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Discover vSphere 7 for VMware Cloud Providers

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  We’re pleased to announce that vSphere 7.0 is generally available to VMware Cloud Providers as of April 2, 2020. This is a monumental release featuring key enhancements to vSphere that provides you, VMware Cloud Providers, with the only true hybrid-cloud platform with integrated HCI and cloud mobility.   What’s New in vSphere 7 The Read more...

Usage Meter 4.1 now requires the Flex Pricing Model

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VMware has made some changes to the the VMware Usage Meter 4.1 registration process in the new VMware Commerce Portal. Usage Meter 4.1, the newest version of the metering tool, is based on an agent + service model. As a partner, you must deploy the appliance and then register it with an online service built Read more...

CloudSpot episode 12 VMware Anywhere with Scott Hanson from Claranet

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Welcome to episode 12 of CloudSpot   In this episode I’m happy to be joined by Scott Hanson, Technical Director for Hybrid Cloud at Claranet. We will discuss what Claranet offer and how Claranet is evolving from a multi-cloud to hybrid cloud provider and covering their professional services through to cloud offerings and everything in Read more...

Creating Business Continuity with VMware Cloud Providers

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Heightened awareness around employee health and new work restrictions have greatly reduced the classic physical office interactions. As a result, we recognize the need for our end customers to ensure business continuity and to provide their employees with the flexibility, safety, and comfort to work from home. This evolving situation is putting a lot of Read more...
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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...