Let Cloudphysics help rid yourself of Heartbleed

Unfortunately the Open SSL Heartbleed bug (CVE-2014-0224) is present in the ESXi and vCenter 5.5 builds. VMware responded by incorporating a patch to solve the OpenSSL vulnerability in the OpenSSL 1.0.1 library. For more info about the ESXI 5.5 patch read KB 2076665, VMware issued two releases for vCenter 5.5, read KB … [Read more...]

CloudPhysics Storage Analytics and new round of funding

When I just woke up I saw the news was out… A new round of funding for CloudPhysics! CloudPhysics raised $15 million in a series C investment round, bringing the company’s total funding to $27.5 million! Congratulations folks, I can’t wait to see what this new injection will result in to. One of the things … [Read more...]

Startup News Flash part 16

Number 16 of the Startup News Flash, here we go: Nakivo just announced the beta program for 4.0 of their backup/replication solution. It adds some new features like: recovery of Exchange objects directly from compressed and deduplicated VM backups, Exchange logs truncation, and automated backup verification. If you are … [Read more...]

CloudPhysics – Datacenter Analytics Done Right

The first presenter at Virtualization Field Day 3 is CloudPhysics. We visited their beautiful office in Mountain View, California to get fully updated on their latest technology. Presenters: Irfan Ahmad, CTO, John Blumenthal, CEO of CloudPhysics and Krishna Raj Raja, Product Management (Mister @esxtopGuru!) … [Read more...]

Startup News Flash part 2

First part of the Startup News Flash was published a couple of weeks ago, and as many things have happened I figured I would publish another. At times I guess I will miss out on a news fact or a new company, if that happens don’t hesitate to leave a comment with your findings/opinion or just a link to what you … [Read more...]

Only two days left to sign up for your VMworld speaker shirt!

During our advisory call with CloudPhysics, a great idea was born. Why not provide all the speakers at VMworld a cool speaker shirt? Unfortunately in 2011 VMworld made the decision to stop providing speaker shirts to the people on stage, so most people started wearing older speaker shirt or even RUN DRS shirts ☺. For … [Read more...]

CloudPhysics KB Advisor, how cool is that?

Just imagine, you have 3-8 hosts – an EMC array – Dell hardware – some FibreChannel cards – Specific versions of firmware – Specific versions of ESXi and vCenter… How do you know what works and what does not? Well, you go to kb.vmware.com and you do a search and try to figure out … [Read more...]