by Adam Armstrong

Panzura Controllers Enable Global Locking File System In VMware vCloud Air

Today Panzura announced that its Cloud Controllers are now available on VMware vCloud Air, transforming vCloud Air Object Storage into a globally distributed file system. Panzura states that this will enable vCloud Air to appear like it is just another room of the corporate datacenter. Panzura has undergone technical validation within the vCloud Air environment and is in the Elite tier of the vCloud Air ISV program and listed on the VMware Solution Exchange.

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by Adam Armstrong

VMware Announces VSAN Beta

There have been a lot of announcements at VMworld this year. A major announcement was the upcoming release of VSAN 6.1, with its new features such as Stretched Cluster, Virtual SAN for ROBO, Replication with vSphere Replication, and so on. Another major announcement is a limited beta for future VSAN releases in order to test upcoming technology. The beta will be focused on two technologies: space efficiency and advanced data integrity.

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by Adam Armstrong

NexentaConnect Selected For VMware Promotion

Today at VMworld 2015, Nexenta announced that it has partnered with VMware to offer an exclusive promotion for any validated customer of VMware Virtual SAN. Customers could receive exclusive promotion of NexentaConnect to achieve file services. NexentaConnect for VMware Virtual SAN can be used to add NFSv3, NFSv4, and SMB file services to VMware Virtual SAN deployments by utilizing storage in host servers.

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by Adam Armstrong

Huawei OceanStor Certified For VMware vSphere 6.0 and vVols

Today at VMworld 2015, Huawei Technologies announced that its OceanStor converged storage portfolio has been certified for VMware vSphere 6.0 virtual platform and Virtual Volumes (vVols). This certification includes its 18000 series, V3 series, Dorado series and VIS series.

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by Adam Armstrong

VCE Introduces New VxRack Based On VMware EVO SDDC

Today at VMworld 2015, VCE announced a new VxRack System based on VMware EVO SDDC. The new VxRack gives companies the ability take advantage of VMware’s new software-defined data center and all of the benefits that includes. VCE will be giving customers the ability to map VxRack Systems to specific application environments.

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by Adam Armstrong

VMware Unveils EVO SDDC Delivering SDDC As An Integrated System

Today at VMworld 2015, VMware unveiled VMware EVO SDDC designed to simplify the build out and ongoing operations of software-defined data center (SDDC) at scale. The SDDC serves as one of the key components of VMware’s unified hybrid cloud platform. EVO SDDC will make it easier for customers to deploy and operate virtual infrastructure as a service.

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by Lyle Smith

HP Announces New Solutions to Leverage VMware Environments

HP has announced new solutions focused on helping businesses to leverage their VMware environments through faster time to implementation and greater return on investment.  These new products and services are optimized for VMware vSphere, including new hyper-converged and all-flash storage systems announced earlier this month.

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by Adam Armstrong

Virtual SAN 6.1 Released

Today at VMworld 2015, VMware Inc. announced the latest release of its extremely popular Virtual San solution, VSAN 6.1. This marks the third release of VSAN. This release will add even greater availability and management abilities. 6.1 will focus on delivering high performance and increased scale to provide enterprise-class storage for virtualized workloads, including Tier-1 production and business-critical applications.

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by Adam Armstrong

Dell Announces Enhancements To Its End-To-End Solutions For VMware

Today at VMworld 2015, Dell Inc. announced several enhanced end-to-end solutions for VMware. These announcements ran the gamut of helping to integrate physical and virtual environments, updated EVO:RAIL infrastructure, and updates to Dell's thin clients. These enhancements add more VMware capabilities to Dell's portfolio while helping customers on the path to virtualized environments and the cloud.

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by Adam Armstrong

VMware Reveals Project Skyscraper

Today at VMworld 2015, VMware Inc. revealed a new set of hybrid cloud capabilities for vSphere through a technology preview, Project Skyscraper. Project Skyscraper will enable customers to seamlessly extended their data center to the public cloud or extend the public cloud to their data center. Project Skyscraper enables seamless extension across boundaries with enterprise-level security and business continuity customers need.

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