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Announcements from Nutanix .NEXT Conf 2018 US

Last week in New Orleans (US) Nutanix did lot of the great announcements for its vision & mission on their incoming products and solutions as well as those existing with more enhancements:

Nutanix Beam > new stuff from Nutanix, to simplify Multi Cloud optimization & management with intelligent consumption planning, so you will have better Cloud control (Nutanix – AWS & Azure)!

Nutanix Flow  > SDN – Software Defined Networking solution, go beyond Micro-segmentation with Nutanix & Netsil (acquired by Nutanix) supported from AOS 6.5 released in April.

Nutanix Era > Databases made simple with 1 Click database Clone/Refresh, Database provisioning and Life Cycle Management (LCM) so you will be able to start with Copy Data Management, initially support for Oracle and Postgres databases … and will be expanded over the time to include MS SQL Server and MySQL.

Nutanix Xtract > support for migration from AWS EC2 to Nutanix AHV…

Nutanix X-Ray > Nutanix is going Open Source with this automation test platform and as latest version will support MS Hyper-V & Storage Spaces.

Nutanix Calm > Apps Automation & Multi Cloud Management (AWS, Azure & Google Cloud Platform GCP).

Acropolis File Services (AFS) > support for NFS v4 and much more on API.
Acropolis AOSS (Object Storage Services) – new stuff and for more info check it here.

Check more in details in Nutanix Blog posts …

We will see what’s NEXT in the Nutanix NEXT Conference 2018 EU in London … check and register if you want to attend & see you there!

Stay tuned …

 

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vSphere 6.7 – announcement

VMware is announcing vSphere 6.7 – as the latest release in the Hybrid Cloud era bringing the new features and delivers key capabilities to enable IT organizations address the trends that are putting new demands on their IT infrastructure.

vSphere 6.7 vCSA delivers phenomenal performance improvements (all metrics compared at cluster scale limits, versus vSphere 6.5):

  • 2X faster performance in vCenter operations per second
  • 3X reduction in memory usage
  • 3X faster DRS-related operations (e.g. power-on virtual machine)

And much more:

  • Eliminating one of two reboots normally required for major version upgrades, now with Single Reboot.
  • The HTML5-based vSphere Client – (Fully Featured HTML5-based vSphere Client Coming in Fall 2018)
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 hardware devices and also introduces Virtual TPM 2.0
  • Simplifies workflows for VM Encryption.
  • Encrypted vMotion across different vCenter instances.
  • Enhancements to Nvidia GRID™ vGPU technology.
  • vCenter Server Hybrid Linked Mode
  • Cross-Cloud Cold and Hot Migration

For all other details: Intro vSphere 6.7

Upgrade Info:
vSphere 6.7. will support upgrades and migrations only from vSphere 6.0 or 6.5. vSphere 5.5 does not have a direct upgrade path to vSphere 6.7. Customers still on vSphere 5.5 will need to upgrade to vSphere 6.0 or 6.5 first and then to vSphere 6.7. Also, a vCenter Server 6.0 or 6.5 managing ESXi 5.5 hosts cannot be upgraded or migrated until the hosts have been upgraded to at least ESXi 6.0.

Stay Tuned …

 

Nutanix NEXT Conf 2018

This week is going to be the Nutanix week with its annual event in the US as Nutanix NEXT Conference 2018.

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Nutanix – is the pioneer company in the HyperConvergence but they don’t stop only on it, they are going and moving forward with Cloud as well so they are future Cloud company with lot of the super features for the modern Data Centers.

What Nutanix will bring new in the Technology World we will see during this week in its global conference which will be held in New Orleans so for all live keynotes session you can watch them here

Looking forward for very interesting new stuff …

Stay Tuned …

Storage Field Day 15 … #SFD15

I’m honored to be invited as Tech Field Day delegate for the next TFD event that is Storage Field Day 15 which is going to be held on 7-9 March 2018. GestaltIT is one of the greatest company with unique activities like TechFieldDays covering Tech, Storage, Cloud, Networking Virtualization, Wireless, Mobility etc.

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We will have great companies which are going to present their products and solutions. They are:

COHESITYDATRIUM WEKAIO HGST HEDVIG IBM HUAWEI STARWIND.

All of these companies have their unique solutions and products for the Storage, some of them are new in the market, some of them still continuing to cover the global market with their solutions, but all of them trying to bring the new features and easy to use in the Data Centers as well as Cloud & Edge connectivity and not leaving aside the bare-metal stuff.

Looking forward to see what’s next with all of them and for sure delegates will have super focus on their solutions with lot of questions and clarification so you can follow the Storage Tech Days 15 on this link where we will be live + on Twitter #SFD15

About the #SFD15 Delegates:

Arjan Timmerman
Chanaka Ekanayake
Chin-Fah Heoh
Dan Frith
Rachel Traylor
Glenn Dekhayser
Josh De Jong
Lino Telera
Mariusz Kaczorek
Michael Stanclift
Ray Lucchesi

Will be a great opportunity to meet all of them, including super staff of the Tech Field Day Stepehe FoskettBen Gage !

Stay tuned for more updates …

VMUG Kosovo & Albania

Now we have our VMUG (vmware Users Group) active in Kosovo and Albania that is dedicated to the IT professionals related to the vmware Virtualization technologies (vSphere, NSX, vSAN etc) and Cloud. I would like to spread out the word for our IT community in Kosovo and Albania that our VMUG will have lot of the activities like Meetings, Conferences, vBeers/vDrinks with lot of professional speakers (local, regional, global) and much more, where we will exchange our experiences and share the knowledge with each other but also will be involved the regional and global vCommunity!

Please, anyone that wants to be part of our VMUG for free, please visit the official website of our VMUG here or drop us an email at: kosovoalbania@vmug.com and please follow us on Twitter: @vmugksal

Stay tuned for the next announcement about our very first VMUG meeting in Kosovo.

 

Nutanix Technology Champion NTC 2018

I’m honored to be awarded again for the 2nd time in row as Nutanix Technology Champion NTC 2018. This is very great community group with lot of the activities and benefits talking about the Nutanix Technology.

Nutanix NTC – “This group of champions are IT professionals from every cloud, application and technology group. Their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and expertise help their organizations and the virtualization community achieve more…” – proud to be part of it!

The Announcement for the Nutanix Technology Champion 2018

Stay tuned !

Nutanix .NEXT Conference 2017 – Nice, France

I’m very excited to attend the Nutanix .NEXT Conference 2017 in Nice, France that is going to happened next week in the beautiful French riviera. Nutanix .NEXT Conference is now traditional event organized by Nutanix Inc. in US and EU. The conference is valuable with lot of pre-conference acitivities like NPX program and other Educational activities including the most important parts of the high technical sessions for all the day (2 days in row) with amazing announcements in keynote sessions.

This year is going to be really interesting while there are lot of the stuff for the future Cloud / Enterprise Cloud, HyperConverged Infrastructure, Cross Cloud, Cross Hypervisor, lot of cooperation between the other companies and Cloud providers like AWS, MS Azure, Google Cloud Platform, DellEMC, Lenovo, IBM, Cisco, Citrix, Microsoft, Splunk, SAP, Oracle, Hadoop, Docker, vmware, Kubernetes, etc.

For more details and registration for this great conference you can check here and check the full agenda here.

See what’s waiting for your at Nutanix .NEXT Europe

Nutanix .NEXT 2018 in US – get 40% off  >> pre-register here.

Stay tuned…