Now that the new VMware vSphere 6.5 is in GA, most people are starting considering to upgrade (or start from scratch) with this version, instead of vSphere 6.0 (or also 5.5). But please consider this product like a major release, there are several changes, but also new features and scalability properties that make interesting for each new environment, but also for existing customers (with an active subscription if you have a 5.5 version, so that you can also upgrade your 5.x license keys). But like each new version you have to make some consideration first […]
Nutanix has announced the new list of Nutanix Tech Champions (NTC) 2017. NTC is a community awards similar to others programs like VMware vExpert, Microsoft MVP, Cisco Champions, EMC Elect, … rewarding members of the community on their efforts in sharing their knowledge and enabling fellow community members. The Nutanix Technology Champion program spans the globe and is comprised of IT professionals from every cloud, application group, and technology. They are committed to news ways of thinking that will power the next generation of enterprise computing. This year, after the PernixData acquisition, this list include also some people […]
Atlantis USX is an HCI product is a software-defined storage solution (100% software or also available as an integrated in the HyperScale appliances). The Atlantis USX Community Edition allows technical aficionados to learn how Atlantis brings performance, agility, increased capacity, and mature data services to the data center.
Veeam Agent is the new brand name of the Veeam Endpoint (as announced in August event). After some betas (last was in September) the Veeam Agent for Linux 1.0 is in finally in GA! Veeam Agent for Linux is a simple backup and powerful recovery tool designed to ensure the Availability of your customers’ Linux servers anywhere — in the cloud, on physical or virtual servers, or endpoints.
Altaro is a fast-growing software company with easy to use and affordable (also for the price) backup solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses, specializing in backup for virtualized environments. Over 30,000 businesses trust Altaro to protect their virtual environments. Altaro VM Backup allows you to back up virtual machines running on Microsoft Hyper-V or VMware vSphere environment. Set up scheduled backups, automated test drills and data integrity checks so you don’t need to worry about losing any VMs.
Finally the vSphere Integrated Containers is now in GA (General Availability) and will be possible using vSphere to also natively run containerized workloads and not only VMs. Because it relies on existing vSphere constructs to run containerized workloads, vSphere Integrated Containers can seamlessly leverage NSX, vSAN and the vRealize management suite out of the box. Using constructs from the Open Container Initiative to map Docker containers to vSphere infrastructure, containers are provisioned as virtual machines, offering the same security and functionality of virtual machines in VMware ESXi hosts or VMware vCenter Server instances.
AOMEI Backupper is a Windows program easy-to-use data backup & restore software to help you backup system / hard disk / partition / file, but can be also used it to clone system / partition / hard disk, or boot multiple computers with PXE Boot Tool. For PC/Laptop it’s available in a free edition or a Professional version (really cheap with lifetime free upgrades). There is also a specific version for Windows Server.
NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, communications, managed services and biometric solutions, announced a new addition to its award winning HYDRAstor storage platform: a Virtual Appliance designed to allow for extremely rapid provisioning of backup storage into virtualized environments and provide off-site backup capabilities ideal for small sites and branches. HYDRAstor architecture was initially introduced in March 2007. This marked the culmination of more than four years of intense research, development and market validation. It began with a pair of researchers obsessed by their vision of a whole […]