Month: September 2017

Understanding the Impacts of Mixed-Version vCenter Server Deployments

Understanding the Impacts of Mixed-Version vCenter Server Deployments

This post was originally published on this site —There are a few questions that come up quite often regarding vCenter Server upgrades and mixed-versions that we would like to address. In this blog post we will discuss and attempt to clarify the guidance in the vSphere Documentation for Upgrade or Migration Order and Mixed-Version Transitional Behavior for Multiple vCenter Server Instance Deployments. This doc breaks down what happens during the vCenter Server upgrade process and describes the impacts of having components – vCenter Server Read more […]

Micro-segmentation of the Epic Electronic Health Records System with VMware NSX

Micro-segmentation of the Epic Electronic Health Records System with VMware NSX

This post was originally published on this site —authors – Geoff Wilmington, Mike Lonze Healthcare organizations are focusing more and more on securing patient data.  With Healthcare breaches on the rise, penalties and fines for lost or stolen PHI and PII data is not only devastating to the patients but to the Healthcare organization as well.  The Ponemon Institute Annual Benchmark Study on Privacy & Security of Healthcare Data has shown that nearly 50 percent of Healthcare organizations, up 5 percent from a previous study, Read more […]

Network Ports in VMware Horizon 7

Network Ports in VMware Horizon 7

This post was originally published on this site —Understanding network traffic flows and ports is critical to designing and implementing any infrastructure for a solution, and a VMware Horizon 7-based solution is no exception. With all the features and enhancements VMware has put into VMware Horizon 7, including the many improvements and changes to Blast Extreme, we felt that it was time for a new and improved diagram to show the network ports in use between all the Horizon 7 components. In fact, we did more than just producing one revised diagram. Read more […]

Storytelling in UX Design

Storytelling in UX Design

This post was originally published on this site —I want to tell you a story about the importance of storytelling in design, not just because it’s a good story, but also so I can gain a better understanding of how to use these skills in a large enterprise UX team. So, here we go … Exposition I am a User Experience Designer at VMware AirWatch. As part of a diverse multi-disciplinary design team, I work on a variety of projects where I talk to Product Managers, Developers, and Quality Engineers every day. I consider Read more […]

Now Shipping: VMware Workstation 14 & VMware Fusion 10

Now Shipping: VMware Workstation 14 & VMware Fusion 10

This post was originally published on this site — Today, after two years of tireless work by teams on multiple continents, we deliver VMware Workstation 14 Pro, VMware Fusion 10 Pro, Workstation 14 Player and Fusion 10 to our expectant fans. You will not be disappointed. Here’s what you need to know: All contain Hardware Version 14. This means that when VMware vSphere ships next year, you will already have experimented with all the bells and whistles our wizards are building into our flagship product. The newest releases are even more tightly Read more […]

Utility for VMware App Volumes Monthly Reports

Utility for VMware App Volumes Monthly Reports

This post was originally published on this site —With VMware App Volumes being used by more and more customers in different scenarios, sometimes a practical issue arises for a specific use case. That’s why I’ve written this blog post. Service providers must manually report App Volumes Standard usage each month in the VMware vCloud Air Network (vCAN) business portal. The information required is the maximum number of concurrent users or computers, depending on how they assign AppStacks (i.e. user, machine or both). An AppStack is a virtual Read more […]

5 Reasons Why Attending the Transform Security Track at vForum Online is a Must

5 Reasons Why Attending the Transform Security Track at vForum Online is a Must

This post was originally published on this site —If you’ve been working in IT for the past few years, you know how much the security landscape has changed recently. Application infrastructures — once hosted in on-premises data centers — now sit in highly dynamic public and private multicloud environments. With the rise of mobile devices, bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies, and Internet of Things (IoT), end-user environments are no longer primarily about corporately managed desktops. And attackers are growing more sophisticated Read more […]

How a Digital Workspace Can Play a Role in Accelerating Your Path Towards GDPR Compliance

How a Digital Workspace Can Play a Role in Accelerating Your Path Towards GDPR Compliance

This post was originally published on this site —The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect on 24 May 2016, giving all organizations who process or control personal data of residents in the European Union (EU) two years to put the right people, process and tools in place to comply with the regulation. The regulation, which will apply from May 25, 2018, aims to harmonise data privacy rights for all EU residents across the 28 countries that make up the EU, as it relates to the use and protection of residents’ personal data. Any Read more […]

VMware vRealize Operations for Horizon & Published Apps 6.5 Is GA

VMware vRealize Operations for Horizon & Published Apps 6.5 Is GA

This post was originally published on this site —Today, I’m excited to announce that VMware vRealize Operations for Horizon and Published Apps 6.5 is now generally available! In this release, we introduce new features that benefit both VMware Horizon and Citrix customers. Download 60-Day Trial of vRealize Operations for Horizon So, let’s look at some of these key features in this release. NVIDIA vGPU Support: vRealize Operations (vROps) for Horizon supports monitoring for the performance and usage of NVIDIA virtual GPU (vGPU) Read more […]

Guardian Innovates with Secure Digital Workspace for Developers

Guardian Innovates with Secure Digital Workspace for Developers

This post was originally published on this site —As technology disrupts industry after industry, Guardian Life Insurance is using technology to its advantage. With digital workspace solutions from VMware, Guardian focuses on innovation and helping its developers work smarter. Guardian monitors and manages virtual desktops, and scales horizontally for easy growth, with VMware Horizon. Virtual desktop users get a rich experience and real-time application delivery with VMware App Volumes. Using App Volumes with RDSH makes it simple to deliver applications Read more […]