Tag Archives: VMware

To Appliance or not to Appliance? Confusion reigns in the software defined datacentre

Everybody seems to think they know the answer, but sometimes I wonder if they even understand the question. Hot on the heels of the launch of VMware’s EVO:RAIL, and somewhat more under the radar, Maxta have announced Maxdeploy, in which … Continue reading

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Nutanix, Dell, VMware – it’s all go in a converged world

First of all an update to my blog from yesterday: I am very grateful for an almost immediate reach out from Dheeraj Pandey, CEO at Nutanix, and a subsequent 20 minute phone call to discuss the concerns I had raised. … Continue reading

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Nutanix – defending the hardware appliance in a “software defined” world

Article updated June 10th 2014 – scroll to Update section below for updated comments:   Software defined seems to be the latest buzz phrase doing the rounds recently; software defined storage, networking, datacentres, hitting the marketing feeds and opinion pieces … Continue reading

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Disaster Recovery – or saving your a$$

If you are responsible for the data in your business, whether it be your job or your business, then it is your a$$ that is on the line should disaster strike. Much has been written about business continuity and disaster … Continue reading

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True VMware BC/DR with Zerto

Here you can see that replication can be bi-directional and although there are only two sites shown here there can be multiple sites in the replication network, and they can replicate in any direction and to any site as required.Look closely and y… Continue reading

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Windows 7 patches kill VMware view client

It appears a number of people relying on the VMware View 4.5 client have found that after a weekend of patching their client PCs they can no longer use the client.It would appear that two of the latest Microsoft patches are responsible.If you are … Continue reading

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