VMware announces vSphere 6.0 Public Beta

On Tuesday VMware opened the Public Beta Program for the upcoming vSphere 6.0. This Beta 2 gives the possibility to virtually any customer to test the next release of VMware’s flagship product, gaining some competitive advantages on its side and providing precious feedbacks to the vSphere Team. You can join vSphere Beta2 Program using this link: https://communities.vmware.com/community/vmtn/vsphere-beta After you’ve gained access to the Beta Community you’ll be able to attend to the first Read more [...]

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 [...]

VMware announces Log Insight 1.5 TP 3

A month after the release of TP 2, VMware announces the availabilityof VMware Log Insight 1.5 Technical Preview 3, another fast releaseof this log management, aggregation and analysis tool that is trying to compete with more affirmed competitors like Splunk.   The new features introduced with this release are: The Health page has been replaced from the System Monitor page, in the same way the System Info tab has been replaced from the Resource tab that now also features live charts. Now Read more [...]

VMware announces Log Insight 1.5 TP 2

VMware announced the availability of VMware Log Insight 1.5 Technical Preview 2, its log management, aggregation and analysis solution. This was indeed a very fast release, probably representing the need of VMware to accelerate the release cycle in order to compete with the massive popularity of Splunk. VMware published a video that introduces the new features in version 1.5.   Some of these features can be summarized as follows: Content Gallery – As we continue to expand our Read more [...]

VMware releases Technology Preview of next version of Workstation

VMware has released a technology preview of the next version of its desktop virtualization platform VMware Workstation, which will most likely receive version 9.1 once released. The technology preview can be used until October 15 2013. This version provides the following new features:   VMware Hardware Version 10, providing 16 vCPUs SSD Passthrough Expiring Virtual Machines New Converter supporting Microsoft Windows 8 and Microsoft Windows Server 2012 andRed Hat Enterprise Linux Read more [...]

Release: VMware WSX July Tech Preview

In June we covered an interesting experimental feature included in the VMware Workstation Technology Preview: WSX Server. Today, the lead developer Christian Hammond, announced through his twitter account a new release of WSX July Tech Preview, with many technical improvements, some of them specially addressed to iPad users, bug fixes and known problems.   They can be resumed as: Improved Home Page Improved Server Page “Big Honkin’” Power Button Better Touch Input Mouse wheels Better Read more [...]