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Start packing. We&#rsquo;re back with more mobile conferences for the rest of 2017! IT admins, leaders and innovators, here&#rsquo;s your game plan: vForum Online, June 28: This one is coming up soon, but don&#rsquo;t worry—there&#rsquo;s no travel required. Each year, VMware gives IT pros access to experts across the company during this free, half-day, virtual […]]> Start packing. We&#rsquo;re back with more mobile conferences for the rest of 2017!IT...
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Accelerating your journey to the next generation data center with FlexPod Here at Cisco we are getting ready to head to Las Vegas next week for our annual customer event, Cisco Live 2017.  Before we get there, we have some exciting news to share with you about a new addition to our extremely successful FlexPod […]
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I have lately started a tradition of copying/pasting reports of events I attend for the community to be able to read them. As always, they are organized as a mix of (personal) thoughts that, as such, are always questionable …. as well as raw notes that I took during the keynotes and breakout . . . → Read More: Hashidays 2017 – London: a personal report
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By: Gary Monk   I was recently working with a customer using the Oracle Database Management Pack from Blue Medora, who was interested in creating an alert that shows the percentage of free space in a tablespace. Through the Blue Medora Oracle Database Management Pack, you can gather two important metrics – total amount of The post A Practical Example of Using Super Metrics appeared first on VMware Cloud Management.
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Congratulations Puppet on winning the regional VMware Partner Innovation Award! Puppet and VMware have a long history partnering that has borne fruit across multiple dimensions. Most recently the joint work across vRealize Automation and Puppet Enterprise has delivered value to our common customers in the areas of configuration management and automation.   Recently, we announced The post Puppet Wins 2017 VMware Partner Innovation Award appeared first on VMware Cloud Management.
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VMware NSX for vSphere How to determine if vShield or vCloud Networking & Security is installed before deploying NSX Date Published: 2017/06/12 “Disabled” HA Service status on Edge Appliances after enabling HA Date Published: 2017/06/15 VMware Horizon Computer-based Global Policy Objects (GPOs) that require a reboot to take effect are not applied on instant clones. […]The post New KB articles published for week ending 17th June 2017 appeared first on Support Insider.
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In part 1 we introduced the concept of SAP HANA Application Workload guidance and using example business requirements to come up with a workload and vSphere cluster design for the SAP environment. In the second part we will look at storage, network and security design for the proposed customer environment.Availability Design The availability design depends […]The post Application Workload Guidance and Design for Virtualized SAP S/4HANA® on vSphere (Part 2/4) appeared first on Virtualize Business Critical Applications.
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We&#rsquo;re back with another installment of our monthly series: vCloud Architecture Toolkit for Service Providers(vCAT-SP). Each month we share a new article in our ongoing series detailing the numerous use cases of the VMware vCloud Solution. Together, this collection of posts will help you take full advantage of the superior cloud solutions found in the The post vCAT: Storage and Availability appeared first on VMware vCloud.
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Over 1500+ New HyperFlex Customers Greetings! We can’t believe Cisco Live US is already around the corner. Cisco HyperFlex continues to see rapid adoption with now over 1500+ customers across new industries and our current customers continue to scale-out their hyperconverged (HCI) footprints with the new high-performance HyperFlex All Flash nodes. HyperFlex is the hyperconverged […]
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Application performance is vital to your business success.  Assuring application performance requires that the right amount of infrastructure is delivered to the right workload, at the right time. How do you currently allocate resources to assure performance?  Do you guess?  Overprovision for business peaks?  Many organizations use both of these methods then rely on alerts […]
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Is there a way to know what endpoints are alive within your data center at this moment? Is it possible to continuously monitor the life of every endpoint – be it a Virtual Machine (VM), a physical host or even a container ? Enter Endpoint Locator or EPL! With DCNM available as a manager for […]
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Cisco Live US 2017, Cisco's premier education and training destination for IT professionals worldwide, kicks off next week in Vegas. More than 25,000 customers and partners converge to network and share their experiences, and potentially meet new peers onsite.
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Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) – it’s a bit of a mouthful but the truth is it’s not half as complicated as it sounds. While the concept has only been mainstream for a few years, HCI is the fastest-growing segment of the market for integrated systems. In fact, Gartner predicts it will grow from a niche industry […]
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Cisco and Pure Storage are extending the definition of converged infrastructure to deliver flexible growth, easy implementation, choice and transformation.
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Cisco ACI and ServiceNow joint solution provides a fully-automated policy based enterprise service management solution to address these challenges. This blog provides a walk-through of the key use cases and innovations.
