VMware or Microsoft? Reducing VMware Storage Costs WITH Windows Server 2012 Storage Spaces

IT Pros Rock!

Windows Server 2012 can provide key advantages in one of the areas that is near-and-dear to every VMware administrator''s budget: Storage! Virtual Private Cloud Hyper-V Virtualization Server 2012 VHDx VM VMware Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Server 2012 Storage Clustering iSCSI

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VMware and AWS -- Harder Than It Looks

Chuck's Blog - EMC

One of the bigger pieces of industry news last week was VMware announcing they intend to eventually offer an infrastructure service built on top of a new AWS bare metal offering. Fair warning: I left EMC and VMware because I didn't see a viable cloud strategy.

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VMware Is Evolving As A Powerful Provider Of Cloud-Based Offerings

Forrester IT

In many respects, the event was over-shadowed by the VMware-AWS partnership. We felt that there were several encouraging signs pointing to how VMware is progressing as a business within Dell Technologies , in particular, VMware is: Read more Categories: IoT. VMWare.

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VMware Sells Off Cloud Services Business to OVH

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Deals OVH VMwareSevers the final link that kept it in the cloud provider business Read More.

VMware Embeds Docker Container Capabilities in Hypervisor

Data Center Knowledge

Says goal is to help existing VMware install base embrace containers Read More. Technology Virtualization VMware

Why PayPal Replaced VMware With OpenStack

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing eBay VMware Infrastructure VP cites customization, flexibility in choosing vendors Read More.

VMware or Microsoft? Comparing vSphere 5.5 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V At-A-Glance

IT Pros Rock!

In addition, at VMworld this year, VMware announced the latest edition of their vSphere hypervisor platform: VMware vSphere 5.5. Private Cloud Virtualization VM VMware Windows Server 2012 Storage Network Windows Server 2012 R2

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VMware or Microsoft? Evaluating Hyper-V Network Virtualization as an alternative to VMware NSX

IT Pros Rock!

At VMworld recently, IT Pros were initially impressed with the new network virtualization capabilities that VMware demonstrated in their early pre-release version of the VMware NSX product, based largely on the VXLAN overlay protocol. Why can’t I use vCenter to manage VMware NSX?

Virtustream, VMware to Vie for Hybrid Cloud After Dell Reorg

Data Center Knowledge

Now that the Dell-EMC merger is complete, how do VMware and Virtustream pieces fit into the overall puzzle? Cloud Computing Deals Dell Featured VMware hybrid cloud Kurt Marko Michael Dell NSX Tom Sweet Virtustream

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VMware Gives AWS Keys to Its Enterprise Data Center Kingdom

Data Center Knowledge

Partnership promises seamless integration between on-prem VMware environments and VMware in Amazon’s cloud. Amazon Cloud Computing Enterprise Featured Virtualization VMwareRead More.

Build Your Hybrid Cloud – Enhanced VMWare Disaster Recovery to Azure

IT Pros Rock!

Azure Site Recovery can protect Hyper-V, VMware and physical servers and you can use Azure or your secondary datacenter as your recovery site. Part 16) Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Migrating Applications to Microsoft Azure from Hyper-V, VMware, Amazon AWS & Physical Servers.

VMware Buys CloudVolumes, Which Divorces Application from OS

Data Center Knowledge

Deal meant to expand VMware’s desktop virtualization offerings Read More. Virtualization VMware

Ten Reasons Why VMware Is Leading The Hyperconverged Industry

Chuck's Blog - EMC

So — while staying positive — I’d like to share my "ten reasons" why I think VMware is leading — and will continue to lead — the hyperconverged marketplace. VMware vSphere.   That means that they don’t have the right to distribute the VMware software used in their product. 

VMware or Microsoft? What does Availability mean in YOUR Cloud?

IT Pros Rock!

In this article, we’ll compare key differences between the Service Level Agreements for Microsoft Windows Azure Infrastructure Services and the recently announced VMware vCloud Hybrid Service ( vCHS ) … ( read more ). Cloud Virtualization VM Windows Azure VMware

VMware Sells Its Governments Cloud Business to QTS

Data Center Knowledge

VMware has agreed to sell its government cloud business to QTS Realty Trust, one of the biggest data center service providers in the US. The deal comes about a month after VMware, now majority-owned by Dell, announced a major shift in cloud strategy, choosing to focus more on providing technologies. Cloud Computing Colocation Deals Featured Government QTS (Quality Technology Services) VMware Washington DC Area

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VMware Rolls Out Native CoreOS Support

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing VMware Endorsement makes enterprise data center more accessible for CoreOS, Docker Read More.

