Converged Infrastructure

Converged infrastructure is the combination of compute, network, and storage resources in a data center so ease the management and minimize compatibility issues between servers, storage systems and network devices.

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

VxRail 4.5 improvements with vSAN 6.6

VxRail 4.5 will see some drastic improvements with vSphere 6.5u1 and vSAN 6.6, when it goes GA this September 2017. This will bring a lot of features I have [...]

Dell EMC’s Azure Stack: Everything you need to know

Dell EMC has formally announced their Azure Stack Appliance this week. If you are not familiar with Azure Stack, it is an appliance developed by cooperative [...]

My thoughts on HPE’s acquisition of SimpliVity

Hewlett Packard Enterprise just got a killer deal on some good intellectual property through their recent acquisition of SimpliVity. I have spoken about [...]