vSAN 6.7, and vRealize Operations within vCenter

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With the introduction of the new HTLM5 user interface for vCenter and vSAN in vSphere 6.7, VMware has taken a major step forward in improving the operations of an infrastructure to be a more intuitive and productive experience. The HTML 5 interface, built off the Clarity framework, allows VMware to not only take a fresh Read more...

vSAN 6.7 in the HTML5 vSphere Client

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VMware is switching many of its solutions to a new HTML5 UI framework called Clarity Design System. As you might already know, this removes the dependency on Flash and provides a clean, modern look for managing a virtualized infrastructure. The user experience is the same using a modern web browser on most popular operating systems Read more...

vSAN 6.7 – Introducing WSFC support on vSAN!

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Introduction In vSAN 6.5 we introduced the concept of iSCSI targets hosted on a vSAN cluster. This allowed connection of physical hosts to a vSAN datastore to take advantage of SPBM and other vSAN features such as deduplication, compression, encryption and QoS for physical machines external to a virtualized cluster. This extended vSAN’s capabilities from Read more...

Extending Hybrid Cloud Leadership with vSAN 6.7

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  We are continuing the momentum behind the industry-leading hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) software, VMware vSAN, with several big announcements today. I’m excited to announce new HCI leadership with the largest hybrid cloud ecosystem, the general availability of VMware vSAN 6.7, and the introduction of vSAN ReadyCare support. As the HCI market continues to rapidly evolve, Read more...
vForum Online Will Showcase vSAN’s Cutting-Edge Capabilities

vForum Online Will Showcase vSAN’s Cutting-Edge Capabilities

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  The race toward digital transformation is in full swing. Your business demands unique tools to meet operating needs, particularly around the data center. That’s why VMware wants to empower you to problem-solve your data center challenges with solutions like vSAN, the industry-leading, hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI). Learn about the latest technical innovations in vSAN and Read more...

Providing an ecosystem fit for digital transformation

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  Organisations understand that digital transformation isn’t just a one-off project that can be started and completed – it is an ongoing process, that requires many different facets of technology, processes and culture to come together. On the technology side, there have been many areas that enterprises are looking towards to help achieve their transformational Read more...
What happens to vSAN when vCenter Server is offline?

What happens to vSAN when vCenter Server is offline?

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A commonly asked question is “What happens to vSAN when vCenter Server is offline?” The answer is simple: nothing. vSAN continues to operate normally and virtual machines continue to run. This article briefly discusses the impact to vSAN of vCenter Server being offline temporarily and the implications of a permanent loss of vCenter Server. Read more...

How vSAN Is Helping the Healthcare Industry Save Lives

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  Concerns over the quality of patient care, rising IT costs, and healthcare reform have healthcare IT teams looking for a better way to deliver services to clinicians and patients. Many industries need a reliable, agile and efficient software-defined data center, but perhaps none more than the healthcare industry that is in the business of Read more...

Powering a Management Cluster with vSAN

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It is fair to say that VMware vSphere’s clustering technology introduced the concept, and the common practice of the management cluster. Now a staple of data centers large and small, most administrators have experience with running some form of a management cluster. While management clusters come in all shapes and sizes, the intention is largely Read more...
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Cheyenne Radiology Pictures the Future with VMware vSAN

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Cheyenne Radiology is a medical imaging center that serves patients all over the western U.S., including sites in Colorado, Nebraska and Wyoming. One of the center’s primary services is a Web-based picture archiving and communications system (PACS) that stores scans for remote hospitals, clinics and medical practices. They have eight radiologists on staff who read Read more...