Month: December 2017

2017 Year in Review: Security Across End-User Computing

2017 Year in Review: Security Across End-User Computing

This post was originally published on this site —In 2017, there certainly was no shortage of cybersecurity attacks that made news on a monthly, and sometimes even weekly, basis. Most IT or security operations personnel became familiar with the major cybersecurity breaches this year, including WannaCry, Equifax and Petya. As the consumerization of IT becomes more prevalent across more organizations, the risk of security breaches occurring increases. To help mitigate this risk, organizations turn to VMware Workspace ONE to provide a digital workspace Read more […]

VMware Cloud on AWS with NSX: Connecting SDDCs Across Different AWS Regions

VMware Cloud on AWS with NSX: Connecting SDDCs Across Different AWS Regions

This post was originally published on this site —I prior shared this post on the LinkedIN publishing platform and my personal blog at HumairAhmed.com. In my prior blog post, I discussed how with VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC on AWS) customers get the best of both worlds for their move to a Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) – the leading compute, storage, and network virtualization stack for enterprises deployed on dedicated, elastic, bare-metal, and highly available AWS infrastructure. Another benefit of VMC on AWS, and the focus of this post, Read more […]

[Feature Spotlight] VMware Workspace ONE Intelligence in VMware AirWatch 9.2

[Feature Spotlight] VMware Workspace ONE Intelligence in VMware AirWatch 9.2

This post was originally published on this site —VMware AirWatch 9.2 introduces support for custom reports with VMware Workspace ONE Intelligence. Using a cloud-based service to gather data and deliver analytics, custom reporting streamlines access to your AirWatch deployment’s critical data. Custom Reporting with Workspace ONE Intelligence This post and video focus on a feature released in AirWatch 9.2, custom reporting with Workspace ONE Intelligence: Meeting requirements for custom reports Running custom reports Managing Read more […]

Announcing Reviewer’s Guide for VMware Horizon Cloud Service with Hosted Infrastructure

Announcing Reviewer’s Guide for VMware Horizon Cloud Service with Hosted Infrastructure

This post was originally published on this site —We just released the new Reviewer’s Guide for VMware Horizon Cloud Service with Hosted Infrastructure to help you try VMware Horizon Cloud Service with Hosted Infrastructure. Whether you are an IT decision-maker, administrator, or architect—or just curious about Horizon Cloud—this guide is a great way to get started on the basics. VMware Horizon Cloud Service is a family of cloud services that delivers virtual desktops and applications to end users on any supported device. Horizon Read more […]

5 Free vRealize Training Labs from @VMwareHOL – David Davis on vROps #47

5 Free vRealize Training Labs from @VMwareHOL – David Davis on vROps #47

This post was originally published on this site —In my last post I covered Enhanced Troubleshooting with the New vRealize Operations 6.6 – if you want to learn how to use the latest capabilities. check it out if you missed it! In this post, I want to talk about, what I believe is, one of the best things that VMware is doing – the VMware Hands-On-Labs (HoL). For those of you who don’t know, the VMware Hands-On-Labs are a completely free online solution for anyone in the world to gain almost immediate access to pre-built Read more […]

ESX IP Storage Troubleshooting Best Practice White Paper

ESX IP Storage Troubleshooting Best Practice White Paper

This post was originally published on this site —We have published an ESX IP Storage Troubleshooting Best Practice white paper in which we recommend vSphere customers deploying ESX IP storage over 10G networks to include 10G packet capture systems as a best practice to ensure network visibility. The white paper explores the challenges and alternatives for packet capture in a vSphere environment with IP storage (NFS, iSCSI) datastores over a 10G network, and explains why traditional techniques for capturing packet traces on 1G networks will suffer Read more […]

8 Ways VMware Boxer Enterprise Email Puts #EmployeesFirst

8 Ways VMware Boxer Enterprise Email Puts #EmployeesFirst

This post was originally published on this site —It’s no surprise. When asked if business apps increased their personal productivity, over half of employees with a digital workspace answered yes in a recent survey from Forbes Insights and VMware. Among the most important business applications, end users ranked editing and file sharing, virtual meetings and collaboration and project management in the top three. All of these functions still revolve around the most steadfast work application there is: Email. That’s why we’ve built Read more […]

VMware Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure: Identity Management & Networking for Success

VMware Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure: Identity Management & Networking for Success

This post was originally published on this site —VMware Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure provides a single platform for delivering virtualized Windows applications and shared desktop sessions from Windows Server instances using Microsoft Remote Desktop Services (RDS) running in Microsoft Azure. With Horizon Cloud, you can publish business-critical Windows apps alongside Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) apps, mobile apps and desktops in a single digital workspace that is easily accessed with single sign-on from any authenticated device or operating Read more […]

New VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2017-0021

New VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2017-0021

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-2017-0021 – VMware ESXi, vCenter Server Appliance, Workstation and Fusion updates address multiple security vulnerabilities” This documents the remediation of four Important severity issues (CVE-2017-4933, CVE-2017-4940, CVE-2017-4941, and CVE-2017-4943). These issues affect VMware ESXi, VMware Workstation, VMware Fusion and VMware vCenter Server Appliance. Issues (a) CVE-2017-4941 and (b) CVE-2017-4933 are stack Read more […]

Terminology Tuesday Presents: Data Gravity

Terminology Tuesday Presents: Data Gravity

This post was originally published on this site —Data Gravity is a concept first coined by Dave McCrory to describe the tendency of data to attract more data, applications and services.  As you may have guessed from the name, this principle has many parallels to Newton’s Theory of Universal Gravitation.   The basic premise is that a singular piece of data isn’t meaningful but with more data (metadata as it’s generally called) additional context (and therefore more meaning) can be derived.  When all that data is Read more […]