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25 Virtualization and IT Blogs you Have to Check

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Are you looking for trustful content around IT related topics? Do you want to learn more about virtualization, automation, cloud computing and other topics? The good news, many IT experts have launched their own blogs and resources to help the community keep up with the challenges they face.

We have decided to put together a list of blogs that can give you tons of useful content. Considering the number of great sites being created around the topic, we couldn’t possibly cover them on. As a start, we picked 25 blogs, mostly focusing around the virtualization technology, but not only. 

Please note that the order is random and doesn’t reflect a rating.


The ESX Virtualization blog was founded by Vladan Seget in 2008. Vladan is 11 times vExpert, for over 20 years working with  VMware and Microsoft technologies.

Today, on you will find practical tips and how-to posts on virtualization of physical systems, disaster recovery scenarios with fast backups, and recovery. 


virtuallyGhetto is a great blog run by William Lam, Senior Staff Solution Architect working at VMware.

Are you a virtualization or cloud administrator? Then virtuallyGhetto is your everyday source of practical tips around VMware Automation, Integration and Operations.


Yellow Bricks is dedicated to everything around virtualization (mostly VMware related). This is a personal blog maintained by Duncan Epping, a VMware employee and the author of multiple books.

You should check Yellow Bricks to keep up with the VMware updates and ensure the high performance of your environment.


4sysops is an online community for IT professionals.

On the blog experienced IT pros cover the latest technologies in system administration, cloud computing, virtualization, monitoring and DevOps. Additionally, you will find on the 4sysops IT industry news, a forum, where you can talk to colleagues and a wiki page to exchange knowledge.


VMware Arena is written by Mohammed Raffic, a Systems Administrator in VMware. 

The blog covers virtualization related topics including how-to posts, reviews and ebooks on VMware, Hyper-V, Cisco and other technologies.


Maintained by Brand Lee, a long time IT expert, Virtualizationhowto helps IT pros to stay on top of the latest trends in technology, software, hardware, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing.


Scott Lowe is an IT pro who has been in the industry for more than 25 years, currently is a VMware employee.

His blog focuses on cloud computing, Kubernetes, Linux, containers, and networking. 

8. is run by Eric Siebert, a Senior Systems Administrator specializing in Virtualization and Windows Server administration.

The blog is famous for its hundreds of links to technical information and the top 10 lists on different subjects/


VMblog is owned and operated by David Marshall, a 12 time VMware vExpert from 2009 to 2020, and author of “VMware ESX Essentials in the Virtual Datacenter” and “Advanced Server Virtualization: VMware and Microsoft Platforms in the Virtual Datacenter”. is dedicated to spreading the word about modern Data Center technologies like Virtualization, Cloud Computing, Containers, Hyperconvergence, IoT, Software-Defined “X”, etc.  


Founded in 2008 by Erik Scholten, today it is one of the main virtualization blogs in the industry. In total, VMGuru is run by 5 VMware experts. 

If you are looking for practical tips on how to overcome different challenges make sure you check a Troubleshooting page. It has tons of advice every IT engineer can use.


This is a personal blog of  Rory Monaghan, who has been in the IT industry for over 12 years and brings a wide range of experience in enterprise-level End-user computing solutions, including Server-based computing, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Cloud Services, and Desktop deployments.

That’s not all! Rory is hosting a 5 Bytes Podcast, where he features some of the highlights in enterprise IT as well as some useful resources for IT Pros on a weekly basis. 

12. IvoBeerens.NL 

Another personal blog run by a famous vExpert, Ivo Beerens. In the blog, you will find lots of content around virtualization, data center, security, EUC, IoT and cloud. 

13. focuses on the latest in virtualization and cloud from VMware and AWS.

The author, Graham Barker works closely with VMware and AWS solutions. He is a VMware Certified Implementation Expert, 4x VMware vExpert & a VMware User Moderator on the official VMware VMTN forums.

14. vInfrastructure blog 

The blog is run Andrea Mauro, virtualization expert, and architect, System Administrator on Linux and Windows OS, network and storage specialist, and teacher from Italy. His blog is a great source of content about virtualization, cloud and storage.


Eric Sloof has been working in information technology for nearly 25 years and he gained comprehensive knowledge and expertise in virtualized environments, storage and networking, which you can learn from in the blog.


Vstellar is a personal blog of Manish Jha, a VMware employee. Manish has 9 Years of IT experience and exposure on VMware vSphere, vCloud Director, vRealize Suite, VMware NSX, VMware HCX and vSphere Replication.


ProVirtualZone is a personal blog about Virtual Infrastructures maintained by vExpert Luciano Patrão.

The primary focus of this blog is on VMware and Hyper-V products, solutions and services with the associated Storage and Virtual Backup solutions. The purpose of these write-ups is to review, provide break fix information and also design ‘How To’ guides for implementing various virtualization solutions.


Techunplugged is a Tech News, Market Analysis & Content Creation hub for many IT companies. Founded by Max Mortillaro and Arjan Timmerman,  seasoned IT professionals coming from the trenches of Enterprise IT. 

On their blog, Max and Arjan cover a wide range of topics crafted independently or with industry-leading companies. Additionally, they publish lots of interesting content on the Youtube channel.


Originally, Sysprobs was started as the blog that fixes System Problems. Here you will find hundreds of useful how-to guides with product reviews. 

Today, this is one of the trustful and resourceful blogs that cover Windows client OS, Servers, Virtualization such as VMware and VirtualBox. 


Behind this blog is Christian Mohn, a Chief Technologist SDDC for Proact in Norway. Christian is an IT industry “veteran”, podcaster, author and blogger that has survived over 20 years of real-world IT experience. 

In the blog you will find a mix of professional and personal posts, still, IT-related. Be careful, you may end up losing track of the time you spend on this blog.


This is a personal blog of Scott Bollinger , who has been an IT professional for over 25 years. In the blog, you can find posts on Virtualization, Security, VMware, Network and beyond.


This blog is run by Luc Decens, vExpert 2009-2020 / PowerShell MVP 2013-2020 / Co-author VMware vSphere PowerCLI Reference Eds 1 & 2. 

Check out this blog if you want to learn more about PowerShell and Automation.


PlanetVM is a Virtualization Blog site and center for News, tips and general information about Virtualization, both machine, application SBC and Cloud-based services.

Tom Howarth, an expert behind the blog, is an IT executive with over 20 years of experience. He has a large amount of experience with a number of IT systems but specializes in Virtualisation and Infrastructure Design Utilising VMware technology.

24. is moderated by Greg Stuart, a systems engineer by trade, who has worked a slew of IT jobs in his career.  Greg has been chosen as a VMware vExpert every year since 2011. He is also a GestaltIT Tech Field Day delegate.

This is not only a blog but also a vDestination podcast and vExpert corner webcasts series. Bookmark this site if you want to learn from vExperts. 


My Virtual Journey was initially focusing on data center virtualization and cloud technologies, but now it is also covering cybersecurity and other major technology topics. Founded by Nisar Ahmad, a Systems Engineer, 4 x vExpert 2017-20.

Wrap Up

As we mentioned above, this is just a small part of blogs covering virtualization and related topics. Do you have another great blog in mind? Feel free to share in the comments, we will be happy to extend the list.

More Blogs to Check

26. Mastering VMware

This blog was founded by Mayur Parmar to guide people on how to succeed as a VMware Admin in the Field of Virtualization. On Mastering VMware you can find useful content around Virtualization.

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