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Discussions of enterprise storage networking often focus too much on the speeds-and-feeds of a given technology or system and very little on the use case. Is Fibre Channel faster than IP storage? Is IP storage easier to manage than FC? What about uptime and other high availability matters? And so on. But if you look […]
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You can now use Ansible for configuration management, deployment, and orchestration of Cisco UCS servers, storage, fabric, hyperconverged infrastructure and converged infrastructure as well as Nexus switches. Guest Blogger: David Soper, Technical Marketing Engineer Benefits of Ansible and UCS Manager Integration Our new integration of Cisco UCS Manager and Ansible by Red Hat provides a […]
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We’re excited to have Silvia Piai, IDC Health Insights Analyst, join us today as our guest blogger, sharing insights on cancer care to highlight healthcare transformation.   In the last few years, as an analyst at IDC Health Insights I have … Continue reading → Author information Simona Vellani Sr. Marketing Manager, EMEA. Follow @VellaniSimona The post New Approaches to Cancer Care at the Nexus of Integrated and Personalized Care appeared first on EMC Spark....
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Bjorn Harvold is the CTO of Traveliko.com, an online hotel booking website. For over the past decade, he has worked with the Spring Framework on a full-time basis, and in recent years has utilized Cloud Foundry due to its tight integration with Java and Spring technologies. In this post, he discusses Bearchoke Tempest, a collection of frontend tools and demos for Spring and Cloud Foundry developers which include REST with security & versioning, a stock ticker over WebSocket, Facebook & MailChimp...
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When you’re in the business of providing the ultimate standard of neurological and cardiac catheters in the medical industry, the stakes are incredibly high. The FDA is highly regulating every area of your IT operations, from record retention to the accessibility of data records. But Millar lives up to those standards each day, both in product quality and data protection best practices. Update your feed preferences...
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Dozens of industry leaders gather at UC San Diego today to discuss Architecting for Data Value. What are the business processes and IT infrastructures that facilitate the calculation of data value? For well over a year I have written (and spoken) about data value with great frequency. Last week I introduced the motivation behind this week's workshop. But a video tells a thousand words. Recently John Roese and I sat down to outline the reasons that EMC and the San Diego Supercomputer Center launched this research, and we discussed...
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A few months back you might remember David Goulden offering EMC’s perspective on how hybrid cloud enables digital business. So you know what we think. But we wanted to find out what you think.  So we partnered with IDG to survey over 900 IT executives to dig into the connections between the two. What did […] The post Over 900 IT Executives Answer: What Does Hybrid Cloud Do For Digital Business? appeared first on Reflections....
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The trouble with flagship products is that, typically, you need a complete set of solutions – and there’s no point in having one element that’s awesome in an array of mediocre products.  Like the suit that has a beautifully tailored … Continue reading → Author information Tony Patrick The post Should an Awards Shortlist Influence Your Vendor Shortlist? appeared first on Core Technologies Blog. Update your feed preferences...
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A recent report by IDG Research Services commissioned by EMC demonstrates the close connections between hybrid cloud computing and digital business. The report pegs hybrid cloud as the “great enabler of digital business”, but it’s more than a proven enabler. Hybrid cloud can accelerate progress and amplify the benefits of digital business initiatives. There’s a benefits “multiplier effect” when companies put more workloads in hybrid cloud and put the agility of hybrid cloud to work. It probably goes without saying that digital...
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The principle of synergy, or the whole being greater than the sum of its parts, dates back to Aristotle and has been reincarnated numerous times throughout history. One of its most famous iterations was recently articulated in a 2006 Harvard Business Review article by business scholar and executive Michael E. Porter as “creating shared value.” Used in a vast variety of contexts, synergy and shared-value concepts also fully apply to threat intelligence. It is nearly a universal consensus that to be of...
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Want to have more control over troubleshooting issues on your Isilon cluster? How about being able to resolve common issues yourself, bypassing the support queue? Well, you’re in luck! The Isilon Self-Service Platform utility (SSP) allows you to do just that. Use the SSP utility to perform first-line troubleshooting on your cluster. You’ll be using the same utility that EMC Isilon Technical Support Engineers and Field Representatives use to prevent and troubleshoot a wide range of known issues that occur on...
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Bart Driscoll I was at a DevOps Meetup recently where the topic of firefighting versus project work was discussed. Not surprisingly, everyone at my table was struggling with this. At worst, firefighting was the job. At best, firefighting regularly interrupted your “real” job. I wish I could say this conversation was unique to this DevOps Meetup but unfortunately it isn’t. Customer after customer shares the same story about constant pressure to reduce costs and improve performance but are swamped with urgent, often...
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