Eye on VMware Update 12/5/2016

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Nothing major this past week. Here’s a few tidbits:

VMware Doubles Down on Telco Market

http://www.lightreading.com/nfv/nfv-strategies/vmware-doubles-down-on-telco-market/d/d-id/728531?itc=lrnewsletter_mobiledaily

“more than 80 NFV production deployments with leading global service providers across all geographies, deployed directly as well as through Network Equipment Provider (NEP) partners and Virtual Network Function (VNF) vendors.”

 

vRealize Network Insight – California Department of Water Case Study

http://blogs.vmware.com/management/2016/11/vrealize-network-insight-california-department-of-water-case-study.html

Having used VMware for server virtualization, the decision to go with VMware NSX was straightforward.

Finally, by baking vRealize Network Insight into the project from the beginning, CDWR have been able to actively troubleshoot along the way, which has been an invaluable timesaver to their personnel.

 

VMware vSphere 6.5 is certified for SAP HANA 1.0 and 2.0

http://blogs.vmware.com/apps/2016/11/vmware-vsphere-6-5-certified-sap-hana-1-0-2-0.html

SAP released support for vSphere 6.5 with SAP HANA SPS 12 or higher (incl. SAP HANA 2)!

SAP declares support for VMware vSphere 6.5 for virtual single-VM deployments in production scenarios of SAP HANA on either certified appliances or through SAP HANA tailored data center integration verified hardware configurations.

 

Predictive DRS Walk Through

http://blogs.vmware.com/management/2016/11/predictive-drs-walk.html

Predictive DRS walk through showing how simple it is to configure the Predictive DRS feature in both vRealize Operations 6.4 and vSphere 6.5.

 

vRA 7.2 what’s new?

http://www.virtualizationteam.com/cloud/vra-7-2-whats-new.html
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