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February 27, 2015
VMware's February announcements focused on the features of the upcoming vSphere 6 release, but some cloud news also caught interest of the VMware faithful.
February 25, 2015
Midokura has refreshed MidoNet with features that provide a bridge for VMware customers looking to move to OpenStack without using proprietary virtual networking technology.
October 29, 2014
VMware plans to introduce more storage-related APIs to the ESXi hypervisor, opening it up to more data services.
August 20, 2013
VMware will preview Network DRS at VMworld, but its core customers are still wrapping their heads around software-defined networking.
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As storage tries to catch up to the rest of the data center, VMware Virtual Volumes are helping to get there and support the trend toward software-defined storage. Continue Reading
Hardware virtualization is the abstraction of computing resources from the software that uses those resources. Today, hardware virtualization is often called server virtualization or, simply, virtualization. Continue Reading
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Before you deploy VVOLs to help address storage management issues, there may be some upgrades you need to take care of -- including to vSphere. Continue Reading
Virtual machines were once the hottest new technology, but now containers are gaining more and more steam in the data center. Continue Reading
There are certain hardware requirements that companies must meet to become a Qualified EVO:RAIL Partner, and only a few companies exceed them. Continue Reading
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Make sure your comprehensive security design also includes an incident policy to help react to an online security breach. Continue Reading
Microsoft no longer supports Windows Server 2003, but virtualizing that OS in vSphere offers several advantages. Continue Reading
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VMware's microservices architecture projects indicate the company is prepared to be the infrastructure provider for containerized applications. Continue Reading
VMware's recent adjustments to licensing with EVO:RAIL may not be enough to catch up with Nutanix. Continue Reading
Bringing in a hyper-converged platform can present a complication in the data center where networking, virtualization and storage teams were once separated. Continue Reading