VMware Developers, Rejoice!

Chuck's Blog - EMC

  At VMware, we call that set of concepts SDDC — the software-defined data center. A few weeks back, the Ecosystem Engineering team at VMware approached me to share what they had been working on: a vastly revised and improved portal for multiple flavors of VMware developers.

VMware Doubles Size of EVO:RAIL Clusters

Data Center Knowledge

Convergence VMwareVendor positioning EVO:RAIL as building blocks of software-defined data centers Read More.

New VMware NSX Promises Easy Microsegmentation for Data Center Networks

Data Center Knowledge

Networking VMware microsegmentation Milin Desai NSX vSphereSays to date tools for microsegmentation in the data center have been subpar Read More.

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VMware’s Government Cloud Gets FedRAMP Certification

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Government Security VMware Serious contender for government IaaS business joins short list of providers Read More.

VMware Blends Data Center Management With VDI and Mobile

Data Center Knowledge

Enterprise Mobility Virtualization VMware Integrates NSX with AirWatch and Horizon administration software Read More.

VMware or Microsoft? Comparing vSphere 5.5 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V At-A-Glance

IT Pros Rock!

In addition, at VMworld this year, VMware announced the latest edition of their vSphere hypervisor platform: VMware vSphere 5.5. Private Cloud Virtualization VM VMware Windows Server 2012 Storage Network Windows Server 2012 R2

Data Center SDN: Comparing VMware NSX, Cisco ACI, and Open SDN Options

Data Center Knowledge

Cisco Featured Infrastructure Networking Technology Virtualization VMware networking sdnWhat to keep in mind when evaluating SDN options for the ever important networking layer Read More.

VMware Announces Project to Boost Microsoft 10

Data Center Knowledge

VMware's Project A2 should encourage increased adoption of Windows 10 by making application management easier for enterprises. Microsoft VMwareRead More.

EMC World 2014 — VMware SDS Roadmap Discussions

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Now that I’m part of VMware’s storage and availability group, EMC World is particularly important, as it’s our best opportunity to meet storage and data protection professionals face-to-face -- and ask serious questions.   SDS -- software-defined storage -- something VMware is extremely focused on. One of the events I’m sponsoring is a VMware Storage and Availability Roadmap Review Session : 90 minutes, small group format, all-NDA.  

Will Docker replace VMware?

Virtualized Greek

Is Docker, and for that matter containers in general full-on competition to VMware and other virtualization platforms? Docker has announced platform level features that include network virtualization and clustering. However, not every workload is suitable for containers. Containers lack much. Cloud Computing Virtualization Docker

VMware Unveils Virtual Network Functions Delivered as Cloud Services

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Networking VMware Rolls out 30 virtual network services for telcos on its vCloud platform Read More.

Why You Should Consider VMware As A Serious (Future) Storage Vendor

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Today, VMware wouldn''t show up on any list of top storage vendors. But I can make a bold prediction that -- within a few years -- VMware will likely be on that list. Competitive jockeying aside, VMware remains the clear market leader in multiple aspects.

The VMware View Of Software Defined Storage

Chuck's Blog - EMC

VMworld is upon us, and -- amidst all the noise and chatter -- VMware is quietly laying out the first chapter in how it views software-defined storage.  IT infrastructure professionals, please take note: VMware has big ideas on how the storage ecosystem should evolve.

VMware’s Easy Button for Private OpenStack Cloud

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Enterprise Featured Rackspace Hosting Technology VMwareVirtualization giant promises OpenStack that just works, but will it coexist with the cloud framework in enterprise data centers of the future? Read More.

VCE Unveils Hyperconverged Rack Configured as VMware SDDC

Data Center Knowledge

VCE unveiled an implementation of the VCE VxRack System that comes preconfigured with VMware EVO SDDC software at VMworld today. Blades Racks and Enclosures VMwareRead More.

Learning NSX, Part 12: Integrating VMware NSX with OpenStack

Scott Lowe

Welcome to part 12 of the Learning NSX blog series, in which I continue the discussion around integration between OpenStack and VMware NSX, and in which I’ll provide more details about how exactly to integrate them. Configure VMware NSX for Neutron.

VMware vSAN 6.6 hyper-converged (HCI) software defined data infrastructure

Storage IO Blog

VMware vSAN 6.6 hyper-converged (HCI) software defined data infrastructure In case you missed it, VMware announced vSAN v6.6 This is the first of a five-part series about VMware vSAN V6.6. Part II (just the speeds feeds please) is located here, part III (reducing cost and complexity) located […] The post VMware vSAN 6.6 hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) software defined data infrastructure solution.