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Second vSphere Client (HTML5) update in vSphere 6.5U1

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With the release of vSphere 6.5U1, we are proud to announce the second update to the vSphere Client! Just like last time, with vSphere 6.5.0b, those that have been using our Flings will not be surprised by the list of functionality updates for the vSphere Client. Now for well over a year a year we’ve Read more...

vSphere 6.5 Update 1 – Under the Hood

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I’m excited to announce that vSphere 6.5 Update 1 is now available and it has some great enhancements. While we have seen 5 patch releases so far, 6.5 Update 1 rolls all of those updates together as well as includes some long awaited functionality. Without further ado, let’s take a look under the hood of 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...

Learn about vSphere 6.5 at VMworld

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Ever since VMware released vSphere 6.5 late last year, the response from customers has been overwhelming positive.  Customers have been especially excited by features such as enterprise-grade vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA), built-in encryption features, and a modern API set.  Now that people have learned about these new capabilities, we decided for this year’s VMworld to Read more...

Exciting lineup of VMware Cloud on AWS sessions at VMworld 2017

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VMworld is right around the corner and we have an exciting line up of VMware Cloud on AWS sessions! VMware Cloud on AWS will bring VMware’s enterprise class Software-Defined Data Center technologies to AWS, with seamless access to the broad portfolio of AWS offerings and is scheduled to be available in summer 2017. VMware Cloud Read more...

Big Data Video – Benefits of Virtualizing Big Data on vSphere

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We often get questions from people who are new to big data about the reasons for virtualizing these newer infrastructures and applications. People are also interested in knowing the benefits you can gain from doing so. This video provides a set of answers to those questions. Summarizing the main points discussed in the video, the Read more...

Using the vCenter Login Banner for RSA SecurID support

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In vSphere 6.0 Update 2 we added the capability to use RSA SecurID for two-factor authentication (2FA) in to the web client (only). I wrote about that in a two part blog series. Part 1 and Part 2 I recently got an email from a customer asking me about the implementation of the RSA SecurID Read more...

vSphere 6.5 Upgrade Considerations Part-2

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The first post in this series covered Phase 1 of the vSphere 6.5 upgrade process. Phase 1 consists of all the upfront work that one should do before starting an upgrade. This includes getting familiar with the new vSphere 6.5 features and the necessary documents. Hopefully, by now you’ve done your homework and are ready to move Read more...

The VMWare Certified Dell EMC Networking Plug-in Solution

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Dell EMC’s Networking Plug-in Summary Description: The Dell EMC Networking plug-in lets an admin create an inventory of the physical network devices they wish to monitor. After the devices are discovered, the plug-in associates the virtual machine mapping to the physical device and the physical interfaces they connect to. The physical device alerts, health, CPU Read more...