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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
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.
July 31, 2014
The annual VMware event is expected to draw more than 20,000 but, for some, the company's products aren't the only selling point.
July 10, 2014
The vSphere 2015 beta party is no longer invite-only. VMware pros hope the new program will reduce the amount of bugs in the next version of vSphere.
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VMware vSphere -- formerly known as VMware Infrastructure -- is the brand name for VMware's suite of server virtualization products that includes its ESXi hypervisor and vCenter management software. Continue Reading
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The new HTML5-based vSphere Client promises to fix the issues that have plagued the Web Client for years, but it isn't quite ready for its moment in the sun just yet. Continue Reading
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Which VM hardware version you use and how you configure hardware components can affect performance in your VMware infrastructure. Use these best practices to stay on track. Continue Reading
The VMware Host Client is faster and more secure than the vSphere Flash-based client, but it has yet to reach maturity. Here are some other tools you can use to manage ESXi hosts. Continue Reading
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Configuring ESXi time sync should be a top priority for admins once installation is complete -- failure to do so could result in application failure, VM issues and more. 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
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