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vSphere Platinum Shield

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...
VMware Tools

Security Issue with VMware Tools: VMSA-2019-0009

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Vulnerability Summary Customers should be aware of an important issue with VMware Tools where a non-privileged user on a Windows VM could read information or cause problems in a VM running VMware Tools lower than 10.3.10. The official designation from VMware is VMSA-2019-0009 on the VMware Security Advisories page and mailing list. This vulnerability is Read more...
vSphere Platinum Shield

10 Things To Know About vSphere Certificate Management

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With security and compliance on the minds of IT staff everywhere, vSphere certificate management is a huge topic. Decisions made can seriously affect the effort it takes to support a vSphere deployment, and often create vigorous discussions between CISO and information security staff, virtualization admins, and enterprise PKI/certificate authority admins. Here are ten things that Read more...

Get Prepared for VMworld 2019 US

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August 2019 can seem far away but the Cloud Platform Business Unit at VMware is working tirelessly preparing for another outstanding customer experience for VMworld 2019 US. We are excited about what’s to come and invite you to register to attend and take advantage of Early Bird pricing which ends June 21st. Just as vSphere Read more...
vSphere Rocket

Build Security and Agility into your Infrastructure

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As enterprises transition to digital businesses, there is a significant growth in the number and variety of applications. Modern applications are different from those of the past. Software is written and deployed faster and in more places than before. Today’s distributed applications go well beyond one or two virtual machines (VMs) in a data center. Read more...

Performance Study on PMEM in vSphere

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Persistent Memory (PMEM) is modern technology that provides us with a new storage tier that will be beneficial for Enterprise Applications that need reduced latency and flexible data access. Examples are (in-memory) database platforms for log acceleration by caching, data writes and reduced recovery times. High Performance Computing (HPC) workloads can also greatly benefit from Read more...
vSphere Rocket

Secure your Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

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Are you running Hyper-Converged Infrastructure or about to make the transition to HCI? Moving to HCI requires organizations to rethink how they store and secure their data from the foundation to the application. VMware HCI includes end-to-end security for applications, infrastructure, data, and access. Two core VMware technologies, VMware vSphere 6.7 Platinum™ and VMware vSAN, Read more...