss Our Joint Solutions with VSAN and vRealize Automation at VMworld

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Guest Blog by Gaetan Castelein, Cohesity If you’re up to speed with what VMware has done in the world of primary storage over the past few years, then you’ve heard of Virtual SAN, Virtual Volumes, and Storage Policy-Based Management (SPBM).  All these technologies work together to make your primary storage infinitely better.  VVOLs and SPBM allow Read more...

Virtually Speaking Podcast Episode 24: VMworld 2016 Preview

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VMworld 2016 is upon us!  This Sunday approximately 20,000 IT Professionals will travel to Las Vegas for technical training, education, networking and maybe even a little fun. This week on the vSpeaking Podcast we bring in VMware’s Duncan Epping and Ken Werneburg to preview VMworld 2016 and share their own tips and tricks to help you make Read more...

be_TOMORROW at VMworld 2016 – Key Storage and Availability Activities

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VMworld is around the corner – this is your opportunity to be_TOMORROW with industry leaders, as well as your colleagues! With hundreds of breakout sessions, hands-on labs and group discussions planned, the information will be abundant at VMworld. Of course, this includes information coming directly from VMware’s Storage and Availability solutions team. Take a look Read more...