Browsing Posts tagged VMworld

Reading Time: 2 minutes EVO:RAIL is scalable and modular architecture housed in a small form factor (2U/4N Form factor including compute, storage, network and management resources), with flexible hardware configuration (with 8 Global Qualified EVO:RAIL Partners), able to scale out up to 16 appliances (64 nodes). In only one year of history it has grow more and more in capabilities and also in adoption. But also in version 1.2 was still based of vSphere 5.5 and VSAN 1.0, until now!

Reading Time: 2 minutes The new Virtual SAN 6.1 has also another new features related to a specific deployment scenario: a 2-Node Remote Office Branch Office (ROBO) configuration. This configuration was possible with the previous VMware product (VSA) but was not suitable with VSAN, making space for other solutions like StorMagic SvSAN or StarWind Virtual SAN.

Reading Time: 3 minutes VMware Virtual SAN 6.0 (formally was v2.0) was a big improvement of the VMware’s hyperconverged storage solution with some important new features like the new filesystem (with powerful snapshot implementation), the concept of fault domain (to improve data resiliency), more scalability and the full flash option. Now VMware has announced a new release: Virtual SAN (or VSAN) 6.1, with new improvements, including enhanced usability & management, advanced troubleshooting, and several new features.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tech(nical) Field Day are well know events, organized by Stephen Foskett and his team, with the purpose of bring together innovative IT product vendors and independent thought leaders to share information and opinions in a presentation and discussion format. There are different Tech Field Day events by topic (Storage, Virtualization, Networking, Wireless and, next year, also Data), but also some special events live from other IT events: Tech Field Day Extra and Tech Field Day Live. And although not a Tech Field Day event, the same staff has occasionally organized a live Symposium event to showcase a particular area of enterprise IT technology.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Like in the past VMworld 2014, the location of VMworld 2015 will be in the same place: again at San Francisco (for the US edition) and Barcelona (for the EU edition). US edition: will be in San Francisco during August 30 – September (with a partner day on August 30) EU edition: will be in Barcelona during October 13 – 15 (with a partner day on 12)

Reading Time: 2 minutes During the recent VMworld Europe, I’ve got the opportunity to talk with Gregg Holzrichter, Vice President of Marketing of Atlantis Computing about their virtualization products. I’ve meet them during the VMworld EU 2013 and also during the last Virtualization Field Day. Atlantis Computing, with the headquarter in California (Mountain View) and an office also in EMEA (London), was the winner of “Best of VMworld 2012″ and “Best of Citrix Synergy 2012″ awards, addresses the challenges of storage-intensive virtualized and cloud applications: performance, cost and the ability to scale-out on demand. Their solutions are targeted for the VDI and […]

Reading Time: 3 minutes During the recent VMworld Europe, I’ve got the opportunity to talk with Steven Willson (VP Technology Services EMEA at Violin Memory) and Eric Herzog (Chief Marketing Officer and SVP of Alliances at Violin Memory) of Violin Memory about their storage products and their users cases in virtualization projects. I’ve already met them one year ago, during the past edition of VMworld Europe and this was the opportunity to know the news about those months. As I already written in the previous report, their storage are completely flash based, but the big difference from other similar approaches (like Nimbus Data and Pure Storage) is […]

Reading Time: 2 minutes During the recent VMworld Europe, I’ve got the opportunity to see Login VSI product, especially a new component to it’s benchmark tool for VDI and remote desktop/applications environment: Graphics Framework. The Login VSI Graphics Framework, available for Login VSI Pro users, makes it easy to test any professional graphics application (such as AutoCAD, Siemens NX and Photoshop) in virtualized desktop environments. Floris van der Ploeg (R&D guru) wrote an interersting blog post about this new Login VSI component.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Login VSI is a well know company in the VDI and End User Computing are, due to its Login VSI product: the flagship product (sold for the past 2 years) for sizing, scaling, capacity planning, change impact on performance. But also a standard for benchmark those kind of environments. I’ve already wrote about the new 4.1 release. But is not the only product, there are also: Login VUM (new product out in limited beta): for continuous proactive monitoring of end user experience in production environments. Login Automation Machine (currently part of Login Consultants as Automation […]

Reading Time: 2 minutes Like in the past VMworld 2014, the location of VMworld 2015 will be in the same place: again at San Francisco (for the US edition) and Barcelona (for the EU edition). US edition: will be in San Francisco during August 30 – September (with a partner day on August 30) EU edition: will be in Barcelona during October 13 – 15 (with a partner day on 12)

© 2019-2011 vInfrastructure Blog | Disclaimer & Copyright