Tag: vNews

Release: VMware vRealize Log Insight 4.5

Release: VMware vRealize Log Insight 4.5

This post was originally published on this site —Log Insight is a log aggregation, management and analysis tool, that VMware first introduced in 2013 and considered a competitor of Splunk. Yesterday VMware announced the release of version 4.5, available for download here. Most of the focus for this release goes to the integration with vRealize Operations which, in short, means: Direct launch into Log Insight Dashboard Direct launch into Log Insight Interactive Analytics mode Object auto-initiated log management vRealize Operations Alerts Read more […]

Release: VMware vRealize Automation 7.3

Release: VMware vRealize Automation 7.3

This post was originally published on this site —Today VMware announced the latest release of its cloud management platform vRealize Automation, former vCloud Automation Center. VMware vRealize Automation 7.3 release notes can be found at this link. The main features introduced in version 7.3 are: CONTINUE READING ON CLOUDCOMPUTING.INFO… Labels: Release, VMware, vRealize Suite Read more […]

Paper: Introducing the NSX-T Platform

Paper: Introducing the NSX-T Platform

This post was originally published on this site —“We see greater potential strategic opportunity in NSX over the next decade than our franchise product vSphere has had for the past decade.”said VMware’s CEO Pat Gelsinger talking about NSX’s capability to reach $1B this fiscal year. VMware NSX, launched in August 2013, unifies in a single platform Nicira NVP (that the company acquired in July 2012 for approximately $1B) and VMware vCloud Network and Security, covering the entire network and security model from Layer 2 to Read more […]

Paper: VMware vSphere Virtual Machine Encryption Performance

Paper: VMware vSphere Virtual Machine Encryption Performance

This post was originally published on this site —Encryption of virtual machines is something that has been requested for years by the security community. VMware continued to postpone its implementation due to the negative operational impact that many solutions proved to have, until now. With vSphere 6.5 VMware introduced an agnostic, policy driven VM Encryption feature claiming that the impact on I/O performance is very minimal. To prove that VMware published a 16 pages Performance Study which presents the results of several I/O experiments aimed Read more […]

Quest Software leaves Dell

Quest Software leaves Dell

This post was originally published on this site —In September 2012 Dell announced to have completed the acquisition of Quest Software, a Californian company with an history in systems management, security, business intelligence and, falling back in our own area of interest, virtualization, cloud automation and backup & recovery. Today, after 3 years, Quest is announcing its renewed independency thanks to a new acquisition by Francisco Partners and Elliott Management Corporation. Dell is currently in the spotlight due to its acquisition of EMC Read more […]

Citrix announces Q3 2016 results

Citrix announces Q3 2016 results

This post was originally published on this site —Citrix announced its financial results for third quarter 2016. The revenues for the second quarter were $841 million for an increase of 3% compared to Q3 2015. Net income was $132 million and non-GAAP operating income was $208 million, an increase compared to $168 million for Q3 2015. Examining the results in contrast with the same quarter 2015: Product and license revenue remained flat; Software as a service revenue increased 9 percent; Revenue from license updates and maintenance increased Read more […]

Release: VMware vSphere 6.5 & Virtual SAN 6.5

Release: VMware vSphere 6.5 & Virtual SAN 6.5

This post was originally published on this site —2016 edition of VMworld US has been quite turbulent, on the other hand during VMworld Europe, happening these days in Barcelona, the company announced a few more products for the joy of its loyal audience. vSphere 6.5 announced yesterday, for instance, is a release focused on addressing three main challenges: simplify the user experience, integrate security capabilities and support traditional and new generation applications side by side. To do that this dotted release introduces: A newly Read more […]

Release: VMware vRealize Log Insight 4.0

Release: VMware vRealize Log Insight 4.0

This post was originally published on this site —Log Insight is a log aggregation, management and analisys tool, that VMware first introduced in 2013 and now is usually compared with Splunk. Yesterday VMware announced Log Insight’s new major release 4.0, scheduled for a vague “later this year”. According to VMware’s announcement, this release is focused on delivering a brand new user interface based on Clarity standard, enhanced alert management capabilities, with a centralised interface and historical views, and better Read more […]

Release: Windows Server 2016 with support for Window Server & Hyper-V containers

Release: Windows Server 2016 with support for Window Server & Hyper-V containers

This post was originally published on this site —Yesterday Microsoft announced the general availability of Windows Server 2016 which the company defines as a cloud-ready OS. Beside fancy definitions, one of the most relevant perks of this release is that enables windows users to consume container virtualization technologies through two different technologies: Windows Server Containers & Hyper-V Containers. The first allowed Docker Engine to be ported on windows, where has been in technical preview for over a year. As a consequence Docker Read more […]

Release: Oracle VM 3.4.2

Release: Oracle VM 3.4.2

This post was originally published on this site —During Oracle OpenWorld 2016 the company released version 3.4.2 of its enterprise virtualization solution. Oracle VM is available for both x86 and SPARC based processor architectures and uses the Xen hypervisor technology, supporting Windows, Linux and Oracle Solaris guests. Some of the changes and new features introduced with version 3.4.2: Support for NVM Express (NVMe) devices: Discover NVMe devices and present them to Oracle VM Manager NVMe devices can be used to store virtual machine disks Read more […]