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Release: VMware vCenter Server 5.5 Update 1b

Release: VMware vCenter Server 5.5 Update 1b

VMware has just released a new update for its vCenter Server 5.5 that fixes a couple of vulnerabilities including the well known CVE-2014-0224 that affects some versions of the OpenSSL libraries allowing a possibile man-in-the-middle attack. The other fixed issues are: Server Configuration Host profile answer file might not be applied when you reboot the ESXi host . After you restart the vCenter services, if you use Auto Deploy to reboot a stateless ESXi host, the host profile answer file might Read more […]

Release: VMware Workstation 11 & Fusion 7 Technology Preview 2014

Release: VMware Workstation 11 & Fusion 7 Technology Preview 2014

This week VMware has provided access to the Technology Preview 2014 of its desktop virtualization platforms: Workstation 11 and Fusion 7. The main highlights of this preview on both platforms are: VMware Hardware Version 11 that allows the creation of VMs with up to 16 virtual CPUs, fully supports Intel Haswell and AMD Jaguar and is compatible with Intel Broadwell and AMD Steamroller. This new version is also compliant with xHCI 1.0 specification and have a better support for USB 3.0 and introduces Read more […]

Release: VMware vCenter Log Insight 2.0

Release: VMware vCenter Log Insight 2.0

After releasing a beta version in March this year, VMware today announced the release of version 2 of its vCenter Log Insight. vCenter Log Insight is VMware’s product for log aggregation, management and analysis. Introduced in June 2013, Log Insight is kept updated with a fast pace in order to be competitive on this market where Splunk, which provides similar functionalities, is still considered the leader. VMware will release the binaries for Log Insight in Q2 of this year. VMware vCenter Log Read more […]

Release: VMware Patches that addresses the OpenSSL security vulnerabilities (heartbleed)

Release: VMware Patches that addresses the OpenSSL security vulnerabilities (heartbleed)

Yesterday, VMware releases patches for many affected datacenter products (vCenter 5.5, ESXi 5.5,…) to fix the OpenSSL security vulnerabilities (called “heartbleed”). To find out which products are affected you can read the following Advisory (VMSA) from VMware. You can also find the minimum version of fixed products to bugfix it. VMSA-2014-0004.6 Enduser/Client products like VMware Workstation, VMware Fusion, Horizon View Client,… are also already fixed and downloadable at my.vmware.com It Read more […]

Release: VMware vCenter Log Insight 2.0-beta

Release: VMware vCenter Log Insight 2.0-beta

Log Insight is VMware’s product for log aggregation, management and analysis. Log Insight is kept updated with a fast pace in order to be competitive on this market where  Splunk, which provides similar functionalities, is still considered the leader. The new features introduced with version 2.0-bet can be resumed as follows: Scale-Out with High Availability 5x-10x throughput improvement in Cluster mode Single UI to query all the data Proactive Analytics Machine learning enabled Read more […]

Release: VMware vCenter Server 5.5 Update 1

Release: VMware vCenter Server 5.5 Update 1

A couple of days ago VMware quietly released Update 1 of its management platform for vSphere, vCenter Server 5.5. This release, unlike 5.5.0.b released in december 2013, aside several resolved issues, introduces also some new features such vCloud Hybrid Service vSphere Client Plug-in availability in vSphere Web Client andvCenter Server support on Windows Server 2012 R2. Among the fixed bugs is reported a NTP (Network Time Protocol) daemon issue that left vCenter Server Virtual Appliances Read more […]

VMware makes Virtual SAN generally available

VMware makes Virtual SAN generally available

In august last year, VMware announced the first public beta of Virtual SAN (VSAN), a software-defined storage tier embedded directly within vSphere 5.5 hypervisor (but licensed separately). It constitutes (with NSX) one of the key components of VMware’s vision of a Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). Now VMware has announced that VSAN is generally available. Customers will be able to deploy VSAN nodes in a couple of ways:   Ready Node, a single tested pre-configured server Ready Read more […]

Release: VMware Horizon Mirage 4.4

Release: VMware Horizon Mirage 4.4

VMware has released version 4.4. of its centralized image management for Windows desktops with backup and OS migration capabilities: Horizon Mirage. Horizon Mirage uses a layering technology to segment OS, applications and user personalizations into isolated containers allowing administrators to separately manage hardware and each layer of software. Horizon Mirage is build on the technology which VMware acquired when it acquired Wanova in 2012. VMware later integrated this into its Horizon product Read more […]

VMware Horizon View Clients Version 2.3-Now Available!

VMware Horizon View Clients Version 2.3-Now Available!

by Kristina De Nike, Product Management, End-User ComputingToday we are pleased to announce that we are releasing the 2.3 version of the VMware® Horizon View™ Clients. The updated clients offer refinements and new features. The Windows and OS X clients are available from the VMware site. Updates to the iOS and Android clients are available from the application stores, use your in-device update mechanism to get the new versions. Work with your device manufacturer to get an update for your Linux Read more […]

Release: VMware vCenter Log Insight 1.5

Release: VMware vCenter Log Insight 1.5

VMware has released version 1.5 of its log management, aggregation and analysis solution: Log Insight. VMware is clearly speeding up the development cycle of its product due to the popularity of Splunk which provides similar functionality. Log Insights provides analytics capabilities to unstructured data and log files collected from various products. Version 1.5 provides the following new features: Support for Microsoft Active Directory based Access Control Performance improvements for Queries Read more […]