Disaster recovery as a Service

Feature In Five: Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)

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Pour a fresh cup of coffee because we're back with another segment of “Feature in Five.” In just five short minutes, we deliver byte-sized demos of industry-leading VMware products. In this feature, we will focus on Disaster Recovery as a Service, or DRaaS. Let's get started! So how can you be sure that your DRaaS Read more...

VMware Site Recovery Manager 8.3 is Now Available

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We’re excited to announce that VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) and vSphere Replication 8.3 are now generally available. The new releases were announced on March 10, 2020, in tandem with VMware’s Application Modernization event. This automation software integrates with an underlying replication technology to minimize downtime in case of disasters via automated orchestration of recovery Read more...
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vSAN 7 is Generally Available

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vSAN is the cornerstone for VMware Cloud Foundation that provides the best-in-class platform for running any workload on-premises or in the cloud. vSAN 7 accelerates data center modernization and makes it easy to standardize on a single storage operational model with three new capabilities: simpler lifecycle management, integrated file services, and enhanced cloud-native storage. vSphere Lifecycle Manager Read more...
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#vSANChat Recap: vSAN 7

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Big VMware releases deserve big tweet chats, right?! That’s why, in addition to our vSAN pros, Pete Flecha and John Nicholson, we teamed up with VMware’s vSphere and Cloud Foundation experts for a very special #vSANChat on March 26. We covered all the news about vSAN 7 coming out of the recent VMware Application Modernization Read more...
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Top-3 New Features in vSAN 7: #2 – vSAN File Services

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Setting up vSAN File Services vSAN File Services adds a critical service to VMware Cloud Foundation. Layering a distributed protocol access layer on top of vSAN's existing shared nothing distributed object store. Simplify operations and remove complexity by integrating File workloads into the infrastructure itself. For more information on how to use this with Kubernetes Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 149: What’s New in vSAN 7

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vSAN 7 modernizes hyperconverged infrastructure by providing administrators a unified storage control plane for both block and file protocols, and provides significant enhancements that make it a great solution for traditional virtual machines as well cloud-native applications. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome Pete Koehler to unpack the new features and enhancements Read more...

Cloud Native Storage and vSAN File Services Integration

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Introduction With vSphere 6.7 U3 we introduced the Cloud Native Storage control plane into vSphere, built to cater for container based workloads that required on-demand provisioning of volumes on vSphere. The initial release catered for the most common workloads that required Persistent Volumes, namely of the ReadWriteOnce type (essentially, a single container mounting a single Read more...

Announcing VMware Site Recovery Manager Integration with Hewlett Packard Enterprise Storage Arrays with VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes (vVols)

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VMware is pleased to announce the integration of VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) with Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s external storage arrays with VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes (vVols). The partnership enables customers running the latest version of Site Recovery Manager, 8.3, to easily protect and efficiently manage their HPE vVols datastores using array-based replication and SRM. “We’re Read more...
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Announcing vSAN 7

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We’re excited to announce the latest release of the industry-leading hyperconverged infrastructure software, VMware vSAN 7. vSAN, with its rich ecosystem of partners, has evolved as the platform of choice for private and public clouds. This article discusses how vSAN 7 accelerates modernizing the data center with newer features and enhancements. HCI is being rapidly Read more...