28 Days of February – Launch Event recap

On February 2nd, VMware announced that there are some big changes coming to a lot of their popular products.  After viewing the launch event where CEO Pat Gelsinger spoke of all the upcoming changes I was both shocked and excited.  I will go into detail later in other upcoming blog posts, but for this we will go over the announcements I am excited about.

  • VMware vSphere 6
    • 650+ features
    • 3D support for graphics with nVidia
    • Massive Scale up on RAM/Hosts/VMs/vCPUs
    • Long Distance vMotion
    • Fault Tolerance for Multi-processor VMs
  • VMware Virtual SAN 6
    • All Flash architecture
    • Increased Scaleability
    • Rack Awareness
    • Support for JBOD
  • VMware NSX
    • Ability to use similar networking no matter where the VM is (Public, Private or Hybrid)
  • VMware Integrated OpenStack
    • OpenStack will now integrate with VMware
    • Free for all Enterprise Plus customers!

Future posts will go into more a little more detail on the following announcements.

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