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  • VMware VSA capacity increases with new RAID requirements

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 23 Jan 2012
  • The vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA) released with vSphere 5 now supports more usable capacity per host thanks to relaxed RAID requirements, according to a VMware blog post. RAID, or Random Array of ...

  • VMware previews cloud-based customer lab at NEVMUG

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 20 Jan 2012
  • VMware officials unveiled a new offering designed to help IT pros run proof-of-concepts in the cloud at yesterday's well-attended New England VMware User Group Winter Warmer at Gillette Stadium. ...

  • Shoring up vCenter in Auto Deploy environments

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 18 Jan 2012
  • One example of the growing criticality of vCenter comes with vSphere 5’s Auto Deploy feature. In certain disaster scenarios, its dependency on vCenter can send users down a ‘rabbit hole’ of ...

  • Whither VXLAN?

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 10 Jan 2012
  • I’ve been looking more deeply into the proposed IETF standard VXLAN of late, but my reading has left me with more questions than answers. VXLAN, or Virtual eXtensible LAN, submitted to IETF last ...

  • Virtualization in 2012: Automation on the horizon

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 10 Jan 2012
  • The following is an expansion on our 2012 predictions piece on virtualization management, which ran on last week. As server virtualization becomes mainstream, vendors ...