Month: October 2018

Education Service Center Region 11 Protects Student Data with VMware NSX Data Center

Education Service Center Region 11 Protects Student Data with VMware NSX Data Center

This post was originally published on this site —Rory Peacock is the Deputy Executive Director of Technology at Education Service Center Region 11, where he oversees all technology services provided to Region 11 schools. Region 11 is one of 20 education service centers throughout the State of Texas. In Texas, an education service center manages education programs, delivers technical assistance, and provides professional development to schools within its region. With regards to technology, education service centers assist their schools with hosted Read more […]

Know Before You Go: Guide to VMworld 2018 Europe

Know Before You Go: Guide to VMworld 2018 Europe

This post was originally published on this site —Are your bags packed? The countdown to VMworld Europe is here! We can’t wait to connect with you and the industry’s top thought leaders, subject-matter experts, and IT professionals. So, what do you need to know before you go? First, to make the most of the week, please visit our Know Before You Go page to learn about the badge pickup, shuttle schedules, highlights and more. Next, add these essentials to your packing list: walking shoes, an extra phone charger or two, and your Kooks concert Read more […]

Announcing General Availability of VMware vSphere Platinum

Announcing General Availability of VMware vSphere Platinum

This post was originally published on this site —Today, I am excited to announce the general availability of VMware vSphere Platinum, the latest edition of our industry leading compute platform, VMware vSphere.   Included in vSphere Platinum is VMware AppDefense that extends the core capabilities of vSphere to deliver purpose built and application centric security. It uses machine learning to learn and lock application behavior and monitors against this “known good state”. The result is enhanced application visibility and context, Read more […]

SPBM compliance check just got faster in vSphere 6.7 U1!

SPBM compliance check just got faster in vSphere 6.7 U1!

This post was originally published on this site —vSphere 6.7 U1 includes several enhancements in Storage Policy-Based Management (SPBM) to significantly reduce CPU use and generate a much faster response time for compliance checking operations. SPBM is a framework that allows vSphere users to translate their workload’s storage requirements into rules called storage policies. Users can apply storage policies to virtual machines (VMs) and virtual machine disks (VMDKs) using the vSphere Client or through the VMware Storage Policy API’s Read more […]

vSphere Update Manager Enhancements in vSphere 6.7 Update 1

vSphere Update Manager Enhancements in vSphere 6.7 Update 1

This post was originally published on this site — vSphere 6.7 Update 1 is now out, and with that the vSphere Client is now Fully Featured for your vSphere Environment. With the addition of vSphere Update Manager in the vSphere Client we have quite a few new workflows compared to the old vSphere Web Client. Let’s highlight some of these new improvements. We have a new Overview section that highlights host Compliance. There is a new Datacenter and Cluster Overview section which provides ESXi Versions, Hosts’ Compliance and the status Read more […]

VMworld Barcelona – Recommended Self-Driving Operations Sessions

VMworld Barcelona – Recommended Self-Driving Operations Sessions

This post was originally published on this site —VMworld Barcelona is less than a week away, get excited!  With the latest release of vRealize Operations, there are many sessions that amplify the message of Self-Driving Operations. See below some sessions that we recommend you attend to learn more!   Recommended Self-Driving Operations Sessions:   ​Self-Driving Operations: What’s New with vRealize Operations – MGT1201BE Date: November 6 – Time: 3:30PM – Location: Hall 8.0, Room 34 ​Manage Read more […]

Detecting configuration drifts and remediating with vRSLCM

Detecting configuration drifts and remediating with vRSLCM

This post was originally published on this site —Many vRealize Suite products come with configuration and policy data. These data are present in configuration files and/or databases. The core functioning of product takes place only because of these data. Altering these data intentionally or unintentionally can have significant impact on functioning of product. It cannot be assumed that all products are doing audit logging of any change done to the product hence it becomes important if this task can be delegated to an application which also manages Read more […]

Flexible deployment options for NSX-T Data Center Edge VM

Flexible deployment options for NSX-T Data Center Edge VM

This post was originally published on this site —Each datacenter is unique and is designed to serve the specific business needs. To serve these business needs, you could have a small or a large ESXi/KVM footprint. NSX-T Data Center can be leveraged to provide networking and security benefits regardless of the size of your datacenter. This blog focusses on a critical infrastructure component of the NSX-T Data Center i.e. NSX-T Edge node. Refer to my previous blogs, where I have discussed how the centralized components of a logical Read more […]

Migrate to the vCenter Server Appliance

Migrate to the vCenter Server Appliance

This post was originally published on this site —vSphere 6.7 is the final release that will include vCenter Server for Windows. VMware’s direction for vCenter Server is the vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA). The good news is there’s a dedicated migration tool to help customers transition to the VCSA. Today I would like to announce several new VCSA migration product walkthroughs. These new walkthroughs build on the foundation (here and here) set by Emad Younis. The walkthroughs are step by step of the entire migrations process. Whether Read more […]

Why a Human-Centric Workspace is Key to Business Success

Why a Human-Centric Workspace is Key to Business Success

This post was originally published on this site —The world of work is changing faster than ever. Confined office spaces and strict 9 to 5 schedules are making way for flexibility and mobility. The result? Happier employees and even happier employers. With improved worker engagement, businesses are seeing greater productivity and results. But how do we continue this positive shift? Many of us are still on a journey towards digital transformation. There remain barriers that need to be removed before we can find further opportunity in the technology Read more […]