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VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere 6.4.5 Released

On 18th April 2019 we saw the release of VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere (NSX-V) 6.4.5. With this release we are afforded increased feature parity between the vSphere Client (HTML5) and the now-legacy vSphere Web Client (Flex), although be advised, there are still a number of unsupported functionality.

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VMware NSX-T 2.4 – ‘A Landmark Release’

Today saw the release of VMware NSX-T 2.4, the latest and greatest, lauded as a ‘landmark release’ for the product. Since its initial release in February 2017, NSX-T has focused on addressing organisational requirements to support cloud-native applications, bare metal workloads, multi-hypervisor environments, and public clouds. With the release of...

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South West UK VMUG – 20th March 2019

The first South West UK VMUG will be taking place on Wednesday 20th March 2019 at the Bristol and Bath Science Park, an event which also marks my first time presenting at a VMUG. No pressure, but I will be following a session by fellow vExpert, Chris Lewis (no relation)....

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VMware vExpert 2019 Applications Now Open!

For those of us waiting excitedly for the opening of the 2019 VMware vExpert application process, the wait is now over! As of last night (UK time) the 2019 application process was launched, and with it begins the usual application process.   Applications for the 2019 vExpert program are now...

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VMware vSAN: Part 1 – Installation and Configuration

I recently had a discussion with a Twitter connection regarding the ease and simplicity in which VMware vSAN can be enabled. It is so simply in fact, that it’s probably quicker than most client application installs.¬†Granted, this discussion assumed that all hardware was already in place, had been racked and...

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VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere 6.4.4 Released

In what was a slightly quiet announcement, VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere 6.4.4 was released just two days ago on Thursday 13th December 2018. Unsure as to why this was such a hushed release as there are a number of cool items to shout about. Other than the usual...

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VMware NSX Data Centre – Application Rule Manager

With the release of VMware NSX 6.3.0 back in February 2017, we saw the introduction of the Application Rule Manager (ARM). The Application Rule Manager allows us to a) simplify the process of creating grouping objects and distributed firewall rules for the micro-segmentation of existing workloads, and b) deploy applications...