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October 17, 2017 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Pensa Launches to Transform Software-Defined Data Centers with Intelligent Automation Technology New Pensa Lab Solution Helps Customers Address IT Complexity to Innovate Faster

Mountain View, Calif., October 4, 2017 – Pensa, the provider of intelligent SaaS technology to simplify the delivery of complete virtual data centers, today announced the company’s formal launch including the appointment of Pensa Chief …

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Nutanix launches VMware-to-Acropolis migration tool
October 17, 2017 – 1:45 am | Comments Off on Nutanix launches VMware-to-Acropolis migration tool

Nutanix has taken another shot at VMware, this time with a virtual machine migration tool that takes VMs from ESXi to its own Acropolis hypervisor.

Changing a VM’s format is not rocket science, because VMs are described by metadata. Nutanix reckons “Xtract for VMs” therefore goes beyond the basics, “by automatically injecting the required paravirtualized device drivers into the VM, such that when the VM is started on the target platform, it has everything required to deliver the best experience.”

To read the entire article, please click on this https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/10/17/nutanix_launches_vmwaretoacropolis_migration_tool/

Windows 10 setup and configuration tips: Don’t settle for default settings
October 17, 2017 – 1:14 am | Comments Off on Windows 10 setup and configuration tips: Don’t settle for default settings
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The tips in this category are all about setting up Windows 10 the right way, and then configuring it the way you want it to work.

I assume that you’ve already done a clean install of …

Add a host to a VMware cluster by following these tips
October 14, 2017 – 6:22 am | Comments Off on Add a host to a VMware cluster by following these tips
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A VMware cluster is a group of host servers that share common resources — usually memory, CPU and storage. VMware virtual workloads run in memory, but use real servers that run underneath. If you group …

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Cortana Collections and consolidated settings
October 14, 2017 – 6:10 am | Comments Off on Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Cortana Collections and consolidated settings
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Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview for PCs with Cortana Collections and some settings being consolidated. The Fall Creators Update, which ships next week, is now finalized, so all new builds are part …

Cloud computing spending is growing even faster than expected
October 13, 2017 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Cloud computing spending is growing even faster than expected
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Spending on cloud computing services is growing faster then previously expected, with software-as-a-service (SaaS) and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) two of the most rapidly expanding segments. Worldwide public cloud services revenues are expected to grow 18.5 per …

Big data stretch: Dell EMC goes elastic in new partnership
October 12, 2017 – 11:45 pm | Comments Off on Big data stretch: Dell EMC goes elastic in new partnership
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Late last month, Dell EMC announced the Elastic Data Platform, which is designed to augment big data deployments with scalability and stronger controls around user access. The news was jointly released not just by Dell …

Set up NSX networking and components in vSphere environments
October 12, 2017 – 11:05 pm | Comments Off on Set up NSX networking and components in vSphere environments
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To set up NSX, first deploy the NSX controller, which you can download from the My VMware site. Deploy the controller as you would a normal Open Virtualization Format (OVF) file, and fill in all …

Data Centers Will Invest in Renewables Despite the EPA, Not Because of It
October 12, 2017 – 12:49 am | Comments Off on Data Centers Will Invest in Renewables Despite the EPA, Not Because of It
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Satirical news site The Onion has joked that given its track-record, the US Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, should drop the “E” and ‘P’ from its name to simply become “The Agency.” “’The Agency’ is a …

Comtrade upgrades HYCU Nutanix AHV backup software
October 12, 2017 – 12:17 am | Comments Off on Comtrade upgrades HYCU Nutanix AHV backup software
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Comtrade Software has updated its HYCU backup software for Nutanix AHV virtual machines, trying to gain a foothold as other vendors offer protection for the open source hypervisor. Comtrade launched HYCU in June, making it …