VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) improves VMware admin productivity. Yet before VCF takes over, administrators must prepare the hardware precisely as recommended by the VMware Compatibility List (HCL) for each VCF cluster to be installed. RackN has been working with the VMware VCF team to create an integrated software solution thatContinue Reading

As a VMware TAP Partner, RackN offer highly integrated VCF solutions.  Read more! Fully Secure Infrastructure as Code Bare Metal Cluster Automation Using VMware secure processes and signed components, only RackN is able to deliver fully automated cluster bootstrapping process and VCF handoff. Our enterprise proven solution not only verifies,Continue Reading

On July 30, RackN released Digital Rebar v4.4 (Official Release Notes).  Press coverage and release highlights are below: Infrastructure Resource Pooling Infrastructure Resource Pooling provides APIs that create a “bare metal cloud” consumable by tools like Terraform. Pooling creates capabilities that abstract Machines into resource groups that can be allocatedContinue Reading

Note: RackN is a VMware Ecosystem Partner RackN is working with VMware to deeply integrate v7 into Digital Rebar.  This includes a focus on enabling Secure Boot and Trusted Platform processes and VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) handoffs.  We have significantly streamlined VMware “bring your own hardware” deployments for customers allowingContinue Reading

In this week’s podcast, we speak with Gina Rosenthal (Minks), Product Marketing Manager, VMware and experienced sys-admin/operator. She also hosts the Wide World of Tech podcast. Cloud debate on virtualization and hypervisors as requirement What makes Ops so hard? Technical Communities for Day 2 Ops Community Support for Vendors andContinue Reading