VMware VCDX certified ConsultantVMware is a pioneer of virtualization, which initially transformed conventional datacenter architecture and later became the critical enabler of cloud computing. VMware offers virtualization solutions for organizations of any size and VMware's infrastructure technology is deployed by all Fortune 500 companies. Flagship products include VMware Workstation for desktop virtualization, ESXi for server virtualization, vSphere for cloud computing virtualization, vRealize Suite for managing hybrid clouds, vSAN for software defined storage, Site Recovery Manager for automated disaster recovery, and NSX for network virtualization.

Progent can provide the support of a certified VMware VCDX consultant to help you design, configure, manage and troubleshoot a vSphere-based virtualization solution for on-premises datacenters, cloud environments, or hybrid deployments that span local and cloud-based resources. Progent can provide advanced expertise deploying and configuring VMware Site Recovery Manager and VMware's NSX network virtualization platform for disaster recovery. Progent offers expert understanding of VMware vCloud Director (vCD), VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) and vCloud Suite used for managing private and hybrid cloud environments that feature high availability, fault tolerance, and application continuity. Progent's Cisco CCIE consultants can help you plan and implement a resilient physical network infrastructure to support your cloud and hybrid-cloud solutions powered by VMware vSphere.

vSphere Hypervisor
vSphere Hypervisor is a free entry-level virtualization product based on VMware vSphere ESXi that allows you to turn existing servers into virtual machines or create VMs from scratch. The bare-metal vSphere Hypervisor, a rebranded and improved version of VMware Free ESXi, requires no underlying host OS and has a miniscule install footprint compared to other hypervisors such as Windows Server Core or Citrix XenServer. The vSphere Hypervisor supports thin provisioning, which permits you to allocate storage resources beyond your available physical storage. This over subscription of capacity to VMs allows vSphere Hypervisor to utilize page sharing and compression mechanisms to optimize the utilization of memory resources. Upgrading from the free vSphere Hypervisor to a more advanced version of vSphere is easy, simply requiring the addition of a license file.

VMware vSphere Hypervisor Consultants

VMware's vSphere Hypervisor is OS agnostic and features an ultra-small install footprint

VMware's vSphere Cloud Virtualization Platform
VMware ESXi (formerly VMware ESX) is the hypervisor component of vSphere that allows you to turn a physical computer into a virtual server capable of hosting virtual machines (VMs) based on various operating systems such as Windows Server and Linux. VMware vSphere (formerly branded VMware Infrastructure) is a comprehensive virtualization platform for creating and managing enterprise-class cloud computing environments. The vSphere platform delivers comprehensive virtualization, management, resource optimization, application availability, and operational automation capabilities. A key component of VMware vSphere called VMware vMotion increases system uptime through the ability to migrate a running virtual server from one physical server to another with zero downtime. This avoids planned downtime for common operations such as maintenance, moves, or disaster avoidance.

With the release of VMware vSphere 5.1, the live migration capabilities of vMotion were expanded with the ability to move live virtual machines (VMs) between physical vSphere hosts without shared storage. This makes it economical for small organizations to benefit from non-disruptive migration without the high cost of installing and managing Storage Area Networks (SANs) and is an effective way to eliminate application downtime for scheduled maintenance. This is similar to the Shared Nothing Live Migration feature introduced in Microsoft's Hyper-V 3.0. (Refer to Windows Server 2012 R2 consulting services.) With current versions of vSphere, the Cross-Cloud vMotion feature allows live migration of workloads between VMware-based clouds.

VMware vCenter Server
For larger installations of virtual servers, powerful and unified management of the entire virtualized environment can be achieved with VMware vCenter Server technology, providing tools to control all facets of server deployment and configuration. There is a graphing system to easily view CPU, memory, network, and disk utilization trends of all servers over extended periods.

VMware Virtual Server consulting

vCenter Server lets you administer your entire vSphere infrastructure from a single location

VMware vCenter Server, formerly VMware VirtualCenter, intelligently optimizes resources, ensures high availability for all applications in virtual machines, and provides virtualized distributed services such as VMware DRS, VMware HA, and VMware vMotion. VMware vCenter Server lets you automate routine management procedures through task scheduling and alerting. This allows you to improve IT responsiveness to business needs and prioritize actions needing the most urgent attention.

