vNews Podcast – Things you need to know about cloud and virtualisation this month

vnews-smallWith this months vNews we are back to our usual format exploring the latest goings on with the cloud and virtualisation space.  We have news from companies such as Microsoft, Citrix, Veeam and VMware and also from the blogasphere from people such as Eric Sloof, Eric Siebert, Scott Lowe and William Lam.

 

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Full show Notes to follow soon:

VMworld 2013 Social Media for Barcelona

Save 50% on VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.5]

What’s New and What’s Next for Horizon View

Active Directory authentication fails when vCenter Single Sign-On 5.5 runs on Windows Server 2012 and the AD Domain Controller is also on Windows Server 2012 (2060901)

Upgrade from vSphere 5.1 to vSphere 5.5 rolls back after importing Lookup Service data (2060511)

Unable to install or upgrade to VMware vCloud Director to version 5.5.0 when using SQL Server 2005 SP4 (2060068)

New VMware Ready Devices

Next Generation Virtual Desktop as a Service

VMware turns the Big 15 – 15 killer stats from 15 years

The Edge Show: Wrapping up the “What’s New in 2012 R2” Series

Citrix ShareFile Integrates with iManage and Worldox Legal Document Management Systems

Citrix, Keeping Up with Microsoft’s Lump Releases, Unveils XenDesktop 7.1 on October 23, 2013

VEEAM release Patch 1 for VEEAM Backup & Replication 7.0 released in August.VMware Flings contest –

VMware Workstation 10 is out

Microsoft licensing turns the screws

vGuestExplorer

Solarwinds Virtualisation Manager – Eric Siebert –

Introduction to Networking: Part 2, A Few More Basics –

The weblog of an IT pro specializing in virtualization, storage, and servers

Is Citrix’s Crystal Palace the next big thing in mobility, or simply an additional feature of ShareFile? Either way I’m intrigued. – Gabe Knuth – BrianMadden.com

Microsoft should attack Blackberry by allowing Windows Phone to run on a VM next to Android – Brian Madden – BrianMadden.com

virtuallyGhetto: You no longer can install vSphere C# Client on Windows Domain Controller in vSphere 5.5VMware nested Easter egg!

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vNews June 2013 – All the top cloud and virtualisation news in one free podcast!

This months vNews is bulging at the seams  We have covering lashings of news from Microsoft, Cirtrix, VMware, EMC, BriForum and more!

vnews-smallAll the news in a 1 hour free podcast for your commute on the train, car, bike, or watch face!?

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Show Notes

vExperts Announced

http://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2013/05/vexpert-2013-awardees-announced.html

Introducing VMware vCenter Log Insight –

http://cto.vmware.com/?p=2043

Upcoming Training Courses-

http://www.ntpro.nl/blog/archives/2372-New-Training-Course-VMware-vCloud-Automation-Center-Install,-Configure,-Manage.html

http://www.ntpro.nl/blog/archives/2366-Upcoming-Training-Course-VMware-vCloud-Director-Organization-Administration.html

BriForum 2013 London DEMO Lab videos are posted –

http://feeds.brianmadden.com/~r/brianmadden/rss/~3/a3FpCdt8H00/briforum-2013-london-demo-lab-videos-are-posted.aspx

Announcing AppV_SelfService (AVSS), a new free tool for simplifying App-V 5 application delivery to VMs

http://feeds.brianmadden.com/~r/brianmadden/rss/~3/bvxUa-ywaQg/simpler-faster-and-cheaper.aspx

Resources for Networking and Network Virtualization –

http://feeds.scottlowe.org/~r/slowe/content/feed/~3/M38Tka15q1k/

Citrix Positioned as a Leader in 2013 Mobile Device Management Software Magic Quadrant

29th  May 2013

http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/may-2013/gartner-mobile-device-management-magic-quadrant.html

 

University of São Paulo Chosen as Winner of 2013 Citrix Innovation Award

University Creates Largest IT Cloud Project in Latin America

22nf May 2013

http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/may-2013/university-of-sao-paulo-chosen-as-winner-of-2013-citrix-innovati.html

 

Citrix ShareFile Mobilizes and Secures Enterprise Data Everywhere

Extends Support for Microsoft SharePoint, Network Drives and Windows Azure Platform

22nd May 2013

http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/may-2013/citrix-introduces-new-sharefile-innovations.html

 

Citrix Extends Enterprise Mobility Strategy with XenDesktop 7

XenDesktop 7 Mobilizes Virtual Windows Apps and Desktops on Any Mobile Device

22nd May 2013

http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/may-2013/citrix-extends-enterprise-mobility-strategy-with-xendesktop-7.html

New Citrix NetScaler Delivers Record Breaking Secure Application Delivery

New NetScaler 22000 Series Offers Industry’s Highest SSL Scalability and Over 3 Tbps of Application Layer Throughout

7th May 2013

http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/may-2013/citrix-netscaler-decapolis.html

Transforming your Datacenter with Software-Defined Networking (SDN)

3th June 2013

http://blogs.technet.com/b/windowsserver/archive/2013/06/06/transforming-your-datacenter-with-software-defined-networking-sdn.aspx

TechEd North America 2013 Editor’s Choice

3th June2013

http://blogs.technet.com/b/windowsserver/archive/2013/06/03/teched-north-america-2013-editor-s-choice-windows-server.aspx

 

