Tag Archives: Virtualization

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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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[German]End of the two VMware products: Workstation Player and Fusion Player, which were withdrawn from sale at the end of April 2024.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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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

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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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VMware news: Multi-year subscriptions only? End-user products distribution under Omnissa

[German]Here are some news about VMware by Broadcom. I have just been told that VMware by Broadcom could "soon" only accept subscriptions with terms of 3 or 5 years – but this has probably not yet been finalized. And the … Continue reading

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VMware users: Attention, portal migration to Broadcom on April 30, 2024

[German]Brief information for administrators and users of VMware products. VMware by Broadcom has started to clean up its portfolio and change the licenses. For people who have not yet noticed this: At the end of April 2024, the old VMware … Continue reading

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Analyses: VMware acts as planned with licenses; switching to alternatives a problem

[German]In the last few days I have come across some information about VMware by Broadcom, which I would like to summarize in a small analysis here in the blog for the interested readership. On the one hand, it looks as … Continue reading

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Massive price hike in license costs: Is Citrix now also copying the "Broadcom business approach"?

[German]German blog reader has told me that there are substantial price hikes for license renewals of Citrix Virtual Desktop solutions or other Citrix products. The question is "does Citrix copies the Broadcom business approach". Advertising

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VMware plans two Cloud Foundation releases, can they do it? CISPE complaint filed

[German]There are innovations from the VMware by Broadcom front. The company plans to publish two new releases of its VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) in 2024 and 2025. These should be better tailored to "customer needs" and simplify their virtualization job. … Continue reading

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