VMware gets serious about multi-cloud (VMworld 2017 – European Round Up)

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While IT pros were still catching up on the big VMware event in Las Vegas, the company was unveiling a whole new series of multi-cloud updates and new products on a stage in Barcelona, joined by some of the world’s biggest technology partners like IBM.

What emerged from the European edition of VMworld was even more stark evidence that VMware believes in a world where multi-cloud and hybrid cloud enterprises are the norm, not the exception.

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Satisfy your FAQ for vSphere packaging, pricing and related program changes

FAQ for vSphere packaging, pricing and related program changes

The New VMware licensing line up offers better recipes for the management of virtual environments. This post answers questions around packaging, pricing and related programs for VMware vSphere 6.0 and vSphere with Operations Management 6.2.

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Why more clients will refresh W2K3 servers with Cisco UCS

Cisco UCS for Microsoft Applications

What? A refresh? But servers last longer than ever! That’s true, but unless innovation slows down (ha ha) they will reach an inevitable point where they are more venerable than valuable. In the data center, this means tough and expensive decisions must be made.

In this blog post, I argue for Cisco’s UCS as a stable platform for Microsoft applications. Especially if you’re looking at Microsoft System Server 2012 and especially if you need to migrate from Windows Server 2003.

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