Pundits: it’s about more than price

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After the first, "whew, it’s finally here" round of reporting, more nuanced and informed opinion is coming in from the launch of Hyper-V. David Davis (of VMwareVideos among other venues) lays it out in full effect. Read the whole thing, but here are some snippets from his conclusion. Link: COMPARISON: Microsoft vs. VMware :: SearchCIO.com.au. Read more...

A Look at Some VMware Infrastructure Architectural Advantages | Virtual Reality

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If you’ve been wondering what the real differences are between VMware and other architectures and how that difference translates into benefits, read on. (For a slightly deeper dive, check out this 13-page white paper: VMware Infrastructure Architecture Overview.) Link: VMware: Virtual Reality: A Look at Some VMware Infrastructure Architectural Advantages. Our customers have been asking Read more...

Virtual Networking 101

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Guy Brunsdon is starting a blog just on virtual infrastructure networking. He’s kicking off his writing with a little intro over on the VI Team Blog. Link: Networking for VI admins | VI Team Blog. The world of networking is often unfamiliar territory for server and VMware Infrastructure (VI) admins. In most enterprises, networking is Read more...

Site Recovery Manager: it’s going to be big

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As you may have heard, VMware recently announced the availability of Site Recovery Manager, our new product for disaster recovery management and automation. Here’s a nice overview from TechTarget: VMware ships Site Recovery Manager DR software. (VMware SRM should not to be confused with Storage Resource Management.) Here’s a nice SRM presentation that goes into Read more...