A Deep Dive into VMware Horizon 6 with NSX

A Deep Dive into @VMwareHorizon 6 with NSX

A Deep Dive into VMware Horizon 6 with NSX

VMware Horizon 6 brings innovation to the desktop platform and extends app delivery across any device. Customers and partners agree that VMware is delivering the most comprehensive mobile desktop solution. If you are looking for excellent user experience, ease of management, and a reasonable cost model, there simply is not a better portfolio of products in the industry today.


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Deep-dive: Securing Desktop Virtualization with…

Deep-dive: Securing Desktop Virtualization with NSX and Horizon

Deep-dive: Securing Desktop Virtualization with…

Learn how network virtualization, microsegmentation, and desktop security partner integration, can more effectively secure your VDI environment for greater end user computing security.


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Intel XEON E5-2600-v3 and vSphere 5.0

Intel XEON E5-2600-v3 and vSphere 5.0

Intel XEON E5-2600-v3 and vSphere 5.0

I had an interesting issue recently with HP Proliant BL460c Gen 9 blades containing Intel XEON E5-2600-v3 processors and running ESXi 5.0. All appeared to be working fine until I added the blades into an existing vSphere cluster with Gen … Continue reading →


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VMware EVO SDDC Overview- White Paper

VMware EVO SDDC Overview- White Paper

VMware EVO SDDC Overview- White Paper

At VMworld 2015 , VMware launched a new product called EVO SDDC that is designed to deliver an integrated Software-Defined Data Center (‘SDDC’) solution. It dramatically simplifies how enterprises and service providers procure, build, deploy, and operate software-defined data centers, helping customers rapidly provision applications and services at the data center scale. This white paper is an overview of EVO SDDC including the motivation, target use cases, and a technology overview. Please…Read More


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Improving Internal Data Center Security with…

Improving Internal Data Center Security with NSX-PANW Integration

Improving Internal Data Center Security with…

By Dharma Rajan Today’s data center (DC) typically has one or more firewalls at the perimeter securing it with a strong defense, thus preventing threats to the DC. Today, applications and their associated content can easily bypass a port-based firewall using a variety of techniques. If a threat enters, the attack surface area is large. […] The post Improving Internal Data Center Security with NSX-PANW Integration appeared first on VMware Consulting Blog .


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Mindmap for selecting between Persistent or…

Mindmap for selecting between Persistent or Non-Persistent Desktop and Endpoint selection

Mindmap for selecting between Persistent or…

I’m feeling quite great for two reasons 1) I have finally learnt how to use mind mapping 2) I’ve have rewired my brain to think of dependencies and impacts. Below is the mind map which will aid in selecting persistent or non-persistent desktops. Idea is provide dependencies, pre-requisites and use cases. In previous post, I had similar intentions and I… Read more >


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Monitoring for Citrix Environments using…

Monitoring for Citrix Environments using vRealize Operations for Published Applications

Monitoring for Citrix Environments using…

Travis Wood, Sr. Solutions Architect at VMware, presents monitoring management considerations for Citrix environments using VMware vRealize Operations for Published Applications.


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The New Windows Optimization Guide for View in…

The New Windows Optimization Guide for View in Horizon 6; VMware Horizon Air Desktops; and Horizon Air Apps

The New Windows Optimization Guide for View in…

By Susan Blau, Technical Writer, End-User-Computing Technical Marketing, VMware The new Windows Optimization Guide, formally titled Optimization Guide for Desktops and Servers in View in VMware Horizon 6 and VMware Horizon Air Desktops and VMware Horizon Air Apps, has undergone a radical transformation from the previous version. The new guide Introduces the Fling tool, the […] The post The New Windows Optimization Guide for View in Horizon 6; VMware Horizon Air Desktops; and Horizon Air Apps…Read More


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vDCA550-Objective 2.1-3-Configure advanced vSS…

vDCA550-Objective 2.1-3-Configure advanced vSS settings

vDCA550-Objective 2.1-3-Configure advanced vSS…

There are several settings which you can change in the VSS Set the MTU Size Security Settings Traffic shaping Teaming and failover policies VLAN (additional) You can change advance VSS […]


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Implementing Horizon View Cloud Pod Architecture

Implementing Horizon View Cloud Pod Architecture

Implementing Horizon View Cloud Pod Architecture

A while back i wrote a blog post about how to assign a specific user to a Horizon View VDI Desktop when using Cloud Pod Architecture CPA which is available here. This blog post will outline the steps i took when implementing CPA for a customer running Horizon View 6.0.1 Background Horizon View was already … Continue reading »


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VMware Horizon View Agent installation order

VMware Horizon View Agent installation order

VMware Horizon View Agent installation order

When configuring a Windows desktop or RDSH sessionwith Horizon View, different software components must be installed such as the VMware Tools and the VMware Horizon View Agent. When using User Environment Manager and App Volumes they require an agent too. All these software components must be installed in the correct order to prevent problems such […] The post VMware Horizon View Agent installation order appeared first on http://www.ivobeerens.nl.


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5 reasons why ESXi embedded host client is awesome

5 reasons why ESXi embedded host client is awesome (via @abhilashhb)

5 reasons why ESXi embedded host client is awesome

The ESXi embedded host client is a fling developed by the folks at VMware labs, for accessing ESXi host over a web browser. The UI is built using HTML and is quite fast as compared to the flash based interface which was used by the host client released earlier with version 6.0 or the vSphere web client that is used today to access vCenter over the browser.


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What’s Trending in Flings – Third Quarter 2015

What’s Trending in Flings – Third Quarter 2015 @VMware

What’s Trending in Flings – Third Quarter 2015

As the VMware Flings Program Manager, it’s been great watching the program grow and see the wonderful feedback and reactions we get from customers. As the program has matured, we have gathered valuable metrics and are seeing interesting trends. We want to share that success with you, and keep you up-to-date regarding the newest and updated Flings. Each quarter, I’ll write about the trends we’re seeing in that quarter, as well as highlighting new and updated Flings. In 2010, the first year…Read More


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Integrating vRealize Operations Manager and Log…

Integrating vRealize Operations Manager and Log Insight 3.0

Integrating vRealize Operations Manager and Log…

This post will cover Integrating vRealize Operations Manager and Log Insight 3.0. vRealize Log Insight has come a long way since I last wrote about it, the new integration with vRealize Operations …Read More


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VMware vRealize Log Insight – Configuring…

VMware vRealize Log Insight – Configuring agents, content packs, and agent groups

VMware vRealize Log Insight – Configuring…

Another vRealize Log Insight post, this time I am focussing on the Content Packs, and integrating them, this really does make this a much more powerful tool. I will also mention that a large number…Read More


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Troubleshooting with vRops part 1: vRops…

Troubleshooting with vRops part 1: vRops Capability

Troubleshooting with vRops part 1: vRops…

vRops 6 have been out for a while now, and with that a lot of great things have come, depended on your vRops license that is. In this first part of my performance troubleshooting vRopsseries, I… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]


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