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Reading Time: < 1 minute After the release of the the new vCloud Suite 5.5, the Horizon View 5.3, now it’s the turn of the general availability of VMware vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) 6 and vCenter Operations (vCOPS) Manager 5.8. Both were announced during the last VMworld Europe, in the VMware Cloud Management vision. Both present interesting function of cross-products and cross-cloud/environments.

Reading Time: 2 minutes The vCenter Operations Manager 5.0 is a powerful tool for monitor a vSphere environment. But, as writtent in the previous post, the software is distribuited using a vApp (with two VMs) that means the you need DRS if you deploy it on a VMware Cluster. Note that if you deploy it on a standalone ESXi host it does not require DRS. So how deploy this vApp with a vSphere edition lower than the Enterprise edition?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Last week I wrote about some VKernel whitepapers useful in the design of a virtual infrastructure. But there also some interesting and free tools: vScope Explorer: enterprise-wide visualization of performance, capacity and resource efficiency health across multiple vCenters and resources. Capacity Modeler: allows you to easily assess the performance impact of capacity changes to your existing virtualized environment. CapacityVIEW: it quickly exposes The number of VMs with performance problems Available capacity The amount of over allocated CPU, memory and storage The total amount of resources in your environment Number of powered on and off VMs

Reading Time: 3 minutes About one year ago Dell announce the acquisition of KACE, a company established in 2003 specializes in delivering appliance-based computer systems management solutions which allow organizations (medium and large to 3.500 devices). The Kace products family is mainly based on two different product lines with different purposes (and that can work together): Dell KACE K1000 Management Appliance fulfills the systems management needs of an organization including device discovery and inventory, software distribution, configuration and policy management, patch management, security audit and enforcement, asset management, service desk, power management, remote control and reporting. Dell KACE K2000 Deployment Appliance fulfills […]

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