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What does End of General Support mean?

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On September 19th, vSphere 5.5 exited its general support phase and moved into something called “Technical Guidance”. In response to this, many have already moved to a newer release of the vSphere 6.x line. Whether it be for compatibility concerns or a reasonable wariness of touching what’s not broken, there are several of us who Read more...

Introduction to Automating Your vSphere Upgrade

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When it comes to upgrading your vSphere environment you have two options when upgrading to vSphere 6.5 or vSphere 6.7. The installer provides two methods, the first being the UI Installer and the second being the CLI installer. As I travel and present to folks, I often ask who prefers to use the CLI method Read more...

Introducing Project Dimension

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The following is a guest post from Kit Colbert, CTO – Cloud Platform Business Unit at VMware. Previously, Kit served as VP and CTO of the Cloud-Native Apps Business Unit at VMware. Kit helps drive the VMware vision across vSphere, VMware Cloud on AWS, and Cloud-Native Apps. He also moved back to a CTO role, focusing on Read more...

Introducing vSphere Platinum and vSphere 6.7 Update 1!

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We are excited to share today that VMware is announcing VMware vSphere Platinum – a new edition of vSphere, as well as vSphere 6.7 Update 1 – the latest release of the industry-leading virtualization and cloud platform. (Note: If you missed the Introduction to vSphere Platinum and vSphere 6.7 Update 1 breakout session at VMworld, Read more...

Under the Hood – vSphere Platinum

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It’s an exciting day with the announcement of vSphere Platinum and vSphere 6.7 Update 1! In this post I will go into a bit more detail about vSphere Platinum, AppDefense, and vSphere 6.7 U1. vSphere Platinum is a new offering that includes VMware vSphere Enterprise Plus and VMware AppDefense. But this isn’t simply a bundling Read more...

Under the Hood – vSphere 6.7 Update 1

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Please note: Recently, vSphere 6.5 U2d was released with fixes that are not included in vSphere 6.7 U1. Therefore, and as indicated in the release notes, there is no current upgrade path from vSphere 6.5 U2d to vSphere 6.7 (including U1). If you have already updated to vSphere 6.5 U2d you must wait for a Read more...

VMworld 2018 vSphere Security Sessions

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It’s that time of year again! The time when we all pack our comfortable shoes and head to Las Vegas for VMworld! As we are all dealing with the seemingly ever-increasing IT security issues that plague our industry, VMware is there to help you make sense of it and deal with it in as easy Read more...