Silver Peak WAN optimization available for test drive 1

Silver Peak WAN optimization available for test drive
WAN optimization vendor Silver Peak has recently launched a Virtual Marketplace where you can download all of their virtual WAN optimization appliances for free test drive for 30 days. Silver Peak virtual WAN optimization appliances range from 4 Mbps throughput model to a whopping 1 Gbps throughput model, all of which are available as VMware ...

Kaspersky to launch VMware vShield Endpoint security solution at CeBIT 3

This week at VMware Partner Exchange in Las Vegas IT security company Kaspersky Lab publicly announced their Anti-Virus solution for VMware vShield Endpoint security framework. Kaspersky will join Bitdefender and Trend Micro as pioneers in Cloud Security by offering Anti-Virus solution to support VMware vShield Endpoint 5. VMware vShield Endpoint offloads Anti-Virus scanning from VM ...

VMware vExpert 2012 nominations are now open

VMware vExpert 2012 nominations are now open
VMware vExpert title nominations for year 2012 are now open! VMware vExpert title is VMware’s way to say thank you to individuals who have contributed something significant to VMware Community in past year, may it have been active blogging, public speaking, tools/scripts etc. Yours truly was selected as VMware vExpert in 2011 and it has ...

Serious Cisco Nexus security vulnerability disclosed

Serious Cisco Nexus security vulnerability disclosed
Cisco has today issued a security advisory for Denial of Service vulnerability in NX-OS. With specially crafted IP packet it may be possible to trigger a Cisco Nexus 1000v, 5000 or 7000 switch to reboot. Nexus 2000, 3000, 4000 and UCS Fabric Interconnects are not affected by this bug. Cisco explains details of issue as ...

HP unveils Gen8 server line, expected to ship with Intel Xeon E5

HP unveils Gen8 server line, expected to ship with Intel Xeon E5
HP has unveiled their 8th generation ProLiant server line, this new Gen8 ProLiant line will replace current G7 line. ProLiant Gen8 line is said to have over 150 customer inspired innovations in its design which improve for example system management capabilities, energy efficiency and performance. Improved system management capabilities emerge from features such as integrated ...

Paravirtual adapters with VMware Workstation 1

Paravirtual adapters with VMware Workstation
Did you know that you can use VMware paravirtual VMXNET3 and PVSCSI adapters with VMs running on VMware Workstation? Paravirtual adapters will improve networking and disk IO performance by using valuable CPU cycles more efficiently. VMware paravirtual adapters are not available through VMware Workstation GUI, but you can enable them by tweaking Virtual Machine’s VMX ...

VMworld 2012 Europe dates changed

VMworld 2012 Europe dates have changed since first announcement in Copenhagen, VMworld 2012 Europe will be held in Barcelona on October 9th to 11th. Although not officially announced yet, most likely venue for VMworld 2012 Europe is Barcelona International Convention Centre. Update on 24th on June, officially announced venue for VMworld 2012 Europe is Fira ...

vSphere ESXi 5.0 Driver Rollup 2 released 1

vSphere ESXi 5.0 Driver Rollup 2 released
VMware has released ESXi 5.0 Driver Rollup version 2 which is a ESXi 5.0 installer with additional device drivers for products which are not supported in official ESXi 5.0 install image. vSphere ESXi 5.0 Driver Rollup install image is supported only for fresh installs, migrations from ESX 4.x or upgrades from ESXi 4.x are not ...
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