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Justifying Your Cloud Automation Investment

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By Rich Bourdeau If you are like most companies your primary motivation for deploying on-demand cloud services is to better align IT with business demand by accelerating the delivery of infrastructure, applications and other IT services.   While the improvements in service delivery times are quantifiable and easily measured, the benefits in terms of improved productivity Read more...

Announcing the Log Insight Partner Program

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With our Log Insight 2.0 Release, our platform for log analytics and machine learning was extended in a variety of areas for both customers and for our partners to build Content Packs.  With this in mind we are announcing our Partner Program for Log Insight.  This program has many zero cost benefits for partners: Key Read more...

Cooking With vCloud Automation Center and Chef

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By Rich Bourdeau vCloud Automation Center does not claim to be the best tool for automating all your IT functions.  Sometimes you may have existing investments in automation tools that perform specific functions for example automated deployment of application software or server configuration. In those cases vCloud Automation Center can work with your existing tools Read more...

Using Active Directory? Worried About Performance & Security?

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Today we are announcing our next Log Insight Content Pack, for Active Directory. In this Content Pack we have 8 dashboard groups, 37 Widgets, 5 Queries, 11 Alerts and 67 extracted fields.  Dashboard Groups include:  Overview, Directory Service – Overview, Directory Service – Replication, Directory Service – Data, DFS Replication, DNS Server, Security – Overview Read more...

Announcing the Windows Content Pack for Log Insight

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Our last blog on Log Insight by Jon Herlocker went into great depth about the innovation that has gone into our latest release of Log Insight.  This highlights the need for both core product and solution content innovations.   Both VMware and our partners are embarking on a focused content creation effort which results in customers Read more...

The Quickest Way to Test Drive vCloud Automation Center

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By Rich Bourdeau You know that you can’t continue the way you have been going…  You know that you need to become more efficient…  You know that you need to become more responsive.  But the day to day activities of keeping the lights on in the IT Department has not given you time to look Read more...