8 04, 2020

What’s New in NSX-T 3.0? The Important Bits

By |2020-04-08T13:02:28+01:00April 8th, 2020|Networking, NSX, vSphere|1 Comment

vSphere 7.0 has brought a fundamental change - not only in how the platform is built but also how the resources that are run on top are managed, in the form of native integration of Kubernetes. Being an integral part of the platform, the underlying networking also had to be adapted accordingly and NSX 3.0 [...]

10 03, 2020

What’s New in vSphere 7? The Important Bits

By |2020-03-10T13:43:23+00:00March 10th, 2020|vCenter, VMware, vSphere|0 Comments

In recent times, organisations have become more aware of the need to develop applications that closely align with their core business and that has been taking priority, rather than the platform that used to be the most important factor in the past. Recognising this trend, VMware has been working towards integrating its portfolio products to [...]

10 03, 2020

What’s New in vRealize Cloud Management 8.1? The Important Bits

By |2020-03-10T12:17:04+00:00March 10th, 2020|vCenter, VMware, vRA, vRealize Log Insight, vRO, vSphere|0 Comments

This post is focussed on the important bits that you need to know about the new announcements by VMware related to the vRealize Cloud Management portfolio. If you've been following recent developments for the VMware platform then you must already know that bulk of the enhancements will be in the areas related to Kubernetes support [...]

21 09, 2017

Ravello on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure goes GA!

By |2017-09-21T17:59:41+01:00September 21st, 2017|Ravello, Virtualization, VMware, vSphere|1 Comment

A few months back, I reported the return of Ravello with exciting new capabilities in the pipeline. Being a big fan of the technology, I was very excited to know what’s coming and couldn’t wait for its release. Today, I am pleased to say that Oracle is announcing the general availability of Ravello on Oracle [...]

18 10, 2016

What’s New in vSphere 6.5: Security

By |2016-12-11T15:24:59+00:00October 18th, 2016|vCenter, Virtualization, vSphere|1 Comment

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 |2016-12-11T15:24:59+00:00October 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 |2016-12-11T15:24:59+00:00October 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 |2020-04-13T13:38:58+01:00October 18th, 2016|vCenter, Virtualization, vSphere|1 Comment

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 [...]

18 10, 2016

What’s New in vSphere 6.5: VCSA Improvements

By |2016-12-11T15:24:59+00:00October 18th, 2016|vCenter, Virtualization, vSphere|0 Comments

Recently, VMware has been investing an enormous amount of effort into bringing vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) up to the same functionality as its Windows counterpart. vSphere 6.5 not only achieves that goal but also goes beyond it. In this article, I will explain what's new in VCSA and why its time now to exclusively deploy VCSA [...]