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vSphere Tweet Chat Recap: Know Before You Go to VMworld

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To answer all of your questions so you know before you go to VMworld 2019, vSphere hosted a Tweet Chat featuring VMWonAWS and VMWonDellEMC team members.  The chat featured Nigel Hickey, vSphere Technical Marketing Architect, Jeremiah Megie, VMware Cloud on AWS Senior Technical Marketing Architect, and Ken Smith, VMware Cloud on Dell EMC Product Marketing Read more...

Join Us for Tech Field Day Extra at VMworld US 2019

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I’m excited to announce that the vSphere team is participating in Tech Field Day Extra at VMworld US 2019 in San Francisco! This special 1-day event during VMworld US will be hosted by our friends at Tech Field Day and Gestalt IT. This event will mark the 10-year anniversary of VMware participating in the very Read more...

VMware Cloud on AWS – Security Policies Deep Dive

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It’s been an epic journey so far, and we’ve learned lots. We discussed what VMware Cloud on AWS is, and why it might be an excellent fit for you as a vSphere administrator. We setup our AWS customer VPC and deployed our cloud SDDC. We talked about the various networking components that are required. In Read more...
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Changing your vCenter Server’s FQDN

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A popular feature request recently has been the ability to rename a vCenter Server appliance (VCSA). I am not referring to renaming the virtual machine (VM) as that is the inventory name of the VM. I am referring to the Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) or hostname of the vCenter Server. This name is also Read more...
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Announcing vSphere 6.7 Update 3

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We are excited to announce the future release of VMware vSphere 6.7 Update 3. This new vSphere release comes with enhancements that will continue to deliver on our goal of providing a highly performant, efficient and more secure hybrid cloud platform to our partners and customers. Next to various enhancements and driver updates, we again will include new Read more...

VMware Cloud on AWS – The Importance Of Policies

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We’ve made great progress in the past few weeks, and we’re almost at the end of this introductory journey. In the first blog we talked about why VMware Cloud on AWS might be a good fit for your environment. Next, we setup our AWS customer VPC and deployed our Cloud SDDC. In the third post Read more...
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Apple Mac Mini on VMware HCL!

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For the past 6 years, the Apple Mac Mini has been one of the most popular hardware platforms for Virtualizing MacOS running on VMware vSphere enabling our customers to develop and build iOS and MacOS applications. With that said, VMware has historically only supported two Apple hardware platforms: Xserve (now EOL’d) and the Mac Pro Read more...
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Test Drive vSphere Platinum!

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Did you know that VMware has multiple ways to test and try out products in easy-to-use, flexible, and low-stress ways? VMware Test Drive First, the VMware Test Drive program gives you access to most VMware products in a preconfigured, easy-to-use hosted environment with as much or as little guidance as you’d like. Everything is installed, Read more...

VMware Cloud on AWS – Your Management Toolset

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So you’ve setup your customer VPC in AWS, deployed your VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC into the cloud and configured the required connectivity to secure your management traffic, enable vMotion and extend your on-premises networks into the cloud. In this blogpost we’re going to be looking into the tools that you can use to manage Read more...