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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.
August 29, 2013
VMware has big plans for its vCenter Operations Management Suite, but customers are skeptical it can deliver a competitive product.
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VMware VSAN could someday replace your expensive SAN, but it may not be the right fit for every company. Continue Reading
Both vSphere Metro Storage Cluster and VMware Site Recovery Manager will help your organization limit downtime, but they work in very different ways. Continue Reading
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