Tag Archives: Virtualization

What’s New in VMware vSphere 6.5

The big virtualization news from the past week or so was definitely the release and General Availability of VMware vSphere version 6.5, available for download now. New features include: Improvements to vCenter Server 6.5 Transition to Web Client-only Improved host … Continue reading

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Avere Systems Announces New Complete Storage Solution

Today, Avere Systems announced its first complete storage solution. Avere is known for their Edge Filers that virtualize NAS systems and/or act as a file-access gateway to object storage. The just-announced C2N solution combines Avere FXT Edge Filers with Avere’s … Continue reading

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Farewell, VMTurbo. Welcome, Turbonomic!

If you’re a regular reader, you know I’ve been a fan of VMTurbo from the start. Well, as of a week ago, VMTurbo is no more. Don’t worry — they haven’t gone away, they’ve changed their name to Turbonomic, to … Continue reading

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Voting for Top vBlogs of 2016 is Open!

vSphere-land is running the annual voting for the Top Virtualization Blogs (vBlogs) of 2016. There are so many good blogs out there Eric (who runs vSphere-Land) has made two changes to the voting this year: To qualify, a blog needs … Continue reading

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SimpliVity Announces OmniStack 3.5 and OmniView

Today, SimpliVity announced version 3.5 of their OmniStack Data Virtualization Platform and a new predictive analytics offering called OmniView. Introduction to SimpliVity Founded in 2009 with a mission to simplify IT infrastructure, SimpliVity is one of the “Names” in the hyperconverged … Continue reading

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Cisco Enters Hyperconverged Market with HyperFlex

Today Cisco announced their entry in the Hyperconverged Infrastructure marketplace, a solution called HyperFlex. Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) can be thought of as “Virutalization in a Box”. An HCI solution is one that offers everything needed for server virtualization: compute, memory, network, … Continue reading

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Nutanix Files Intent to IPO

Yesterday, Nutanix announced that it had filed Form S-1 with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Form S-1 is what companies use to proposed creating an Initial Public Offering (IPO) of publicly-traded shares of stock. Nutanix intends to list … Continue reading

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VMTurbo Releases Operations Manager version 5.3

This week, VMTurbo released version 5.3 of their Operations Manager monitoring / management / automation / Quality of Service (QoS) tool. Yes, I’ll admit that previous sentence is a little confusing, but Operations Manager has so many features and capabilities … Continue reading

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SimpliVity Announces OmniStack 3.0, New OmniCube for ROBO, and a HyperGuarantee

Today, SimpliVity announced three new improvements to their hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solution offering. The improvements can categorized as software, hardware, and programatic: Software: version 3.0 of their OmniStack software-defined HCI Hardware: a new, smaller OmniCube, the CN-1200, designed specifically as part of … Continue reading

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VMware releases NSX 6.2

Last week, VMware released version 6.2 of their software-defined networking (SDN) product, NSX. One of the things that’s interesting to me is that VMware no longer refers to NSX as an SDN solution. Instead, they’re playing a bigger game with … Continue reading

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