Celebrating the 2018 Class of vSAN vExperts

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Got expertise? The 2018 slate of vSAN vExperts certainly do! This year’s top-notch lineup of vExperts includes authors, community leaders, bloggers, VMUG leaders, tool builders, speakers and all-around vSAN enthusiasts. Their passion, interest and enthusiasm expand far beyond technology – to be crowned a vExpert, applicants had to demonstrate significant activity, knowledge and fervor around vSAN. The Read more...

Lenovo® Delivers Strong HCI Performance with Intel® Optane™ Technology

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  Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) is the fastest growing segment in the storage industry, forecasted by IDC to grow at a 30% CAGR through 2021. Customers initially adopt HCI for single type, non-critical workloads, but over time use HCI to power a variety of workloads, including business-critical applications. In a recent VMware vSAN™ customer survey, almost Read more...
vSAN Cisco Live

Don’t Miss the VMware vSAN Session at Cisco Live!

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  Are you planning to attend Cisco LIVE US this year? So is the VMware vSAN team! This is a great opportunity for you to learn about the capabilities that vSAN has to offer. Find us at Cisco Live!   THE VMWARE BOOTH Stop by to talk to our vSAN experts and demo the product! Read more...

Virtual Volumes now supports WSFC

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One of the announcements in the vSphere 6.7 launch that caught my attention was VVol support for WSFC (Windows Server Failover Clustering) using SCSI-3 Persistent Reservations. This is great news for customers still working with RDMs. WSFC clustering solutions use SCSI-3 Persistent Reservations which enables access for multiple nodes to a device (VVol disk) and simultaneously blocks Read more...

vSAN Deployment Considerations

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Now more than ever, vSAN deployments are quickly growing in number. There are many vSAN documents available on StorageHub with great content; from design guides to day 2 operations, but a common ask from the field relates to vSAN deployment considerations. While there are many areas we can explore, some of them vary based on Read more...
vSAN and VxRail Take Center Stage at Dell Technology World

vSAN and VxRail Take Center Stage at Dell Technology World

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In case you missed Dell Technology World the other week, it was clear that Dell EMC VxRail, the market-leading HCI appliance, and VMware vSAN, the market-leading HCI software, took center stage throughout the week. The 14,000 customers and industry people in attendance enjoyed a front row seat to the evolution from traditional storage to hyper-converged Read more...
InteropITX 2018

VMware vSAN at InteropITX 2018

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    Are you planning to attend InteropITX? So is the vSAN team! This is a great opportunity for you to learn about the capabilities that  VMware vSAN has to offer. Find us at InteropITX:   THE VMWARE BOOTH #601: Stop by to talk to our vSAN expert and demo the product! Come learn about Read more...
Bringing the Real-World Benefits of vSAN and HCI to Light

Bringing the Real-World Benefits of vSAN and HCI to Light

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  Recently, VMware sponsored a survey of vSAN customers to document and analyze the real-world value that HCI delivers when deployed within production environments.  We have invited the author of that study, Eric Sheppard, Research VP of Server and Storage Infrastructure at IDC, to present the key findings of that survey in a webcast on May Read more...