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Is the cloud really better, safer and cheaper?

Kurt Callens
13/06/2017
It seems impossible to have a conversation about IT without mentioning the cloud. And quite rightly so, because the cloud offers many advantages. For almost every company, a hybrid customized cloud configuration is an improvement over an on-premises solution. This means that a change is definitely worth considering. However, it isn’t quite that simple, since it brings with it new challenges and …

What's new in vSphere 5.5

As a VMware fan, I could not miss the VMworld keynote 2013, so at this moment of writing, I am following the keynote on my second screen: At VMworld 2013 (US), VMware announced vSphere 5.5 . The General Availability is yet unknown, but they have to save up some goodness for VMworld Barcelona next October ;-). VMware vSphere 5.5 has new features and enhancements in ESXi 5.5 and vCenter Server …

Virtual Datacenter with vSphere 5.1. Part 2: Installing Active Directory on a virtual host

In this series I want to guide you through the setup and configuration of a fully virtual datacenter using VMWare vSphere 5.1. We will cover all features like SSO, Inventory Service, vCenter Server, Web Client and Update Manager. This will allow you to setup your lab or even production environment in the correct way.Part 2: Installing Active Directory on a virtual serverIn part 1, we installed our…

Virtual Datacenter with vSphere 5.1. Part 1: Install and configure the ESXi Host(s)

In this series I want to guide you through the setup and configuration of a fully virtual datacenter using VMWare vSphere 5.1. We will cover all features like SSO, Inventory Service, vCenter Server, Web Client and Update Manager. This will allow you to setup your lab or even a production environment following the VMware best practices.   Lab SetupIn this sessions we will start with a lab of 2 HP…

HP FlexFabric: FCoE with FC native storage

Michael De Bruyn
23/06/2011
FC0E is the new Fiber!!! A few years ago the only fast and reliable storage communication protocol was Fiberchannel. New players on the market never really made it to the big leagues, up until now.