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Learn about vSphere 6.5 – and Win a Drone!

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If you haven’t yet taken the Hands-on Lab for vSphere 6.5, now is the perfect time to do so.  When it was originally released during VMworld 2016, this lab was running a pre-release version of vSphere. The HOL team has been hard at work, and they have just updated the lab to the officially released version of Read more...
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vSphere Management Assistant Deprecation

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Do you remember when the vSphere Management Assistant (vMA) was introduced? If you do then I’m sure you also remember the reason! Let’s go back to the days when ESXi was not around, remember ESX? ESX had a much larger service console and managing this service console was sometimes harder than it needed to be, Read more...
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vSphere 6.5 Security Configuration Guide now available

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Announcing the GA release of the vSphere Security Configuration Guide!   Rename As I mentioned in my previous blog post where I announced the availability of the Security Configuration Guide (SCG) Release Candidate, the term “Hardening Guide” will no longer be used starting with vSphere 6.5.  Only an increasingly small subset of the settings are Read more...
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IBM STORAGE ENHANCEMENTS FOR vSPHERE WEB CLIENT PLUG-IN SOLUTION

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The recently certified IBM Storage Enhancements for vSphere Web Client Plug-in is one of the most popular  VMware integration points that our storage customers use today. Easily deployed, it allows our customers to enable VMware administrators to independently and centrally manage IBM storage resources in their VMware environments, consistent with their application needs.   THE Read more...
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First vSphere Client (HTML5) update in vSphere 6.5.0b!

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With the release of vSphere 6.5.0b, we are proud to announce the first update to the vSphere Client! Those that have been using our Flings will not be surprised by the list of functionality updates for the vSphere Client. For almost a year (March 28, 2016 – early celebration!) we’ve been releasing updates to the Read more...
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5 Steps For A Successful Digital Transformation

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In this post, I’d like to talk to you about next-gen infrastructure that is built to support your next-gen apps, as well as all your existing apps, enabling you to lead the Digital Transformation of your organization.   We’ve created an infographic to help you understand the key components of this journey; the 5 steps Read more...
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VMware Experts Database Program 2016 Events

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The VMware Experts Database Program The program started in 2013 and sponsored by the Cloud Platform Business Unit boasts completed six successful workshop events.  The program, thus far has focused on gathering MS SQL Server and Oracle experts in either Palo Alto or Sofia Bulgaria (Cork Ireland and Singapore are under consideration for future events) for three Read more...
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A Cloud Alliance Between VMware and AWS Takes Shape

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This is a cross-promoted blog post, originally posted on the VMware Radius blog. View the original blog post here. Last October, when VMware unveiled a strategic partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS), many in the tech industry were surprised. The two companies, once spirited competitors, announced they were collaborating on a new hybrid cloud solution Read more...