Workload Migration Strategies with Cloud Foundation – Whitepaper

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I am pleased to announce the availability of a whitepaper co-authored with John Nicholson,  Workload Migration Strategies with VMware Cloud Foundation.  This whitepaper provides guidance on how to move existing application workloads, running on your legacy vSphere infrastructure, into your VMware Cloud Foundation based private cloud.  It covers two common migration approaches and includes live migration options Read more...

Get the Facts about VMware Cloud Foundation – Part 3

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Welcome to part three of our #VCFacts series, where we’re addressing frequently asked questions and misnomers about Cloud Foundation with hard data points and clarifying examples. In part one, we explained why Cloud Foundation is cost-effective, why its components rank at the top of their respective categories and deep-dived into its endless automation capabilities. Last Read more...

Delivering Global Scale, Management and Visibility with VMware Cloud Foundation 3.9

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As customers continue to expand their VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) footprint at global scale, there is a growing set of real-world deployment requirements that is driving further innovation to the product. These requirements surface through customer interactions and help the VCF product team to prioritize and address these requirements as rapidly as possible. Today VMware Read more...

Managing Large Scale Deployments with VCF Multi-Instance Management

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By: Lavanya Shastri, Product Line Manager, VMware Cloud Foundation Managing Large Scale Deployments with VCF Multi-Instance Management With the GA of VMware Cloud Foundation 3.9, customers now have the ability to view the health of all workloads running across all VCF instances globally enabling them to treat their data centers as a single resource pool Read more...

Single SSO Domain with Multiple Cloud Foundation Instances

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So, you have adopted VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF), or maybe you have spent some time reviewing the VMware Validated Design (VVD) and found that you would like to deploy a Single SSO domain.  In VVD architecture they propose having two regions with a Single SSO Domain, but natively the VCF deployment process expects a greenfield Read more...

Get the Facts about VMware Cloud Foundation – Part 2

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Market leaders are using Cloud Foundation to transition to hybrid cloud, leveraging an integrated cloud infrastructure that provides a consistent operational model. IT staffers understand the importance of following VMware’s lead to a simple, secure, and agile path to a hybrid cloud. Although IT decision-makers are familiar with the benefits of Cloud Foundation, they still Read more...

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VM Hardware 14 = Hybrid Cloud

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Hybrid Cloud is a popular topic for our customers lately. Especially now that VMware customers can run their application workloads in any of the six major public cloud providers, as well as multiple sites on-premises. Also, with powerful tools like HCX, that can live-migrate applications between all these sites without downtime. There is no better Read more...

Get the Facts about VMware Cloud Foundation – Part 1

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Cloud Foundation adoption is skyrocketing in tandem with the growing movement toward the hybrid cloud. IT decision-makers across enterprises now understand that the VMware products they know and love alone are in fact better together than they ever were apart—delivering consistent, simple, secure and agile cloud infrastructure so you can enjoy the flexibility of the Read more...

Protecting Your VCF Management Domain

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Disaster Proofing your SDDC management domain is a breeze with VMware Cloud Foundation. Overview VMware Cloud Foundation is an integrated software stack that bundles compute virtualization (VMware vSphere), storage virtualization (VMware vSAN), network virtualization (VMware NSX), and cloud management and monitoring (VMware vRealize Suite) into a single platform that can be deployed on premises as Read more...

Private Cloud powered by VMware Cloud Foundation on Dell/EMC PowerEdge MX

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Modern data center infrastructure has seen significant transformations as IT architects have gone from bare metal servers to compute virtualization to a fully software-defined data center (SDDC). As compute density increased, converged infrastructure delivered increased utilization of the storage, compute and networking resources under a virtualized software control plane (e.g.VxBlock/vSphere).   The accelerated growth of Read more...