Break Outside the Box for True Flexibility with…

Break Outside the Box for True Flexibility with vSAN and vSphere

Break Outside the Box for True Flexibility with…

Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) powered by VMware vSAN storage and vSphere compute capabilities makes data center modernization achievable for any future-forward organization. Our revolutionary technology simplifies the transition to a modern data center while allowing users the flexibility [..]


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#vSANChat Recap: vSphere Lifecycle Manager and…

#vSANChat Recap: vSphere Lifecycle Manager and vSAN 7

#vSANChat Recap: vSphere Lifecycle Manager and…

In our last #vSANChat we dove into vSphere Lifecycle Manager and how it works with vSAN 7 to simplify consistent lifecycle management and effectively power your datacenter. We were joined by vSAN experts John Nicholson, Pete Flecha and vSphere expert Niels Hagoort to answer how the two […]


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vSpeaking Podcast Ep 166: VMware Fusion 12

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 166: VMware Fusion 12

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 166: VMware Fusion 12

Building on over 20 years of local virtualization excellence, the latest releases of VMware’s favorite virtualization tools deliver some amazing new capabilities for IT Admins, for Developers, and for everyone else. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome Mike Roy to discuss the […]


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2-node vSAN within VMware Cloud on AWS

2-node vSAN within VMware Cloud on AWS

2-node vSAN within VMware Cloud on AWS

The release of 2-node cluster support within VMware Cloud on AWS lowered the entry point for the service, allowing customers to stand up a production-ready presence within the AWS cloud using a pair of vSphere hosts. While 2-node vSAN has been available on-premises for a few years, the VMC on […]


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VMware Training: Promotions Across the Globe

VMware Training: Promotions Across the Globe

VMware Training: Promotions Across the Globe

We are continuing to give away 6 months of complimentary access to our VMware Learning Zone Premium subscription for customers and partners. You’ll be able to access hundreds of videos including troubleshooting and practical tips. Plus, you can enroll onto any of the 12 Exam prep courses to help …Read More


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vLCM Support for vSphere Auto Deploy

vLCM Support for vSphere Auto Deploy

vLCM Support for vSphere Auto Deploy

vSphere Auto Deploy is a great feature that uses PXE boot infrastructure together with vSphere Host Profiles to provision and customize ESXi hosts. Depending on the ESXi host configuration, enforced by its attached Host Profile, state information is stored on the ESXi host itself or by the Auto [..]


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„Update installation failed. vCenter Server is…

„Update installation failed. vCenter Server is non-operational.“ while VCSA 7 up…

„Update installation failed. vCenter Server is…

During the latest update of my VCSA 7.0 I got the following error message „Update installation failed. vCenter Server is non-operational.“. That means that you cannot go on with the update wizard. A reboot didn’t help either. So that the way to go!


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Please support/donate to our friend, Alan…

Please support/donate to our friend, Alan Renouf and his family

Please support/donate to our friend, Alan…

For those of us in the VMware community, you will know of Alan Renouf. He used to be our Mr. PowerCLI, but most recently he is our Virtual and Augmented Reality guy. If you know Alan, you’ll know that he is one of the nicest and kindest guys you could meet. A number of years back, Alan and his family moved to the Bay Area and found a beautiful home in the hills over looking Santa Cruz. I had the pleasure of visiting him and Elizabeth on a few occasions – he always invited me down to visit…Read More


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vSpeaking Podcast Ep 167: VMworld 2020 Preview

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 167: VMworld 2020 Preview

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 167: VMworld 2020 Preview

With VMworld 2020 rapidly approaching, it’s time for the Virtually Speaking Podcast’s annual VMworld Preview episode. For the furst time in history this event will be completely online. This week we welcome Duncan Epping and Ken Werneburg to let us know how we can get the most out of this event.


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Getting Creative While Under Constraints—How to…

Getting Creative While Under Constraints—How to Sustainably Build Technology for Emergency Response

Getting Creative While Under Constraints—How to…

Collaborative Cash Delivery (CCD) Network brings together humanitarian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) delivering cash aid in emergencies, cash that enables affected populations to leverage local resources to meet their needs without delay. CCD includes NGOs from 15 organizations, such as Action Against Hunger, Catholic Relief Services, Danish Refugee Council, International Rescue Committee, Mercy Corps, Oxfam, and Save the Children. By facilitating collaboration among the NGOs, CCD…Read More


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VMworld 2020: Guided Workshops, VMware Odyssey,…

VMworld 2020: Guided Workshops, VMware Odyssey, and More!

VMworld 2020: Guided Workshops, VMware Odyssey,…

The Hands-on Labs are going digital this year and we have been working hard behind the scenes in making sure your experience at VMworld 2020 is unforgettable. We are excited share more information on what will be available as we go online around the world.


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Configure NSX-T VRF Lite – NSX Ninja

Configure NSX-T VRF Lite – NSX Ninja

Configure NSX-T VRF Lite – NSX Ninja

A VRF Tier-0 Gateway is a Gateway that is configured as a child object to a Parent Tier-0 Gateway. This means that you can configure multiple “mini Tier-0 Gateways” inside a Parent Tier-0 Gateway. In this wiki article, I will show you how to configure VRF Lite using NSX-T with two separate tenants.


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How to Eliminate Blind Spots with the VMware…

How to Eliminate Blind Spots with the VMware Service-Defined Firewall

How to Eliminate Blind Spots with the VMware…

Join us to see how the VMware Service-defined Firewall secures internal traffic with its distributed architecture, service-aware controls, and policy automation – all delivered in software.


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Announcing VMware Container Networking with…

Announcing VMware Container Networking with Antrea for Kubernetes

Announcing VMware Container Networking with…

By Cody McCain, Senior Product Manager and Susan Wu, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Networking and Security Business Unit Enterprises benefit from collaborative engineering and receive the latest innovations from open source projects. However, it’s a challenge for enterprise to rely solely […]


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Running vSphere? Five reasons why you need…

Running vSphere? Five reasons why you need Cloud Foundation

Running vSphere? Five reasons why you need…

The challenges with traditional vSphere-based 3-tier infrastructure is that they are still largely dependent upon the hardware that it runs upon. Physical hardware often needs to be reconfigured when moves, adds and changes need to be made at a storage, networking or security level are required. These hardware changes are often manual, time consuming and risky and result in scheduled maintenance windows which queue in ticketing systems and slow down ITs ability to best serve the needs of the business


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