Monthly Archives: July 2017

Building Better Partnerships at the vCAN Roadshow

We host the vCloud Air Network Roadshow so our partners can stay abreast of the latest product developments in cloud technology. Recently, we held a series of events across Europe and Asia for our cloud provider partners so they can get hand-on training in our latest software solutions. We also happened to visit some of

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Unbalanced Stretched vSAN Cluster


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I had this question a couple of times the past month so I figured I would write a quick post. The question that was asked is: Can I have an unbalanced stretched cluster? In other words: Can I have 6 hosts in Site A and 4 hosts in site B when using vSAN Stretched Cluster […]

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vSphere 6.5 U1 is out… and it comes with vSAN 6.6.1


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vSphere 6.5 U1 was released last night. It has some cool new functionality in there as part of vSAN 6.6.1 (I can’t wait for vSAN 6.6.6 to ship ;-)). There are a lot of fixes of course in 6.6.1 and U1, but as stated, there’s also new functionality: VMware vSphere Update Manager (VUM) integration Storage […]

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New KB articles published for week ending 22nd July 2017

VMware ESXi Guest Authentication Service is missing in open-vm -tools package 2:10.1.5-5055683-1ubuntu1 for Ubuntu 17.04 Date Published:2017/07/18 Enabling IOPS limit for one VM causes latencies on other VMs running on the same host and datastore (NFS datastore) Date Published:2017/07/18 Network becomes unavailable with ntg3 driver on ESXi 6.5 Date Published:2017/07/19 Recommendation for Driver/Firmware Date Published:2017/07/19 […]

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On-Site Protection: 3 Data Security DRaaS Benefits

In 2013, 1 billion stolen data records were exposed online. Three years later, that figure would reach more than 4.2 billion. The findings, issued by Risk Based SecurityData Breach QuickView Report, also highlighted another remarkable statistic: that the business sector makes up for nearly 81 percent of all confidential data exposed online. This statistic is

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VMware vCloud Availability Logical Architecture

Originally posted on DavidHill.co VMware recently launched a new version of VMware vCloud Availability for vCloud Director, with the latest version being 1.0.1. I wanted to talk about the VMware vCloud Availability Logical Architecture, and how a public cloud consumer using a vCloud Availability offering from a vCloud Air Network provider can easily build a

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Map Out Your Cloud, Offerings and More with our vCloud Architecture Toolkit Poster

When it comes to providing the right service at the right time through the right cloud architecture, vCloud Air Network Service Providers have options. Lots of them. But they all filter through three major elements that serve as the foundation for vCloud Air: our Hybrid-enabled environments, our core service provider platforms and, finally, our vCloud

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New KB articles published for week ending 15th July 2017

VMware vCenter Server “Double register of key” error starting vCenter Server 6.0 Date Published 7/10/2017 Manually increasing the heap memory on vCenter Server components in vCenter 6.x Date Published 7/10/2017 VMware vCenter Appliance [500] SSO error: Could not parse certificate: java.io.IOException: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Input byte array has incorrect ending byte at 3208 while configuring PSC in […]

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Schedule Builder for VMworld US now open

The Schedule Builder for VMworld 2017 US opened today and registered attendees can start scheduling sessions. One thing I noticed was they removed the ability to see how many seats were left in a session which is unfortunate as it was a nice was to gauge how full a session was getting. Also as a …
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OpEx is Not a Sunk Cost for Future Business

Written by Guy Bartram, Director, Product Marketing Competitive Intelligence, VMware For many years, cloud providers have tried to limit their operational costs to keep margins high and healthy. In recent times, a few ‘competitive’ products have poked their heads above the parapet to try to challenge VMware’s hypervisor market share, through low cost licensing and a

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