24 02, 2017

CloudCamp London : Fragmentation Edition

By | February 24th, 2017|Cloud|0 Comments

The Unpanel (from left to right): Chiara Rustici, Mark Craddock, Adrian Colyer, Alex Tijhuis, Kuan Hon Not even Storm Doris could prevent me from attending the CloudCamp event, organised by Cohesive Networks and also sponsored by VMware Code. Due to major travel restrictions and no tubes, I wasn't expecting the turn out to be [...]

2 02, 2017

A New Beginning – NSX-T

By | February 2nd, 2017|NSX|1 Comment

With NSX 6.3, VMware is also releasing something called NSX-T. If this is the first time you're hearing about it, rest assured, you are not alone. First of all, "T" stands for "Transformers" and the version being released today is 1.1. Why? If you know/remember the history of NSX, you'll know that there existed a [...]

2 02, 2017

NSX 6.3: What’s New?

By | February 2nd, 2017|NSX|0 Comments

Finally! It's time to talk about NSX 6.3. As you can tell from minor version jump, this version has a number of new capabilities and enhancements and most of them were highly-awaited too. If you were waiting for it too, there is a good chance that it contains what you wanted. So, what's new in [...]

21 10, 2016

VMworld Europe 2016 – Thursday (Last)

By | October 21st, 2016|Virtualization, VMworld|0 Comments

Thursdays are different to the other days. There's no General Session so VMvillage opens earlier. I checked out from my place early and got to the venue. It pays to be early on Thursday as almost everyone has luggage to store in the morning. The staff is great as they are extremely quick in taking it [...]

20 10, 2016

VMworld Europe 2016 – Wednesday

By | October 20th, 2016|Virtualization, VMworld|0 Comments

I am writing this post in a hurry as last night, I sat on the bed to check Twitter and next thing I knew, it was 06:30 in the morning! VMworld is great but it does take a toll on you as the week goes by. Wednesday was a little more organised than the day before [...]

18 10, 2016

What’s New in vSphere 6.5: Security

By | October 18th, 2016|vCenter, Virtualization, vSphere|0 Comments

VMware has stated this vision to deliver: Comprehensive Security with End to End Datacenter Protection in a way that makes security easy to manage We all know that corners are cut with security when controls are too difficult and cumbersome to implement. If made simple and easy, there's a greater chance of achieving end-to-end security for [...]

18 10, 2016

What’s New in vSphere 6.5

By | October 18th, 2016|Uncategorized, vCenter, VMworld, vSphere|1 Comment

vSphere 6 brought a huge number of changes upon release. They not only included changes to it's architecture but there great new features as well that made vSphere Architects very excited. That was about a year and a half ago and so a major update was due. Enter vSphere 6.5: It introduces so many new features [...]

18 10, 2016

What’s New in vSphere 6.5: Availability and Performance

By | October 18th, 2016|vCenter, Virtualization, vSphere|0 Comments

You're going to love this. Availability and Performance features have always been the strong point of vSphere and what we all fell in love with. VMware has always made sure to make improvements in this area and this version is no different. There are improvements in four major areas: High Availability (HA) Fault Tolerance (FT) [...]

18 10, 2016

What’s New in vSphere 6.5: Lifecycle Management

By | October 18th, 2016|vCenter, Virtualization, vSphere|0 Comments

With vSphere 6.5, VMware has made some improvements to the lifecycle management of vSphere, which will significantly improve the experience when upgrading to future versions and make the process less stressful. The changes are in these three areas: Update Manager Host Profiles Auto Deploy Update Manager I mentioned integration of Update Manager with VCSA 6.5 in my [...]