Unable to use VeeamZip with VMware Free Hypervisor: Understanding Why

This week a question was posed to me from a fellow VMUG community member. The question asked was whether it was possible to use VeeamZip (aka Veeam Backup Free Edition) with the VMware ESXi Free Hypervisor. Great question. Let’s start with the unfortunate answer, which is…no. Not the answer we would like to see, but the … Read more

VMware Announcements – vSphere 5.1 Licensing – What does it mean to you?

It’s VMworld 2012 time and with it come some exciting changes. So what do today’s VMware announcements mean to us in the virtualization community? I’m sure that you’ve already seen the news that with the upcoming version 5.1 release of VMware vSphere that the game has changed quite a bit. There are a few key … Read more