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IDC: VMware Leads Market in Cloud System Management Software

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IDC: VMware Leads Market in Cloud System Management Software IDC has just published a new study that discusses 2017 vendor market shares and market activity across the worldwide cloud system management software market, a submarket of IDC’s IT system and service management (ITSSM) software market. The study includes worldwide market revenue and growth rate for Read more...

Migration Planning with vRealize Operations 7.0

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Previously, I showed how to perform What-If analysis for adding new servers with vRealize Operations 7.0. Today, I’ll show how you can perform What-If analysis for migration to VMware Cloud on AWS or native AWS. To begin planning, you can find Migration Planning after you click on Plan under the Optimize Capacity pillar on the Read more...

The Self-Healing Datacenter 2.0

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About 18 months ago, I wrote a series of blog posts that many customers used to enable automation for self-healing IT operations.  At the time, it was a good choice if you really wanted to integrate your custom vRealize Orchestrator workflows with vRealize Operations alerts.  I am happy to report, with the release of the Read more...

Get Started with the Management Pack for vRealize Orchestrator 2.0

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In another post, I told you all about the great new capabilities featured in this latest version of the Management Pack for vRealize Orchestrator.  In this post, I will walk you through the process of installation and configuration, including adding your own custom workflows so you can get started using the management pack. Recall that Read more...

Put Your Operations in Overdrive – Technical Overview of the vRealize Operations Management Pack for vRealize Orchestrator 2.0

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If you are not already excited for vRealize Operations 7.0, maybe this will do the trick.  In this blog post I will provide the technical details for the latest version of the vRealize Operations Management Pack for vRealize Orchestrator 2.0.  This improved version on the management pack, which we introduced with vRealize Operations 6.7, brings Read more...
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VMworld EMEA 2018 Cloud Management Highlights

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With just under a month to VMworld Europe in Barcelona, Spain, we are putting the finishing touches on another dizzying list of fantastic events and sessions. The Cloud Management Business Unit (and the corresponding sessions track at VMworld) put on a great show last year, and this year we are bringing it to the next Read more...

Dashboards Made Easy with vRealize Operations

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In this blog we will take a look at the new dashboarding capabilities of vRealize Operations 7 Advanced. If you are familiar with vRealize Operations, you know that it is an awesome tool to manage your virtualized infrastructure. One of its great features is the ability to make almost any kind of dashboard you might Read more...

Great Widget and View Enhancements in vRealize Operations 7.0

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With the latest release of vRealize Operations 7.0 we introduced some new enhancements to many of the out-of-the-box widgets and views. Below is a quick description of several of the enhancements you can now use when creating cool new custom dashboards with the new dashboard creation canvas.   Perform Actions from the Alert Widget: You Read more...

Dashboard Sharing in vRealize Operations 7.0

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One of the most requested features that we get from our current vRealize Operations customers is the ability to share dashboards – and not just with other vRealize Operations users, but also with users that don’t normally access vRealize Operations.   Well, wait no longer: vRealize Operations 7.0 brings this highly anticipated feature!! In this Read more...

Cloud Automation Services – Service Broker Technical Overview

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In our previous post we discussed Cloud Assembly, VMware’s service and machine provisioning automation tool. The interface for Cloud Assembly is primarily focused on being an “administrator” view of the platform. A cloud administrator builds blueprints and services for users to consume, working directly with Infrastructure as Code and Cloud Endpoints. What about the user Read more...