With VMware vCenter Server you can also monitor performance and utilization of physical servers and the virtual machines they are running with detailed reporting of CPU, memory, and I/O performance. For enhanced security that still provides management flexibility, you can limit access to authorized personnel using tiers of customizable roles, fine-grained permissions, and integration with Microsoft Active Directory.

VMware Site Recovery Manager and NSX
VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) and VMware vCenter servers running at primary (protected) and recovery sites can co-ordinate to ensure that recovery VMs are quickly activated when primary VMs are shut down. The virtual machines at the recovery site use the data replicated from the primary site to continue delivery of identical services. This provides a powerful disaster recovery (DR) solution to avoid unplanned outages, VMware SRM also permits non-intrusive execution of planned procedures like disaster avoidance, migrating a datacenter to a different site, testing updates, validating a DR plan to prove regulatory or contractual compliance, and failback after a site shutdown. If a protected site and recovery site are within metro distances and have a high-bandwidth, low-latency connection, the use of array-based storage and synchronous replication can deliver zero data loss (RPO) and rapid recovery time (RTO).

To span network and security policies across multiple sites you can use an external replication/synchronization technology like vRealize Orchestrator or the Cross-vCenter (Cross-VC) feature of VMware NSX. Cross VC NSX streamlines the deployment of Universal Logical Switches, Universal Distributed Logical Router, and Universal Distributed Firewall to create a single unified logical network (L2, L3, DFW) across the primary and recovery site. This allows seamless failover and recovery without the need to re-create the network on the recovery site or manually map and remap IP addresses.

VMware NSX and SRM Disaster Recovery Consultants

Combining VMware SRM with NSX and Cross vCenter NSX can dramatically reduce RTO

For details on VMware Site Recovery Manager and VMware NSX and to find out how Progent can help you create a disaster recovery solution for your VMware environment, see VMware Site Recovery Manager and NSX consulting.

Using Microsoft Data Protection Manager with VMware
For users of VMware, an effective way to reduce disaster recovery time drastically is to build a Data Protection Manager (DPM) server with enough CPU and RAM resources to create a system that allows you to recover from a failed virtual machine host server. Because the DPM server has a current copy of all the virtual machine guest files, in case the virtual machine host fails you can choose to boot those backup images/ as running machines so that your network stays productive while restoring the original failed virtual machine host server. This means you could be back on line in minutes with all your virtual machine guests even with a complete failure of the original virtual machine host. Find out more about Progent's consulting support for Microsoft Data Protection Manager.

How Progent Can Help You with VMware Virtualization Solutions
Progent's certified VMware consultants can help you to analyze the benefits of the latest VMware technology for your organization, perform pilot installations to verify operation with your workloads, optimize your hybrid cloud infrastructure for VMware vSphere, help your company to migrate from legacy virtualization solutions to modern ones, show your IT staff how to streamline and automate VMware management, provide effective consulting assistance for improving the security of your virtualized network, and deliver ongoing consulting and technical support via cost-effective online help desk services from Progent's Technical Response Center (TRC).

Progent can provide expertise for VMware vCloud Director, vRealize Automation, vRealize Orchestrator and vCloud Suite for managing private and hybrid cloud environments that feature high availability, fault tolerance, and application continuity. Progent has expertise with VMware vSAN storage and VMware's NSX network virtualization platform. Progent also offers advanced consulting for key network technologies such as TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, LACP, OSPF, and BGP. Progent can also help you integrate VMweare technology with third-party clustered storage solutions by providing services such as NetApp SAN storage integration.

Progent's VCDX-certified VMware expert has worked with datacenter architects, network engineers and department directors of some of the world's biggest technology companies, large financial institutions, and government agencies to design high-availability solutions for hybrid cloud environments. Experience with large-scale projects includes working in deployments scaling to more than 1500 ESXi hosts and more than 45,000 VMs.

Contact Progent for Expert Help with VMware Technology
To find out more about how Progent can help you with VMware technology, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.
















© 2002- 2019 Progent Corporation. All rights reserved.



