traditional datastores

Understanding vSAN – Can it be used with Traditional or VVol Storage?

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On a call today this question came up: “Can vSAN be used with other storage?” This is a very common question, covered in the vSAN FAQ on storagehub.vmware.com, as well in other publicly facing VMware.com documentation. The answer is an absolute YES! A vSAN Cluster can also use traditional datastores and/or use VVols. Why wouldn’t this be supported? 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...
Deploy, Manage and Scale vSAN and HCI with vRealize Operations

Deploy, Manage and Scale vSAN and HCI with vRealize Operations

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The adoption rate for hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) deployments is accelerating – and for very good reasons. What you used to do in hardware, you can now do in software running on a hypervisor and it’s a simpler, scalable alternative to a hardware-centric data center. HCI is becoming a powerful solution for organizations looking to transform Read more...

Lenovo Amasses Critical HCI Building Blocks

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Lenovo has launched three new ThinkAgile VX Series products powered by VMware vSAN™.  These new offerings assemble important HCI building blocks that will drive modern data center design. Lenovo is taking big steps to address the top concerns of enterprise buyers looking to deploy HCI. High-Reliability Lenovo Servers For Enterprise HCI The VX Series is Read more...

Why Organizations Are Moving from Traditional Architecture to Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Infographic

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Hyper-Converged Infrastructure converges compute, storage, and management resources onto a single industry‐standard x86 server, forming a seamless, software‐defined environment well suited to today’s IT challenges. It’s simple to use and manage, does not require specialists, and is far more cost-effective than most traditional solutions. Learn more about Why Organizations Are Moving from Traditional Architecture to Read more...
Modern Infrastructure

Optimize, Manage, & Scale a Modern Infrastructure: A Crash Course in Four Parts

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The journey to infrastructure modernization can take different paths. For some, it means moving workloads from the data center to a hybrid cloud. For others, it means migrating from a hardware-centric infrastructure to a software-centric infrastructure. And for many, a modern infrastructure means transitioning to a software-defined data center with hybrid cloud capabilities. If you need Read more...

Take a vSAN Lab, Win a Drone

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Take vSAN’s latest Hands-on Lab: What’s New with vSAN 6.5  and win a drone! Explore features like iSCSI Target, PowerCLI and more.   By signing up, you are automatically entered to win a DJI Mavic Pro drone! Our labs are the fastest and easiest way to test-drive the full technical capabilities of VMware products. These Read more...

VMware Announces General Availability of vSAN 6.6

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vSAN 6.6 is here! Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of vSAN 6.6. vSAN 6.6 accelerates the modernization of data center infrastructure with improved  security, lower cost, and faster performance. vSAN 6.6 provides native software-based vSAN Encryption, local failure protection with stretched clusters, cost savings with ease of management and up to 50% higher Read more...