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First Point-and-Click Solution for Accelerating Virtual Workloads over Distance Unveiled

First Point-and-Click Solution for Accelerating Virtual Workloads over Distance Unveiled

VMWorld US 2012: Silver Peak Systems, the leader in accelerating data over distance, today introduced the first point-and-click solution for accelerating individual workloads directly from VMware vCenter and other virtual infrastructure management consoles. This is part of Silver Peak’s new “Agility” technology initiative that focuses on improving the application owner’s experience through software-defined virtual workload […]

ManageEngine at VMworld 2012: Reducing Risks, Right Here, Right Now

ManageEngine at VMworld 2012: Reducing Risks, Right Here, Right Now

VMworld US 2012: ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced its plans for VMworld® 2012 to help and advise IT managers seeking to reduce risks associated with adoption of today’s virtual and cloud technologies. Password Manager Pro now manages privileged passwords for VMware vSphere® IT360 gains VMware vCenter™ Server support, revealing deeper insight into […]

How to fix “System logging is not configured on host” warning message

How to fix “System logging is not configured on host” warning message

When deploying new standalone host within vCenter or in a cluster, VMware vSphere gives you a warning message about system logging not configured on the host. The syslog service (vmsyslogd) logs messages from the host and its components to log files on a syslog server (most likely vCenter server in this case). In this how […]

VMware VCP 510/VCAP Exam Voucher Coupon Code

VMware VCP 510/VCAP Exam Voucher Coupon Code

If you are planning to take the VCP certification exam before December 31st, 2012, You can use the below voucher coupon codes to get 25% discount on the exam registration fee. The voucher can be used any number of times. 1)      VMware Certified Associate (VCA) / VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Exams Voucher Number:* Code no longer available […]

Backup and Restore VMware ESXi host configuration

Backup and Restore VMware ESXi host configuration

So, how do you backup and restore ESXi host configuration? Having a backup plan for your virtual machines is important but you can enhance resiliency of your virtual environment if the backup plan includes configuration of the actual ESXi host running the virtual machines. If a host crashes, it is matter of running a command […]

Turn off Network redundancy message when configuring VMware HA/DRS

Turn off Network redundancy message when configuring VMware HA/DRS

In my lab, when configuring VMware vSphere 5 HA/DRS in vCenter Server, you see the message under the “summary” tab in vSphere Client: Configuration issues: This host currently has no management network redundancy This message appears if VMKernel port does not have network redundancy configured at all or not configured properly. Normally, in production environment, […]

New Dell fund will invest in data storage technology

New Dell fund will invest in data storage technology

The chief of US computer maker Dell on Tuesday announced the launch of a $60 million fund focused on investing in technology for storing the massive amounts of data being collected by businesses. “We really believe in this explosion of data driven a lot by smartphones and tablets,” Michael Dell, founder of the Texas-based company […]

Array Unveils New Virtualized App Delivery Appliances and Software Delivery Controllers

Array Unveils New Virtualized App Delivery Appliances and Software Delivery Controllers

Array Networks Inc., a global leader in application delivery networking, today announced the immediate availability of its new APV 800 Series multi-tenant virtualized application delivery appliances and vAPV soft-ADCs. Powered by Array’s award-winning 64-bit SpeedCore™ platform, these new products give enterprises and service providers the ability to run multiple instances of Array APV Series application […]