Monthly Archives: September 2016

Migration Tip: Disaster Recovery is for More Than Disaster Recovery

Guest Post by Lilac Schoenbeck, VP of Marketing, iland So you’ve decided to make the strategic move to cloud. As you’re likely aware, you’re not alone, as Gartner predicts the cloud infrastructure market is set to hit $22.4 billion this year. After all, cloud has come a very long way since its infancy. While security […]

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Boost your Bottom Line with DRaaS, Powered by VMware vCloud Availability

It’s clear that Managed Service Providers (MSPs) have a vital role in supporting IT strategy for both on-premises and cloud-based IT investments. Ensuring the security and protection of IT resources is at the top of many lists for MSPs and IT leaders. Disasters happen – there’s no way around that. Earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, fires – […]

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This blog has been hacked by @vS0ciety

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How Peirce College Prepared for Open Enrollment with VMware Public Cloud

Higher education is in the midst of fundamental changes, and as technology helps campuses better reach beyond their traditional physical borders, decision-makers expect IT to offer the solutions and leadership needed to deliver better services to students, staff, and researchers, while simplifying IT costs and responsibilities. That’s why educational institutions are turning to VMware vCloud® […]

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How to make a host win the HA Master Election


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On the community forums someone asked if it was possible to influence the HA/FDM master election. (For those who don’t know, FDM is the engineering name for vSphere HA.) Let me state first that I wouldn’t recommend doing this, but there actually is a way to make it very likely a certain host becomes the HA […]

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The Transparent Cloud with vRealize Operations

By Neal Elinski, Solution Strategist IT departments are responsible for every aspect of their cloud-based applications, but without full visibility and control over these workloads, as we often find in cloud environments, how can they fulfill those expectations? Everybody wants the operational benefits that come from a cloud, but no IT department is fully comfortable […]

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New KB articles published for week ending 09/24/16

VMware Horizon 7 Applications and RDS Hosts Are Not Visible After an Upgrade from Horizon 6.2.3 to Horizon 7.x (2146862) Date Published: 9/22/2016 Setting the RDS Host Operating System Version (2146850) Date Published: 9/22/2016 VMware Horizon Client RTAV stops working in Horizon Client after switching the frame size on the client system (2146967) Date Published: […]

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Drive the Success of Public/Hybrid Clouds with vCloud Air Network Edge!

The VMware vCloud Air Network (vCAN) Program enables partners to invest in VMware infrastructure on a monthly subscription basis, driving the success of public and hybrid clouds. Recently, we launched vCAN Edge, a new site dedicated to vCloud Air Network solutions, products, and the latest information available to service providers – all to drive the […]

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Startup intro: Reduxio


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About a year ago my attention was drawn to a storage startup called Reduxio, not because of what they were selling (they weren’t sharing much at that point though even) but because two friends joined them, Fred Nix and Wade O’Harrow (EMC / vSpecialist fame). I tried to set up a meeting back then and […]

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Developing a Hyper-Converged Storage Strategy for VMware vCloud Director with VMware Virtual SAN

For service providers in the vCloud Air Network, the ability to build secure public clouds is vital. With VMware vCloud Director, service providers can do just that. The ability to build those secure clouds helps to significantly increase virtual data center efficiency for delivering resources to consumers – pooling compute (CPU and memory), storage, and […]

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