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 compare to RP4VMs so this is one of those “it depends” kind of answers, but I will do my best to explain here. To understand how to compare the two, we need to first look at each of [...]

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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 [...]

VxRail vs vSAN Ready Nodes

Dell EMC does not take a one-size-fits-all approach. We recognize that customers will have different preferences based on their current infrastructure, IT staff, and [...]