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Automating PCI DSS v3.2.1 in VMware Virtual Data Centers: Part 1 - Vulnerability Management

The Payment Card Industry’s Data Security Standard (PCI DSS v3.2.1) has recently been updated (May 2018). The standard is crucial for averting breaches and credit card fraud, so preventing serious damages for businesses and customers.

SolarWinds VMAN Integrates with Runecast

Once integrated, the solution offers predictive issue detection together with detailed configuration, best practices, and security analysis. Admins are presented with easy ‘how-to’ guides to prevent all the issues.

Announcing Runecast Analyzer 1.7.5

Today we are excited to share that Runecast is announcing Runecast Analyzer 1.7.5, a patent pending proactive VMware vSphere management solution. The release brings full support of the automated knowledge base and best practice checks for the recently released vSphere 6.7.

NSX 6.4 Custom Dashboard Widget

NSX for vSphere 6.4 was released a few months back (January 16, 2018) bringing many improvements. One of which is a new NSX default homepage, known as Dashboard.

How to Fix Spectre and Meltdown in VMware vSphere

Spectre and Meltdown are security vulnerabilities that are now familiar to the VMware community.

March UserCons and VMUG Meetings

In less than two weeks our engineers traveled to three different continents.

Runecast Analyzer Release v1.7.1

This release brings "Knowledge Definition" updates (a slick mechanism enabling rapid updates for all new/updated vSphere and vSAN knowledge). Previously, users updated the virtual appliance with each new release (including knowledge definitions) meaning a slower release cycle for updates.

Five Star Product Ranking from a VMware vExpert Aruna Lakmal

Runecast Analyzer review and comparison against VMware Skyline service

How to Avoid PSOD - VMware Purple Screen of Death

The Purple Screen of Death (PSOD) is a fatal crash of VMware ESX/ESXi hosts which kills all active Virtual Machines.

Announcing Runecast Analyzer v1.7

Introducing VMware vSAN and VMware "stack" in Runecast Analyzer v1.7

Runecast won Techtrailblazers Awards 2017!

Runecast won Virtualization category in TechtrailBlazers awards for 2017

Free Mobile App - Runecast Offline VMware Knowledge Base

Sometimes a simple tool is the most powerful one.

Where are we with Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities in VMware environments

Since these vulnerabilities were publicly disclosed, there have been several articles (Security Advisories and KBs) and recommendations on how to patch VMware environments.

How to fix MeltDown and Spectre vulnerabilities with Runecast Analyzer v1.6.5

This version brings the ability to scan and detect CPU chip vulnerabilities known as "MeltDown" and "Spectre" on your VMware infrastructure. 

Runecast Analyzer v1.6.6 is out to help with Meltdown and Spectre patching

We are updating our product immediately there is a new patch or update from VMware.

Runecast Analyzer Evaluation Guide

We want you to make the most out of every day you use Runecast Analyzer. To help with that, we’ve prepared this evaluation tutorial that covers how to best use Analyzer to protect your VMware environment against issues and security threats.

3 easy ways to change Runecast Analyzer network settings

Runecast Analyzer is distributed as standard OVA, making it easy to deploy and manage. A few times, when customers were moving Runecast Analyzer from PoC to production we were asked if it's possible just to change the IP and keep the current configuration. Yes, it is!

VMUG Meeting CZ

There couldn't be a better way to wrap up 2017 than attending a VMUG meeting in our homeland, Czech Republic.

SVC Awards

Back in September, we were delighted to learn that Runecast Analyzer was a finalist in the SVC Awards in the Software Defined Infrastructure Product of the Year category.

UK and Italian VMUG UserCons

Runecast has been a devoted VMware User Group supporter, especially in 2017. We sponsor VMUG events all over the globe - in US, Australia and Europe. We have been grateful for the opportunity to meet our community peers and have direct discussions on the problems and needs in IT operations.

VMworld 2017 - it is all about networking

VMworld is all about networking. And we did a lot of that!

vRealize Orchestrator Plug-In for Runecast Analyzer released!

Today we released the first version of vRealize Orchestrator Plug-In for Runecast Analyzer!

Runecast Analyzer 1.6 is here! Integrations and Security are key!

We give you the Runecast Web Client plug-in. Once deployed and registered with your Runecast Analyzer instance, it will seamlessly integrate with the Web Client interface and provide details of potential problems directly in the Web interface all vSphere admins love (or hate) to use. See the Runecast User Guide for more information on how to set up the Web Client plugin.

Runecast API Boost

Almost all aspects of the product are now covered, including its configuration.