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Reading Time: 3 minutes Last week, VMware has announced the future release of VMware vSphere 6.7 Update 3, that means, of course, also the new vSAN 6.7 Update 3 (vSAN is totally integrated in vSphere code). Unfortunately, has happened in past, this is just a product announce, without provide the code of it and the date of General Availability (GA) release date (but I guess will be on VMworld US 2019). I usually prefer talk about what exist now and see the release notes. The products are now GA and, most important the hardware compatibility and the software interoperability matrix have […]

Reading Time: 1 minute As happened in the past, Veeam is giving away some free tickets to VMworld 2019 in San Francisco. Veeam is offering three full conference pass to VMworld US taking place in San Francisco, USA, August 25-29, 2019.

Reading Time: 7 minutes 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. And with 10 years of history in data protection!

Reading Time: 2 minutes VMware has announced the intent to acquire Veriflow, a pioneer in network verification and troubleshooting, helping customers model, analyze and verify their hybrid networks to allow IT teams to operate, secure and resilient networks.  Also Veriflow has a innovative approach to combating network breaches and outages through mathematical network verification.

Reading Time: 2 minutes After several versions of NAKIVO Backup & Replication v8 (with three versions in 12 months), now NAKIVO announced the release of NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.0 that is the 26th software release of this backup and data protection product. The main two big news are the Hyper-V 2019 support, but also the support of physical servers (Windows based).

Reading Time: 3 minutes The GA version of Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4b is available. This update includes fixes to about 100 bugs most commonly seen in support – with the top 3 areas being Veeam Agent for Linux, agent management and tape.

Reading Time: 4 minutes VMware Horizon version 7.8 was released on March 2019, with a lot of new features, and now VMware has just released the new version of VMware Horizon 7: version 7.9, and of course the new other components, like ew Horizon Client 5.1. VMware Horizon 7.9 provides the several new features and enhancements in different infrastructural components as well described in the product release notes.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Scale Computing is an alternative hyperconverged solution that cover the entire stack: from the hardware, to the hypervisor and storage, to the management part. Their HC3 platform is an hyperconverged solution that can be used for small- and medium-sized businesses but also in some enterprise departments with a simple (and different) approach to virtualization and storage. Now the HC3 family is growing with the announce of the HE500 series of appliances.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Excelero and ThinkParQ announced that their joint go-to-market relationship is bearing fruit and the firms have successfully integrated Excelero’s NVMesh software-defined block storage solution for shared NVMe at local latency along with ThinkParQ’s leading parallel cluster file system BeeGFS. Excelero NVMesh enables shared NVMe across any network and supports any local or distributed file system. Customers benefit from the performance of local flash with the convenience of centralized storage while avoiding proprietary hardware lock-in and reducing the overall storage TCO.

Reading Time: 5 minutes The Dell Boot Optimized Storage Solution (BOSS) is a new option for the installation of the hypervisor part, in a virtualization enviroment, or more important in a hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) host! The dual SD option was already present in all PowerEdge, also in previous generations, and was a good choice to separate the hypervisor from the disks or simple use diskless based solutions. And was a good option for vSphere ESXi when servers were only used as a compute nodes.

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