VMware vSAN Powered HCI Systems Leads the…

VMware vSAN Powered HCI Systems Leads the Market in Q4, 2020, According to IDC

VMware vSAN Powered HCI Systems Leads the…

VMware vSAN Powered HCI Systems Leads the Market in Q4, 2020, According to IDC Once again, we’re excited that VMware vSAN powered HCI systems leads the overall market for the Q4 of 2020, according to the IDC Worldwide Converged Systems Tracker. IDC Data Shows HCI Systems Powered by VMware are #1 IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Converged … Continued The post VMware vSAN Powered HCI Systems Leads the Market in Q4, 2020, According to IDC appeared first on VMware vSAN Virtual Blocks Blog.


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New VOP SD-WAN Accreditation Now Available in…

New VOP SD-WAN Accreditation Now Available in Partner University

New VOP SD-WAN Accreditation Now Available in…

On March 1, we launched the VMware Operations Professional Software-Defined Wide Area Network (VOP SD-WAN) accreditation to support the journey to transact Subscription based offerings. This self-paced optional training will help you better understand the quote-to-cash process and hardware logistics for our SD-WAN subscription-based offerings. Learn more. The post New VOP SD-WAN Accreditation Now Available in Partner University appeared first on Partner News.


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Automating default admin password change for…

Automating default admin password change for NSX Advanced Load Balancer (NSX ALB)

Automating default admin password change for…

Over the weekend I got a chance to deploy my first vSphere with Tanzu environment using the new NSX Advanced Load Balancer (NSX ALB) which I had shared on Twitter. 🥳 Successfully deployed my 🥇 vSphere w/@VMwareTanzu using the new @vmwarensx Advanced Load Balancer (formally @AviNetworks) 👉https://t.co/Mqb9Ja0rtV was extremely helpful, a MUST read IMHO! 👏🤙 […]


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Is VMware Cloud Really the Right Strategy for…

Is VMware Cloud Really the Right Strategy for App Modernization?

Is VMware Cloud Really the Right Strategy for…

We’ll be expanding on this discussion at our cloud event on Mar 31st and Apr 1st. Register here. Last week I had the opportunity to present at Cloud Field Day 10. Well, it was less a presentation and more a discussion. It was an ask me anything (AMA) where the delegates ask all their burning […]


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Announcing Limited Extension of vSAN 6.5 and…

Announcing Limited Extension of vSAN 6.5 and 6.6 General Support Period

Announcing Limited Extension of vSAN 6.5 and…

VMware is committed to supporting our customers for growth and success. In these trying times, some of you have contacted us to share that the global pandemic has made it more difficult to execute your planned infrastructure upgrades. We can help address this challenge by offering both increased flexibility and continued support as we work … Continued The post Announcing Limited Extension of vSAN 6.5 and 6.6 General Support Period appeared first on VMware vSAN Virtual Blocks Blog.


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Register now for Leading Change: Build Trust with the Anywhere Workspace – May 5 and 6, 2021

Register now for Leading Change: Build Trust…

On May 5 and 6, VMware is hosting a free online event called “Leading Change: Build Trust with the Anywhere Workspace.” At this event, we’ll talk about VMware’s unique ability to bring together end-user computing, SD-WAN and secure access service edge (SASE) and endpoint security to support today’s distributed work environment, an effort that we … Continued The post Register now for Leading Change: Build Trust with the Anywhere Workspace – May 5 and 6, 2021 appeared first on VMware End-User…Read More


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Performance Monitoring Enhancements in vSAN 7 Update 2

Performance Monitoring Enhancements in vSAN 7…

Performance Monitoring Enhancements in vSAN 7 Update 2​ Time-based performance metrics found in vCenter Server can be one of the most effective ways to monitor and troubleshoot the performance of discrete VMs, and the vSAN cluster providing the resources. These metrics give important insight […]


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How NVIDIA And VMware Aim To Make Enterprise AI…

How NVIDIA And VMware Aim To Make Enterprise AI Easier With Joint Solutions

How NVIDIA And VMware Aim To Make Enterprise AI…

Companies need to spend more time creating new employee workflows, products and customer experiences to succeed in a highly competitive environment. The NVIDIA VMware collaboration supports this.


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Proactive HA, Health Checks and Alarms for a…

Proactive HA, Health Checks and Alarms for a Healthy vSAN Datastore

Proactive HA, Health Checks and Alarms for a…

Proactive HA, Health Checks and Alarms for a Healthy vSAN Datastore Troubleshooting your environment becomes easier with the right tools in place to detect the potential root cause of issues and offer the best guidance to resolve the issues. vSAN 7 Update 2 introduces several enhancements to […]


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Partners Accelerate Profitability with New Customer Lifecycle Incentives

Partners Accelerate Profitability with New…

On Monday, March 22, 2021 we launched new Customer Lifecycle Incentives focused on rewarding partners for helping customers drive digital transformation throughout their end-to-end journey. These new offerings are designed to help partners drive increased profitability through new and expanded customer engagement, a simplified experience, optimized incentive return on investment, and partner-to-partner cooperation rewards. Customer … Continued The post Partners Accelerate Profitability with…Read More


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Simplified Nested ESXi installation in ESXi 7.0…

Simplified Nested ESXi installation in ESXi 7.0 Update 2 using HTTP Boot over Vi…

Simplified Nested ESXi installation in ESXi 7.0…

Deploying an ESXi scripted installation aka Kickstart running within a VM (Nested ESXi) has a number of benefits, especially for testing and development purposes. This was something I did regularly as a customer, especially with new releases of ESXi to ensure our existing automation scripts and […]


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Adding a customized notification banner in the vSphere UI

Adding a customized notification banner in the…

I was recently reminded of an old vCenter Server feature called Message of the Day (MOTD) that I had used quite extensively when I was a customer to easily communicate upcoming patch windows, downtime, updates and other interesting news to my internal users. Back in the day, the vSphere UI was […]


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Enhanced Data Durability During Unplanned Events, vSAN 7 Update 2

Enhanced Data Durability During Unplanned…

Enhanced Data Durability During Unplanned Events, vSAN 7 Update 2 Availability of data is one of the primary responsibilities of an enterprise class storage system, and a focal point for VMware’s efforts toward continual improvement. Therefore, with vSAN 7 Update 2 and VMC, we introduce the […]


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HomeLab Stage LV: KVM Solution – VCDX #181 Marc…

HomeLab Stage LV: KVM Solution – VCDX #181 Marc Huppert

HomeLab Stage LV: KVM Solution – VCDX #181 Marc…

After completing my last blog post: HomeLab Stage LIV: Datacenter Documentation, I want to talk a little bit about my new KVM solution. KVM? Come on, who needs that today? IPMI Nearly every server or system that I own has […]


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Find Which VMDK your Windows Server Disk matches

Find Which VMDK your Windows Server Disk matches

Find Which VMDK your Windows Server Disk matches

Have you ever been in the situation of needed to extend a Windows Server hard disk in a VMware vSphere VM and was unsure which disk to extend? This is especially the case if you have multiple disks that are configured as the same size. Also, as most of you know, you can’t go by […]


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What’s New, Part 2, in vSphere 7 Update 2

What’s New, Part 2, in vSphere 7 Update 2

What’s New, Part 2, in vSphere 7 Update 2

It’s been a week since vSphere 7 Update 2 became available, and we continue to publish new information about it every day. Every update release to vSphere has new features. This one has about 20 big ones that we’ll talk about directly, about 90 medium-sized improvements or additions, and […]


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