January 2022

New VMware Horizon Release

[VMware] VMware Horizon What’s New

VMware Horizon 2111 - What's new? Back on November 30, 2021, VMware released VMware Horizon 2111, which we now have tested extensively over the last weeks and have implemented in some customer environments. What's new in this release that we think would be useful? A complete list can be found here. Predictable support for Horizon VMware is introducing a 30-day grace period...

January 2022

Cloud Management and Automation Master Service Competency Achievment

[soulTec] MSC: Cloud Management and Automation

soulTec AG achieves top VMware certification in cloud management and automation. Achieving this level of competency certifies a profound understanding of VMware cloud management design principles for delivering a scalable and reliable platform. The first of currently 9 Master Services Competencies. This is just the beginning for soulTec. We strive to be second to none in the world and are...

January 2022

VM News Collector Fling Teaser

[VMware] VM News Collector 1.0

A new fling to keep up to date On January 4th 2022 VMware has released a new Fling: VM News Collector. This Fling is an App for Android and iOS which allows you to keep up to date with the VMware products which are of interest to you. What does it do? The app is a single source for for all VMware announcements,...

January 2022

[Veeam] Securing your data with Veeam SureBackup

How secure is your backup? Have you ever asked yourself if your daily backups really deliver what they promise? It would be great if you were able to periodically check these backups for their restore capability. Not through manual work, but completely automated! You don't just want to restore the data, you need to verify that the virtual servers can be...

December 2021

[soulTec] Up to 50% discount on Horizon Subscription Licenses

Up to 50% discount on VMware Horizon subscription licenses soulTec offers a discount of up to 50% or more for VMware Horizon License Upgrades to VMware Horizon subscription. With the Horizon Subscription Upgrade Program (up to 50% discount) you can cost-effectively migrate your perpetual licenses to Subscription SaaS or Term licenses, such as Horizon Universal Subscription or Workspace ONE Enterprise. Horizon...

[Tanzu] 12 Days of Kubernetes

Welcome to the 12 Days of Kuberetes. The buzzwords "Docker, Kubernetes, App Modernization, VMware Tanzu, etc." dominate our everyday IT life. The buzzwords are there, the market is there, the need is there - but most of our customers are still at the beginning. The first steps are not yet planned. This is because many of us come from...

[IBM] Critical gaps in IBM Spectrum Protect

Critical gaps in IBM Spectrum Protect. There are currently several critical vulnerabilities in IBM Spectrum Protect that you should address immediately. Patches are already available for all gaps. Our engineers will be happy to help you with the installation. Get in touch. More details about the vulnerabilites: - Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in OpenSSL affect IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client NetApp...

December 2021

[soulTec] How to get around “your connection is not private”

This little post is about how to get around the "Your connection is not private" message. While we were in the process of setting up our new lab environment, we ran into the problem of "invalid" certificates on our hypervisors. This is completely normal for a lab environment, especially one that is being built. Our favorite browser, Google Chrome, enforces...

November 2021

[VMware] vSphere Update 3 releases withdrawn

VMware has withdrawn all vSphere 7.0 Update 3 releases. This includes: vSphere ESXi 7.0 Update 3 (build 18644231) vSphere ESXi 7.0 Update 3a (build 18825058) vSphere ESXi 7.0 Update 3b (build 18905247) vSphere vCenter 7.0 Update 3b (build 18901211) There were many issues related to these versions that caused VMware to remove these versions from their repositories. (more…)