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Protecting VMware Cloud on Dell EMC with Dell Data Protection

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Data center infrastructures are only as resilient and available as the implemented protection strategy. Natural disasters, connectivity disruptions, power outages, or criminal infiltration are all examples of real scenarios that threaten the utilization, integrity, and security of the infrastructure-resident data. A comprehensive data protection solution will not only consistently protect and backup infrastructure data, but Read more...
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vSphere 7 – Update Planner

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Updating and patching systems can potentially include many steps. When planning to update we must consider the many moving parts of the environment to be sure of interoperability as well as compatibility between products in the datacenter. In previous versions of vSphere, discovering the interoperability of VMware products within an environment included manual steps. Steps Read more...
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vSphere 7 – Certificate Management

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Now that vSphere 7 has shipped and support for vSphere 6.0 has ended it’s time to revisit a lot of the certificate management methods and techniques we use when managing vSphere environments. Certificates are what drive the TLS encryption that protects all network communication to & from vSphere. First, vCenter Server 7.0 has done some Read more...
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vSphere 7 – Launch Recap & Links, Week 4

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Four weeks of vSphere 7 launch… it’s been quite the adventure. Here’s what’s transpired in the last week! Watch the vSphere 7 Launch Event This was a really great online event! The folks at theCUBE did a wonderful job, and the folks from VMware were informative, interesting, and funny. If you haven’t watched it please Read more...
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Getting To Know vSphere 7: A 5-Part Webcast Series

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I am excited to share that we have kicked off a new 5-part webcast series, in partnership with VMUG, to help you easily learn about vSphere 7. It’s called Getting To Know vSphere 7, and we have put together some great content to share with you. You can go to the series landing page and Read more...
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How to Get vSphere with Kubernetes

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We’re very excited to announce the general availability of vSphere 7 today! It caps off a massive across-the-board effort by the many engineering teams within VMware. We have built a ton of new capabilities into vSphere 7, including drastically improved lifecycle management, many new security features, and broader application focus and support.  But of course, Read more...
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vSphere 7 – Announcing General Availability of the New Generation of vSphere

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vSphere 7 The new generation of vSphere for existing enterprise apps. Available in two editions. VMware vSphere 7, the new generation of vSphere, is now generally available. This major new release brings a massive improvement in the work experience of vSphere administrators, folks who are responsible for the security, performance, and resiliency of the infrastructure Read more...
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British Telecom Accelerates App Development with vSphere

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This post is by Philip Buckley-Mellor, an infrastructure designer for British Telecommunications (BT) with over 30 years of experience managing and designing infrastructure for large enterprises. His Service and Platforms Team at BT is responsible for delivery of broadband, television, and mobile services to millions of BT customers.  At BT, we focus on delivering outstanding Read more...
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vSphere 7 – Content Library

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Content Library has come a long way since its inception in vSphere 6.0. Having such a library allows for virtual machine templates, as well as scripts, text files, and ISO images to be stored efficiently and centralized for sharing within the datacenter. Content Library in vSphere 7 does not disappoint by adding additional features to Read more...
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vSphere 7 – Assignable Hardware

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A wide variety of modern workloads greatly benefit from using hardware accelerators to offload certain capabilities, save CPU cycles, and gain a lot of performance in general. Think about the telco industry for example: Network Function Virtualization (NFV) platforms utilizing NICs and FPGAs. Or customers that use GPUs for graphic acceleration in their Virtual Desktop Read more...