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...

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 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...

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...

Achieving Data Security and Flexibility with vSAN Stretched Clusters on VMware Cloud Foundation

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For many, vSAN stretched clusters are an attractive option for providing a robust availability solution for their applications.  However, they can be a double-edged sword as they introduce additional requirements which come with added complexity and increased risk.  Did you know that VMware Cloud Foundation can help simplify and de-risk the deployment of vSAN Stretched Clusters? Read more...

VMware HCX and VMware Cloud Foundation: The Simplest Path to Migrating Your Apps to the Hybrid Cloud

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  One of the toughest challenges for any growing organization is how to intelligently expand its aging IT infrastructure while simultaneously modernizing its data center and embracing the cloud.  Legacy solutions are often siloed, highly complex, and difficult to maintain and update.  Supporting these environments places a heavy burden on IT teams and eats away Read more...

VMware Validated Designs at VMworld Europe 2018

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The VMware Validated Design team has something for everyone, even if you’re not able to attend, at VMworld Europe 2018. First we have two new Early Access documents available. These documents have been highly requested from customers and partners like you, and since this is an Early Access release you can give us your input Read more...

Announcing vSAN Stretched Cluster support on VMware Cloud Foundation 3.0

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VMware Cloud Foundation has been the solution of choice for Enterprise IT administrators looking for a turn-key software-defined data center solution. Fundamentally, VMware Cloud Foundation brings together the different virtualization technologies – compute, storage, networking and management – to enable customers to build and operate a private or hybrid cloud as a single entity in Read more...