Built by VMware: VMware Cloud Foundation’s Full Stack

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The most important strategic decision you’ll make in the next five years is selecting your software stack. When looking to expand your data center and move to the hybrid cloud, admin simplicity and intrinsic security are non-negotiable. What’s more, you need a software-defined data center that allows you to scale and build on existing investment. Read more...

VMware Cloud Foundation on Dell EMC VxRail Blog Series – part 6: NSX-T and L3 Stretch Cluster updates

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Author: Amitrajit Chatterjee, Field Solutions Architect In the previous blog, we discussed how to deploy NSX-T with VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) on Dell EMC VxRail. With the latest release of Cloud Foundation 3.9.1, customers can now deploy NSX-T and select the physical network interface cards (pNICs) more easily.   If you recall in the previous Read more...

Application Virtual Networks – Enabling Stronger Mobility and Flexibility with VMware Cloud Foundation

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By: Nick Marshall One of the new features in the 3.9.1 release of VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) is use of Application Virtual Networks (AVNs) to completely abstract the hardware and realize the true value from a software-defined cloud computing model. As an introduction, AVNs are software-defined overlay networks that serve as specialized purpose in the Read more...

Announcing General Availability of VMware Cloud Foundation 3.9.1

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By: Lavanya Shastri On January 14th 2020, VMware achieved general availability of VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) 3.9.1, introducing support for Application Virtual Networks, API support for multiple physical NICs and vSphere Distributed switches, and improvements to Cloud Builder and Developer Center.  The following post provides an overview of the release content and links to additional Read more...
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VMware Cloud Foundation Keeps Good Company

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We are pleased to announce that VMware Cloud Foundation has been recognized as a Finalist in CRN’s 2019 Products of the Year in the Hybrid Cloud category.  This recognition shows the building momentum behind Cloud Foundation and a growing preference for a hybrid cloud strategy among IT leaders.  But recognition for being a finalist in Read more...

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...
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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...