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VMC on Dell EMC Achieves ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Certification

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By Matt Herreras, Director, Technical Marketing for VMC on Dell EMC VMware’s VMC on Dell EMC solution has just achieved a certificate of compliance for ISO/IEC 27001. This adds to our growing list of security certifications including SOC2 type-1. ISO/IEC is a combination of two international standards bodies: the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and Read more...
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Load Balancing Performance of DRS in vSphere 7

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The DRS performance team just released a great whitepaper on the load balancing capabilities in vSphere 7. New features of DRS in VMware vSphere 7 have been introduced to make VMware’s compute control plane even more robust and better in handling both traditional and modern application needs. In this whitepaper, the authors cover the load Read more...

Run Horizon Workloads on VMware Cloud on Dell EMC

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Bring the Cloud Experience to Your On-Premises VDI Deployments As an increasing amount of the global workforce moves to flexible, remote workspaces, the need for organizations to address the challenges of virtualization is higher than ever. There is mounting pressure to deliver a great user experience to workers that are distributed geographically and need access Read more...
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vSphere Continuous Beta

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vSphere continues to push new boundaries and accelerate the pace of innovation within VMware and for our customers. One of the best ways for us to test new ideas and functionality is through our close partnerships with our customers and broader ecosystem through our beta programs. We are announcing the next iteration of the vSphere Read more...

VMware Cloud on Dell EMC: A Guide to Key Sessions at VMworld 2020

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Join us for VMworld 2020 and discover how the VMware Cloud on Dell EMC’s unique,  fully managed infrastructure subscription service empowers enterprises to scale their data center infrastructure in support of modern workloads and enables them to compute enable edge sites without need for localized IT Personnel  As we approach VMworld 2020, much has changed Read more...
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vSphere 7 – System Storage When Upgrading

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In a previous blog post, vSphere 7 – ESXi System Storage Changes, we discussed the changes to the ESXi system storage layout. How the various partitions are consolidated into fewer, larger partitions that are expandable as well. A lot of inquiries came in for more information on what happens when upgrading to vSphere 7. Let’s take Read more...
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Security with VMware Tools

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VMware vSphere offers a number of tools to improve the security of guest operating systems, like UEFI Secure Boot, Virtualization-based Security (which enables Microsoft Device Guard & Credential Guard), vTPM, encrypted vMotion, VM encryption, vSAN encryption, and more. Let’s look INSIDE the guest OS at some options available through the VMware Tools. Security is a Read more...
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vSphere Bitfusion Now Generally Available!

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This post was written and prepared by Jim Brogan. VMware acquired Bitfusion in 2019 with intention of incorporating the Bitfusion software into VMware vSphere 7 as a feature. The vSphere Bitfusion feature was announced on June 2, 2020 during the Dell Technologies Cloud AI/ML event. The Dell Technologies Cloud Crowd Chat AI/ML event and the Read more...
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The Importance of Isolation for Security

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I have wanted to write about the importance of isolation & segmentation in IT infrastructure for a while now, but with everything going on this year it felt like it would be redundant. However, over the last few months there have been several high-severity, high-profile CVEs (some ours, some others, and some in hardware, too) Read more...
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vSphere 7 – APIs, Code Capture, and Developer Center

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VMware vSphere 7 has been extremely popular since its release, bringing many new enhancements and features to virtual infrastructure (we’ve highlighted many of the updates on this blog!). There are some enhancements to the vSphere APIs, Code Capture, and the vSphere Developer Center features that make those easy-to-use tools even more powerful for people interested Read more...