The Unconscious Choice for Multi-cloud

Multi-cloud 'just happens' due to organizational silos, cloud platform limitations and unique technical capabilities. Deal with unconscious multi-cloud! "The Unconscious Choice for Multi-cloud" by Joep Piscaer was originally published on Originally posted on by Joep … [Read more...]

An Enterprise Container Strategy is vital for successful digital transformation

Defining an Enterprise Container Strategy starts by looking at the current bottlenecks in your processes and people, and slowly but surely, change those; introducing new technology where and when it makes sense. "An Enterprise Container Strategy is vital for successful digital transformation" by Joep Piscaer was … [Read more...]

Why Security Shift Left makes sense

Shift Left security is the next big thing after DevOps. DevSecOps is the movement exploring how to shift left security. This article explains what it is. "Why Security Shift Left makes sense" by Joep Piscaer was originally published on Originally posted on by Joep … [Read more...]

Resize Bitdefender GravityZone virtual appliance

Description This article will explain how to expand the logical volume size of the GravityZone Virtual Appliance to grow beyond the OVA template size provided on This process does not overwrite the pre-existing data, it will add on more space to the pre-existing Hard Drive. When the appliance … [Read more...]

Howto: Bitdefender GravityZone on Nutanix AHV

This is a quick reference for running the Bitdefender GravityZone Enterprise control center virtual appliance on Nutanix AHV (Acropolis Hypervisor). The Bitdefender GravityZone appliance can run on several different hypervisors, different formats are available for download. Depending on the type of hypervisor you … [Read more...]

Hardening recommendation to set limits on VMs or Resource Pools?

I received this question last week about a recommendation which was in the vSphere 5.1 Hardening Guide. The recommendation in the vSphere 5.1 Hardening Guide is the following: By default, all virtual machines on an ESXi host share the resources equally. By using the resource management capabilities of ESXi, such as … [Read more...]

Installation vCenter Inventory Service hangs forever

Recently I was installing an additional VMware vCenter Server in an environment in which I had replaced all default certificates with official CA certificates and ran into an issue where installation of the VMware vCenter Inventory Service kept hanging when communicating with the VMware SSO server. In the installation … [Read more...]