Making Managing and Deploying VMWare vSphere Networking a Sinch

The title is pretty lofty, but having lived many VMWare deployments, I wouldn’t say networking under VMWare is rocket science, but there are a few things I’d give a few tips on.  Now, there’s bound to be many more, and I’d invite the hive mind to add their own experiences to my own or tell me that I’ve got it all wrong, either works!

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Using VMWare Lab Manager to Speed Up Documentum Development

Recently, I have been having a fun old time working with our Documentum Platform team in the delivery of new solutions.  As with any enterprise platform, there’s always a large overhead in managing development and QA environments.  This becomes especially a problem when there are many different projects needing infrastructure at the same time, whether it’s net-new solution development, regression testing, evolution of an existing solution, user training and infrastructure changes.  This is further compounded when the environments are physical as the workload to maintain the environments can become quite excessive, both for IT and IS.

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