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Feature Friday Episode 26 – App LaunchPad 2.0

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Welcome to Episode 26!   As you know each week we will release a new video covering a different topic in more depth. The content will be mostly technical but will also cover services that are feasible with the features. Keep an eye out on this blog site to see when a new video is released. Read more...

VMware Cloud Director Availability 4.1 – Backup and Restore appliances

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Creating appliance backups and restoring them is one of the new features in VMware Cloud Director Availability 4.1.  This new feature covers the backup and restore of configuration files, database dump, network configuration, public certificates, keystores, and more. Running a backup will collect this information from all appliances – manager, replicator, cloud, tunnel, and on-premises Read more...
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Developer Ready Clouds for VMware Cloud Provider Partners: App Launchpad 2.0 now supports Bitnami container app deployments

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Co-author: Christian Hoffmann of Swisscom Dynamic Computing Services (DCS)   VMware Cloud Director (VCD) 10.2 and App Launchpad 2.0 now support Bitnami container images and Helm charts enabling VMware Cloud Provider partners to offer VMware Tanzu based containers-as-a-service and attract developer workloads for cloud-native applications. VMware Cloud Director’s App Launchpad is a plug-in for VMware Read more...

VMware Cloud Director Availability 4.1 – new notification options

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VMware Cloud Director Availability 4.1 comes with a set of enhancements to its notification capabilities – new UI menu, new notification channel, tenant access to their notifications settings, and more. Learn more about this in this dedicated YouTube video General improvements The first significant change related to notifications is the new menu where users can Read more...
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Developer Ready Clouds for VMware Cloud Providers: Bitnami content is free for Cloud Provider partners

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 Bitnami content on VMware Marketplace Starting Nov 2, 2020, Bitnami content (what used to be called Bitnami Community Catalog) is available for free for VMware Cloud Providers via VMware Marketplace. Cloud Provider partners do not need MSP Commit Contracts to access Bitnami content. VMware Marketplace is accessible as a service tile on the Cloud Partner Read more...

VMware Cloud Director Availability 4.1 – Initial setup improvements

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The optimal user experience is essential for having a modern and successful product. For this reason, we are pleased to announce that with VMWare Cloud Director Availability™ 4.1, we made some improvements to simplify and expedite the initial setup and configuration of the tool.   This post will review the differences in the initial configuration of VMware Cloud Director Availability Read more...

VMware Cloud Director Availability™ 4.1 Generally Available

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It’s here, at last!   VMware Cloud Director Availability™ 4.1 …..is now Generally Available with a simplified deployment process, some exciting new features, and a reorganized UI. With improvements in security, usability, and performance, VMware Cloud Director Availability is even better at doing: On-Premises to Cloud migration (Cloud onboarding) Cloud-to-Cloud migration On-Premises to Cloud Disaster Read more...

VMware Cloud Director 10.2 – Enhanced NSX-T Integration

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The 10.2 release of VMware Cloud Director introduced key features in the networking and security areas. As part of this VCD release, enhanced NSX-T integration brings advanced functional parity and improvements such as VRF Lite support, Distributed Firewall, cross-VDC networking, NSX Advanced Load Balancer (Avi) integration, and much more! Those improvements have a massive impact Read more...