Why Upgrade to VMware vCloud Director 8.10 – Part One

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There’s no better time to upgrade your data center to vCloud Director 8.10, the latest version of our management solution for multi-tenant cloud environments. Released in May 2016, Version 8.10 of vCloud Director offers an enhanced architecture and new features that provide a more flexible and comprehensive platform for delivering infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) solutions on the Read more...

Why a Cloud-Based Approach to Disaster Recovery Makes Sense – Now and in the Future

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By Ajay Patel, Senior Vice President, Cloud Provider Software Business Unit, VMware Like it or not, disasters happen. From a business perspective, “disasters” aren’t limited to natural occurrences such as hurricanes, blizzards, and earthquakes. Human-triggered events such as data breaches and cyber-attacks – and even downtime caused by simple human error – can be equally Read more...

Announcing VMware vCloud Director 8.10: A New Way to Orchestrate the Provisioning of Cloud Services

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Creating a secure, automated, and well-managed enterprise grade computing environment often takes more unified approach than a public-only or a private-only cloud. Business leaders have begun rapidly transitioning to hybrid cloud environments that leverage both private cloud and public cloud services to meet all their needs. This shift, however, hasn’t come without pain points, manual Read more...

VMware Portal Options for vCloud Director

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We committed to our vCloud Air Network cloud provider ecosystem to update you on our go-forward strategy for a vCloud Director (VCD-SP) UI prior to the end of the year. Since we stopped development of vCD UI beyond vCD 5.5 and moved towards an API only strategy, we have received many requests from our service Read more...

VMware vCloud Director 8.0 Now Available!

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VMware vCloud Director orchestrates the provisioning of hybrid/public cloud services as complete virtual data centers that provide virtualized compute, networking, storage, and security capabilities. Through simplifying the provisioning of these services, VMware enables Service Providers in the vCloud Air Network to provision complete and operationally ready infrastructure without worrying about the underlying physical configuration of Read more...

What’s New with VMware vCloud Architecture Toolkit

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Recently, we announced few changes to the VMware vCloud® Architecture Toolkit (vCAT). These changes come as VMware expands and diversifies its product portfolio, especially with regards to cloud operations and hybrid cloud products. This new version of vCAT focuses on helping to guide our partners in defining, designing, implementing and operating VMware-based cloud solutions. That’s Read more...