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Cloud Assembly VM Guest Management With Ansible

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By Darryl Cauldwell, VMware Solution Architect Advanced Customer Engagement Project Team: Amanda Blevins, Mandy Botsko-Wilson, Carlos Boyd, Darryl Cauldwell, Paul Chang, Kim Delgado, Dustin Ellis, Jason Karnes, Phoebe Kim, Andy Knight, Chris Mutchler, Nikolay Nikolov, Michael Patton, Raghu Pemmaraju vRealize Automation Cloud VMware vRealize Automation Cloud is a product suite comprising of three separate modules, Read more...

vExpert Cloud Management October 2019 Blog Digest

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  VMware’s vExpert program is made up of industry professionals from around the vCommunity. The vExpert title is awarded to individuals who dedicate their time outside of work to share their experiences and useful information about VMware products with the rest of the community. In July of 2019, we spun off a sub-program called vExpert Read more...

Frustrated Managing Your Cloud Environment?

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Are you frustrated managing your private, hybrid, public or multi-cloud environment? Is the tool you have now not working for your environment today? If you’re thinking about switching vendors and don’t know where to start, or if you’re using a cloud management tool but not sure of all the capabilities, the VMware Cloud Management Buyer’s Read more...

VMworld 2019: Quick notes from Barcelona

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As VMworld Europe is behind us, I’d like to share a few highlights for you. But before we dive in, I am  happy to report that our VMware Cloud Management Business Unit had a very strong showing across the board, and the feedback we are getting is very good. More than 4,000 people attended cloud Read more...

Windows guest initialization with Cloudbase-Init in vCenter

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In a previous post we showed how to leverage Cloudbase-Init to customize Windows guest instances provisioned by VMware Cloud Assembly in an Azure Cloud Account. Now it is time to show the power of Cloudbase-Init in vCenter Cloud Accounts. Cloudbase-Init is the Cloud-Init equivalent for Windows. It provides tools for Windows guest customization, like user creation, password injection, hostname, SSH public keys and Read more...
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vRealize Operations Troubleshooting Powered by Machine Learning

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With the release of vRealize Operations 8.0, we continue to deliver on the vision of Self-Driving Operations powered by advanced AI/ML with the introduction of the Troubleshooting Workbench for faster time-to-identify and time-to-remediate issues in your Software Defined Datacenter. In this post, I will review the capabilities and features of the Troubleshooting Workbench. Start Troubleshooting Read more...

Announcing the vRealize Operations Cloud Beta Program

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We are thrilled that there is a lot of excitement about the release of vRealize Operations 8.0. And, in case you missed it, at VMworld 2019 US we announced the tech preview of our new SaaS offering, vRealize Operations Cloud.  Today we are pleased to share the news that we will open vRealize Operations Cloud Read more...

Announcing vRealize Network Insight 5.1

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Today, VMware is announcing the upcoming release of version 5.1 of both vRealize Network Insight and vRealize Network Insight Cloud. This next version of vRealize Network Insight will build on the momentum of the 5.0 release and include additional capabilities to help you discover, optimize and troubleshoot application security and network connectivity, no matter where Read more...

Introducing the VxRail Management Pack for vRealize Operations

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Right before VMworld San Francisco this year, we introduced the new vSAN ENT+ bundle for your HCI environments.  Better together,  vSAN and vRealize Operations made it easier to manage your ‘day one’ and ‘day two’ hyperconverged operations through self-driving features like:   vSAN-aware Workload Placement and Balancing Continuous Capacity & Cost Optimization Intelligent Remediation Encryption, Deduplication, Compression vSAN Compliance Read more...

Project Magna for vSAN Optimization: Beta Announcement

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We received tons of interest and excitement from the Project Magna tech preview at VMworld 2019 in San Francisco and we’re now very close to kicking off our customer beta program!  vSAN and vRealize Operations combine to make a solution that works better together, allowing IT datacenters to modernize and operationalize their HCI configurations.   Read more...