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Runecast is celebrating five years! That’s five years of helping VMware-based data centers with security compliance, uptime, and lower operational costs. Our passion for building the dream we all shared at the start has not changed, but the recognition we receive from it has grown – thanks to all of you in the vCommunity… our peers, partners, and customers.

After sharing our news for Runecast reviews & news coverage – first half of 2019 we want to make it a regular report, so you can rest assured that your mission-critical environment is in good hands.

New Awards

This year at VMworld US in San Francisco, TechTarget named Runecast an award finalist, and additionally the UK’s computing magazine shortlisted Runecast as a finalist for three additional awards.

2019 Best of VMworld Finalist (TechTarget)

TechTarget named Runecast a 2019 Best of VMworld Finalist in the Virtualization and Cloud Infrastructure Platform category! The award acknowledges Runecast achievements in innovation, value, performance, functionality and ease of use provided to virtualization and cloud infrastructure platforms.


Additionally, everyone at Runecast is excited that we are a current "Finalist" for the three following computing magazine awards, with winners to be chosen in late November (Please vote for us here!):

Security Excellence Awards 2019 (computing magazine)

Along with Chef Software, Panaseer, CyNation Ltd., Sectigo, DFLabs, and Infosys Limited, Runecast is a finalist in the award category: Security Automation.

Technology Product Awards 2019 (computing magazine)

Along with Atlas Cloud and Run:ai, Runecast is a finalist in the award category: Best Virtualisation Product.

Along with Rainbird Technologies, Red Hat, SmartFrame Technologies Ltd., Spectra Logic, UiPath, Zerto, and Zynstra, Runecast is a finalist in the award category: Technology Innovator of the Year.


Reviews and News Coverage in Q3 2019

July 2019

Runecast Analyzer ESXi Upgrade Simulation Feature (TechCrumble)

Runecast Analyzer 2.7.3 released with editable PCI-DSS (Brandon Lee, VirtualizationHowto)

Runecast Analyzer 2.7.3 with editable PCI-DSS and ESXi Upgradability feature (Paolo Valsecchi, NoLabNoParty)


August 2019


Runecast Analyzer makes hardware checking against the VMware HCL easy (Ivo Beerens)

VMware vSAN HCL Checks With Runecast Analyzer 3.0 (TechCrumble)

Runecast Analyzer 3.0! (Duncan Epping, YellowBricks)

Runecast Analyzer 3.0 rilasciato (Paolo Valsecchi, NoLabNoParty)

Runecast Analyzer 3.0 released (Paolo Valsecchi, NoLabNoParty)

Runecast Analyzer v3.0 released (VCDX56)

Runecast Analyzer 3.0 New Features (Brandon Lee, VirtualizationHowto)

Runecast Analyzer 3.0 adds HCL checks (Andrea Mauro, vInfrastructure Blog)


September 2019

Runecast Announces Partnership with Pure-Play Software Distributor Prianto (Press Release)

Prianto wird Distributor von Runecast (


Runecast Analyzer 3.0 Details and New Features (Vladan SEGET)


Next Up!

As we’ve a super-busy Q4 schedule lined up (VMworld EU, AWS re:Invent, and more), we expect to have even more great news coverage of Runecast Analyzer, which we will report to you in early Q1 2020.

If you’re a VMware admin and would like to review your experience with Runecast Analyzer, get in touch we will send you a test license!

See our news coverage for all of 2019 here.


Carpe diem,

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