3 Tips to Prepare for IBRs and Licensing Updates

VMworld Blog Series Part 1: Top 3 Tips to Prep for Licensing Updates

VMworld always approaches fast and VMware releases new products and versions of their offerings. In 2012, they announced a $1 Upgrade to their vCloud Suite from certain versions of vSphere. This offer was only available to customers that were current with their support and service. So the question is, are you ready for whatever offer may be around the corner?

To make sure you’re well-positioned to take advantage of all the announcements coming out of VMworld, the Softchoice team is offering a Free Installed Base Report (IBR) Assessment of your current VMware environment, an annual webinar series, and three tips below to prepare you for your IBR.

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Why Horizon Suite? How View, Mirage and Workspace work together for VDI [VMware]

Why Horizon Suite? How View, Mirage and Workspace work together for VDI [VMware]

VMware View is an industry leading Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solution that runs on top of the VMware vSphere hypervisor. Enterprises around the world use VMware View to successfully virtualize thousands of end user desktops, moving them into the datacenter. Recently, VMware has announced the availability of a new suite of tools, that includes VMware View, called the Horizon Suite. What makes up the new VMware Horizon Suite and how do you know if your company actually needs it?

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Get the benefits of shared storage (without adding hardware costs) [VMware]

Shared storage

So you’ve decided to virtualize your storage. Virtualization often means dealing with complex shared storage for the first time. For example, a SAN configuration may require an FC Switch, a Server HBA, FC cables, and an external RAID storage hardware. Its complex, it takes up space, and it isn’t very efficient.

What if there was another option available? One that allowed to you create a software-based shared storage solution that acted like a SAN and not like a traditional Virtual SAN Appliance?

This solution is closer to reality than you may think.

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