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VMware Cloud Foundation on the ActualTech Media DemoCast

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This past week I had the pleasure of joining the ActualTech Media DemoCast moderated by David Davis. We did a quick review of VMware Cloud Foundation and jumped straight into demonstrating some of the key capabilities of the platform. VMware Cloud Foundation delivers enterprise-ready cloud infrastructure by combining VMware’s highly scalable hyper-converged software (vSphere/vSAN) with Read more...

Customer Momentum: Large Pharmaceutical Company Standardizes on Cloud Foundation to Meet Compliance Across the Globe

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In our previous customer momentum posts, Mauricio and I have talked about the following use cases of customers who have purchased Cloud Foundation: 1) Hybrid Cloud 2) IT Automation in Private Cloud 3) Modernizing IT infrastructure Today, I want to talk about a major pain point that affects many of our Cloud Foundation customers: Compliance! Read more...

Building a Successful Business Case with Cloud Foundation

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From the early success of Cloud Foundation, it is clear that the value of an integrated cloud infrastructure platform has resonated with our customers. But many enterprises are still adopting a traditional approach to building infrastructure, one that requires specialized hardware, manual integrations and extensive ongoing administration.  Making the switch to a modern, software defined Read more...

VMware Cloud Foundation 2.1.2 is Generally Available

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On April 6th 2017, we released VMware Cloud Foundation 2.1.2 as a minor patch release. As a patch release, you’ll notice that the release notes are abbreviated and that the content of the VMware Cloud Foundation 2.1.1 release notes also applies to this release. The patch bundle is now available through the Lifecycle Management feature in VMware Cloud Foundation’s Read more...

Meet the Engineer: Priyanka Tembey

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In the first of the “Meet the Engineer” series, we are speaking with Priyanka Tembey, a senior member of the technical staff on VMware Cloud Foundation, with primary responsibility over the SDDC Manager architecture and functionality. Interviewer: What is your role on the VMware Cloud Foundation R&D team? PRIYANKA: Within VMware Cloud Foundation, I look Read more...

Customer Momentum: Government Research Agency Modernize Private Cloud with VMware Cloud Foundation and vRealize Automation

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As my colleague, Mauricio Barra, mentioned in his earlier post, VMware Cloud Foundation is resonating with customers in the market place and we have had significant customer momentum since launch. We are now transitioning into a phase where these initial customers are deploying and starting to realize the benefits of Cloud foundation. A key use Read more...
VMware Validated Design for SDDC 4.0 Reference Poster

VMware Validated Design for SDDC 4.0 Architecture Reference Poster

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On March 2nd 2017 we released the VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center 4.0. A milestone release in our commitment to delivering our customers standardized, proven, and robust data-center level designs for the Software-Defined Data Center. The excitement from our customers and partners for this release has been phenomenal – from the wave of Read more...

Closing Your Automation Gap

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See how VMware Cloud Foundation closes a big gap in data center automation. It steps in as a unique solution and automates steps which almost always are done manually in data centers today, despite the broad range of available tools. In a previous series of blog articles I explored how VMware Cloud Foundation and the VMware Read more...