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vRealize Suite is a cloud management platform purpose-built for the hybrid cloud.   Today’s release includes powerful new features that enhance unified management across physical, virtual including  vSphere® and Hyper-V, and hybrid cloud including  Amazon Web Services, VMware vCloud Air and those based on OpenStack.

Both Advanced and Enterprise editions  include the latest updates of VMware’s full range of cloud management offerings including:

vRealize Automation 6.2
vRealize Automation (vRAuto) accelerates the delivery and ongoing management of multi-vendor, multi-cloud infrastructure and application services leveraging existing infrastructure, tools, and processes.

What’s new

    • vRealize Operations Idle VMs report feeds vRealize Automation’s automated reclamation process
  • vRealize Operations health badges displayed in vRealize Automation
  • CloudClient verb oriented Command Line Interface (CLI) for IT Administrators
  • Complete list – see release notes

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Updated Best Practices Guides

vRealize Operations 6.0
vRealize Operations (vROps) delivers intelligent operations including capacity, performance, configuration and compliance management across physical, virtual, and hybrid cloud infrastructures.

What’s new

    • Features a completely re-platformed architecture that provides 5X greater scalability and can manage up to 68,000 objects
    • Offers unified user views across vSphere and other on-prem and cloud domains
    • Predictive analytics, Smart Alerts, and problem detection capabilities identify complex issues and then recommend automated tasks that streamline remediation
    • Complete list – see release notes

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Resources

  • Video descriptions of top new features blog

vRealize Log Insight 2.5

vRealize Log Insight delivers real-time log management across physical, virtual, and hybrid cloud environments. It can analyze terabytes of logs, discover structure in unstructured data, and deliver end-to-end visibility and faster troubleshooting via a modern web interface.

What’s new

  • Role based access control with seamless integration with vROps
  • Event trends analyzer and contextual log browsing
  • Built in content packs
  • Integrated load balancer, internationalization and various usability, performance and security enhancements
  • Complete list – see release notes

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Resources

  • Highlights of new features available in this blog
  • Sign up for Dec 12 “Ask the Engineer” webcast or replay

vRealize Business Standard 6.0 and Advanced/Enterprise 8.2
vRealize Business provides transparency into costs of both on-prem and cloud environments and IT services. Users can see cost comparison of different on-prem and cloud options. Infrastructure teams can easily determine infrastructure costs. IT executives get full visibility of IT service delivery costs.

What’s new vRealize Business Standard 6.0

  • Integration – Integration with vRealize Automation 6.2 and EMC Storage Resource Management (SRM)
  • Cost Analysis – Enhancements to pricing, improved consumption analysis, Support for budgeting and new currencies, and more
  • Cloud comparison -Support for data center comparison
  • Enhancements to AWS and vCloud Air resource usage visibility
  • Complete list – see release notes

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What’s new vRealize Business Advanced/Enterprise 8.2

  • More automation and focused information and business cases
  • Service planning and optimization
  • Usability improvements
  • Installation and Deployment enhancements
  • Complete list – see release notes

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Additional Details about vRealize Suite 6

  • vRealize Suite 6 Product documentation
  • vRealize Suite Delivers Enhanced Resource Reclamation blog
  • vRealize Suite Provides Operational Insight to facilitate Resource Right Sizing blog
  • vRealize CloudClient – CLI for Managing vRealize Automation Cloud Services blog