Month: July 2017

Easy as 9.1.1-2-3: VMware AirWatch EMM Feature Pack Review

Easy as 9.1.1-2-3: VMware AirWatch EMM Feature Pack Review

This post was originally published on this site —Use the VMware AirWatch EMM feature pack review to learn about the added features added and bug fixes in the latest releases of the AirWatch Console. VMware AirWatch EMM Feature Pack v9.1.3 Check out the latest features in the VMware AirWatch EMM Feature Pack v9.1.3 release! New! Deploy Custom Bootstrap Packages for macOS Typically, device enrollment requires AirWatch Agent installation prior to executing any other installation packages. In VMware AirWatch EMM Feature Pack v9.1.3, bootstrap Read more […]

Reduce IT Friction, Boost Government Workforce Productivity

Reduce IT Friction, Boost Government Workforce Productivity

This post was originally published on this site —Anyone working in government over the past decade knows that mobile devices have transformed agency workflows, cultures and outcomes. According to a FedScoop survey underwritten by VMware and published in July 2017, more than half of federal government personnel rely heavily on mobile devices—including personal devices—to do their work. Compared to industry, however, more than half of federal workers experience moderate-to-high levels of friction when using a smartphone or tablet—ultimately Read more […]

Sanjay Poonen Wants YOU to Join Him at VMworld 2017

Sanjay Poonen Wants YOU to Join Him at VMworld 2017

This post was originally published on this site —This VMworld, the digital workspace takes center stage. Join industry leaders like VMware COO Sanjay Poonen and VMware End-User Computing (EUC) leaders Sumit Dhawan, Noah Wasmer, Shankar Iyer, Dave Grant, Courtney Burry, Adam Romanowski, Jeff McGrath, Renu Upahdhay and so many more. Get your VMworld pass! Be in the front row for the news. Impress your boss with advanced technical sessions and expertise. Meet the movers and shakers in mobility, desktop virtualization, app management and unified endpoint Read more […]

vRBC 7.3 – Whats New Technical Blog

vRBC 7.3 – Whats New Technical Blog

This post was originally published on this site —On June 13, 2017, VMware released an updated version of its vRealize Business for Cloud 7.3 solution. VMware vRealize Business for Cloud automates cloud costing analysis, consumption metering, cloud comparison and planning, delivering the cost visibility and business insights you need to run your cloud more efficiently. Below is a summary of what’s new in this release of vRealize Business for Cloud. Whats New?   Private Cloud – vSphere Whitelist or Blacklist machines Read more […]

PCI-DSS & HIPAA compliance with vRealize Operations

PCI-DSS & HIPAA compliance with vRealize Operations

This post was originally published on this site —Hardening and Compliance for vSphere For some time now vRealize Operations has been able to check the vSphere environment against VMware’s vSphere Hardening Guidelines – vRealize Operations vSphere Hardening.   More and more organizations have the need to meet certain regulatory requirements, namely PCI-DSS, HIPAA, and others.  With the recent release of vRealize Operations 6.6 VMware has also introduced PCI-DSS and HIPAA compliance for vSphere.  This is available to clients Read more […]

New VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2017-0013

New VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2017-0013

This post was originally published on this site —— This is a critical security advisory from VMware (VMSA) — Today VMware has released the following new security advisory: “VMSA-2017-0013 – VMware vCenter Server and Tools updates resolve multiple security vulnerabilities” This documents an insecure library loading issue (CVE-2017-4921) and two information disclosure issues (CVE-2017-4922 and CVE-2017-4923) affecting VMware vCenter 6.5 release line. These issues are of moderate severity. This also documents a moderate severity local privilege escalation issue (CVE-2015-5191) affecting VMware Read more […]

Second vSphere Client (HTML5) update in vSphere 6.5U1

Second vSphere Client (HTML5) update in vSphere 6.5U1

This post was originally published on this site —With the release of vSphere 6.5U1, we are proud to announce the second update to the vSphere Client! Just like last time, with vSphere 6.5.0b, those that have been using our Flings will not be surprised by the list of functionality updates for the vSphere Client. Now for well over a year a year we’ve been releasing updates to the vSphere HTML5 Web Client Fling on a (roughly) weekly basis, adding support for features, new user experiences, and more. As these changes have matured due to the excellent Read more […]

vSphere 6.5 Update 1 – Under the Hood

vSphere 6.5 Update 1 – Under the Hood

This post was originally published on this site —I’m excited to announce that vSphere 6.5 Update 1 is now available and it has some great enhancements. While we have seen 5 patch releases so far, 6.5 Update 1 rolls all of those updates together as well as includes some long awaited functionality. Without further ado, let’s take a look under the hood of this highly anticipated release! General Updates and Enhancements First and foremost, vSphere 6.5 Update 1 allows customers who are currently on vSphere 6.0 Update 3 to upgrade to vSphere Read more […]

VMware Announces General Availability of vSphere 6.5 Update 1

VMware Announces General Availability of vSphere 6.5 Update 1

This post was originally published on this site —vSphere 6.5 Update 1 is the Update You’ve Been Looking For! Today, VMware is excited to announce the general availability of vSphere 6.5 Update 1.  This is the first major update to the well-received vSphere 6.5 that was released in November of 2016.  With this update release, VMware builds upon the already robust industry-leading virtualization platform and further improves the IT experience for its customers.  vSphere 6.5 has now been running in production environments for Read more […]

Guest Access: BlackHat 2017

Guest Access: BlackHat 2017

This post was originally published on this site —— This is a critical security advisory from VMware (VMSA) — The Black Hat USA 2017 conference includes a talk by Ofri Ziv of Guardicore Labs about using the VIX API to obtain privileged access to a guest operating system with unexpectedly low VIM API permissions. VMSA-2017-0012 contains details of impacted versions and workarounds. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned CVE-2017-4919 for this issue, with thanks to Ofri Ziv and Itamar Tal of Guardicore for discovering and reporting it. Permissions Understanding the privilege Read more […]