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vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 1.3 – What’s new

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On July 10, 2018, VMware released an updated version of its vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager. vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM) automates Day 0 to Day 2 operations of the entire vRealize Suite, enabling simplified operational experience for customers. The vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager automates install, configuration, upgrade, patch, configuration management, drift remediation and health from within Read more...

Intelligent Operations: Technology Alone is Not the Answer

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By Kevin Lees and Andy Troup Technology is a critical enabler in helping IT support, if not drive, their company’s business outcomes. But it is “just” an enabler and without understanding how to operationalize a technology, all of the benefits afforded by it will never be fully realized. This is especially true if we consider Read more...

Webinar: Comprehensive Network Automation with vRealize and NSX

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Interested in learning how to deliver faster, higher quality services to your business and customers? Join us on July 10, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. PDT to learn how you can leverage Network Automation, a powerful combination of vRealize Suite’s components: vRealize Automation and vRealize Network Insight (vRNI) and NSX, VMware’s software-defined networking solution, to drive Read more...

Forrester Names VMware a Leader in 2018 Report for Hybrid Cloud Management Solutions

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VMware is positioned as a Leader in the just-published “The Forrester Wave™: Hybrid Cloud Management, Q2 2018.” According to the report, VMware achieved the highest possible score in the cloud monitoring, product vision, market approach and partner ecosystem criteria.   The report states that, “VMware’s vRealize Suite extends its strong management capabilities for vSphere- and Read more...

Webinar: Comprehensive Network Automation with vRealize and NSX

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Interested in learning how to deliver faster, higher quality services to your business and customers? Join us on June 20, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. PDT to learn how you can leverage Network Automation, a powerful combination of vRealize Suite’s components: vRealize Automation and vRealize Network Insight (vRNI) and NSX, VMware’s software-defined networking solution, to drive Read more...

vRealizing IaaS as a Code Multi-Developer Story with vRealize Automation and LifeCycle Suite Content Management

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We are continuing to cover the multi-developer story for IaaS contents as a code. In the previous blog we have shown step-by-step process on how to set up IaaS content development environment using vRealize Automation with Infrastructure blueprint that is available for download from vRA 7.4 appliances. Here we will be focusing on implementing the Read more...

vRA and ServiceNow – beyond the boring stuff

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Many companies are using our vRealize Automation plug-in for ITSM which delivers blueprints to standard ServiceNow catalogs. For the majority of use cases it is working well and many find it useful. And boring as hell. The reason for this is that the plug-in is not giving you everything the vRA portal does. However, just because we Read more...

Top 3 IT Operations Badges Every Administrator Should Know

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Top 3 IT Operations Badges Every Administrator Should Know Companies Want Efficient Operations Understand VMware vRealize Operations Manager badges and Blue Medora True Visibility Suite (TVS) objects for efficient operation of your virtual infrastructure. There are three major badges used in vRealize Operations (vROps): Health, Risk, and Efficiency.  Each discovered object, from VMs to Cisco Read more...

Log Intelligence User Interface Walkthrough

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Log Intelligence will help you achieve real-time visibility into infrastructure and application logs across private clouds and AWS – including VMware Cloud on AWS.   Please click here for a blog on the UI walkthrough of Log Intelligence. To request access and start for free, please click here. Read more...

Provision and Manage Kubernetes Clusters as-a-Service using vRealize Automation and Pivotal Container Service

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Contributions by Pranay Bakre, Alka Gupta   Pivotal Container Service (PKS) aims to simplify how enterprises deploy, run and manage Kubernetes clusters on any cloud. Download the release from PivNet. Every enterprise wants to run containers in production. However, primary questions being asked are: “How do I get Kubernetes to work in my data center? How Read more...