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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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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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Our Advisory Board members look back on VMware's progress in 2017 and offer predictions for the company's future in cloud, networking and security. Continue Reading
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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Having too many unnecessary VMs on a network strains CPU, memory and storage resources. It's up to the virtualization administrator to create a VM sprawl management plan. Continue Reading
Virtualization sprawl is the result of careless resource provisioning, and it can waste valuable computing resources, but, with the right tactics, it's possible to control VM sprawl. Continue Reading
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