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Month: October 2012

vCenter Server 5.1.0a released and View support for vSphere 5.1

vCenter Server 5.1.0a released and View support for vSphere 5.1

VMware released an update for vCenter Server 5.1, bringing the version towards 5.1.0a (build version 880471). This update addresses several issues found in GA release (mostly related wit the new SSO service). For more information you can read the release notes. There are no new things added with this release but mostly bug fixes. View support for vSphere 5.1 VMware also released a patch which makes View supported with vSphere 5.1. For more information please read the KB. For VMware…

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vSphere Storage Appliance update: v5.1.1 released

vSphere Storage Appliance update: v5.1.1 released

VMware released a new update of the vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA). This new release (bringing the version to 5.1.1) contains mostly bug fixes but adds a few new (interesting) things. VMware vSphere Storage Appliance 5.1.1 provides a distributed shared storage solution that abstracts the computing and internal hard disk resources of two or three ESXi hosts to form a VSA cluster. The VSA cluster enables vSphere High Availability and vSphere vMotion. What’s new Support for multiple VSA clusters managed by…

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Veeam Backup And Replication 6.5 released

Veeam Backup And Replication 6.5 released

Today Veeam announced their new major release: Veeam Backup and Replication 6.5. This major release includes several improvements and some interesting new additions. Overview E-discovery and item recovery for Exchange: Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Exchange Restore from SAN snapshots: Veeam Explorer for SAN snaphots (only HP StoreVirtual VSA and HP Lefthand snapshots) vSphere 5.1 support Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V support Advanced monitoring, reporting and capacity planning Additional enhancements Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 support Improved engine and performance Configuration…

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New Training: VMware vSphere: What’s New [V5.1]

New Training: VMware vSphere: What’s New [V5.1]

VMware announced a new training course called “VMware vSphere: What’s New [V5.1]“. This course can be followed by attending a classroom, live online or onsite. The course lasts 2 days and it’s available through myLearn training. This course is intended for the following audience: System administrators IT managers System architects People responsible for implementing or managing vSphere environments Overview This hands-on training course explores new features in VMware® vCenter Server™ 5.1 and VMware vSphere® ESXi™ 5.1. Topics include VMware vSphere®…

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Now available on the App Store: VMware Mobile Knowledge Portal

Now available on the App Store: VMware Mobile Knowledge Portal

  VMware released a free app today called “VMware Mobile Knowledge Portal“. The app works on both iPhone and iPad. The Mobile Knowledge Portal gives you access to VMware marketing and technical content. Use the application to watch installation videos, read product whitepapers, and learn best practices. Stream or download content at home, in the office or on the go. Stay up to date on the latest news and content related to VMware.