January 19, 2016

Dedicated Management Cluster

I always recommend to create a dedicated management cluster for your vSphere virtual environment, but what is a dedicated management cluster, and why is[...]
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April 3, 2015

Why bother to virtualize?

I recently read an article (published August 2013), listing all the reasons not to virtualise certain systems. It got me thinking about some of those people[...]
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March 10, 2015

There are no more VCP4s in the world

As you read this, there are no more VCP 4 certified people. VMware have introduced a controversial new policy to make VCP certifications expire after 2[...]
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October 22, 2014

What is Converged Infrastructure?

The definition of Converged Infrastructure (CI) can be categorised into different ‘flavours’. In summary, the term defines an approach where storage[...]
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August 25, 2014

Why a virtual desktop is the solution to workforce mobility

For years we have been hearing that tablet sales are outstripping PC sales, and projections that the PC platform will die, leaving all of us using tablets[...]
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August 25, 2014

Is a Single VM on a Single Host viable?

I had a question from a company that had lots of small regional sites, asking “Is a single VM on a single host viable?”, in response to my[...]
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May 16, 2014

My VCAP5-DCD experience

Last week I sat the VMware Certified Advanced Professional exam for Datacentre Design, and I wanted to share my VCAP5-DCD experience. Firstly, I need to[...]
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May 2, 2014

Tips for defining your BYOD policy

Whilst defining your BYOD policy, you might miss some important requirements to producing a document that will help guide your employees when they use[...]
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April 25, 2014

Free training courses from VMware!

You may not know that VMware provides some online courses for free. All you need to do is register for a myLearn account and then you can register for[...]
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March 25, 2014

vC Ops licensing not working? Common vC Ops licensing mistakes

I frequently get contacted by my customers with concerns that their vC Ops licensing is not working, or that they key they have is not recognised. It’s[...]
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