Tag Archives: VMware

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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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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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 ...

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[German]End of the two VMware products: Workstation Player and Fusion Player, which were withdrawn from sale at the end of April 2024.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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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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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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VMware by Broadcom: (Vain) hope of the partners for a White Label "lifeline"?

[German]Ever since Broadcom terminated the contracts of its VMware partners, streamlined its product portfolio and switched everything to (very expensive) subscriptions in the VMware Cloud, there has been a great deal of uproar. Now some small and medium sized cloud … Continue reading

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