Stretched Clusters and Encryption Deep Dives

Getting More Out of vSAN Webinar Series: Stretched Clusters and Encryption Deep Dives

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The success of vSAN in the HCI market continues to reinforce the value of a software-defined approach to hyper convergence. While the benefits of delivering services through software instead of hardware are clear, vSAN offers extensive capabilities that provide support for mission-critical applications. In our next two ‘Getting More Out of vSAN’ webcasts, we will Read more...
Powering Your Business-Critical Applications with VMware vSAN

Powering Your Business-Critical Applications with VMware vSAN

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Whenever disruptive technology meets well-established paradigms, it takes time for everyone to “get the memo”.  Many enterprises are simply conservative and don’t like change, while others believe that adopting “1.0” version is asking for trouble. (Hard to argue with that last one!)  Very rarely do you come across a product that is both mature and Read more...

vSAN Support Insight

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  Historically most interactions with vendor support begin with a predictable script. If the explanation does not arrive at a quick resolution, logs must be collected, uploaded, and reviewed. This process is a balance between speed (immediate triage based on what can be conveyed in an email or phone call) vs. precision of resolution (a Read more...

Replacing a vCenter server for existing vSAN hosts

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Since VMware vCenter is used as a common control and management plane for a vSphere cluster, questions may arise when determining how a vSAN cluster reacts when a vCenter server must be rebuilt from a new installation, or restored from a backup. Accounting for unplanned events is always a top-of-mind concern for data center administrators. Read more...

IDC Data Shows HCI Solutions Powered by VMware vSAN Represented the Largest Share of Total 1H2017 HCI Spending

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Recent market studies from IDC and 451 show how critical the core HCI software is to the fast-growing HCI market, and VMware vSAN is leading the market. In IDC’s 2Q 2017 Worldwide Quarterly Converged Systems Tracker, the total value of hyperconverged solutions running VMware vSAN accounted for 33.3% of 1H2017 HCI market revenue, making HCI systems powered Read more...

VMware Site Recovery Delivers DRaaS for VMware Cloud on AWS

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Today, we are excited to launch VMware Site Recovery™, a robust disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) offering that protects workloads between on-premises datacenters and VMware Cloud on AWS, as well as between different instances of VMware Cloud on AWS. The new service lets you take advantage of a consistent, vSphere-based infrastructure and operating environment Read more...

New architectures challenge traditional views of data locality

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There’s been a fair amount of digital ink spilled lately over the topic of “data locality”. If you missed the discussion, you can read a detailed analysis by DeepStorage.net in their published report. But to save you some time, here’s the quick recap: Data Locality (DL) in the context of Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) refers to Read more...

Delphix Dynamic Data Platform on VMware vSAN

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In today’s digital economy, data is the essential ingredient to a company’s success and competitive advantage. From the bottom-line efficiency to the top-line growth and innovation, turning data into action requires fast and secure access across the company. Companies can accelerate their infrastructure modernization with VMware vSAN and Delphix Dynamic Data Platform providing a comprehensive Read more...