VMware Blogs

  • Automating Horizon 7 Deployments with VMware Cloud Foundation

    VMware Cloud Foundation simplifies the deployment of private cloud infrastructure, turning lengthy and complex implementations into fully automated workflows. When the workflow is complete, customers have a complete vSphere + vSAN + NSX infrastructure that is ready to run business workloads, including Horizon 7 for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). In Cloud Foundation, business workloads are The post Automating Horizon 7 Deployments with VMware Cloud Foundation appeared first on Cloud Found[...]
    Blog Name: Cloud Foundation Author: Josh Townsend
    Published on 2017-11-17 | Time 20:18:27
  • Transforming Cybersecurity as We Know It: A New Security Model

    The current security model is a failure. According to Gartner, Inc., worldwide spending on information security products and services will reach $86.4 billion in 2017, an increase of 7 percent over 2016, but the cost of data breaches significantly exceeds that amount. By the year 2019, Forbes predicts the cost will rise to $2 trillion [...] The post Transforming Cybersecurity as We Know It: A New Security Model appeared first on VMware Radius.
    Blog Name: VMware Radius Author: Marco Leone
    Published on 2017-11-17 | Time 19:34:54
  • VMware Cloud Foundation 2.2 SoS tool

    VMware Cloud Foundation is a best-in-class fully integrated hybrid cloud platform, that includes compute, storage, networking, and security. This hybrid cloud platform with its ability to fully automate the SDDC (software defined data center) deployment and automate software updates, it is the most comprehensive SDDC solution from VMware. Day 2 operational tasks are also enhanced by a The post VMware Cloud Foundation 2.2 SoS tool appeared first on Cloud Foundation.
    Blog Name: Cloud Foundation Author: Heath Johnson
    Published on 2017-11-17 | Time 18:04:15
  • New Release: VMware PowerCLI 6.5.4

    It feels just like yesterday that we released PowerCLI 6.5.3. Shockingly, it was less than a month ago when we released the brand-new module to help manage and automate your NSX-T environments. Yet, we’re back with another brand-new module to manage VMware Cloud on AWS environments as well as a bunch of new and updated [...] The post New Release: VMware PowerCLI 6.5.4 appeared first on VMware PowerCLI Blog.
    Blog Name: PowerCLI Author: Kyle Ruddy
    Published on 2017-11-17 | Time 16:13:44
  • vSpeaking Podcast Episode 62: Virtualizing SQL Server

    It wasn’t that long ago that SQL Server was considered too resource-intensive to successfully virtualize. A new generation of hardware and advances in vSphere have made it much more common however it’s still easy to make mistakes that can result in poorly performing SQL Server VMs. This week we discuss SQL Server with Argenis Fernandez The post vSpeaking Podcast Episode 62: Virtualizing SQL Server appeared first on Virtual Blocks.
    Blog Name: vSAN / Virtual Blocks Author: Pete Flecha
    Published on 2017-11-17 | Time 15:14:20
  • New VMware Security Advisories VMSA-2017-0018 and VMSA-2017-0019

    Today, we released VMSA-2017-0018 and VMSA-2017-0019. VMSA-2017-0018 – VMware Workstation, Fusion, and Horizon View Client updates resolve multiple security vulnerabilities This documents critical and moderate severity vulnerabilities affecting VMware Horizon View Client for Windows 4.x, Workstation 12.x and Fusion 8.x. Issue (a) is a heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability (CVE-2017-4934) which affects VMware Workstation and Fusion […] The post New VMware Security Advisories VMSA-2017-0018[...]
    Blog Name: Security & Compliance Author: Praveen Singh
    Published on 2017-11-16 | Time 05:18:41
  • Interview with Mahesh Kumar on vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager and vRealize Automation 7.3

    Once again I was honored to visit VMware HQ and conduct a series of interviews with the VMware Cloud Management group as part of the ActualTechMedia Roadcast series. Previously, I posted the first group of videos, where I interviewed Taruna Gandhi about vRealize Operations Workload Balancing. In this second group of videos, I interview Mahesh The post Interview with Mahesh Kumar on vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager and vRealize Automation 7.3 appeared first on VMware Cloud Management.
    Blog Name: Cloud Mgmt Author: David Davis Blog
    Published on 2017-11-16 | Time 04:26:33
  • Sharpen Your Marketing Skills: VMware Partner Edge

