BPS: Creating a Roadmap for vSphere Upgrades

BlogPost Series – Creating a Roadmap for vSphere Upgrades: <br> Phase 6 – Defining the Soll & Roadmap

BlogPost Series – Creating a Roadmap for vSphere Upgrades:
Phase 6 – Defining the Soll & Roadmap

Intro We covered quite some topics in the previous blogposts. We talked about how important the assessment phase is, which Technical & Common vSphere Challenges you could expect, and what the ...
BlogPost Series – Creating a Roadmap for vSphere Upgrades: <br> Phase 5.3 – Solving vSphere Compatibility Challenges with VVD

BlogPost Series – Creating a Roadmap for vSphere Upgrades:
Phase 5.3 – Solving vSphere Compatibility Challenges with VVD

Intro VMware its product portfolio has grown immensely in the last several years. Most VMware products are designed to integrate & enhance each other but also to be compatible with one and ...
BlogPost Series – Creating a Roadmap for vSphere Upgrades: <br> Phase 5.2 – Common vSphere Challenges

BlogPost Series – Creating a Roadmap for vSphere Upgrades:
Phase 5.2 – Common vSphere Challenges

Intro Upgrading and maintaining a vSphere environment is a broad topic that also can be difficult. As you probably have noticed already in the blogpost series, there are numerous ways of doing a ...
BlogPost Series – Creating a Roadmap for vSphere Upgrades: <br> Phase 5.1 – Technical vSphere Challenges

BlogPost Series – Creating a Roadmap for vSphere Upgrades:
Phase 5.1 – Technical vSphere Challenges

Intro Without knowledge, one cannot make reliable (technical) decisions. Quite simple right. That’s why it is so important that you do your research well and spend enough time gathering ...
BlogPost Series – Creating a Roadmap for vSphere Upgrades: <br> Phase 4 – Dependencies & Compatibility

BlogPost Series – Creating a Roadmap for vSphere Upgrades:
Phase 4 – Dependencies & Compatibility

Intro You have done the interviews, gained a lot of insight through tools, documentation and whatsoever, and with that you’ve created your first draft of the so-called IST. During the assessment ...
BlogPost Series – Creating a Roadmap for vSphere Upgrades: <br> Phase 3 – Defining the IST

BlogPost Series – Creating a Roadmap for vSphere Upgrades:
Phase 3 – Defining the IST

Intro With the GAP-Analysis we’ll try to create a clear overview of where we start and where we want to be, starting with defining the IST. The IST is so called starting point or baseline if ...
BlogPost Series – Creating a Roadmap for vSphere Upgrades: <br> Phase 2 – Assessment

BlogPost Series – Creating a Roadmap for vSphere Upgrades:
Phase 2 – Assessment

Intro One of the most important parts in projects (and also most of the time neglected) is the assessment phase. Creating an upgrade path and executing it, is no different. Some upgrade paths are ...
BlogPost Series – Creating a Roadmap for vSphere Upgrades: <br> Phase 1 – Kick-off

BlogPost Series – Creating a Roadmap for vSphere Upgrades:
Phase 1 – Kick-off

IntroThis is the beginning of the blogpost series “Creating a Roadmap for vSphere Upgrades”. As a consultant, I’ve seen quite some different type of customers, business environments, uses cases ...