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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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Admins can view infrastructure information in the services relationship, VM relationships, service distribution and service visibility dashboards of the vROps Service Discovery MP. 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
The vRealize Operations Service Discovery MP automatically discovers services running on VMs, as well as the relationships and interdependencies between VMs based on network traffic patterns. Continue Reading
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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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