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Introducing the Cloud Director Plugin Development Environment

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Note: “Introducing the Cloud Director Plugin Development Environment” is the first part in a blog series entitled “Authoring Cloud Director Plugins: A Practical Approach”. Be on the lookout for Part 2, “Building a Cloud Director UI Plugin”. Introduction A frequent request we see regarding UI plugin development is “how can I iterate on my plugin Read more...

Introducing the new VCPP Commerce Portal

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VMware is excited to announce a new portal for Cloud Providers. Partners have been using the Business Portal for years to submit their monthly usage for their consumption based licensing. Since the introduction of the Business Portal, we’ve added more programs for partners, greater billing support, additional license orders, automatic reporting, and many more things Read more...

Caveonix Risk Foresight with Kaus Phaltankar

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  Welcome to 2020 and episode 11 of CloudSpot! This week I’m joined by Kaus Phaltankar, the CEO of Caveonix – a proactive cloud risk and compliance platform available to our VMware Cloud Partners. Security is, and pretty much has been, the number 1 customer concern with cloud usage and adoption. In 2019, compliance and cyber-security Read more...

Wire self-paced learning platform is migrating to VMware Learning Zone

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Wire self-paced learning platform is migrating to VMware Learning Zone on the 20th Jan 2020.   The Wire platform was introduced over a year ago to help our partners access free enablement materials, it currently has over 2200 Cloud Provider contacts and contains 178 course modules in the main “VCPP Solution Enablement Learning Path” alone. Read more...

Bitnami Community Catalog for VCPP through VMware Cloud Marketplace is now GA!

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Bitnami Community Catalog is now generally available (GA) to VCPP partners to offer to their customers through vCloud Director. Bitnami provides customers a rich set of workload solutions such as developer tools, databases and network & security solutions. These pre-approved solutions form the building blocks for new application and can shorten the “builder’s journey” – Read more...
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Terraform vCloud Director Provider Christmas Release

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Last Christmas we started packaging our first release of the revived HashiCorp Terraform vCloud Director Provider (the 2.0). Now a year and six releases later we are releasing our second “holiday season” release – the 2.6.0! Let’s take a quick look at the new capabilities and see how far the provider developed throughout the year. Read more...
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VMware Cloud Director – Simple Rights Management with Bundles

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As a VMware Cloud Provider, you have numerous options when it comes to giving tenants access to VMware Cloud Director (VCD) features. You can give tenants restricted access to the underlying system and offer fully managed services, or provide comprehensive feature access which allows tenants to use their resources in self-service way, or something in Read more...

Object Storage Services for vCloud Director with Cloudian

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Welcome to episode 10 of CloudSpot!   In this episode I’m joined by Jon Toor, CMO at Cloudian to discuss Object Storage, and their S3-compatible storage solutions for VMware vCloud Director. Cloudian Object Storage for VMware vCloud Director is a storage platform that lets VMware cloud providers and their tenant users deploy, manage and consume S3-compatible Read more...