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6 Important Updates and Changes to Expect in VMware Cloud Foundation 4.3

Arraya Insights| October 13, 2021

Transitioning to hybrid cloud has numerous benefits, including data protection, reliability, optimized workflows and resources, and scalability. However, the transition to hybrid cloud can feel overwhelming. With the right solutions, it doesn’t have to be.  VMware Cloud Foundation provides the “simplest path to hybrid cloud through an integrated software platform that is the foundation for both private and public cloud environments. […]

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This VMC on AWS News Could Make You Rethink Your Approach to Backups

Arraya Insights| October 22, 2020

Back in the summer, VMware announced the general availability of 2-node cluster support within VMware Cloud on AWS. With this news came the ability for organizations to deploy a production-ready presence inside VMC on AWS using only a pair of vSphere hosts. Previously, VMC on AWS support was limited to 3+ node clusters (as well […]

Kubernetes Support (Plus 3 Other Features to Know in vSphere 7.0)

Arraya Insights| April 9, 2020

March was a busy month for vSphere. On March 12, VMware officially concluded support for vSphere 6.0, essentially marking the end of the road for the nearly half decade old virtualization platform. However, it was a case of out with the old and in with the new for the solution. Just two days earlier, VMware […]

Surviving vSphere 6.0 End of Support: What Comes Next

Arraya Insights| September 23, 2019

On March 12, 2020, VMware will officially conclude support for vSphere 6.0, marking the end of the line for the roughly half-decade old virtualization platform. Once that happens, organizations that haven’t moved to a more modern alternative will be left to carry on without the benefit of security patches or performances fixes. Avoiding concerns like […]

VMworld 2018 Recap: 3 Things You Should Know

Arraya Insights| September 19, 2018

VMworld 2018 may be in the books but don’t count on its impact fading any time soon. Once again, VMware’s annual technology showcase didn’t disappoint in terms of noteworthy announcements. Once our Data Center team had time to digest all of the news to come out of the conference, we got their take on the […]

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What We Learned About vSphere 6.7 at VMware EMPOWER: 5 Keys

Arraya Insights| April 30, 2018

Recently, IT partners descended upon Atlanta, GA for VMware EMPOWER – four days of hands-on training and accreditation opportunities all revolving around the company’s cloud, virtualization, and workspace solutions. Perhaps the event’s most newsworthy moment involved the immediate release of vSphere 6.7, the latest incarnation of VMware’s flagship server virtualization software. Several members of the Arraya Solutions […]

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4 Reasons Now is the Time to Say Goodbye to vSphere 5.5

Arraya Insights| February 9, 2018

It’s still early in 2018, but it’s not too soon for IT pros to start thinking about September, more specifically, September 19. That’s the day VMware’s vSphere 5.5 hits end of support. As they do with any end of support, end of life announcement, businesses will have a number of options in terms of a […]

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4 Free Assessments That Will Promote Your Data Center Transformation

Arraya Insights| September 6, 2017

Data center transformation isn’t just a buzz-phrase nor is it merely a to-do list box to be checked off once and forgotten about. Instead, it’s a continuous process, one which IT must remain vigilant for new ways to apply. Finding these fresh approaches can prove difficult, particularly for time-strapped technology departments. However, with the help […]

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vSphere Data Protection Goes EOA – What’s Next? (& 5 Other Pressing Questions)

Arraya Insights| April 27, 2017

Heads up: VMware just announced its vSphere Data Protection (VDP) offering has reached end of availability (EOA). This means all vSphere versions coming after 6.5 will no longer feature the backup and recovery solution. Naturally, customers who count on vSphere Data Protection to defend their virtualized data are going to have a few concerns as it […]

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Ready to upgrade vSphere? Here’s Why 6.5 is Your Best Bet

Arraya Insights| December 5, 2016

The end of support dates for a pair of popular VMware offerings came and went not that long ago. Businesses who’ve already upgraded – or at least have plans in place to do so – should have little to worry about. For those who have yet to set this process in motion, we’re going to […]

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