VMware management tools News
April 17, 2015
Ravello’s nested virtualization has expanded to VMware environments, allowing customers to use ESXi in AWS and Google Cloud Platform.
October 18, 2013
VMware vSphere Data Protection Advanced 5.5 offers functionality improvements and competes with products from Veeam, which could drive prices down.
September 26, 2013
Another round of vSphere upgrades has uncovered more problems with vCenter Single Sign-On. Some users can't upgrade, and others can't authenticate.
August 30, 2013
VMware aims to capture the networking virtualization market with NSX, but virtualization admins aren’t sold on the idea.
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If a host doesn't automatically power off as expected, check for conflicting VMware DRS rules that could prevent this power-saving feature. Continue Reading
VMware makes moving a VM from one datastore to another simple with Storage vMotion, but the details of how the feature works are more complex. Continue Reading
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