Application Delivery with Horizon 6: Newly…

Application Delivery with Horizon 6: Newly Updated White Paper

Application Delivery with Horizon 6: Newly…

This is a repost from the EUC Blog. By Cindy Heyer, Technical Writer, Technical Marketing, End-User Computing at VMware The newly updated Application Delivery with Horizon 6 white paper is now available. This new version is packed with easy-access tips about using the features and components of Horizon 6 to more effectively manage your applications and desktops. This paper has something […]


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Everything You Need to Get Up and Running with…

Everything You Need to Get Up and Running with Mirage

Everything You Need to Get Up and Running with…

By Alexander West, Technical Writer, End-User Computing, VMware Deployment and Design Considerations for VMware Mirage is hot off the presses. Written with a single goal in mind—to help you get up and running with Mirage—this brand-new white paper boils down a complex deployment process into two crucial phases: “Surveying Your Environment and Accumulating Data” and […]


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20+ Common VSAN Questions

20+ Common #VSAN Questions

20+ Common VSAN Questions

Virtual BlocksPost navigation← Get hands-on with Virtual SAN – download the free 6 month evaluation!Running Microsoft Business Critical Application on Virtual SAN 6.0 → Posted on May 29, 2015 by Chuck Hollis VMware’s Virtual SAN radically simplifies storage in vSphere clusters. Even though the product has been available for about a year, we still continue to get all sorts of interesting questions. What follows are the list of interesting questions we encounter most often, along with quick answers. 1. How does VSAN use external storage arrays? VSAN doesn’t use external storage arrays — it uses server-based disk drives and flash devices to create its own shared and protected storage pool. The environment is much simpler and more…Read More


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VMware App Volumes and Microsoft Office, Part…

VMware App Volumes and Microsoft Office, Part 1: Choosing the Correct Office Version

VMware App Volumes and Microsoft Office, Part…

By Denis Gundarev, Application Solutions Architect, App Volumes R&D, VMware This article is the first in a series of blog posts about using Microsoft Office with VMware App Volumes. Microsoft Office is one of the most popular application suites deployed on Windows enterprise desktops. Microsoft Office applications are often implemented first in VDI installations, both […]


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VMworld 2015 Content Catalog is now live!

#VMworld 2015 Content Catalog is now live!

VMworld 2015 Content Catalog is now live!

The Content Catalog allows prospective VMworld attendees access to the VMworld agenda, with the ability to peruse breakouts and note sessions of interest. You can search and filter to your heart’s content—by track, category, session format, industry, role, technical level, speaker name, location (US or Europe), and keyword search. You cannot schedule sessions in the catalog.


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Making NSX for Horizon 6 More Approachable

Making NSX for Horizon 6 More Approachable #VCDX #vExpert

Making NSX for Horizon 6 More Approachable

By Tristan Todd, Architect, End-User Computing, VMware I love riding bikes! For years I have served as my own bike mechanic. And for about the last 10 years I have hand-built my own bicycle wheels. I do this because I like to choose my parts, I like the quality of the finished product, and I […]


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Congratulations to our 10 New VCDXs – Now there…

Congratulations to our 10 New VCDXs – Now there are 200+ #VCDX #vExpert

Congratulations to our 10 New VCDXs – Now there…

VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) is the highest level of certification offered by VMware. VCDXs are part of an elite group of architects leading virtualization solution design and implementation around the world, and last week we welcomed ten new ones: Kevin Barrass, VCDX-NV #191 Larus Hjartarson, VCDX5-DCV #192 Jason Scheponik, VCDX5-DCV #193 Matthew Kozloski, VCDX5-DCV […]


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VM Component Protection (VMCP)

VM Component Protection (VMCP) #VCDX #vExpert

VM Component Protection (VMCP)

