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vSphere 5.0 & 5.1 - Licenses After End of Support?

It’s well documented on the VMware Product Lifecycle Matrix that on 24th August 2016 vSphere 5.0 and 5.1 general support will end, moving into technical guidance. 70 more words


vCenter Server Appliance 6 Upgrade

This post gives a walkthrough on upgrading the vCenter Server Appliance from v5.5 to v6.0.

If you are looking for instructions on upgrading a Windows vCenter then please see… 1,059 more words


VMware Auto Deploy Configuration Guide

Following on from the VMware Auto Deploy Installation Guide you should now have the components installed to being using Auto Deploy.

Auto Deploy uses rulesets to determine which image and configuration a host should boot from. 1,035 more words


VMware’s cloud and software-defined solutions drive growth in 2Q16, indicating the vendor can win in markets beyond server virtualization

By Sanjay Medvitz (sanjay.medvitz@tbri.com), Research Analyst

VMware continues to grow top-line revenue year-to-year but faces ongoing challenges to improve licenses as its traditional virtualization business slows. 810 more words


VMware Auto Deploy Installation Guide

What is Auto Deploy?

VMware Auto Deploy works with Host Profiles to provision and customise your ESXi estate. When a host is deployed using Auto Deploy the state information is loaded to memory upon boot, the state is not permanently stored on the physical host. 689 more words