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Cisco CEO: We're going to 'crush' Facebook's networking plans and 'have fun' beating VMware

• He declared his competitors all-but-vanquished, particularly upstarts like Facebook and VMware.<br>• He said no one needs to worry about Cisco's gross profit margins due to increased competition.<br>• He also indicated, again, that he's still no where near ready to retire. Chambers, 65, said he ran four miles …

Cisco Systems

ESXi Host 3 NIC Connectivity Design – vHersey – VCDX Two to the Seventh Power (#128)

This post was inspired by a conversation with @Emad_Younis (If you are not following him, you should be) at VMware PEX about ESXi network design …

VMware Virtual SAN 6.0 - VMware vSphere Blog

It is with great pleasure and joy that I like to announce the official launch of VMware Virtual SAN 6.0, one of VMware’s most innovative …

ESXi 6.0 Security and Password Complexity Changes

VMware ESXi 6.0 increased scalability by doubling almost all the numbers. Cluster size is now 64 hosts (previously 32) with up to 8000 VMs in single …

Virtualization

vSphere 6.0 Install Pt. 2: Platform Services Controller

Advertise here with BSA<br>IntroductionIn this second installment of the vSphere 6.0 installation series we cover the new service called the Platform …

Virtualization

Monitoring vRealize Automation with vRealize Operations and vRealize Hyperic

Have you ever deployed vRealize Automation? If so, then you know that it has a highly complex architecture, made up of dozens of individual …

Vmware

Data Center Networking Layout impacts Network Virtualization

Network Composition impacts Network Virtualization Market Development<p>I was recently reminded of a saying a former Juniper colleague used to quote …

Virtualization

How to Use Virtualized Routers for Agile Service Innovation in Ed

Sophisticated consumers are willing to pay a premium for highly personalized online experiences such as “anywhere, anytime” access to applications, …

How to Copy VMs Directly Between ESXi Hosts Without Shared Storage

There were some discussions earlier this week about copying Virtual Machines from one ESXi host to another ESXi host that reminded me of a very cool …

2014 In Review: White Box Networking

Adoption of software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) has grown rapidly in a short time, and 2014 saw advances in …

The top 10 VMware tutorials and tips of 2014

Site Editor<p>Follow:<p>As 2014 winds down, it's time to look back and see what got the most attention from the hundreds of tips and features published on …

Virtualization

Fundamentally Two different approaches to Software-Defined Storage

There’ s a lot of buzz and excitement around Software-Defined Storage (SDS) and hyper-converged storage solutions. Particularly around VMware’s …

vSphere ESXi 5 and Remote Syslog: Make Sure You Patch

By Jon Herlocker<p>One of the many substantial changes between VMware vSphere ESXi 4 and ESX5 was a rewrite of the syslog services, and the addition of …

Completely automating vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) 5.5 Configurations

As promised, here is a new script called <b>configureVCSA55.sh</b> that I have put together after learning about a couple new VCSA automation tips here and …

Virtualization

How we moved vCloud Tools from Coding in the Open to Open Source - Technology at GDS

At GDS, most of our code is publicly available in our alphagov organisation on GitHub. We call this “Coding in the Open” rather than “Open Source”. …

10 Material Design Android apps you should be using right now

Action Launcher has long provided a different take on the standard homescreen / launcher app, offering unique and useful ideas like collapsible widgets and app icons that also act as folders. The latest version of the app incorporates those ideas with Material Design transitions and animations, …

What's new in Windows 10 for PCs? A lot.

Coming into today's Windows 10 event, we already knew a lot about Microsoft's latest and greatest. The company explained the thinking behind its new OS back in September, and the Technical Preview has been available for months. The core change comes in the form of a revitalized desktop experience …

What to expect from Microsoft's next Windows 10 event

After taking big swings with Windows 8 and 8.1 -- how big a miss they were is open to interpretation -- Microsoft's trying to redefine how we work with computers once more. We're going to get a much closer look at Windows 10 at 9AM PT/12PM ET tomorrow (which we'll be liveblogging, naturally), and …

Microsoft to roll out Windows 10 as it jostles with Google and Apple

First major update of operating system under new CEO Satya Nadella could be turning point for tech giant struggling to win back mobile customers<p>Microsoft will unveil the first major update of its Windows operating system under new boss Satya Nadella on Wednesday as it fights to win back mobile …

The Best Headphones At CES

With dozens of headphone booths at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, finding the best headphones at the show wasn't easy.<p>As someone who listens to hours of music every day, I was determined to find the perfect pair of headphones, regardless of cost. Even if I couldn't afford them, …

Audiophile

This smart mirror lets you try on different clothes without visiting the fitting room

For some people, shopping is entertainment. For others, it’s something to get through without visible or psychic damage.<p>Those emotions, either way, are likely to be heightened with the debut of MemoMi’s new MemoryMirror, a digital mirror that rolls video, 360-degree viewing and social networking …

Clothing

CES 2015: The final word

LAS VEGAS -- CES is dead. CES is amazing! CES brought new energy. Nothing new or interesting happens at CES.<p>We've heard all of those opinions voiced publicly and privately over the past week during the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas. Truth be told, we hear them every year. The biggest tech …

For cloud players, hot patching may be hotter than live migration

Late last year, the world got a good look at the challenges and pain associated with kernel maintenance required by cloud providers. A security …

Hands On With Sony's New 4K, Android And Ultra-Slim X90 TVs

At first glance Sony’s 4K TV showing at the 2015 CES feels a little tepid. The only things that really jump out at you are a striking new ultra-slim design for the brand’s latest mid-range model, and the slightly surprising introduction of an Android smart TV system to keep up with the likes of …

Sony

Presenting the Best of CES 2015 winners!

One week in Vegas, several halls filled with tech, but only one official Best of CES Awards. After a few tortuous nights of shouting at each other, debating the merits of each of our finalists, we eventually decided on our winners. Congratulations to all our finalists and winners, and to anyone …

Sling TV

Configuration maximums that changed between vSphere 5.1 and 5.5 » Welcome to vSphere-land!

Below is a table of all the configuration maximums that changed between the vSphere 5.1 release and the vSphere 5.5 …

Virtualization

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