VMware Marketing Error?!?

A work colleague of mind has just noticed that there seems to be less features listed under vSphere Enterprise Plus Acceleration Kit than on the vanilla vSphere Enterprise Plus licenses...... I really didn't notice and was aghast to see it was true: http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/products/vsphere/VMware-vSphere-vSOM-Pricing-Whitepaper.pdf I really hope this is a HUGE marketing error and not actually … Continue reading VMware Marketing Error?!?

New Licensing for vSphere and vSOM

So one of the advantages of being a partner is getting hold of information about product launches, promotions and license restructures a few weeks before the official public announcement. Anyways, now that it's been announced it's interesting what VMware have done with vSphere and vSphere with Operations Management. VMware have dropped the Enterprise License from … Continue reading New Licensing for vSphere and vSOM

Upgrading vRealize Operations to 6.2

Now that vRealize Ops 6.2 has been released, it's time to upgrade your Ops Manager virtual appliance. So how do you do that? Well, it's pretty simple actually! Nearly all of VMware's virtual appliances have a simple upgrade process where you download an upgrade PAK file and upload it to the admin page of the … Continue reading Upgrading vRealize Operations to 6.2

vExpert 2016 Award Announcement

Have to say I'm honoured to be accepted once again as a VMware vExpert for 2016..... Whilst it's not an official certification or title, it's nice to be recognised by VMware as someone who contributes to the wider community.... and although I'm not a hugely active person on the VMware community forums (due to having … Continue reading vExpert 2016 Award Announcement

vRealize Operations Manager 6.2 Launched

VMware launched the latest version of vROps last week..... (to little fanfare). I've not yet deployed it in my labs, but from reading the Release Notes there are a few minor enhancements: Enhanced Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) Integration vRealize Operations now offers enhanced integration with the vCenter Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) when making and executing … Continue reading vRealize Operations Manager 6.2 Launched