Monthly Archives: March 2017

Celebrate World Backup Day by Safeguarding Your Workloads in the Cloud

It’s World Backup Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness of data, the increased value it brings to our lives, and the importance of ensuring that it’s protected should the unexpected happen.   Everyday computer users aren’t the only ones who need to be reminded to protect their applications and data. Even savvy IT folks

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Sit Back, Relax, and Get to Know VMware vCloud Air Hybrid Cloud Manager

As our many customers will attest, VMware vCloud Air Hybrid Cloud Manager (HCM ) is an extremely powerful tool when it comes to extending your on-premises data center to the cloud and migrating VMs to and from the cloud. But in order to take full advantage of Hybrid Cloud Manager, you’ll first need to become acquainted

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The Security Landscape: Pwn2Own 2017

During the 2017 Pwn2Own competition at CanSecWest, two teams succeeded in demonstrating arbitrary host code execution on VMware Workstation. Today, VMware is releasing updated versions of VMware vSphere ESXi, VMware Fusion, and VMware Workstation to address these vulnerabilities. VMSA-2017-0006 contains details on impacted versions and the releases which contain fixes.   No active exploitation VMware is not aware

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vSAN needs 3 fault domains


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I have been having discussions with various customers about all sorts of highly available vSAN environments. Now that vSAN has been available for a couple of years customers are starting to become more and more comfortable around designing these infrastructures, which also leads to some interesting discussions. Many discussions these days are on the subject […]

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Consolidate Sprawling Data Centers, in the Cloud, with VMware vCloud Air

By Aparajita Jas, Sr. Product Marketing Manager   Digital Transformation Enabled by Cloud Adoption The world is undergoing a massive digital transformation. This digital revolution is driving innovation across industries and across all lines of business—with more ways of engaging with customers, and gathering valuable data and insight than ever before. It is no surprise

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Tweetosphere Lights Up: #LongLiveVCD

A few weeks ago, we announced the launch of VMware vCloud Director® 8.20 and the tweetosphere lit up with comments (#LongLiveVCD). They came from around the world (Islamabad, Italy, Nigeria). And they came from experts inside VMware and outside (Gajendra Ambi at EMC, Olya Moskovchenko‏ at StarWind Software, Anthony Spiteri‏ at Veeam Software, Pranay Jha

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New KB articles published for week ending 25th March 2017

VMware ESXi ESXi IO connectivity issues or PSOD with VT-d interrupt remapper disabled Date Published: 2017/03/20 Quiesced snapshots of Windows 2012/2012R2 VMs with Tools 10.1.0 are sporadically failing Date Published: 2017/03/23 Enable NAT Rules for stateless Hosts so that it does not pass through Gateway Date Published: 2017/03/20 Virtual machine crashes on ESXi 6.5 when […]

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What to Consider When Considering Cloud-based Disaster Recovery

According to a recent end-user survey conducted by 451 Research, 64 percent of organizations have already implemented a cloud-based disaster recovery (DR) solution; up from 46 percent in Q4 20141.   While the public cloud can offer a reliable, cost-effective DR option with a ‘pay as you go’ consumption model and the ability to provide

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What to Consider When Considering Cloud-based Disaster Recovery

According to a recent end-user survey conducted by 451 Research, 64 percent of organizations have already implemented a cloud-based disaster recovery (DR) solution; up from 46 percent in Q4 20141.   While the public cloud can offer a reliable, cost-effective DR option with a ‘pay as you go’ consumption model and the ability to provide

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How Horizon® 7 Is Helping the Enterprise Scale Digital Workspaces

We are back again with another edition of our monthly vCloud Architecture Toolkit for Service Providers (or vCAT-SP) blog series! On the third week of every month, we take the time to publish a new article in our ongoing series. Each installation highlights helpful documents designed to assist you in building superior cloud solutions and

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