Del Valle ISD Integrates VMware vSAN into its Data Center to Power Student Success

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Del Valle Independent School District is located in southeast Austin, Texas, and has a Texas-sized mission statement: empowering students not only to be engaged leaders and contributors, but also to be world-class visionaries. Therefore, it’s no surprise that Del Valle takes that same engaged, forward-thinking approach when it comes to technology. Del Valle’s IT team Read more...

MasterControl Adds Velocity and Maintains Standards with vSAN

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The mere mention of regulatory compliance brings to mind huge stacks of paper and a baffling series of acronyms for many people. But that’s not the case for the teams at MasterControl, a company in the business of making compliance easier to understand and achieve. Based in Salt Lake City, with offices in the United Read more...

Register for the vSAN Troubleshooting Workshop [V6.x] – BETA

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VMware Education is excited to offer the VMware vSAN Troubleshooting Workshop on 10/26 – 10/27.  This Live Online two-day course will teach you tools and skills necessary to troubleshoot VMware vSAN™ 6.6 implementations. You will gain practical experience with vSAN troubleshooting concepts through the completion of instructor-led activities and hands-on challenge lab exercises. Course Outline 1. Read more...

vSAN Operations: Maintenance Mode – No Data Evacuation – Caution When PFTT=0

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VMware vSphere includes a feature called Maintenance Mode that is useful for planned downtime activities such as firmware updates, storage device replacement, and software patches. Assuming you have VMware vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) enabled (fully automated), Maintenance Mode will migrate virtual machines from the host entering maintenance mode to other hosts in the cluster. VMware Read more...

Oakland University Accelerates Technology Growth with vSAN

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At first glance, Oakland University (OU) looks like a relaxed midwestern university with rolling lawns and students lounging under spreading oaks. And while that is indeed part of the university’s charm, a closer look reveals a campus culture that is anything but sleepy. Serving more than 20,500 students, Oakland University in recent years has added Read more...

vSAN Announcements and Highlights from VMworld 2017

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Las Vegas wasn’t the only destination on VMworld’s itinerary this year. The annual conference traveled overseas and made waves in Spain. The record breaking number of attendeeds at each event heard how vSAN surprassed the noteworthy milestone of 10,000 customers. Many of these customers were out in full force sharing their vSAN experiences in sessions, Read more...

At DTECH Labs, Tiny, Powerful Technology is Built on vSAN

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DTECH Labs, a CUBIC company, is in the business of making the seemingly impossible possible. The company’s groundbreaking communications technologies support everything from enabling high-quality radio and video connections in mobile missions with fast-moving vehicles to building an explosive-proof server array so small and light that any soldier can carry it. In the field, the Read more...

vSAN Partner Awards at VMworld US

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As Partner Exchange was winding down in Las Vegas, we ended on a high note with our first vSAN Partner Awards Ceremony on Sunday evening – August 27th.  Over 100 guests joined us for the over-subscribed event at the Mandalay Bay Hotel to recognize our leading Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) partners across the Americas.  Michael Dell Read more...