Mar2016

Cost to Build a New Virtualized Data Center, Part 2a

In part one of Cost to Build a New Virtualized Data Center, we discussed the basic software costs for a virtualized data center based on VMware vSphere 6.0, Citrix XenServer 6.5, Microsoft Hyper-V 2012 R2 and 2016, and Red Hat. …
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Feb2015

VMware HA: What’s New in vSphere 6?

There are a few vSphere features that I really found myself taking for granted until they had enhancements added to their base technology. How about you? Are there any features that you simply don’t think about anymore? You know, ones …
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Feb2015

vMotion Evolves into vDistance

On Monday, February 3rd, during VMware’s Online Launch Event, VMware made the announcement of the latest release of their flagship product “vSphere 6.0.” There are a lot of great features and enhancements with this new release and for this post I wanted to zero in on one specific enhancement, and in my humble opinion, that is where the vMotion technology just became the vDistance technology.