This is a repost from the Storage Blog. vSphere 6.0 introduces a powerful new feature as part of vSphere HA called VM Component Protection (VMCP). VMCP protects virtual machines from storage related events, specifically Permanent Device Loss (PDL) and All Paths Down (APD) incidents. Permanent Device Loss (PDL) A PDL event occurs when the storage array issues a […]


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vSphere Replication Synchronization Types

vSphere Replication Synchronization Types

vSphere Replication Synchronization Types

vSphere Replication is VMware’s hypervisor-based virtual machine replication solution that is included with vSphere Essentials Plus Kit and higher editions. We commonly get questions around the differences between the various types and modes of synchronization — or “sync” — vSphere Replication utilizes. This article covers sync types and modes and discusses related performance improvements introduced […]


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Horizon FLEX: Powerful Policy Controls (Part 2…

Horizon FLEX: Powerful Policy Controls (Part 2 of 3)

Horizon FLEX: Powerful Policy Controls (Part 2…

By Andy Morris, Sr. Product Line Marketing Manager, Horizon FLEX, End-User Computing, VMware Hello again, Andy here. Last time I showed you how to build a Horizon FLEX image for mass sharing. This time, I’m going to show you the simple steps needed to ensure that image is securely used. You’ll be happy to note […]


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Horizon FLEX: Giving Users the Local Desktop…

Horizon FLEX: Giving Users the Local Desktop They Need (Part 3 of 3)

Horizon FLEX: Giving Users the Local Desktop…

By Andy Morris, Sr. Product Line Marketing Manager, Horizon FLEX, End-User Computing, VMware It’s finally here, the day you’ve been waiting for, how to define a Horizon FLEX entitlement! Hello, it’s Andy again. Today’s short video once again features a shiny me, but it’s thankfully very short: just over 90 seconds after you skip all […]


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VCP6-DCV, VCP6-DCV Delta, and vSphere 6…

VCP6-DCV, VCP6-DCV Delta, and vSphere 6 Foundation Exams Open for Registration

VCP6-DCV, VCP6-DCV Delta, and vSphere 6…

Registration is now available for the live version of the following certification exams: vSphere 6 Foundations Exam VMware Certified Professional 6 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DCV) Exam VMware Certified Professional 6 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DCV) Delta Exam The first available appointment date for these live exams will be August 30, 2015. They will be […]


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The vROps Management Pack for #VSAN Beta is now…

The vROps Management Pack for #VSAN Beta is now open, including features such as visibility across Virtual SAN…

The vROps Management Pack for #VSAN Beta is now…

The vROps Management Pack for #VSAN Beta is now open, including features such as visibility across Virtual SAN… http://t.co/8cllBIJFv9


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Horizon FLEX: giving users the desktop they need

Horizon FLEX: giving users the desktop they need

Horizon FLEX: giving users the desktop they need

It’s finally here, the day you’ve been waiting for, how to define a Horizon FLEX entitlement! Hello, it’s Andy again. Today’s short video once again features a shiny me, but it’s thankfully very short: just over 90 seconds after you skip all the fancy bumpers we put at the front and back of it. To […]


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VMware App Volumes Multi-vCenter and Multi-Site…

Support #Horizon Block and Pod architecture with just one App Volumes manager!

VMware App Volumes Multi-vCenter and Multi-Site…

By Dale Carter With the release of VMware App Volumes 2.9 comes one of the most requested features so far: multi-vCenter support. With multi-vCenter support it is now possible to manage virtual desktops and AppStacks from multiple vCenter instances within the same App Volume Manager. The following graphic shows how this works: With this new […]


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Serial Port Redirection for Virtual Desktops in…

Serial Port Redirection for Virtual Desktops in Horizon 6 #VCDX #vExpert #vcdx181.com

Serial Port Redirection for Virtual Desktops in…

By Peter Brown, Director of R&D, VMware, London, UK In December 2014, we gave a sneak peak of the serial port redirection feature in View virtual desktops which we have been working on. We are delighted to announce that we have officially made this function available with our June 2015 Horizon 6 release. The new […]


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