One for the VMWare admins…

A quick lesson I’ve learnt this week. If using VMWare ESXi 5.5 (the most recent release), then make sure you update your VMs (or create new VMs) to use the VMXNET 3 adapter rather than the aged E1000 adapter. The reason? An ESXi 5.x host with virtual machines using an E1000 or E1000e virtual adapter […]

Mac user? Want to run VMs?

If you’d like to run Windows or Linux on your Mac in virtual machines, you really have two choices: Parallels or VMWare Fusion. My personal preference has always been for Fusion as it lets me create and use VMs that can subsequently be migrated to ESX and run as servers. If you’re interested in VMWare […]

Mac users – get VMWare Fusion at 30% discount

Act now and save 30%!* For one week only, VMware is offering you 30% off when you buy VMware Fusion online. Redeem 30% off automatically when you enter the promo code “oneweekdeal” before clicking on “secure checkout” in the shopping cart. SAVE 30% TODAY Regular Price: 52.67GBP (or local equivalent) Your Price: 36.87GBP* (or local […]

VMWare goes viral

VMWare launches a new viral campaign designed to get the word out regarding virtualisation in SMBs: Go Viral with VMware We’ve created a series of short, but entertaining videos to tell the story about VMware solutions for small and mid-size businesses. Help us get the word out! Feel free to use these videos at events, […]