VMware vSAN Reduces Complexity, Cost & Improves Performance

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Given a rapidly-evolving technology landscape, ever-present cybersecurity risks and underperforming, overly-complex legacy systems, many organizations are turning to VMware Cloud Foundation powered by VMware vSAN to simplify and automate operations. It allows the IT department to deliver high-performing network infrastructure day in, day out. Such was the case at Xavier University of Louisiana, a HBCU Read more...
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Feature in Five: Cloud Native Storage in vSAN 7

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With 5 minutes on the clock – it's time for another "Feature in Five"! In this edition, we'll get the inside scoop on Cloud Native Storage in vSAN 7. Let's get started! In this Feature in Five, Myles Gray walks us through a demo that goes through the new features that take advantage of files Read more...

#vSANChat Recap: vForum Online 2020

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Our latest vSAN Tweet Chat was one for the books! We teamed up with vSphere, VMware Cloud Foundation and the VMware Events team to host a tweet chat as we gear up for vForum Online 2020. vForum Online is a virtual half day event that includes 44 technical breakouts, live Q&A with experts and 16 Read more...
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3 Ways Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) Enables Business Continuity

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Expected disruptive events such as hurricanes, as well as unexpected ones such as public health outbreaks or geopolitical developments require business decision makers to prepare carefully. Organizations need the agility to act decisively and respond appropriately to keep the business running in the face of a multitude of probable disruptions. From an IT perspective, this Read more...

PowerCLI 12 for vSAN

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VMware PowerCLI is a command-line scripting tool built on Windows PowerShell. It provides an array of cmdlets to efficiently automate repetitive tasks, create reports as well as be used as a guardrail to ascertain possible outcomes of administrative operations. PowerCLI is the preferred and widely used utility to manage and automate the vSphere suite of Read more...

Continuous Improvement in Simplicity and Resilience with vSAN

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When thinking about operations and complexity, look no further than the cockpit of a commercial jetliner. Modern commercial aircraft strive to simplify the operational experience while guarding against a countless number of environmental conditions and errors. When done well, the payoff is simpler experience that accommodates the underlying complexity of the operations. The outcome is Read more...

Cloud Native Storage integration for vSphere with Kubernetes

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With vSphere 7 and VCF 4.0 we announced vSphere with Kubernetes, an combination of a new control plane for vSphere operations through a K8s-like declarative control plane and the ability to deploy vanilla K8s clusters through Tanzu Kubernetes Grid. TKG and vSphere with Kubernetes offer a slightly different architecture than most K8s distributions in order Read more...
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Announcing VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) Integration with Pure 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 Pure Storage’s FlashArray portfolio with VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes (vVols). The partnership enables customers running the latest version of SRM, 8.3, to easily protect and efficiently manage their Pure Storage vVols datastores using array-based replication and SRM. “We’re excited to be Read more...
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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...