Category Archives: Virtualization

Interview: VMware takeover by Broadcom, what are the consequences?

[German]Since the acquisition of VMware by Broadcom, the hyperconverged infrastructure market has seen some movement. After the takeover, partners were terminated and the license conditions for VMware products were changed, which effectively increased prices. Since then, customers have been looking … Continue reading

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VMware by Broadcom signs agreement with Dell, Microsoft, Lenovo and HPE

[German]VMware by Broadcom has signed new OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) agreements with the three major hardware vendors Dell, HPE and Lenovo. And there is an agreement with Microsoft for transferring VCF licenses to Azure VMware Solution. Advertising

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Did the User Portal migration from VMware to Broadcom work for you?

[German]At the end of April 2024, all customer accounts with licenses were due to be migrated from VMware to Broadcom. Since mid-May 2024, all VMware customers should have been able to find their data in the new Broadcom portal. But … Continue reading

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New teams application in Vmware Horizon

[German]Microsoft is working hard to push its new Teams 2.0 client into the user community. Even if the old Teams client is still available for a while, IT decision-makers may sooner or later be faced with the problem of how … Continue reading

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Customer loss at VMware; Customers switch to Nutanix AHV; Bumpy portal switch

[German]It's time again for a little round-up article with some news from the world of Broadcom and VMware. VMware seems to be losing customers on a massive scale. I have received information that major customer Compushare is rehearsing the exit … Continue reading

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Veeam gets Proxmox support (soon) – Presentation in June 2024

[German]The provider of backup solutions, Veeam, had been thinking about supporting the Proxmox virtualization platform for some time. Veeam now plans to present this solution for the first time at the VeeamON 2024 event at the beginning of June 2024. … Continue reading

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VMware Player/Fusion Player is End of Sale; VMware security advisories now at Broadcom

[German]End of the two VMware products: Workstation Player and Fusion Player, which were withdrawn from sale at the end of April 2024. Customers can use VMware Workstation as a replacement. Furthermore, there was brief confusion because security advisories for VMware … Continue reading

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Broadcom leaks email-addresses from VMware administrators; AWS is out as a VMware customer, relief for cloud customers

[German]Today we have a small collective article on Broadcom and VMware. Broadcom made a mistake and, as the company had to admit, they sent the e-mails of administrators at customer sites around the world for everyone to see. And at … Continue reading

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Broadcom: "VMware is not suitable for everyone (in the charity sector)"

[German]There has been a lot of criticism of VMware by Broadcom's licensing policy from customers who are faced with massive price increases. Particularly in the area of charitable organizations, there are indications that Broadcom wants to withdraw with VMware. Partners … Continue reading

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Broadcom accommodates VMware customers with licenses; EU Commission sends questions

[German]The ongoing criticism of VMware by Broadcom's licensing policy by customers may be having an impact. At least VMware by Broadcom has responded to the topic again with a blog post and wants to offer customers with perpetual licenses a … Continue reading

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