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Altaro Office 365 Backup enables you to back up and recover all your company’s Office 365 mailboxes and files stored within OneDrive and SharePoint, backing them up to Altaro’s Microsoft Azure infrastructure.

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VMworld Europe 2019 will officially begin on November 4th with a specific day dedicated to partners, but also with a lot of other events, including a local VMUG event.

Still at Barcelona (maybe it will be the last year in this city, after a long row of editions?), just moved from Septembed to the first week of November (same period of VMworld EU 2018).

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It’s not a secret that there is a VMware ESXi for ARM porting, not yet public available (maybe with next major release), that can also run on Raspberry Pi platform!

Announced during the VMworld US 2018, this version is not a general purpose hypervisor, also because the VMs need to run OSes and application ported to the ARM platform.

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Interesting European IT events:

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This is an article that I wrote as a contribuitor for the Aruba blog. Read the full article.

A network switch works at Layer 2 (in the ISO/OSI model) and potentially does not need any configuration because it can learn about the network topology and how to forward properly the Ethernet frames using its internal MAC address or port table.

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Intel® Optane™ Technology for Data Centers are a revolutionary solutions to bridge critical gaps in the storage and memory hierarchy delivering persistent memory, large memory pools, fast caching and fast storage.

Basically there are two main Intel® Optane™ DC products:

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With Halloween only a few days away, this year Altaro gathered SysAdmins’ funniest and most horrifying stories into one eBook

We all know that a SysAdmin’s job is no easy task and apart from constantly having systems to update, bugs to fix and users to please, SysAdmins encounter all sorts of situations throughout their careers.

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VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) is VMware’s unified SDDC platform for the hybrid cloud and it’s based on VMware’s compute, storage, and network virtualization technologies to deliver a native integrated software stack that can be used on-premises for private cloud deployment or run as a service from the public cloud with consistent and simple operations.

The core components of VMware Cloud Foundation are VMware vSphere (for the compute part), vSAN (for the storage part), and NSX DataCenter (in version -v or -T, for the network and security part).

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This is an article that I wrote as a contribuitor for the Aruba blog. Read the full article.

What is the edge when it comes to networking terminology? Unfortunately, there isn’t a simple and clear answer.

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One year after PowerCLI 11.0.0, VMware has released the new PowerCLI 11.5.0 with more than 20 cmdlets that have been added and 9 cmdlets which have been improved.

PowerCLI 11.5.0 comes with the following updates:

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Build a VMware lab is usually tricky because you have to find the proper balance between the physical and the virtual infrastructure.

Most people does not have huge or powerful physical servers, or does not have the proper environment (considering the power consumption, the generated heat, the noise, or also the needed space), and they opt for small and cheap systems.

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One interesting news of the latest version of vCSA is the health monitoring feature.

You can check the overlall health with your vSphere Client, by selecting the vCenter node and then Monitor | Health.

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VMware has just announced the General Availability (GA) of vRealize Suite 2019, vCloud Suite 2019, and vCloud Suite 2019 Platinum!

The VMware “Suites” solutions provide organizations an easy way to on-board to cloud, enabling consistent deployments with visibility and governance for virtualized and cloud native workloads deployed across hybrid and multicloud environments.

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