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What’s Behind the Numbers? Customers, Innovation and Partners

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I’ve never experienced such rapid growth in my seven years at VMware since the early days of vSphere as I have with VMware Cloud Management. We’ve tripled the customer base since 2012 and are on track to double the number of cloud management partners this year! However, you’ve all heard the saying that numbers don’t Read more...

Cloud Automation ROI – Leveraging Tiered Service Levels

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In prior blog posts, we explored the savings possible by implementing policies which eliminate unauthorized usage and over provisioning.  Another example of over provisioning is configuring the right amount of resources but at a service level in excess of the needs of the task being performed.    For example: configuring a test machine to run on Read more...

Why Your Business Doesn’t Think It Needs You

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It’s amazing the world we live in. Not long ago, if users needed a machine to test on, their options were to wait patiently for IT to fulfill the request, or buy a prohibitively large piece of equipment on their own and figure out how to get it into a state where they could use Read more...

From Virtualization to Cloud: How Automation Drives Agility

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It’s VMworld time again! At last year’s event I was surprised how many customers stopped by our booth asking, “I have virtualized my environment, what’s next?” Since then 1,000’s of customers have joined us in the journey to the cloud. While virtualization is mostly driven by the desire to reduce complexity, cost and also to Read more...

Making the Most of Management at VMworld 2013

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With all the sessions going on at any one time at VMworld, how do you decide how to make the most of your most precious asset—your time? Read on for guidance on how to make the most out of your time. If you need help troubleshooting and proactively managing virtualization or cloud performance, consider: THE Read more...

Just Released: vCenter Configuration Manager 5.7!

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We are excited to announce the release of vCenter Configuration Manager version 5.7! vCenter Configuration Manager is an integral component of vCenter Operations Management Suite, which delivers quality of service, operational efficiency and continuous compliance for your dynamic hybrid cloud infrastructure and business critical applications. vCenter Configuration Manager automates configuration management across virtual and physical Read more...