VMware has release a new section for Storage and Availability technical documents which covers areas such as vSAN, SRM, vVOLS, vSphere Replication and vSphere Core Storage. There are lots of great papers around good practices, technical overviews on these areas.
Also catch up on the great podcast virtually-speaking-podcast
Storage and Availability Technical Documents - https://storagehub.vmware.com/
A good place to try out the new features and functions without needing to install the soft use the VMware hands-on-labs - http://hol.vmware.com