VMworld 2018: Horizon Cloud on Azure Q3 update

VMworld 2018 Las Vegas As announced on VMworld, new updates are coming to Horizon Cloud on Azure. Within the next few weeks, the updates will be scheduled within your Horizon Cloud on Azure environment. In this blog, I will highlight my personal favorite updates: Internal-network Unified Access Gateway New VM models available Support for existing vNET subnets Support for domain functional level 2003 & 2008R2 Windows 10 1803 support Internal-network Unified Access … [Read more...]

VMware Horizon Virtualization Pack for Skype for Business reporting Fallback mode

What is VMware Horizon Virtualization Pack for Skype for Business? As many customers are using Skype for Business as part of their Office365 subscriptions, they are looking to get a rich user experience and at the same time minimize the number of resources that audio or video calling consumes in their VDI or RDSH environments. The answer for this is the VMware Horizon Virtualization Pack for Skype for Business. The VMware Horizon Virtualization Pack for Skype for Business allows Horizon … [Read more...]

VMworld 2018: vSphere 6.7 Update 1 and more announcements

It's extremely hard to get innovative in the infrastructure space these days. Hypervisor updates, vCenter updates with hot new features . Who does really care? OK. get me the vCenter C Client back and I will be a happy man. I get more excited about blockchain tech nowadays than a new vSphere release. And I don't think I'm the only one. I did read last week that Microsoft returns to VMworld. Wich is awesome! VMware and Microsoft are each going their own direction and are no longer really … [Read more...]

Nutanix is innovating at the speed of Cloud (#vRetreat)

I remember back in November 2012 at Virtualization Field Day 2 where Nutanix was presenting for the first time at a Field Day. Dheeraj Pandey, CEO and co-founder gave us a quick introduction to Nutanix. The company was only 2,5 years old back then and they has released their first Hyper Converged block in the public as the first HCI vendor. It was pretty amazing. Dheeraj did a very good job presenting. And it feels ages and ages ago. So I'm going to fast forward to today where Nutanix is no … [Read more...]

Why I’m going to VMworld 2018 Las Vegas

VMworld is less than a week away. I'm very very excited to fly into Las Vegas next Sunday. My Last time at VMworld US was in 2012... How time can fly! VMworld is a five-day conference that will take place at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas August 26 – 30. Go check vmworld.com for more information. So, Why am I going to VMworld in the US this year? I think for several reasons: I have been a bit out of tech for some time now, so it's time for me to update on everything VMware. especially … [Read more...]