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Get answers to your vSphere questions at VMworld US 2017

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The Cloud Platform Business Unit is making our final preparations for VMworld US 2017, and we are coming to Vegas with so much to share with you. We’re especially excited to talk with you about the importance of upgrading to vSphere 6.5, and the technical possibilities that are opened up with this version of vSphere. 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...

The VMware Certified Big Cloud Fabric Plug-in for vSphere Web Client / HTML5 Client Plug-in Solution by Big Switch

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Big Cloud Fabric plug-in for vSphere Web Client and vSphere HTML5 Client is an important part of the Big Cloud Fabric integrated solution with VMware vSphere, that adds additional benefits for provisioning and visibility specifically for vSphere VM administrators. This plug-in is the industry’s first SDN fabric solution to be certified under the VMware-Ready SDDC Read more...
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Do you remember your #v1stTime?

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This year I attended several events, and I wanted to know one thing: do you remember the first time you ever saw or used VMware – your #v1stTime? When I asked people to tell me about their #v1stTime, there were a couple of common scenarios that everyone remembered. They lit up remembering the first time Read more...

Beyond Virtualization with vSphere 6.5 Update 1

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A pioneer in server virtualization, vSphere 6.5 is the most advanced hypervisor and virtualization management platform in the industry. In our August 23rd webcast, Kim Jahnz, VMware Principal Technical Account Manager and Julie Roman, VMware Staff Technical Account Manager, will take a close look at the enhancements delivered by vSphere 6.5 Update 1 and explore Read more...

vSphere 6.5 Upgrade Considerations Part-3

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Update 10/3/17 – by request requirements and decisions section has been added for the example scenario and blog post updated to reflect these changes. We’ve started out by discussing the concepts and processes that make up a successful vSphere 6.5 Upgrade. Then it was time to take what we’ve learned in the first blog post of this Read more...

Become a design partner for VMware Cloud on AWS

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VMworld is right around the corner and the VMware Cloud on AWS User Experience team is looking for design partners at VMworld US and Europe. Not only will you get to have your voice heard and interact with the product team, we even have swag for you. Here is where we need your help: VMware Cloud on Read more...