My thoughts on Cisco’s “Top 10” list for HyperFlex

Cisco just uploaded a blog post listing the "Top 10 Customer Reasons Why HyperFlex grew 2X the HCI market in Q2". Though I am happy to see the HCI market growing, I think this post is pure marketing fluff. It is miss leading and lacks any real substance, so I have included my thoughts on their Top 10 list below. These are just my initial thoughts on this [...]

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VMware’s SRM (Site Recovery Manager) vs Dell EMC’s RP4VMs (RecoverPoint for VMs)

I have received a few questions lately asking how Dell EMC's RP4VMs (RecoverPoint for VMs) compares to VMware's SRM (Site Recovery Manager). SRM alone does not directly [...]

What’s New: RecoverPoint for VMs 5.2.1

RecoverPoint for VMs 5.2.1 was released last month on January 24, 2019 and brings the ability to replicate VMware VMs to AWS for DR. This has been something we have been [...]

A Brief RecoverPoint for VMs Licensing Overview

There are a lot of changes coming to RP4VMs (which I will cover in a later post). Which has lead to a lot of questions lately around licensing for RP4VMs. So I figured I [...]

vSphere Update Manager (VUM) vs VxRail Manager

In VMware vSphere 6.7 Update 1, VMware has added some new enhancements to vSphere Update Manager (VUM). There have been some good enhancements around VUM gaining the ability [...]

How to: Review VxRail Logs and Calculate Capacity Upgrades

I have done some digging into a way to get cluster hardware information from an existing VxRail cluster. Then with that information, find a way to easily figure out the [...]

My Top 10 Takeaways from VMworld 2018

There were a lot of updates from VMworld this year. I tried to cut through some of the noise and give you some of the top updates that I think are the most relevant to us at [...]