vSAN 6.7 in the HTML5 vSphere Client

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VMware is switching many of its solutions to a new HTML5 UI framework called Clarity Design System. As you might already know, this removes the dependency on Flash and provides a clean, modern look for managing a virtualized infrastructure. The user experience is the same using a modern web browser on most popular operating systems Read more...

vSAN 6.7 – Introducing WSFC support on vSAN!

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Introduction In vSAN 6.5 we introduced the concept of iSCSI targets hosted on a vSAN cluster. This allowed connection of physical hosts to a vSAN datastore to take advantage of SPBM and other vSAN features such as deduplication, compression, encryption and QoS for physical machines external to a virtualized cluster. This extended vSAN’s capabilities from Read more...

Extending Hybrid Cloud Leadership with vSAN 6.7

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  We are continuing the momentum behind the industry-leading hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) software, VMware vSAN, with several big announcements today. I’m excited to announce new HCI leadership with the largest hybrid cloud ecosystem, the general availability of VMware vSAN 6.7, and the introduction of vSAN ReadyCare support. As the HCI market continues to rapidly evolve, Read more...

What’s New with VMware vSAN 6.7

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Introducing vSAN 6.7 vSAN 6.7 is here! This release offers features and capabilities that enable improved performance, usability and consistency. Significant improvements to the management and monitoring tools are also matched by lower level performance and application consistency improvements. vSAN continues to see rapid adoption with more than 10,000 customers and growing. A 600 Million Read more...
vSpeaking Podcast Episode 74: VxRACK and VMware Cloud Foundation

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 75: What’s New in vSAN 6.7

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vSAN 6.7 is here! This release offers features and capabilities that enable improved performance, usability and consistency. Significant improvements to the management and monitoring tools are also matched by lower level performance and application consistency improvements. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome vSAN expert Myles Gray to walk us through all the Read more...
vForum Online Will Showcase vSAN’s Cutting-Edge Capabilities

vForum Online Will Showcase vSAN’s Cutting-Edge Capabilities

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  The race toward digital transformation is in full swing. Your business demands unique tools to meet operating needs, particularly around the data center. That’s why VMware wants to empower you to problem-solve your data center challenges with solutions like vSAN, the industry-leading, hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI). Learn about the latest technical innovations in vSAN and Read more...
VMware Announces vSAN Support for Klas Telecom's Voyager Tactical Data Center (Voyager TDC)

VMware Announces vSAN Support for Klas Telecom’s Voyager Tactical Data Center (Voyager TDC)

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After rigorous testing, VMware®, creator of the market-leading hyper-converged infrastructure software, VMware vSAN™, announces vSAN support for Klas Telecom’s Voyager Tactical Data Center (Voyager TDC). VMware is further extending the market for HCI to austere environments where low size, weight, power and ruggedization are required—packaging vSAN with enterprise-grade storage and compute into the size of Read more...

Providing an ecosystem fit for digital transformation

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  Organisations understand that digital transformation isn’t just a one-off project that can be started and completed – it is an ongoing process, that requires many different facets of technology, processes and culture to come together. On the technology side, there have been many areas that enterprises are looking towards to help achieve their transformational Read more...
What happens to vSAN when vCenter Server is offline?

What happens to vSAN when vCenter Server is offline?

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A commonly asked question is “What happens to vSAN when vCenter Server is offline?” The answer is simple: nothing. vSAN continues to operate normally and virtual machines continue to run. This article briefly discusses the impact to vSAN of vCenter Server being offline temporarily and the implications of a permanent loss of vCenter Server. Read more...

Powering a Management Cluster with vSAN

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It is fair to say that VMware vSphere’s clustering technology introduced the concept, and the common practice of the management cluster. Now a staple of data centers large and small, most administrators have experience with running some form of a management cluster. While management clusters come in all shapes and sizes, the intention is largely Read more...