Monthly Archives: February 2016

See vCloud Air at HIMSS

The vCloud Air team is excited to be participating in the 2016 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition starting today through Friday in Las Vegas, Nevada.  HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology.  This conference […]

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WEBCAST: Protect Your Environment with Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery

Nobody wants to find out that their disaster recovery plan is inadequate when they’re in the middle of a crisis but all too often, that’s exactly what happens. The complexity and high cost of traditional disaster recovery (DR) solutions causes many companies to protect only mission-critical applications and data. Due to resource constraints, often businesses […]

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It’s the end of the road for these VMware products in 2016

I was browsing through the latest docs in the VMware KB this week and noticed one describing the end of availability of vSphere Enterprise, vSphere with Operations Manager (vSOM) Standard and Enterprise edition. That got me to browsing through VMware’s product lifecycle matrix which provides dates for every VMware products on GA, end of availability, …

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New KB articles published for week ending 2/27/16

Datacenter Support for Leap Year in VMware Products for 2016 (2144038) Date Published: 2/23/2016 My VMware What permissions are required for Bundle upgrades in My VMware (2144076) Date Published: 2/25/2016 How do License fulfilments to multiple components works in My VMware (2144264) Date Published: 2/25/2016 VMware ESXi VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch ESXi-5.5.0-20160204001-no-tools (2144002) Date Published: […]

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VSAN 6.2 : Sparse Swap, what is it good for?


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I already briefly touched on Sparse Swap in my VSAN 6.2 launch article. When talking about space efficiency and VSAN 6.2 most people will immidiately bring up RAID-5/6 and/or deduplication and compression. Those of course are definitely the big ticket items for VSAN 6.2, there is no doubt. Sparse Swap however is one of those tiny […]

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vBlogger Spotlight: Duncan Epping

Follow @duncanyb Top vBlog 2016 is about to kick off so I’m continuing my vBlogger Spotlight series that I started last year to shine the spotlight on several prominent bloggers in the community to give you some insight into their experiences with blogging. Today’s spotlight is on Duncan Epping, the un-disputed king of the bloggers …

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vCloud Air: This Past Week in Review

Think you’ve had a busy week? You should see how fast the cloud has been moving this week! We’re slowing things down so you can catch up on all the latest updates in one place on the vCloud Air Blog! Here’s the past week in review: vForum Live Atlanta on 3/8 If you’re looking for […]

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Worried about Leap Year bugs in 2016, VMware has you covered

Date anomalies such as Y2K, Leap Years, and the infamous1970 bug can be disruptive if software code is not designed to handle them properly. You might remember the infamous VMware time bomb bug a few years back which made them look bad. In 2016 we once again have a Leap Year and VMware has gone …

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vForum Live Atlanta on 3/8

vForum Live is upon us once again! If you’re an IT professional who has yet to attend one of our free, 1-day events, then head to Atlanta on March 8th for this unique opportunity to interface with experts, win prizes and stay up-to-date on cutting edge IT for your business. We’ll kick off the day […]

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vForum Live Atlanta on 3/8

vForum Live is upon us once again! If you’re an IT professional who has yet to attend one of our free, 1-day events, then head to Atlanta on March 8th for this unique opportunity to interface with experts, win prizes and stay up-to-date on cutting edge IT for your business. We’ll kick off the day […]

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