Still got Mainframe? Virtual Desktops in an SNA networks.

My recent engagements with customers from the finance verticals unveiled some specific common requirement when it comes to desktop virtualization projects for their branches. A lot of banks still run core banking software using LU (Logical Units) terminal interfaces on Windows to communicate with Mainframe's SNA network through Microsoft Host Integration Server.  Virtualizing endpoints running … Continue reading Still got Mainframe? Virtual Desktops in an SNA networks.

USB Network Adapters with ESXi

vSphere Hypervisor supports on-board network adapters and those added with PCI/PCIe expansion slots only. There is no support for network adapters connected with USB which might be problematic in some test/dev/home lab use cases. Recently a Fling was released that adds drivers to the ESXi for three most popular network adapters on usb: ASIX USB … Continue reading USB Network Adapters with ESXi