Amazon has announced that VMware Cloud is now available on Amazon’s AWS platform. With this update, users of VMware’s Software-Designed Data Center (SDDC) can now take advantage of the scalability and security provided by AWS.
Replication is one of the fastest and most effective high availability technologies for protecting and quickly restoring VMs in the event of a site or system failure. Find out how virtual machine replicas enable you to minimize downtime.
VMware announced a complete refresh of its vRealize Suite with support for intelligent operations, hybrid cloud, automation and DevOps
Aidan Finn looks at some of the best practices for using the StorSimple 1200 virtual appliance.
Microsoft announced that Azure Backup Server (MABS) added support for ESXi 5.5 and 6.0 (with or without vCenter) with the recently released Update 1 for Azure Backup Server. Find out what this means for VMware users.
Learn Microsoft’s method for calculating the storage account requirements and replication bandwidth requirements for the DR-in-the-cloud solution, Azure Site Recovery (ASR), for VMware and Hyper-V.
Some interesting announcements during the last week informed us about Yammer getting better at compliance and a new Office 365 connector. I’m not so hot on the bots, though. In other news, MyAnalytics has an unexplained love for Internet Explorer and the topic of password trimming and the Office 365 maximum password length caused some confusion – at least for one administrator! And some news about an interesting Exchange 20th anniversary video and a VDI collaboration project between VMware and Microsoft for Skype for Business rounds out the week.
This post will discuss the recent announcement that Microsoft has added support for backing up VMware virtual machines using System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2012 R2.
Microsoft has announced a new offer to VMware customers that will give them a free Windows Server license if they switch to Hyper-v but there are some other caveats too.
Aidan Finn explains how Microsoft is simplifying Azure Site Recovery for vSphere, which should make Microsoft’s DR site in the cloud much more attractive.
Those who are looking to obtain the highest certification level in VMware’s portfolio, watch out, the company announced in a blog post by Chris Colotti that they’ve made an adjustment to the process. Gone is the final part of the defense, where in the last 15 minutes candidates would be given hypothetical troubleshooting scenarios. Instead, the time […]
At VMworld 2015 Europe, VMware announced changes to its cloud management platform to accelerate DevOps across public and private cloud environments.
PC giant Dell announced this morning that it would acquire storage giant EMC in a deal valued at $67 billion. EMC will merge with Dell, but VMware will not.