More topics of interest:


An index of content::

Active Directory Health Audit Technology Professional Network Health Evaluation Services
BlackBerry Redirector Network Repair Service Support Specialist
BlackBerry Technical Firms BlackBerry Smartphone Small Business IT Outsourcing Group
Boston Computer Outsourcing Boston Computer Network Specialists
CISSP Testing Firewall Cybersecurity Company Washington DC
Cisco Certified Microsoft Azure integration Reporting Programming Company for Azure migration
Cisco Computer Consulting Company Upgrading for Cisco
Cisco Computer Consulting Company IT Consultants for Cisco in Anaheim
Cisco Computer Support For Small Offices Aurora Colorado Cisco Small Business Outsourcing
Cisco Information Technology Management Cisco Small Business Computer Consulting Firm Tarzana
Cisco Network Consulting Group Cisco Small Business Network Consulting Group
Colorado Design Company Consulting Services for Colorado - Denver, CO, Colorado Springs, CO, Aurora, CO, Lakewood, CO
Colorado Small Office IT Outsourcing Denver, Colorado Network Service
Computer Consultant Part-Time Job Job in Bronx
Computer Consulting Company for BlackBerry Enterprise Server BlackBerry BPS Computer Consulting Company in Wayne County Michigan
Computer Support Firms for Windows 2019 Server Windows Integration Specialist New Orleans
Consult Fort Wayne Denver Mile High City Professional Services for Windows Server 2016
Consult for VMware vSphere Hypervisor in Vermont Migration Firm for New York City, NY, Buffalo, NY, Rochester, NY, Syracuse, NY, Albany NY
Consulting Service Firm Tucson, Arizona installation and Administration
Consulting Services Company for BlackBerry Smartphone Information Technology Manager for BlackBerry BPS Multnomah County Oregon
Consulting Services for BlackBerry Synchronization Remote Small Business Outsourcing
Contract Job Opportunities for MCSE MCSA MCDBA MCIPT MCA Consultant Job for Network Security Engineer in Norfolk
Cybersecurity Contractors for Firewall CISSP Network Consultants
Exchange 2000 Server Network Consulting Exchange Server 2000 Online Consulting
Exchange Server 2013 IT Consultants Tech Consulting
Exchange Technology Providers Exchange 2003 Server Small Business Computer Consulting Oklahoma City
Expert Microsoft Certified SCDPM 2012 and SharePoint Online Support National SCDPM 2012 Planning Network Consulting
Fedora Linux, Solaris, UNIX Technology Consulting Tarrant County Texas Red Hat Linux, Solaris, UNIX IT Consultants
Fedora Linux, Sun Solaris, UNIX Technical Consultant Slackware Linux, Solaris, UNIX Professional Augusta Georgia
Firewall Network Security Audit Security Firewall Configuration in White Plains
Freelance MCSE Contractor Contractor Jobs Independent EDI Consultant Telecommute Job
Fresno, CA Network Consult Fresno, CA Software Recovery
Gilroy Small Business IT Support Gilroy Management
Hayward Configure San Leandro Outsourcing Technology in Northern California
IT Consulting Companies for Internet Data Center Networking Services Port Newark
Internet Access Consultants Internet Carrier Selection Consultant Services
Microsoft Exchange 2016 Support Firm Exchange Server 2013 Implementation in Dallas, TX
Microsoft MCTS Consultant Subcontractor Jobs Positions for MCSE MCSA MCDBA MCIPT MCA Consulting
Microsoft SQL 2008 Online Support Toronto Microsoft SQL Server 2017 Networking Consultant
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager Online Support Services Monitoring and Reporting Support and Setup
Microsoft Windows Information Technology Outsource Microsoft Computer IT Specialists in Stamford Norwalk Shelton
Migration Support for Massachusetts Massachusetts Network Administration
Morgan Hill Recovery Services Northern California Worldwide Gilroy Computer Specialists
Network Consultant Networking Specialist for Ontario, CA
Network Consulting for Office 365 AD Connect Office 365 and iPhones Integration Services
Network Providers for Microsoft Windows Microsoft Network Information Technology Outsourcing Firms
Network Security Consultant Career Opportunities MCSE MCSA MCDBA MCIPT MCA Consulting Telecommuter Job Ronald Reagan Washington Airport DCA
Networking Design Microsoft Exchange System Consulting in Ann Arbor
Networking Specialist Exchange 2010 Server Server Support
Newark, NJ Small Business Outsourcing Newark, NJ IT Consulting
North Dakota Network Assessments North Dakota Computer Specialist
