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March 11, 2016
VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger talked about where the security world stands, where it can go and how NSX fits in.
September 29, 2015
A new version of vSphere wasn't announced at VMworld, but the new technologies that were left users excited for the future
August 28, 2015
It's not a rebirth of the VMware Technology Network, but VMUG Advantage gives subscribers a trial period of a year for several VMware products.
February 16, 2015
VMware's origin started with five employees and an idea to abstract hardware. Now the company is evolving faster thanks to a rapid succession of acquisitions.
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If you think you know which features only come with the vSphere Distributed Switch, challenge your knowledge with this quiz. Continue Reading
Security issues plaguing the Adobe Flash Player and C# have pushed enterprises like VMware to embrace HTML5 as an alternative for multimedia applications. Continue Reading
As VMware Virtual SAN moves to the forefront of the software-defined storage and hyper-converged markets, users are advised to weigh its pros and cons before implementation. Continue Reading
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VMware's log analytics product, vRealize Log Insight, has been around for a few years, and it does its job well. However, there's always room for improvement. Continue Reading
VMware has jettisoned the thick client in favor of the thin client with the HTML5 Web Client, removing Flash-related vulnerabilities and adding functionality. Continue Reading
VMware's Horizon View 7 introduces network connectivity to local view desktops, enhancing security and allowing virtual desktops to consume local resources, among other improvements. Continue Reading
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It's generally considered good practice to run the most up-to-date versions of software, but there are a number of things admins should keep in mind when upgrading. Continue Reading
The SaltStack management tool allows admins to create a consistent management system for multiple operating systems, including VMware vSphere environments. Continue Reading
Securely implement certificates in a vSphere 6 environment with services such as VMware Certificate Authority, Endpoint Certificate Store and Platform Service Controller. Continue Reading
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The upgrade from ESX to ESXi hosts can be difficult; no current tools convert hosts for you and you can't preserve manual configurations. But there are ways to ease the process. Continue Reading
In order to successfully log in to vCenter Server with vSphere Web Client, start by figuring out which version of vCenter Server you're running. Continue Reading
Don't let VM sprawl and resource waste drain your bank account. The key to sprawl prevention and elimination is early detection. Continue Reading