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VMware Cloud Provider Managed Services

Extending your managed services to customer data centers through VCPP

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  Today, we’re going to explore one of the least know opportunities about the VMware Cloud Provider Program (VCPP): the ability for cloud providers to extend their managed services to customer’s data centers using VCPP points and products; whether for simple data center modernization, hybrid cloud build out, or cloud repatriation. VMware has been talking Read more...
vCloud Availability C2C DR

VMware vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud Disaster Recovery 1.5 – Available Now

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    VMware is announcing vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud Disaster Recovery (DR) 1.5. As a core component of the VMware Cloud Provider Platform, vCloud Availability ensures application continuity between vCloud Director Virtual Data Centres. It fills a much-needed gap in providing native Disaster Recovery of workloads between vCloud Director instances.       VMware vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud DR is a core part of the VMware Cloud Provider Platform which continues to innovate solutions applicable for Read more...

Announcing vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud DR

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  VMware is excited to announce vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud Disaster Recovery (DR) 1.5 to further expand the core capabilities of the VMware Cloud Provider Platform with application continuity between vCloud Director Virtual Data Centres. vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud fills a much-needed gap in providing native Disaster Recovery between vCloud Director instances.   The solution can help Read more...

Announcing Data Protection Capabilities for vCloud Director

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As customers continue to fuel a massive expansion in cloud workloads, we face a growing need to offer proven, cloud-ready data protection and recovery. VMware is announcing the new Data Protection for vCloud Director at VMworld 2018 U.S., which delivers a key integration into vCloud Director. The new offering is provided by Dell EMC to Read more...

Announcing VMware Cloud Provider Hub – Centralized Multi-Cloud Portal

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  VMware continues to accelerate the adoption of cloud services and a multi-cloud world through innovative products. There is no better example of that commitment than the new VMware Cloud Provider Hub, a powerful solution built to dramatically help providers onboard and manage the delivery and management of both VMware and third-party cloud services through Read more...

Announcing VMware vCloud Availability Cloud to Cloud DR

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  VMware is excited to announce vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud Disaster Recovery (DR) 1.5 to further expand the core capabilities of the VMware Cloud Provider Platform with application continuity between vCloud Director Virtual Data Centres. vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud fills a much-needed gap in providing native Disaster Recovery between vCloud Director instances.   The solution can help Read more...

vCloud Director Extender 1.1.0 – GA Announcement

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Author – Guy Bartram Since vCloud Director 9, we have been shipping vCloud Extender (vCloud Extender is VMware’s replacement for vCloud Connector), as of 19th April 2018 vCloud Extender 1.1.0 went GA with new features making on-boarding migrations even easier for providers and tenants alike. vCloud Extender focuses on making a simple, tenant controlled solution Read more...

How to Calculate and Assess Your OpEx

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Written by Guy Bartram, Director, Product Marketing Competitive Intelligence, VMware. This is Part 2 of a two-part series on understanding and calculating your operational cost. Operational cost improvements can be very hard to measure if you consider your operational cost as a ‘sunk’ investment (X Full Time Employees (FTE) per year at $Y cost). How can Read more...

OpEx is Not a Sunk Cost for Future Business

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Written by Guy Bartram, Director, Product Marketing Competitive Intelligence, VMware. This is Part 1 of a two-part series on understanding and calculating your operational cost. For many years, cloud providers have tried to limit their operational costs to keep margins high and healthy. In recent times, a few ‘competitive’ products have poked their heads above the Read more...

NSX Revenue Planning Calculator

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By Guy Bartram The NSX revenue planning calculator is designed to show a service provider how to make additional revenue by upselling component NSX derived services. Many service providers I speak to are asking VMware the age-old question, ‘How can I make money from your bundles?’ Equally we also hear that the bundles are expensive, Read more...