EMEA VMware Partner Exchange on Tour 2013 dates and locations announced

VMware Partner Exchange (PEX) is an annual event held in the United States dedicated for VMware partners. It is a kind of small VMworld but more focus on sales, marketing and technical roadmaps. Also some great breakout sessions showing future technology. Lots of partners are for various reasons not able to attend this … [Read more...]

VMware to become a public cloud service provider: announcing vCloud Hybrid Service

VMware today announced it is expecting to launch a new Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platform named VMware vCloud Hybrid Service in Q2 2013. This post explains what vCloud Hybrid Service is and will explain the setup. For IT staff wanting to learn public cloud using vCloud Connector the vCloud Hybrid Service is a … [Read more...]

VMware announces VMware NSX

VMware is busy bundling and integrating their in-house developed solutions & acquired solutions into suites which deliver more value to their customers. Only recently VMware released the Horizon Suite which offers VDI, centralized management of physical desktops and laptops (Wanova acquisition),  and management of … [Read more...]

Storage issues on Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V. Microsoft struggling to fix!

Storage is a crucial component of any virtualization platform. Issues on storage will have an effect of performance and availability of virtual machines. In Windows Server 2008  Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV) had a couple of issues. I remember redirected io issues during backup operations, the way iSCSI is used to handle … [Read more...]

Building vCloud Suite POC – Part 1: Introduction

A few months ago I attended the VMware vCloud: Deploy and Manage the VMware Cloud v1.5 course but after the training I didn’t have any chance to put my knowledge into action until now. Recently I’ve got a question from one of our customers about vCloud Director features and possibilities so we have decided to [...] … [Read more...]

VMware Horizon View 5.2 Reviewer’s Guide

The VMware Horizon Suite 1.0 is designed for today’s mobile workforce. Users want to access business assets from anywhere, anytime, and from any device. IT needs to keep assets secure. With the Horizon Suite, IT has control, and users have choice. The Horizon Suite includes VMware Horizon Workspace, … [Read more...]

New Technical White Paper – VMware Network Virtualization Design Guide

The IT industry has gained significant efficiency and flexibility as a direct result of virtualization. Organizations are moving toward a virtual datacenter (VDC) model, and flexibility, speed, scale and automation are central to their success. Although compute and memory resources are pooled and automated, … [Read more...]

PHD Virtual goes BaaS with CloudHook

CloudHook, your best value for Cloud Backup PHD Virtual provides the absolute best value in virtual backup for VMware, Citrix, Cloud and monitoring solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments. More than 5,000 customers worldwide rely on their products. PHD Virtual's newest innovation features and … [Read more...]

VMware Partner Exchange 2014 will be in San Francisco

VMware’s annual partner event VMware Partner Exchange (PEX) will be held in San Francisco in 2014. The venue is the Moscone Center. The date February 10-13, 2014   To see the breakout sessions of VMware Partner Exchange 2013 and get an impression of the content of PEX, see the Program guide here. … [Read more...]

Cool Tool – RVTools version 3.5 now available for download

RVTools is a windows .NET 2.0 application which uses the VI SDK to display information about your virtual machines and ESX hosts. Interacting with VirtualCenter and ESXi Server.RVTools is able to list information about VMs, CPU, Memory, Disks, Partitions, Network, Floppy drives, CD drives, Snapshots, VMware tools, … [Read more...]