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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With the correct configuration and planning, VMware HA and DRS can work together to help improve virtual server performance and uptime. Continue Reading
Both virtual storage appliances and VMware's VSAN are software approaches designed to create affordable shared storage, but they are very different. Continue Reading
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It will save you time and money in various areas of your IT ops but the reporting side could be more flexible.Powered by IT Central Station
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The flexibility to move VMs among hosts is a primary advantage to virtualization, making it the perfect approach for your failover strategy. Continue Reading
Third-party vSphere management tools can help with what VMware vCenter lacks, but a company must determine if it's worth the cost. Continue Reading
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