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VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center 4.1 is Now Generally Available

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As we prepare to head VMworld 2017 in both Las Vegas and Barcelona, we’re excited to announce that today, we’ve released the VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center 4.1 – continuing our commitment to delivering standardized, proven, and robust data-center level designs for the Software-Defined Data Center. The VMware Validated Designs provide our customers and Read more...

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...

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...
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...

VMware Validated Design for SDDC 4.0 is Generally Available

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We’re excited to announce that on March 2nd 2017 we released the VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center 4.0. Another milestone in our commitment to delivering our customers standardized, proven, and robust data-center level designs for the Software-Defined Data Center. The VMware Validated Designs provide our customers comprehensive, prescriptive guidance to plan, build, and Read more...

General Availability of the VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center 3.0.2

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We’re happy to announce that on 15 November 2016 we released an update to the VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center from version 3.0 to 3.0.2. This release provides an updated Bill of Materials that incorporates new product versions and detailed upgrade procedures from the VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center version 3.0 to version 3.0.2. The product versions Read more...

Getting Started with VMware Cloud Foundation: SDDC Manager’s Dashboard

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VMware Cloud Foundation’s unified SDDC platform together with the new VMware SDDC Manager drastically simplifies the deployment, configuration and on-going operations of a Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). A key element of the solution, and its simplified user experience is SDDC Manager – a purpose driven component that provides a centralized management plane for the provisioning, Read more...

VMware Validated Design for SDDC 3.0 Now Generally Available

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In the last year since VMware announced the VMware Validated Designs at VMworld 2015, we’ve delivered on two iterations of the VMware Validated Design for SDDC. The first release, VMware Validated Design for SDDC 1.0, became available as a special offering through VMware Professional services in the spring of 2015. That was then followed by Read more...