    “Every skill you acquire doubles your odds of success.”  – Scott Adams   As a valued partner, you are set up for success with the VMware Partner Network.  What’s more, with VMware Partner Edge, you now have the ability to acquire even greater skill sets in marketing to help you propel your business to the [...] The post Sharpen Your Marketing Skills: VMware Partner Edge appeared first on Power of Partnership.
    Blog Name: Power of Partnership Author: VMware Partner Team
    Published on 2017-11-16 | Time 19:28:22
  • Remote User Authentication and RBAC with NSX-T

    Remote user authentication and role based access control (RBAC) is an important requirement when deploying new systems in an organization, particularly in the networking world. For that matter, systems typically leverage RADIUS or Active Directory (AD) servers, to name a few. NSX-T integrates with VMware Identity Manager (vIDM) to get the following benefits related to The post Remote User Authentication and RBAC with NSX-T appeared first on Network Virtualization.
    Blog Name: NSX / Network Virt Author: Angel Villar Garea
    Published on 2017-11-16 | Time 18:55:43
  • vCloud Director Extender – Installation Review

    This post originally appeared on Clouds, etc. by Daniel Paluszek. I’m happy to announce VMware has released vCloud Extender for vCloud Director. With that said, I was given the opportunity to provide feedback to our talented engineering and product management teams on installing and reviewing this new valuable solution set.   To start – what The post vCloud Director Extender – Installation Review appeared first on VMware Cloud Provider Blog.
    Blog Name: vCloud Author: VMware Cloud Provider Team
    Published on 2017-11-16 | Time 17:00:38
  • Interview with VMware’s Taruna Gandhi on vRealize Operations 6.6 with Automated Workload Balancing

    Once again I was honored to visit VMware HQ and conduct a series of interviews with the VMware Cloud Management group as part of the ActualTechMedia Roadcast series. In this first group of videos that I’ll post from the interviews, I was happy to talk again with Taruna Gandhi, Product Marketing Manager in the Cloud Management The post Interview with VMware’s Taruna Gandhi on vRealize Operations 6.6 with Automated Workload Balancing appeared first on VMware Cloud Management.
    Blog Name: Cloud Mgmt Author: David Davis Blog
    Published on 2017-11-15 | Time 17:46:03
  • VMware Cloud Certification Services – A journey to SaaS transformation

    VMware delivers a pre-configured cloud based certification test bed in the cloud for a fixed duration of time to it’s partners to certify their products. Partners with access to the program can log-in using a URL provided by VMware and access the test bed without any VPN. Following are the highlights of this program. Centralized [...] The post VMware Cloud Certification Services – A journey to SaaS transformation appeared first on VMware Developer Blog.
    Blog Name: VMware Developer Blog Author: Abid Saeed
    Published on 2017-11-14 | Time 23:56:53
  • New KB articles published for week ending 12th November 2017

    VMware vCenter Server Installing or upgrading to vCenter Server 6.5 fails on the Windows server that uses 53/TCP port (DNS Service) Date Published: 2017/11/06 VMware Horizon Cloud with Hosted Infrastructure Edit General Settings Date Published: 2017/11/06 VMware vSphere Data Protection Unable to deploy VDP due invalid/expired certificate Date Published: 2017/11/06 VMware NSX for vSphere Deploying […] The post New KB articles published for week ending 12th November 2017 appeared first on Suppor[...]
    Blog Name: Support Insider Author: Ashwini Srinivas
    Published on 2017-11-14 | Time 20:02:04
  • To Boost Customer Satisfaction, US Signal brings on vCloud Director

    US Signal is a leading IT solutions provider offering secure, cutting-edge technology to organizations wanting to expand their IT capabilities. The company, based out of Grand Rapids, Michigan, provides clients with co-location services, cloud hosting, disaster recovery, data protection — all through a fiber network. But its customers want more, and US Signal aims to The post To Boost Customer Satisfaction, US Signal brings on vCloud Director appeared first on VMware Cloud Provider Blog.
    Blog Name: vCloud Author: VMware Cloud Provider Team
    Published on 2017-11-14 | Time 17:00:37
  • Benefits of Containerizing Traditional Applications with vSphere Integrated Containers

    By Ed Hoppitt, EMEA Lead – Cloud-Native Apps and DevOps at VMware VMware vSphere Integrated Containers (VIC), now at version 1.2, is seeing a significant level of interest from customers wanting to leverage it to repackage legacy applications as they start their journey toward applications built around new, modern frameworks. VIC is a feature of The post Benefits of Containerizing Traditional Applications with vSphere Integrated Containers appeared first on Cloud-Native Apps.
    Blog Name: Cloud-Native Apps Author: Cloud-Native Apps
    Published on 2017-11-14 | Time 17:00:18