The release of vSphere 6.5 introduces enhancements to several of VMware’s storage management capabilities, including enhancements to Storage Policy-Based Management (SPBM), Storage IO Control (SIOC), virtual disk management, and of course the highly anticipated 2.0 version of vSphere Virtual Volumes. This week we continue our coverage of vSphere 6.5 and bring in VMware Product Manager Ben Meadowcroft to discuss SPBM and Virtual Volumes 2.0. Ben Meadowcroft is VMware Product Manager with a background in developing and launching new software products to win new business and revitalizing legacy products to grow market share. Ben’s specialties include Product Management, New Product Development, Team Leadership, Software Design, User Interface Design, Java & JavaEE. You can follow Ben on twitter at @benMeadowcroft. Show Related Links * storagehub.vmware.com What’s new in Virtual Volumes 2.0 VMworld 2016: VVol Technical Deep Dive The Virtually Speaking Podcast The Virtually Speaking Podcast is a weekly technical podcast dedicated to discussing VMware topics related to storage and availability. Each week Pete Flecha and John Nicholson bring in various subject matter experts from VMware and within the industry to discuss their respective areas of expertise. If you’re new to the Virtually Speaking Podcast check out all episodes on vSpeakingPodcast.com.