Advice from Real Users Who Have Transitioned to Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

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By Russell Rothstein – CEO, IT Central Station Russell Rothstein has spent his 20+ year career in the enterprise technology industry at the crossroads between technology and business. Before founding IT Central Station, Russell worked in senior product marketing and product management roles at enterprise tech vendors OpTier and OPNET Technologies (Nasdaq:OPNT). Russell was co-founder and Read more...

vForum is Coming to Chicago – Wednesday, May 25

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vForum Chicago is almost here—Wednesday, May 25—and it’s a great event for taking a deeper look into VMware solutions. Check out our headliners—VMware technical leaders and Kevin Mitnik, known as the Global White Hat Hacker and once on the FBI’s Most Wanted List. Get answers from subject matter experts on all our products, and a Read more...

Hot Off The Press: Virtual SAN 6.2 Network Design Guide

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Virtual SAN is a hypervisor-converged, software-defined storage solution for the software-defined data center. It is the first policy-driven storage product designed for VMware vSphere® environments that simplifies and streamlines storage provisioning and management. Virtual SAN requires correctly configured network for virtual machine I/O as well as communication among cluster nodes. Since the majority of virtual Read more...

Check Out Virtual SAN 6.2: It’s Coming to a City Near You!

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Don’t miss this upcoming opportunity to test drive Virtual SAN 6.2 in a city near you! Virtual SAN 6.2 significantly expands on Virtual SAN capabilities with the introduction of deduplication & compression, erasure coding, QoS, updated performance management, and much more... In these bring-your-own-device (BYOD) and interactive hands-on lab events, engineering experts guide you step-by-step through Read more...

Time for vForum Montreal – Wednesday, April 21

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vForum Montreal is almost here—Wednesday, April 21—and it’s a great venue to take a deeper look into VMware solutions. We’ll have many subject matter experts on hand to answer your questions for all our products. And remember: This one-day event is free! If you’re interested in hyper-convergence, join us and learn about taking your hyper-converged Read more...

VMware an Inaugural Member of New Intel Storage Builders Partner Ecosystem – Intel Cloud Day Announcement

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The VMware Storage and Availability team is excited to be participating in this year's Intel® Cloud Day event. Taking place today, March 31st, in San Francisco, Intel is hosting a day of news announcements, discussions and workshops on the industry leader momentum toward software-defined infrastructure solution delivery. At 9:00 AM PDT Diane Bryant, senior vice Read more...

Virtual Volumes Concepts and Architecture Videos

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In this post I wanted to share a few short videos from the VMware Technical Communications team. The videos cover the concepts and architecture of Virtual Volumes and provide a good overview of the building blocks for a vVols deployment. Virtual Volumes Part 1: Concepts This first video provides an overview of some key Virtual Volumes concepts, including the Read more...