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Thinking of Big Data or HPC? vSphere Scale-Out Can Help.

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Today, VMware is excited to introduce vSphere Scale-Out, a new addition to the vSphere product line.  vSphere Scale-Out is a solution that packages all the core vSphere features required for Big Data and High Performance Computing (HPC) workloads at an attractive price point. vSphere Scale-Out will be licensed specially for Big Data and HPC workloads Read more...

VMware plans to deprecate vmkLinux APIs and associated driver ecosystem

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VMware plans to deprecate the vmkLinux APIs and associated driver ecosystem with the next numbered release (not an update release) of VMware vSphere.  The next version of vSphere will be the terminal release for which vmkLinux APIs and its associated driver ecosystem will be available. VMware vSphere leverages a vast vSphere driver ecosystem to run Read more...

Goodbye, vSphere Web Client!

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VMware plans to deprecate the Flash-based vSphere Web Client with the next numbered release (not update release) of vSphere.  The next version of vSphere will be the terminal release for which vSphere Web Client will be available. The vSphere GUIs, including the vSphere Web Client and HTML5-based vSphere Client, are tools that are used every day Read more...

Farewell, vCenter Server for Windows

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VMware plans to deprecate vCenter Server for Windows with the next numbered release (not update release) of vSphere.  The next version of vSphere will be the terminal release for which vCenter Server for Windows will be available. Why Is VMware deprecating vCenter Server for Windows? VMware is consistently striving to simplify data center administration and Read more...

VMware Announces General Availability of vSphere 6.5 Update 1

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vSphere 6.5 Update 1 is the Update You’ve Been Looking For! Today, VMware is excited to announce the general availability of vSphere 6.5 Update 1.  This is the first major update to the well-received vSphere 6.5 that was released in November of 2016.  With this update release, VMware builds upon the already robust industry-leading virtualization Read more...

VMware Announces General Availability of vSphere 6.5

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vSphere 6.5 is here! Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of VMware vSphere 6.5 along with new releases of other SDDC components: VMware vSAN 6.5, VMware vRealize Log Insight 4 and VMware vRealize Operations 6.4. Together, these products help IT more efficiently run, manage, and secure their applications both on- or off-premises. Read more...

Windows Server 2016 Support

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This week, Microsoft announced the general availability of Windows Server 2016. VMware has been testing technical preview releases and is preparing to support Windows Server 2016 on VMware vSphere. Once final validation is complete, VMware will publish support for Windows Server 2016. Please be sure to check the VMware Compatibility Guide for details. Additionally, VMware will Read more...

Reducing Data Center Downtime

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In Benchmark Study tests (2014), vSphere® with Operations ManagementTM users experienced 30% more uptime on tier 1 applications than users of standalone vSphere1. Extending their vSphere virtualized environment to include vSphere with Operations Management is the easiest and most direct way for data center managers to deliver high application availability with minimum downtime. Read more...

Making the Most of Your Virtualized Environment

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With basic virtualization technology, IT managers can consolidate physical resources and take a stand against rising CapEx costs. But the full potential of virtualization will remain elusive until you combine virtualization with a strong management platform. In a recent survey of IT managers, Frost & Sullivan identified a number of common data center challenges: high Read more...

Meet the New Face of Virtualization

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If you’re considering virtualization as a means to consolidate your compute resources, to lower CapEx and OpEx costs, or to simplify server and application resources, you’ve got the right idea. But did you know your virtualized data center has even more to offer? With VMware vSphere® with Operations Management™, you can realize value that extends Read more...