Hyper-V – What’s New in Windows Server 2012 R2

http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/NorthAmerica/2013/MDC-B330#fbid=BD_P8n7iEFs

http://www.thomasmaurer.ch/2013/06/whats-new-in-windows-server-2012-r2-hyper-v/

VMware Announces vCloud Hybrid Service™

21st May 2013

http://www.vmware.com/company/news/releases/vmw-vcloud-hybrid-service-052113.html

EMC ViPR –

http://www.yellow-bricks.com/?p=12548

Software Defined Storage articles to read… –

http://www.yellow-bricks.com/2013/06/04/software-defined-storage-articles-to-read/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=software-defined-storage-articles-to-read

Top 5 Hypervisor New Storage Enhancement Use Cases –

http://vsphere-land.com/news/top-5-hypervisor-new-storage-enhancement-use-cases.html

EMC Worldtale of the tape –

http://virtualgeek.typepad.com/virtual_geek/2013/05/emc-worldtale-of-the-tape.html

Cool Tech: Pebble watch –

http://www.virtu-al.net/2013/06/07/cool-tech-pebble-watch/

London VMUG 4th July

London’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 33 Queen Street, London, EC43 1AP.

 

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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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Show Notes

 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/

http://www.stumchugh.com/Media/vNewsApril2013.mp3

vNews – February 2013

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Show Notes

VMware Partner Exchange (PEX)
EMC Replacing their Flare code on their SANs using C4 micro-hypervisor.
VMware now used in 100% of Fortune 100 – 99% of Fortune 1000
VMware will be concentrating on 3 main areas this year
vSphere and Ops Mgr – VSOM – New licensing bundle instead of ‘Naked vSphere’
EUC – End User Compute – The Horizon Suite
vCloud Suite – Private and Public cloud infrastructures

VMware Single Sign On (SSO)
If you wish to use vCenter Linked Mode with vSphere 5.1 then SSO must be installed in Cluster or Multi-Site mode NOT Basic mode.
SSO Knowledgebase articles available on www.vmware.com kb2033588 http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2033588
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2033137
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2035758

SSO Certification pre-staging
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2034833

SSO Re-registering with vCenter; Inventory Service and Web Client Service
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2033620

Citrix Reports 2012 Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Financial Results
http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/jan-2013/citrix-reports-2012-fourth-quarter-and-fiscal-year-financial-results.html
Citrix Extends Line of Mobile Apps to Help Users Work More Effectively Anytime, Anywhere, on Any Device
http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/feb-2013/citrix-extends-line-of-mobile-apps-to-help-users-work-more-effectively-anytime-anywhere-on-any-device.html
Citrix Appoints New SVP and General Manager
http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/feb-2013/citrix-appoints-new-svp-and-general-manager.html
Citrix XenDesktop Ranked Desktop Virtualization Champion
Citrix XenServer Ranked Server Virtualization Champion
http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/feb-2013/citrix-xenserver-ranked-server-virtualization-champion.html
http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/feb-2013/citrix-xendesktop-ranked-desktop-virtualization-champion.html
listed as a Champion in Info-Tech Research Group’s Server Virtualization Vendor Landscape.
listed as a Champion in Info-Tech Research Group’s Desktop Virtualization Vendor Landscape.
New datacenter in Singapore at the heart of Citrix continued expansion in Asia Pacific
http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/feb-2013/new-datacenter-in-singapore-at-the-heart-of-citrix-continued-exp.html
Citrix Drives Innovation with Investment in Mobile Security Startup Armor5
http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/feb-2013/citrix-drives-innovation-with-investment-in-mobile-security-star.html
Customers Find Value & Savings with Windows Server Hyper-V
http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/archive/2013/03/07/customers-find-value-and-savings-with-windows-server-hyper-v.aspx
Microsoft Virtual Academy Hits 1 Million Mark
7 Feb 2013 10:00 AM
http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/archive/2013/02/07/microsoft-virtual-academy-hits-1-million-mark.aspx
Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals Jump Start
http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/training-courses/microsoft-virtualization-for-vmware-professionals-jump-start
Microsoft VDI vs. VMware View: Freedom of Choice
http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/archive/2013/03/06/microsoft-vdi-vs-vmware-view-freedom-of-choice.aspx

VMware
Dell and VMware Deliver Converged Infrastructure Solution Optimized for Desktop Virtualization
Members of VMware Partner Community Awarded at VMware Partner Exchange 2013
http://www.vmware.com/company/news/releases/vmw-pex-awards-022713.html
VMware Simplifies Enablement, Clarifies Actions for Partners to Operate Successfully and Accelerate Their Businesses in the Cloud Era
http://www.vmware.com/company/news/releases/vmw-pex-022613.html

VCE and VMware Extend Partnership to Jointly Develop, Sell and Deliver Vblock Cloud Management and Orchestration
VMware Unveils VMware Horizon Suite, Industry’s Most Comprehensive Platform for Workforce Mobility
VMware® Horizon Workspace™, VMware Horizon View™ and VMware Horizon Mirage™ Deliver the Virtual Workspace to Simplify End-User Computing in the Multi-Device Era
VMware Introduces VMware vSphere® with Operations Management™ and VMware vSphere Data Protection™ Advanced
http://www.vmware.com/company/news/releases/vmw-vsom-vdap-021213.html
VMware to Acquire Virsto
http://www.vmware.com/company/news/releases/vmw-vsom-vdap-021213.html

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