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VMware to Acquire Bitfusion

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By Krish Prasad, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Cloud Platform Business Unit, VMware   Increasingly businesses are applying artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to differentiate and advance their processes and offerings. Today, I am pleased to announce our intent to acquire Bitfusion to help businesses more efficiently use AI technologies on-premises and in hybrid cloud Read more...

VMware Cloud on AWS First Steps

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Welcome back! So you read the last post on getting started with VMware Cloud on AWS as a vSphere admin, and you’re itching to get started? That’s great! In this post I’m going to walk you through the VMware Cloud on AWS first steps. We’ll setup the Customer VPC and then deploy your VMware Cloud on Read more...

VMware Cloud on AWS  – Getting Started as a vSphere Admin

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What is VMware Cloud on AWS? If you’re a VMworld regular or follow our announcements you’ve probably heard of VMware Cloud on AWS, but if you haven’t let me summarise. At it’s heart, it is a service (and this is an important point) which allows you to consume VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) running on bare metal Read more...

The vMotion Process Under the Hood

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The VMware vSphere vMotion feature is one of the most important capabilities in today’s virtual infrastructures. Since its inception in 2002 and the release in 2003, it allows us to migrate the active state of a virtual machines from one physical ESXi host to another. Today, the ability to seamlessly migrate virtual machines is an integral Read more...
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Plugin Management UI in the vSphere Client 6.7 Update 2

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The vSphere 6.7 Update 2 release brings a number of enhancements to the vSphere Client. One important update is a new way to monitor vSphere Client plug-ins lifecycle with the Plugin Management UI. Up to vSphere 6.7 Update 1 the plug-in deployment process has been taking place behind the scenes. Any errors caused by a Read more...

A Dynamic Duo:  vSphere + VMWonAWS Tweet Chat

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To answer all your questions about how vSphere and VMware Cloud on AWS (VMWonAWS) work together, we hosted a tweet chat with our experts. Jeremiah Megie, VMWonAWS Sr. Tech Marketing Architect and Emad Younis, VMWonAWS Server Tech Marketing Architect, joined us to share the inside scoop. We discussed how VMWonAWS works and how its services Read more...
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vSphere Security at Security Field Day 2

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VMware was proud to continue our decade-long relationship with Tech Field Day by hosting the delegates of Security Field Day 2 (#XFD2) on June 20, 2019, sharing with them both the overall strategy for security in VMware products as well as very specific technical discussions around vSphere, vSphere Platinum, VMware AppDefense, and VMware WorkspaceOne. There Read more...
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vSphere Compliance: Common Criteria, NIST 800-53, and DISA STIG

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Security is a hot topic everywhere in IT, but right behind it is its cousin, compliance. VMware vSphere is a great platform for organizations that have regulatory compliance needs. Hundreds of time-saving, easy-to-use, and flexible features in vSphere align closely with compliance frameworks, and VMware provides guidance on how to configure these features to meet Read more...

Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC) Explained

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vSphere Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC) ensures that workloads can be live migrated, using vMotion, between ESXi hosts in a cluster that are running different CPU generations. The general recommendation is to have EVC enabled as it will help you in the future where you’ll be scaling your clusters with new hosts that might contain new CPU models. Read more...