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vRealize Network Insight 3.1 and NSX Universal Objects


With the release of vRealize Network Insight 3.1 on October 6th customers now have visibility to NSX Universal Objects.  If you are unfamiliar with Universal Objects they are NSX Cross-vCenter objects such as Logical Switches, Distributed Logical Routers and Distributed Firewalls.  Since these can be deployed across multiple vCenter domains as of NSX 6.2, having Read more...

vRealize Network Insight 3.1 Architecture and Scalability


vRealize Network Insight 3.1 released on October 6th with a new scalability capability.  This new capability allows Network Insight to better support large enterprises.  In this blog post I will cover the basics of Network Insight architecture, explain the new multi-node clustering feature and walk through the configuration of clustering in the user interface. Architecture Read more...

One More Step Forward: vRealize Automation + Puppet


PuppetConf 2016 is kicking off this week in San Diego. For VMware customers who plan to be at the conference, and especially those using or looking to deploy vRealize Automation, here are two sessions you don’t want to miss (Click on the link below for detailed schedule).   Puppet and vRealize Automation: The Next Generation, Read more...

vRealize Automation 7.2 – What’s New


  Enhanced Ease of Use with Out-of-the-Box Support for Azure and Containers To better address the needs of developers and IT teams, VMware vRealize Automation 7.2 brings new out-of-the box support for Microsoft Azure as well as new container management capabilities. With this new release, the ability of IT and DevOps practitioners to use unified Read more...


New vRealize Log Insight 4.0 release


The leading industry log management solution, vRealize Log Insight just got better with 4.0, launching later this year. Sign up here to be notified when it’s released. Log Insight 4.0 has a new, improved and re-designed user interface, offers enhanced alert management functionalities, and is natively built for and works seamlessly with vSphere, vRealize, and other Read more...

David Davis on vRealize Operations – Post #31 – Keeping vRealize Operations Simple with Hicham Mourad – Demo of 5 Critical Workflows


In case you missed my last post, I talked covered why you should download and how to deploy the latest and greatest vRealize Operations Manager – the new 6.3. In this post, I wanted to share one of my favorite management VMworld 2016 sessions – MGT7718 – The KISS of vRealize Operations! In case you’re wondering, they Read more...
NSX health availability

Monitor NSX Health and Availability with vRealize Network Insight


Have you deployed NSX in your environment?  Maybe considering NSX for the future of your software defined data center?  You should use vRealize Network Insight to monitor your NSX health.  You can learn more by watching a new VMware feature demonstration video for vRealize Network Insight.  This short video focuses on maintaining the health and availability of Read more...