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Virtualisation | Cloud | Strategy

Extending Application Discovery in vSphere with VMware Tools 11

Application Discovery I read with great interest the recent article from William Lam regarding application discovery being included in VMware Tools version 11.  I’ve worked for many organisations in the past where having access to this information has been crucial for both strategic planning and operational activities.  Previously to get that information to support those […]

Cloud Migration – Steps to Success

The future for many services will be cloud hosting.  Services that are now hosted on on-premises infrastructure, will be able to be rebuilt and consume cloud architectures in new and innovative ways outside of the traditional data center.  Imagine you’re tasked with overseeing that development of business services, how do you get there? Cloud Strategy […]

Migrations Continued

Selecting the correct migration approach depends upon a raft of factors. Network and Storage accessibility Platform versions Hardware Network accessibility Is the network shared between platforms? Not necessarily the same VLANs but the same subnets?  During the migration do you need to take into consideration changing IP addresses and subnets?  What is the onward impact […]

Migrations

This is a migration post with a slight change of viewpoint. I’m not going to write about how to migrate a vSphere environment from the infrastructure perspective, there is lots of very good content that covers how to migrate to vSphere 6.5. This is the first post in a series that I’m going to write […]