VMware Announces Discontinuation of Third Party vSwitches

VMware has announced it will be discontinuing support for third party vSwitch support, this will impact vSwitches such as the Cisco Nexus 1000V, Cisco VM-FEX, HPE 5900v and IBM DVS 5000. You can read the VMware KB here. The most recent…

VMware updates vSphere 6.5 to 6.5 U1

vSphere 6.5 Update 1 has been released and it contains some great improvements, fixes and removal of a feature! vCenter Several improvements to vCenter, I personally think the increases are for the up and coming VMware Cloud on AWS release. …


TO PAY OR NOT PAY THAT IS THE QUESTION… Ransomware is fast becoming a big issue from startups to enterprise businesses. For those not familiar, Ransomware is malware that prevents access to users files by encrypting them and then demanding…

New Lab Time!

New Lab Time! I currently have some HP DL360 G5 servers in my home lab, now they are noisy and power hungry and not particularly powerful, time for a replacement! I've considered several replacements and something from either the Intel NUC…

VMware vSAN 6.6 release

We've seen vSan evolving at a rapid pace, and now vSan 6.6 is here this evolution continues. Highlights include Secure Data with vSAN Data-at-Rest Encryption Highly Available Management with the ESXi Host Client Degraded Device…

VMware Horizon 7.1 is now GA!

VMware has made Horizon 7.1 generally available! What's New or updated in this release... Instant Clones Horizon Virtualization Pack for Skype for Business Blast Extreme protocol Hide Server and Domain Info Logon Segments…

vSphere 6.5 is GA - VMware Announces General Availability

VMware vSphere 6.5 is generally available! What’s New or updated in this release? A simplified experience Comprehensive built-in security Universal app platform vSphere Predictive DRS Read more here