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...

Top 4 Cloud Foundation Sessions to Attend at VMworld 2018 Europe

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What happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas—and that’s especially true for VMworld. After wrapping up the U.S. event in August, VMworld is set to touch down in Barcelona on November 5-8 for the European edition of the conference. And just like this summer’s Las Vegas-based program, VMworld Europe will feature a number of Read more...

MultiCloud Workload Migration Strategies with Cloud Foundation – Whitepaper

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I am pleased to announce the availability of a new whitepaper MultiCloud 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 also discusses options for moving workloads between your on-premises private cloud and Read more...

Introducing VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center 4.3

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On July 17th VMware released another update to the VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center (VVD for SDDC).  This latest release (4.3) continues to build on the momentum established with previous updates by introducing many new features and capabilities that continue to improve the SDDC architecture and make it easier for customers to deploy and operate a VMware Read more...

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The VMware Cloud Foundation HOL is live!

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VMware Cloud Foundation helps customers to easily deploy, operate and maintain their private cloud infrastructure. Cloud Foundation brings together VMware’s compute, storage, and network virtualization, combined with cloud management into a natively integrated stack, and allows you to deliver enterprise-ready cloud infrastructure with automation and management capabilities for simplified operations that are consistent across private Read more...

Automating Cloud Management — Deploying the vRealize Suite on VMware Cloud Foundation

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VMware Cloud Foundation makes deploying and operating a VMware-based hybrid cloud easy in three ways: Standardization: Cloud Foundation implements a standardized, modern HCI architecture that is highly scalable and repeatable. Every Cloud Foundation deployment is built on this common architecture, which provides consistency and eliminates snowflakes. Unification and validation: Cloud Foundation combines the core building Read more...

Guide to Hybrid Cloud Infographic

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According to IDC, 2020 will be the year when combined IT infrastructure spend on public and private clouds will eclipse spending on traditional data centers. The company predicts that public cloud will account for 32% of IT infrastructure spending, while private cloud will take 20% of the budget, totaling more than half of all infrastructure Read more...

Introducing VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center 4.2

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On Feb 13th VMware released the VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center version 4.2.  This latest update to our detailed prescriptive path on how to implement, operate, and maintain a VMware based Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) includes a few minor changes, such as updates to the software bill of materials and some new naming conventions, Read more...