VMware announces vSphere 6.7 Update 2, enhancements to vSphere Platinum and vSphere ROBO Enterprise

Just a couple of months after the release of vSphere 6.7 Update 1, VMware today announced a new update to its vSphere platform in the form of vSphere 6.7 Update 2. This new update brings a lot of enhancements and new features to the table that will provide the users …

Creating a nested ESXi server in vCloud Director

Back in 2018 William Lam released a special virtual appliance version of the ESXi 6.7 image as an OVA. Now you might wonder why would you need a special virtual appliance for a nested ESXi server? The most essential components are already there especially with ESXi 6.7: VMware tools Native …

VMware Certification changes

A couple of days ago Karl Childs posted a blog on the VMware Education blog website about some changes that are beeing implemented effective immediately in regards to VMware certifications. VMware certifications such as the VMware Certified Professional (VCP) program has always required us to recertify after two years. If …

What’s new in vRealize Automation 7.5

A few weeks ago we upgraded our vRealize Automation environments to version 7.5. This version has a lot going on so I thought it would be nice to discuss some of the new features and enhancements that have made its way into the new version of the vRealize Automation portal. …

Veeam 9.5 U3a with VMware vSphere 6.7 U1

The other day we had to use our Veeam environment together with a customers vSphere environment to migrate, well actually replicate in Veeam terminologies, a couple of virtual machines to our environment. The vSphere environment was pretty new, which we don’t see that much with our customers. The version was …

VMworld Europe – Day 3

General Session The General Session started of with Sanjay Poonen delivering some numbers regarding savings you as a company can realize when you implement VMware’s software offerings such as vSAN or NSX into your IT environments. After this he briefly mentioned a new project called Skyline, a proactive support service …

VMworld Europe – Day 2

Today was the second day of VMworld Europe 2018! We started the day of with the General Session with Pat Gelsinger doing most of the talking.  VMworld Europe 2018 General Session After an opening statement by Jean-Pierre Brulard it was Pat Gelsinger who took the stage. Pat celebrated 20 years …