Office 365 Hybrid Solutions Support and Integration Office 365 Hybrid Solutions Consultant Services
Onsite and Remote Support for Los Angeles, CA Specialists for Los Angeles
Outsource IT for Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Windows 2019 Server Computer Systems Consulting Denver International Airport
Pennsylvania Technical Support Organization Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, PA Consulting Services
Phoenix, Arizona Security Consulting Local Cisco Experts Phoenix, AZ Computer Network Consulting
Portland Maine Outsource Microsoft and Cisco Certified Expert Maine Computer Network Service Company
ProSight Phishing Protection Consultants ProSight Endpoint Protection IT Consultant
ProSight Phishing Protection Consulting ProSight Next Generation Endpoint Protection On-site Technical Support
Problem Escalation Through Teamwork Information Technology Outsourcing Company Install
Red Hat Linux, Solaris, UNIX Professionals Help and Support for CentOS Linux, Sun Solaris, UNIX
Remote Monitoring and Reporting Computer Consultant Monitoring and Reporting Specialist
Remote Support Services for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Exchange Server 2007 Systems Support Richmond
San Antonio, TX Software Security Consultant Microsoft Computer Support Companies for San Antonio, TX
San Jose Engineer for VMware ESX Server Employment for Microsoft MCITP Engineer
Secure for CISSP Kentucky Computer Security for CISSP
Security Audit Services CISSP Security Consultancies Denver, CO
Security Security Tech Services Security Certification in Dallas
SharePoint 2013 Integration Support Consultant Services for Microsoft SharePoint Ontario
SharePoint Server 2007 Specialist Support Outsourcing for SharePoint Server Seattle Renton SeaTac Kent, Washington
Slackware Linux, Solaris, UNIX Outsourcing Slackware Linux, Solaris, UNIX Technology Consulting Services
Small Business Computer Consulting Firms for Bay Area California Brisbane Networking Organization
Small Business Network Software Support Network Admin Companies for Emergency Phone Support
Southlake, TX Online Technical Support Microsoft Certified Partner Technical Support Company for Southlake
Specialist Largest BlackBerry Wireless IT Consultants
Specialists for VMware Infrastructure Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Network Solutions Denver
Subcontractor Job Computer Remote Engineer Contractor
Support Organization SQL Server 2012 Small Business Outsourcing
Suse Linux, Sun Solaris, UNIX Integration Services Support for CentOS Linux, Solaris, UNIX Dallas Fort Worth
Technical Support Organization Technical Consultant in Garden Grove California
Technical Support for Suse Linux, Solaris, UNIX Ubuntu Linux, Sun Solaris, UNIX Support and Help in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County
Technology Consulting Services CentOS Linux, Solaris, UNIX Network Engineer
Technology Consulting for Security Firewall Security Organizations LA, Southern California
Telecommuter Jobs for Computer Engineer Freelancing Jobs for Microsoft MCSA Consulting in Modesto
VMware Cross vCenter NSX Engineer in Las Vegas, NV Solution Provider for Monterey County
VMware ESXi Hypervisor Services Shreveport, Louisiana Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Small Business IT Outsourcing Companies in Alexandria, Capital Beltway
VMware Engineers San Francisco Bay Area Solano County Technology Consultants
VMware Infrastructure Consulting in Contra Costa County Microsoft MCSA Support Telecommuting Jobs
VMware Infrastructure Technology Professional Fort Wayne, IN Cisco CCIE R&S Network Consulting Subcontractor Jobs Richmond Virginia
VMware Private Cloud Specialists in Napa, California Cisco Computer Firms
VMware Server Virtualization Technology Professional Redhat Linux, Sun Solaris, UNIX Remote Technical Support
VMware vCenter Server Consult in Castro Valley, CA Addison, Texas Support Firms
VMware vRealize Automation vRA Services in Boise, ID IT Outsourcing Company Phoenix, AZ
Windows 2008 Server Small Business Network Consultants Ronald Reagan Washington Airport DCA Windows Server 2019 Network Consulting Firm
Windows Server 2012 R2 System Repair IT Technical Support Company Las Vegas, NV
ransomware recovery planning Professional ransomware defense Consultants
wi-fi controller Consultant wireless LAN controller Support Outsourcing