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...

Calling All Service Providers: You’re Invited to the vCloud Director 8.0 Beta!

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Calling all VMware Service Providers: You’re invited to participate in the vCloud Director 8.0 beta! Beta participation gives you the opportunity to familiarize yourself with the upcoming release of vCloud Director 8.0 before it hits the streets. This beta allows you to collaborate with product teams and other beta participants, and check out new features Read more...

If You Like vCloud Director, You Will Love vCloud Air

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A couple of years ago, VMware made the decision to focus our vCloud Director development efforts on public cloud use cases and prioritize vRealize Automation (previously vCloud Automation Center) for private cloud use cases. As a result of this shift, we are using and leveraging vCloud Director to provide the compute service in vCloud Air, Read more...

The Future of Cloud: All Hybrid?

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This is a guest post from vCloud Service Provider Logicworks. Check out their blog, Gathering Clouds. Nowadays, there is so much being written about the future of cloud computing, especially in terms of the virtues of choosing public or private. Hybrid clouds are too often left out of the conversation. In 2013, it’s hard to Read more...

vCloud Director Hybrid Cloud Design Case Study

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By: Chris Colotti This is a repost from Chris Colotti’s blog, chriscolotti.us.  So all week I have been posting tidbits about the vCloud Director Hybrid cloud I have been building.  So what was my purpose for doing so?  Well I did it to make a couple of points of course the following is the final outcome formed into a bit of Read more...

VMware vCenter vs. vCloud Director

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By: David Davis Confused about the difference between vCenter and vCloud Director? You’re not alone. Sure, if you are a vSphere admin at a large enterprise you already know what vCloud Director is and are likely either evaluating it or have implemented it. However, there are many IT pros out there who work at small Read more...