VMware vSphere 4.1 Update 3 released

VMware has released vSphere 4.1 Update 3 bundle for ESXi, ESX and vCenter Server. VMware ESXi 4.1 Update 3 Release Notes VMware ESX 4.1 Update 3 Release Notes VMware vCenter Server 4.1 Update 3 Release Notes

VCP5-IaaS Beta Exam experience 6

VCP5-IaaS Beta Exam experience
Few weeks ago, I received an invite to take part in beta program of new VMware certification program VMware Certified Professional 5 – Infrastructure as a Service or VCP5-IaaS in short. In a essence VCP5-IaaS certification is about VMware vCloud Director based cloud services, this exam tests your know-how and experience of installing, managing and ...

Enhance PowerShell and PowerCLI with Console 2

Enhance PowerShell and PowerCLI with Console
I have always been annoyed with clumsy cmd.exe console in Windows OS, unfortunately Microsoft didn’t improve it at all even with PowerShell. Few days back I came across with Open Source utility Console which is a major improvement over standard cmd.exe console, I remember testing this utility many years ago but didn’t have much of ...

vSphere 5.0 update 1 released

VMware has just released first major updates for vSphere 5.0 product family, list of updated products is below. VMware ESXi 5.0 Update 1 – Release Notes VMware vShield 5.0.1 – Release Notes VMware vCenter Server 5.0 Update 1 – Release Notes VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.0.1 – Release Notes VMware vCloud Director 1.5.1 – ...

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 ...
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