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Azure Virtual WAN P2S (User VPN) Review

Azure virtual WAN is one of the new enhancements to the networking portfolio for Azure this year. The value proposition is to provide path optimisation for customers connecting to Azure or Office 365 by enabling the closest hop into the Microsoft network backbone from whatever region your office may be located. This fills the gap […]

Cisco HyperFlex Stretched Cluster Performance Testing – HCIBench

I previously performed some performance testing of my new HyperFlex Stretched Cluster using IOMeter. The feedback that I received from some readers was that IOMeter is an “outdated” tool which was used to measure performance of old storage systems and is no longer suitable for new hyper-converged platforms. Therefore, I ran another performance test using […]

Cisco HyperFlex Stretched Cluster Performance Testing – IOMeter

I built my first HyperFlex hybrid stretched cluster last week and was interested in getting some IO benchmarks. Just how much IOPs can I get out of the system? I had previously did similar testing on a VSAN ready-node and could easily obtain the maximum IOPs of the system so was interested to see if […]