What’s New in vRealize Log Insight 8.2

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The vRealize Log Insight 8.2 release builds upon the previous 8.x updates to further enhance these features. This release also has new features including local account hardening, syslog forwarding using TLS/SSL, DoD attestation, and some new and updated content packs!    Variable Retention  Variable retention allows you to filter log message and set different retention periods for different log data. Read more...

‘Cloud Is’ – Part Seven – Economics

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Engineers provide profound insights. About the world, work, and even the Cloud. I suspect the reason is that engineers, at least the ones I’ve met, think about things in terms of systems. Performant systems, emerging systems, and failed systems. “Everyone in the Cloud is failing. Not everyone knows it. Whether you’re a fresh startup or Read more...

Download a Research Note on VMware Cloud Management from Global Analyst Firm

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451 Research is a global research and advisory firm. It generates the data-driven insight that empowers technology and service providers, IT leaders and financial professionals to capitalize on their market opportunity. In this new report, 451 Research is taking a look at VMware’s multi-cloud management line of solutions, specifically covering CloudHealth and vRealize brands. 451 Read more...
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What is New in vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.2?

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Our product team has been hard at work delivering new features and updates that you, our customers, have asked for in vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager. In this blog, I will cover what’s new in the latest release, 8.2, which is now available for download. Here’s an overview of what’s new: Support for VMware Cloud Foundation Read more...
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What’s New with vRealize Automation 8.2 – Technical Overview

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  vRealize Automation (vRA) 8.2 introduces many awesome new features including enhanced governance through shared infrastructure multi-tenancy, custom role based access control, and new approval options. Support for Terraform is provided directly on the design canvas and full support for the NSX-T Policy APIs is available.  This blog post will walk through the new features Read more...
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Announcing General Availability of VMware vRealize Automation 8.2

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VMware vRealize Automation 8.2 is HERE, scroll down to learn more!   We are announcing the general availability of VMware vRealize Automation 8.2, the latest release of VMware’s industry-leading modern infrastructure automation platform. With the new and enhanced capabilities in vRealize Automation 8.2, customers can rapidly implement self-service clouds, multicloud automation with governance, DevOps-based infrastructure Read more...

Approval Policies in vRealize Automation – Updated

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Providing a self-service catalog can be a great way to allow users in an organization to quickly get applications and services they need and can help IT focus on other tasks outside of just full-filling requests for machines. However when a catalog is presented to an organization it is important that there are some guardrails Read more...

An Cloud Architects Perspective on COTS vs. SaaS

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This is article hopefully will give an architectural insight on all the different components that differentiate commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) from SaaS or vice versa. This blog provides details the difference so that you can make a decision which of the 2 delivery models is best suited for your situation. Before diving into the details let’s Read more...

Deploy SaltStack using vRealize Automation

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VMware has announced an intent to acquire SaltStack! We are very excited about this announcement and we are sure our customers will be excited about this as well. You can read more about the acquisition here: https://blogs.vmware.com/management/2020/09/saltandvra.html  SaltStack can help IT with the following:    Continuous Compliance  Vulnerability Remediation  Security Scanning  Event-Driven Orchestration  Auto-Scaling  Application Deployment And much more!    In order Read more...