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Announcing VMware vRealize Automation 8.6

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Today we are announcing VMware vRealize Automation 8.6, the latest release of VMware’s powerful and easy-to-use infrastructure automation platform. Designed to deliver self-service clouds, multi-cloud automation with governance, and DevOps-based infrastructure management and enhanced security, vRealize Automation will improve IT agility, productivity, and efficiency so you can prepare for the future of your business.

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Key vRealize Automation 8.6 capabilities and enhancements will include:

  • Multi-Cloud. Leverage Azure provisioning capabilities, including the ability to configure the name for the Azure NIC interfaces.
  • Modern. Leverage the Workspace support for Code Stream to support Kubernetes. Onboard vSphere networks as an additional resource type in the onboarding workflow.
  • Automate. Utilize the ability to configure tags in a VMware Cloud Template for machines running in VMware Cloud. Discover new Project Supervisor role for approvals.
  • Integrate. Manage VCD-based provider clouds in vRA. Discover the native SaltStack Configuration Automation Config via modules for vSphere, VMware Cloud and NSX. Deploy custom resources with ABX actions. Leverage third-party integrations with Puppet Enterprise support for machines without a Public IP address. Leverage Cloud Templates with dynamic vRealize Orchestrator inputs.

Key benefits of vRealize Automation 8.6:

  • Faster Time to Market. Offload manual tasks with advanced workflows and agile templating.
  • Ease of Use. Rapidly set up and manage multi-cloud environments throughout the lifecycle with an intuitive, self-service consumption experience.
  • Enhanced Security and Control. Establish consistent policies across multi-cloud environments and strengthen infrastructure with native compliance management, flexible guardrails, and vulnerability remediation.
  • Accelerated Innovation. Expedite the adoption of new, cloud-native technologies with a future-ready platform built on Infrastructure as Code and DevOps principles.

VMware vRealize Automation 8.6 is expected to be generally available in Q3 FY22.

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