Month: April 2017

Understanding How Host Profiles Handles Host-Specific Configuration Settings Through Customizations

Understanding How Host Profiles Handles Host-Specific Configuration Settings Through Customizations

This post was originally published on this site —Host Profiles is an advanced capability of VMware vSphere that provides for configuration and compliance checking of multiple VMware ESXi hosts.  Although a profile can be attached directly to a single host in vCenter Server, typically, a profile is attached to a vSphere cluster, where all the hosts have the same hardware, storage, and networking configurations. The latest release of vSphere includes several enhancements to Host Profiles. This post goes into a little more depth on two different Read more […]

Silent Mobile Threat: How Apps Steal Your Data

Silent Mobile Threat: How Apps Steal Your Data

This post was originally published on this site — Do your personal mobile apps steal data from you, with or without your consent? On the business side, does this mobile surveillance put your company’s data at risk? Read this insightful guest blog from Appthority Co-Founder and President Domingo Guerra. It seems like a fair trade: Get your favorite mobile apps free, and watch annoying ads in return. Unfortunately, that is not all you do in return. In reality, you give up a great deal of personal information. Mobile apps collect a massive amount Read more […]

How to Pinpoint Storage Problems in Your SAP Environment

How to Pinpoint Storage Problems in Your SAP Environment

This post was originally published on this site —By: Christian Fernando   When using SAP native tools such as SAP Solution Manager, there isn’t visibility into the underlying virtualization layers, leaving a blind spot in understanding the complete performance story. The virtualization layer includes, but is not limited to, the virtual machine, ESXi server, CPU, memory and storage. If I am an SAP administrator, the ability to quickly see contention of infrastructure resources and find root causes of performance or outage incidents is Read more […]

New Video! Simplifying App Access & Management with VMware Workspace ONE

New Video! Simplifying App Access & Management with VMware Workspace ONE

This post was originally published on this site —In today’s mobile cloud world, it’s all about the apps. Apps are what help your workforce be productive and successful. Unfortunately, employees do not often use the apps their company provides. Studies have shown that with each extra step required for onboarding a new app, you lose 7% of your user base. Six steps to get started? That means 42% of your workers will never use your work app a single time. For a successful app strategy, you must deliver the right apps on the right device Read more […]

Experience High-Performance Graphics with Free NVIDIA GRID & VMware Blast Extreme Test Drive

Experience High-Performance Graphics with Free NVIDIA GRID & VMware Blast Extreme Test Drive

This post was originally published on this site —It can be quite challenging for IT administrators to provide great user experience for high-performance desktops remotely. With VMware Blast Extreme and its new adaptive transport capabilities, we made this possible. With all the excitement a few weeks ago around the announcement of VMware Horizon 7.1 and Blast Extreme Adaptive Transport, a new NVIDIA GRID test drive provides a quick way for you to get your hands on a demo environment within minutes—all without leaving your office or spinning Read more […]

Wavefront Acquisition: Analyst’s View

Wavefront Acquisition: Analyst’s View

This post was originally published on this site —Many of you may have seen the recent announcement of VMware acquiring Wavefront, the Palo Alto-based cloud analytics firm. You can learn the initial details about the acquisition from the blog article written by Ajay Singh, the General Manager and SVP of the VMware Cloud Management Business Unit. Now, I am glad to be able to share with you more analysis of this event – this time, from one of the major analysts in the cloud space.     Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) is the Read more […]

vRealize Operations Wins Rave Reviews

vRealize Operations Wins Rave Reviews

This post was originally published on this site —  “People can have the Model T in any color – so long as it’s black.” – Henry Ford A quaint view of customer insights, isn’t it? Good thing we take a different approach to IT operations at VMware. I’m pleased to report that our vRealize Operations product continues to win rave reviews from the people who matter most—customers. And in the forum type many users value most—an independent setting where users post their real experiences for their Read more […]

VMworld 2017 Registration Is Open: Here’s What EUC Experts Can Expect

VMworld 2017 Registration Is Open: Here’s What EUC Experts Can Expect

This post was originally published on this site —Registration is open for VMworld 2017. For VMware EUC customers and experts, this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience you won’t want to miss. Experience End-User Computing (EUC) at VMworld Date: Aug. 27-31Location: Las Vegas | Mandalay Bay Hotel & Convention Center Get connected with EUC subject-matter experts, thought leaders and IT pros at VMworld 2017. You will immerse yourself in the latest technologies, including sneak peeks and hands-on labs of the latest VMware mobility and digital Read more […]

Better Together: VMware AirWatch Workspace ONE & Office 365

Better Together: VMware AirWatch Workspace ONE & Office 365

This post was originally published on this site —Consider this: when it comes to securing enterprise applications, you might not have the whole story. While you may have heard that you can adequately protect your network with an Office 365 application-only security framework, in truth this approach leaves applications vulnerable. Instead, use VMware Workspace ONE  which is flexible enough to provide administrative choice, yet comprehensive enough to secure the entire mobile endpoint. Keeping mobile endpoint secure enables Office Read more […]

Welcome PowerCLI to the PowerShell Gallery – Install Process Updates

Welcome PowerCLI to the PowerShell Gallery – Install Process Updates

This post was originally published on this site —PowerCLI 6.5.1 has been released and in this release we have made some big changes to the way you install and keep up to date with PowerCLI! This update was all based around Microsoft PowerShell deployment models, listening to you, the customer and ensuring we are making the changes to provide the best PowerShell product going forward. As of PowerCLI 6.5.1, you no longer have a MSI file to download and install. You can now install directly from the PowerShell Gallery! This update streamlines the Read more […]