VMware Enterprise Systems Connector installation error: Incorrect AVA format

This week I am working for a customer to set up a VMware Workspace ONE environment. Both components from Workspace ONE, the Identity Manager and AirWatch are delivered by VMware as a SaaS offering. One of the first things, when the service is created by VMware, is to install the VMware Enterprise Systems Connector. This installer serves … Read more VMware Enterprise Systems Connector installation error: Incorrect AVA format

VMware Workspace ONE overview and VMworld 2017

To start, what a great week it was in Barcelona during VMworld 2017. I have met awesome people, had nice conversations and attended some very good sessions. In this blog post, I like to start with one of my two favorite topics during VMworld: VMware Workspace ONE. Workspace ONE I will kick-off with one of … Read more VMware Workspace ONE overview and VMworld 2017

VMware Horizon DaaS for Service Providers

Many organizations are nowadays busy with questions regarding the IT Cloud. It’s not the question if they want cloud services, but more when and how. Some organizations are still busy with Cloud strategy whilst other organizations are already embracing cloud with services like SaaS or IaaS. One of the cloud related topics is around the … Read more VMware Horizon DaaS for Service Providers

Secure your VMware Horizon Access Point with an A score on SSL Labs

Nowadays security in IT is becoming more and more important. So what about your own infrastructure? Are you allowing external access through a web portal? A lot of companies who are implementing a web portal for external access with VMware Access Point or Citrix NetScaler for example are considering two-factor authentication to upgrade their level … Read more Secure your VMware Horizon Access Point with an A score on SSL Labs

Watch out with VSAN FTT=1 and Maintenance Windows… Lessons Learned the Hard Way

A couple of weeks back I had a less fantastic Friday evening… When performing a one hour maintenance window to update some filter drivers on some of our ESXi 5.5  hosts.. this evening turned out to be not so pleasant Friday the 13th… In our company, for some workloads we run VSAN. And I must … Read more Watch out with VSAN FTT=1 and Maintenance Windows… Lessons Learned the Hard Way

Atlantis announced USX 3.0 with VVOLs , SmartSnap and Replication

Atlantis Computing just announced version 3.0 of their USX platform and factory-integration of its Atlantis HyperScale appliances available on Cisco, HP, Lenovo and SuperMicro server platforms. Atlantis has worked hard to build more  data services into their platform like VVOLs, Snapshots and Replication. What’s New in USX 3.0? VVOL Support Atlantis is the first hyper-converged … Read more Atlantis announced USX 3.0 with VVOLs , SmartSnap and Replication