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Announcing General Availability of VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0

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We are pleased to announce General Availability (GA) of VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0!  Cloud Foundation 4 was announced during our Modern Apps Launch event on March 10th and excitement around the latest version of VMware’s hybrid cloud platform has been growing since.  With Release 4.0, Cloud Foundation takes a significant step forward in offering customers Read more...
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VMware Cloud Foundation Empowers Reliable Business Operations

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The unusual circumstances of today have pushed many organizations to reconsider their business operations strategy as a whole, to refocus on ensuring operational resiliency and continuity in the face of massive disruption. This extraordinary time forces businesses around the world to take stock of their IT investments and cloud platform strategy in particular. However, organizations Read more...
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VMware Cloud Foundation Provides Huge Benefits to Small IT Staff

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Given a rapidly-evolving technology landscape, ever-present cybersecurity risks and underperforming, overly-complex legacy systems, many organizations are turning to VMware Cloud Foundation powered by VMware vSAN to simplify and automate operations. It allows the IT department to deliver high-performing network infrastructure day in, day out. Such was the case at Xavier University of Louisiana, an HBCU Read more...

Deployment of Workload Domains on VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0 on Dell EMC VxRail using Public API – Part 1

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Authors: Madhav Achari (Systems Test) Amitrajit Chatterjee (Field Solutions Architect) VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0 on Dell EMC VxRail introduces support of workload domain deployment and operations utilizing the public API interface. In this multi-part blog series, we will provide guidance on how to use these new APIs to perform common deployments and operations. In Part Read more...

Introducing VMware Cloud Foundation 3.10

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VMware is announcing General Availability of VMware Cloud Foundation version 3.10 bringing in new capabilities for VCF customers running version 3.9.1 and earlier releases.  VMware Cloud Foundation 3.10 includes the following capabilities: The VMware Cloud Foundation 3.10 release includes the following: ESXi Cluster-Level and Parallel Upgrades: Enables you to update the ESXi software on multiple Read more...

Announcing VMware vSphere with Kubernetes Support on the VMware Cloud Foundation Management Domain

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When VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0 released in April 2020, it introduced support for VMware vSphere with Kubernetes.  With the initial release, users were required to create a virtual infrastructure (VI) domain to enable vSphere with Kubernetes.  This meant that a minimum of seven servers was needed to run vSphere with Kubernetes on Cloud Foundation: four Read more...
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Running vSphere? Five reasons why you need Cloud Foundation

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  The needle has moved and the paradigm has shifted for many businesses today.  Innovation is no longer just a cool thing to be seen doing – it’s now a necessity for maintaining relevance in an ever-changing consumer driven world.  Within the last decade we have seen an increasing number of large well-known companies and Read more...
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#VMwareVCFchat Recap: Cloud Foundation 4 + NSX-T 3.0

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On April 22, the Cloud Foundation team hosted our second #VMwareVCFchat tweet chat! We asked a series of questions regarding the latest release of Cloud Foundation 4, but this time we focused on the features of NSX-T 3.0. We kicked off the Tweet Chat by introducing our guests Josh Townsend, Rick Walsworth, and Varun Santosh, (Tweet Link), then it Read more...

Replacing VMware ESXi SSL Certificate in VMware Cloud Foundation

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This blog post describes the steps to replace an SSL certificate for ESXi hosts in VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF). The steps mentioned in the blog are verified against ESXi 6.7, 7.0 and VCF 4.0 versions and applicable to Management domain and Workload domains. By default, vSphere components use the VMCA-signed certificate and key that are Read more...