Interested in the Project Pacific beta?

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Ever since we announced the technology preview of Project Pacific at VMworld 2019 back in August, customers and partners have been excited to hear more. It’s easy to see why. Leveraging vSphere to deploy and manage containers and Kubernetes infrastructure is a win-win for both vSphere administrators and application developers alike. While an early private Read more...

Introducing VMware Skyline Health for vSphere

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vSphere Health & vSAN Health have been very instrumental in assisting customers to triage their vSphere 6.7 environments for configuration consistency, best practice information, vulnerability discovery, and proactive analytics. Today I am happy to announce that vSphere and vSAN Health are now part of VMware Skyline Health, including these two powerful features of vSphere under one Read more...
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Explore vSphere at VMworld 2019 Europe

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Explore where vSphere can take you at VMworld 2019 Europe Barcelona | November 4-7 Don’t miss the opportunity to take your career and organization to the next level in Barcelona at VMworld 2019. Find out what’s driving anticipation of VMware’s Project Pacific and see what’s next for vSphere. VMworld 2019 Europe will feature many opportunities Read more...
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vSphere Tweet Chat Recap: National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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Did you know that October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month? To ensure VMware users are equipped with the knowledge to stay secure all 365, the vSphere team hosted a tweet chat featuring our experts. From the team we have, Mike Foley and Bob Plankers, who are both Technical Marketing Architects for vSphere Security who joined Read more...
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VMware AppDefense 2.3: Vulnerability Scanning and More

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One of the most interesting parts of working at VMware is watching a product as it evolves, and it’s been fun to watch AppDefense grow and progress. If you aren’t familiar with AppDefense, it’s VMware’s endpoint protection product that learns and protects the good behavior on a guest VM, versus trying to keep up with Read more...

ESXi on Arm at the Edge, on the SmartNIC and in the Cloud

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At VMware, we simplify how customers deploy and run workloads, run on the best available infrastructure, run efficiently, all wrapped around a familiar management experience. Coming back from Arm Techcon 2019, we saw a tremendous amount of innovation on display for running workloads. And in collaboration with Arm and some of its partners, we are Read more...

How Amazon RDS on VMware Works

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During VMworld 2018 U.S., VMware and AWS announced Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) on VMware. See the announcement on our Cloud Community blog here. Amazon RDS on VMware is a service that makes it easy for customers to set up, operate, and scale databases in VMware-based software-defined data centers and hybrid environments. RDS on Read more...
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VMware Tools 11.0 – Out Now!

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VMware Tools is a critical component in your virtual infrastructure. It provides drivers for virtual and paravirtual devices, security components, and capabilities such as guest file system quiesced snapshots. On that note, I am delighted to announce the general availability of VMware Tools 11.0. What’s New for Windows? A major version bump usually signals significant Read more...

Project Pacific at Tech Field Day Extra at VMworld 2019

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VMware was happy to host Tech Field Day Extra at VMworld 2019.  We covered lots of great content.  But by far the biggest news of the week for vSphere fans was the announcement of Project Pacific, a Technology Preview of the rearchitecture of vSphere with Kubernetes.  Attendees were eager to learn more about Project Pacific Read more...