Monthly Archives: September 2017

vCloud Extender – What is it?

This blog is by Daniel Paluszek and originally appeared on Clouds and Cartridges.  Part of our upcoming release of vCloud Director 9 is vCloud Extender. I’d like to do an intro to this new solution since we’ve been getting a lot of questions in the Solutions Exchange.   Extender is VMware’s replacement for vCloud Connector – in

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vCloud Extender – What is it?

This blog is by Daniel Paluszek and originally appeared on Clouds and Cartridges.  Part of our upcoming release of vCloud Director 9 is vCloud Extender. I’d like to do an intro to this new solution since we’ve been getting a lot of questions in the Solutions Exchange.   Extender is VMware’s replacement for vCloud Connector – in

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Which disk controller to use for vSAN


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I have many customers going through the plan and design phase for implementing a vSAN based infrastructure. Many of them have conversations with OEMs and this typically results in a set of recommendations in terms of which hardware to purchase. One thing that seems to be a recurring theme is the question which disk controller […]

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VMworld vSAN Sessions Playlist

Advertise here with BSAI just created a simple playlist up on youtube which has most (if not all) vSAN sessions on there. If you are interested in vSAN simply have a look at the playlist and pick what you want to watch.

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VMworld vSAN Sessions Playlist

Advertise here with BSAI just created a simple playlist up on youtube which has most (if not all) vSAN sessions on there. If you are interested in vSAN simply have a look at the playlist and pick what you want to watch.

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A conversation with Brian Graf from VMware

After VMworld this year, the highlight (at least for me) had to be the VMware cloud on AWS.  I was lucky enough to attend a few sessions with Brian, and he agreed to answer a couple questions for me. Hopefully … Continue reading

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Fujitsu and VMware Extend Global Partnership to Empower Organizations’ Digital Transformations

We’re excited to announce that Fujitsu and VMware’s global partnership around cloud solutions is extending even further, with one goal in mind: accelerating the enterprise customer’s journey to the hybrid cloud. Leveraging the hybrid cloud is crucial for the digital transformation efforts of enterprises. Fujitsu and VMware’s expansion of their partnership looks to bolster digital transformation

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New KB articles published for week ending 24th September 2017

VMware vCenter Server vCenter HA failover does not start services set to manual Date Published: 2017/09/20 VMware vRealize Operations Manager vRealize Suite 2017 Fulfillment Date Published: 2017/09/19 VMware Horizon Configure a supported desktop environment for Horizon 7 version 7.3 Linux desktops on Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 16.04 Date Published: 2017/09/21 System crashes and all processes […]

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With attendance down does this mean VMworld has jumped the shark?

As I reported in my annual post on my experiences at VMworld, attendance was down this year and in a fairly big way. VMware reported attendance at 20,000 this year which is about a 15% decline from the 23,000 who attended in 2015 & 2016. Is this a sign that less people care about what …
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New report from IDC highlights the many benefits of VMware VVols

I find one of the biggest barriers to VVols adoption is lack of customer understanding of what VVols is and what it will do for them. Many customers are happy with VMFS and the “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” mind-sight is prevalent which keeps them using what they are comfortable with. I’m always …
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