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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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VMware embraces strategic cloud partnerships
October 20, 2017 – 1:46 am | Comments Off on VMware embraces strategic cloud partnerships

If this year’s 20,000 VMworld attendees left Las Vegas with any specific message, it was that VMware has no intention of competing head-to-head with cloud vendors. Instead, the company is forming cloud partnerships with those providers that showcase how VMware technologies can work in conjunction with cloud services.

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It would seem that VMware’s turned over a new leaf, which began with the sale of its vCloud Air business to cloud provider OVH earlier this year. While VMware software can help power, interface with or drive a cloud, the actual business of providing and running a cloud is best left to someone else. The cloud partnerships VMware has formed with Amazon Web Services (AWS), IBM, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Google are similar but distinct. Each deal highlights the strength of the cloud vendor and how specific VMware software contributes to those strengths.

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Citrix endorses tool that lets vSphere manage Xen Server
October 19, 2017 – 11:50 pm | Comments Off on Citrix endorses tool that lets vSphere manage Xen Server
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Citrix decided to stop competing in the mainstream server virtualization market years ago and also sold off its cloud platform. But it keeps Xen Server alive, arguing that it’s the best environment in which to …

Create Hyper-V VMs with PowerShell, SCVMM or Hyper-V Manager
October 19, 2017 – 1:34 am | Comments Off on Create Hyper-V VMs with PowerShell, SCVMM or Hyper-V Manager
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Most Hyper-V administrators are familiar with the VM creation process using Hyper-V Manager. All you need to do is open Hyper-V Manager, right-click on a Hyper-V host in the list of available hosts, click on …

Why Space Data Is The New Big Data
October 19, 2017 – 1:03 am | Comments Off on Why Space Data Is The New Big Data
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Space Data is about to get Big. Thanks to the growing sophistication and falling cost of satellites, more businesses than ever are looking to the “final frontier” for insights which can be put to use …

Which vSAN features improve storage management and performance?
October 18, 2017 – 1:24 am | Comments Off on Which vSAN features improve storage management and performance?
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Storage is expensive — not only for primary data storage, but also for any mirroring, replication, caching and other storage uses. Any technologies that can help reduce direct storage capacity demands can benefit the business, …

The rise of data center standards in Asia
October 18, 2017 – 1:07 am | Comments Off on The rise of data center standards in Asia
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With millions of new users joining the Internet every month, the growth of online services in Asia has never been in doubt. This demand is driving the construction of new data centers and expansion of …

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

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 …