Latest Posts

VMware Cloud Provider Managed Services

Extending your managed services to customer data centers through VCPP

posted

  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...

VMware CloudMasters – Enablement Launch

posted

  I am happy to announce the launch of VMware CloudMasters enablement training for our providers within the VMware Cloud Provider Program (VCPP). In this post, we will detail out what this program entails in coordination with our aggregators. What is it? The genesis of CloudMasters was to provide a fundamental training plan on enabling Read more...

Important Security Update for Container Service Extension

posted

An important new version of Container Service Extension (CSE) is now available, version 1.2.7, that includes a critical fix for a security issue in the runc component of Docker. You can read more details about the security issue in the Security Advisory: https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2019-0001.html Upgrading CSE with New Security Fix For upgrading follow the procedure documented in Read more...

New Role-Based Access Control for Container Service Extension (CSE)

posted

Container Service Extension (CSE) version 1.2.6 introduced a key enhancement, role-based access control (RBAC). The new feature gives service providers the ability to monetize Kubernetes service offerings by selectively enabling tenant access to CSE. A tenant admin can then use the role-based access control to assign Kubernetes operator roles within their organization. Role-based access control Read more...

Case Study: Monetizing Multi-tenant Cloud with VMware vCloud Availability DR Services

posted

Digital West expands its business with new cloud-to-cloud disaster recovery (DR) services powered by VMware vCloud Availability. Digital West is the result of several companies coming together to provide larger SMBs and small enterprise customers with data, voice and managed services. Today, its data and voice customers benefit from private cloud, public cloud and hybrid cloud Read more...

Business Value of Singtel Hybrid Cloud Services With VMware Cloud Provider Platform

posted

Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. (Singtel) is the largest telecommunications provider in Singapore, with business operations in Asian, African, and Australian markets. Today, businesses in 21 countries rely on Singtel and its portfolio of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and cloud services to do business in a competitive digital world. To support these customers, Singtel undertook a Read more...

Usage Meter 3.5 End of General Support

posted

VMware Usage Meter 3.5 End of General Support VMware Usage Meter 3.5 has set end of general support (EoGS) for March 31, 2019. Users of Usage Meter 3.5, or earlier, will be required to upgrade to version 3.6.1. This update needs  to be completed prior to March 31 to ensure the new appliance is reporting for Read more...

Integrating SD-WAN with vCD

posted

Integrating SD-WAN with vCD (vCloud Director) Introduction SD-WAN is a highly-available, well-established, carrier class solution that facilitates on-demand, seamless and secure connectivity between any two points in a network. It is typically sold as a service with centralized, cloud-hosted orchestration and life-cycle management with zero touch deployment for rapid expansion of service footprint. SD-WAN is Read more...

Cloud Provider Pod 1.1 is out now!

posted

Ah the sweet smell of a cloud refresh 😌 Your Cloud Provider Pod can now deploy the latest and greatest of VMware technologies – including vSphere 6.7, and vCloud Director 9.5!     If you haven’t heard of the Cloud Provider Pod or haven’t had a chance to use it: the Pod is a cloud Read more...