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April 13, 2017
Altaro VM Backup version 7 includes an augmented inline deduplication feature for the data protection software as it tries to cut backup size and costs.
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.
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VMware's updated vSphere HTML5 client includes a list of new and improved features, but the bigger news is that it's the company's first true cross-platform management interface. Continue Reading
To see why the vSphere web client failed to live up to expectations and learn from those mistakes, study its development and the technological landscape at the time. Continue Reading
VMware Integrated OpenStack 5 comes in the Carrier and Data Center editions and incorporates enhanced Kubernetes support, better security and the new VIO in a Box feature. Continue Reading
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Quickly create and deploy VMs from templates using Packer or PowerCLI rather than doing so from scratch via installation media. This helpful how-to walks you through the steps. Continue Reading
Go beyond traditional vSphere management with Terraform, which enables infrastructure configuration as code. Use commands to set the providers, data centers and compute clusters. Continue Reading
Version 2.0 of the vRealize Operations Service Discovery Management Pack has been updated with user-defined service discovery, but consider the prerequisites before upgrading. Continue Reading
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VMware vSphere and vCenter are licensed and priced in various ways depending on the desired support, the size of the environment and the required functionality. Continue Reading
Centralize vCenter log files with vRealize Log Insight. Configuration with vSphere is simple and enables the centralization and transmission of event and task logs. Continue Reading
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