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If It Ain’t Broke…Do You Need to Fix It?

Published on 09/05/2018 by Jayson Stokes
Category: Blog, Healthcare IT, Virtualization

You’re probably aware that the End of General Support (EOGS) for vSphere 5.5 and vSAN is September 19, 2018.  What does this mean?  It means that VMware will no longer be providing maintenance updates, security patches, or bug fixes.  Telephone support will no longer be provided, and limited assistance with low priority questions is only available through the self-service portal. If your virtual environment is running well, you might be inclined to wait ...

Upgrading to vSphere 5? Tips and Tricks Before You Begin Your Adventure – Part 1 of 3

Published on 02/19/2013 by Jayson Stokes
Category: Virtualization

If you’re running vSphere 4.0 or 4.1 and are interested in updating your environment to 5.0, this article might help point you in the right direction. First, upgrading to vSphere 5 requires careful planning and specific ordering of steps in order to achieve a successful upgrade. In the first of this three part series, we’ll focus on the preplanning steps.First, the vSphere licensing has changed from version 4.x to 5.x, so ...

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