vNews April 2013 – Bumper issue!

This months vNews is a bumper packed issue covering oodels of news from VMware, Microsoft, Cirtrix and Veeam.

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 vSphere Storage Appliance Manager Installer 5.1.3

25 April 2013 | Build 1090394

Update vSA after upgrading to vCenter Server 5.1U1vSA 5.1.1 customers must upgrade to vSA 5.1.3 after upgrading their vCenter Server to 5.1 Update 1.

https://www.vmware.com/support/vsa/doc/vsphere-storage-appliance-513-release-notes.html

 

Cannot log in to vCenter Server using the domain username/password credentials via the vSphere Web Client/vSphere Client after upgrading to vCenter Server 5.1 Update 1 (2050941)

Customers with SSO configured with multiple domain-based identity sources along with vCenter Server domain user accounts that are associated with a large number of groups should not upgrade to vCenter Server 5.1 Update 1.

http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2050941

FREE eLearning Available: Security Principles in Virtualized Data Centers

Posted on May 5, 2013 by Elaine Sherwood        

http://blogs.vmware.com/education/2013/05/free-elearning-available-security-principles-in-virtualized-data-centers.html

VMware Strengthens Executive Leadership, Appoints Former Savvis President to Head New Hybrid Cloud Services Business Unit

http://www.vmware.com/company/news/releases/vmw-exec-bill-fathers-031313.html

Veteran Cloud Services Leader Bill Fathers to Accelerate Growth of VMware Hybrid Cloud

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 13, 2013

VMware Outlines Corporate Strategy, Innovations Across Software-Defined Data Center, Hybrid Cloud and End-User Computing

Company to Expand Hybrid Cloud Business with New Services, Appoints Former Savvis Leader Bill Fathers to Executive Team

http://www.vmware.com/company/news/releases/vmw-corp-strategy-031313.html

VMware® Horizon View™ Transforms Legacy Desktops Into A Service At Sutherland Global Services

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) creates private cloud for managing global desktops for a company in hyper-growth mode

http://www.vmware.com/company/news/releases/vmw-view-sutherland-032013.html

 

Canonical and VMware Collaborate to Enable OpenStack Clouds with VMware Technologies

Companies Work to Enable Customers to Confidently Use OpenStack with VMware’s Enterprise-Grade Virtualization Technologies

http://www.vmware.com/company/news/releases/vmw-canonical-041613.html

 

Socialcast® by VMware Advances Enterprise Social Networking With New Capabilities

New project management, secure instant messaging unlock ideas and collaboration from communication silos

http://www.vmware.com/company/news/releases/vmw-socialcast6-041813.html

 

ViaWest Accelerates Customer Adoption of Cloud Services with VMware Network Virtualization

Network Virtualization Helps ViaWest Roll Out New Services with Greater Efficiency, Agility and Control at a Lower Overall Cost

http://www.vmware.com/company/news/releases/vmw-viawest-042213.html

 

VMware to Announce vCloud Hybrid Service

http://www.vmware.com/company/news/releases/vmw-vcloud-hybrid-webcast-043013.html

 

Windows Azure for IT Professionals Jump Start – May 16th

http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/archive/2013/05/06/windows-azure-for-it-professionals-jump-start-may-16th.aspx

 

Why Domino’s Pizza® Decided to Move 10,000 Store Servers to Hyper-V

http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/archive/2013/04/10/why-domino-s-pizza-174-decided-to-move-10-000-store-servers-to-hyper-v.aspx

 

Are You vConfused?

Amy Barzdukas, GM STB Mktg,  14 Mar 2013 4:30 PM

http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/archive/2013/03/14/are-you-vconfused.aspx

Customers Find Value & Savings with Windows Server Hyper-V

Microsoft Server and Cloud Platform Team  7 Mar 2013 10:00 AM

http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/archive/2013/03/07/customers-find-value-and-savings-with-windows-server-hyper-v.aspx

Citrix Unveils Podio Instant Messaging and Video Chat – 2nd May 2013

http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/may-2013/citrix-unveils-podio-instant-messaging-and-video-chat.html

Citrix GoToMyPC Named Leader in Remote Access Market for Fifth Consecutive Year

http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/apr-2013/citrix-gotomypc-named-leader-in-remote-access-market-for-fifth-consecutive-year.html

Citrix Adds Do-It-Yourself Webcasting to Video Lineup

http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/apr-2013/citrix-adds-do-it-yourself-webcasting-to-video-lineup.html

 

Citrix and Industry Leaders Usher in New Era for Open Source Xen

Strong Industry Support Drives Need for Independent Xen Project Initiative

http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/apr-2013/citrix-and-industry-leaders-usher-in-new-era-for-open-source-xen.html

 

Citrix ShareFile Helps Financial Firms Meet Compliance Requirements with New Archiving Capability

http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/apr-2013/citrix-sharefile-helps-financial-firms-meet-compliance-requirements-with-new-archiving-capability.html

Citrix Enables Anything-as-a-Service with CloudPortal Business Manager 2.0

Cloud Services Delivery Platform Brings Self-Service IT to Enterprise and Service Providers

http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/mar-2013/citrix-enables-anything-as-a-service-with-cloudportal-business-m.html

 

New Citrix Enterprise Mobility Cloud Report: iOS Leads, App Blacklisting on the Rise

http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/mar-2013/new-citrix-enterprise-mobility-cloud-report–ios-leads–app-blac.html

Citrix Enhances Podio Apps for iPhone and Android, Adds New Languages

http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/mar-2013/citrix-enhances-podio-apps-for-iphone-and-android-adds-new-languages.html

 

Veeams 5th Birthday

http://www.dabcc.com/article.aspx?id=25601

www.veeam.com/blog/veeam-content-roundup-for-april-2013.html

 

Windows 8.1 blue!

http://www.dabcc.com/article.aspx?id=25578

http://www.techradar.com/news/software/operating-systems/windows-blue-update-to-build-on-and-improve-windows-8-1131737

 

My initial thoughts on SDN (Software defined networking)(VMware NSX, Nicera)

http://ucsguru.com/2013/05/07/my-initial-thoughts-on-sdn

 

Limit a VM from an IOps perspective

http://www.yellow-bricks.com/2013/04/29/limit-a-vm-from-an-iops-perspective/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=limit-a-vm-from-an-iops-perspective

 

VMworld session public voting – vote early and vote often

http://vsphere-land.com/news/vmworld-session-public-voting-vote-early-and-vote-often.html

 

Dell updates and rebrands Foglight for virtualization management

http://vmblog.com/archive/2013/05/07/dell-updates-and-rebrands-foglight-for-virtualization-management.aspx

 

Frank Denneman leaves VMware for PernixData

http://www.ntpro.nl/blog/archives/2342-Frank-Denneman-leaves-VMware-for-PernixData.html

Craig Waters – “Nu-tanicks” as a Senior Systems Engineer.

http://blog.rack.org.au/2013/05/06/a-new-hope/

 

vCenter 5.1 SSO default domain clashes if domain is added to username for CommVault Auto-Discovery

http://thesaffageek.co.uk/2013/04/18/vcenter-5-1-sso-default-domain-clashes-if-domain-is-added-to-username-for-commvault-auto-discovery/

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