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August 16th Webinar: Upgrading to vRealize Operations 6.6

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Are you ready to upgrade to vRealize Operations 6.6? There is a lot of excitement around the new HTML5 interface, Workload Placement improvements, new dashboard content, integration with Log Insight and vRealize Business for Cloud and much more.  vRealize Operations 6.6 is one of our biggest and most exciting upgrades and you do not want Read more...

Cloud Management Sessions Lineup at VMworld 2017 Las Vegas

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With just three weeks left until VMworld 2017 Las Vegas, I would like to help you navigate through the impressive lineup of cloud management-focused sessions that are available to you. Designed to give you a comprehensive overview of the VMware’s Cloud Management Platform (CMP) and other cloud management products and solutions, these sessions provide the Read more...
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Try Wavefront by VMware Today!

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Did you know you can get a free 30 day trial of Wavefront ® by VMware®, the latest addition to the VMware family? Wavefront by VMware is a SaaS-based metrics monitoring and analytics platform that handles the high-scale requirements of modern cloud-native applications. Wavefront by VMware’s speed, scale and flexibility allows DevOps and developer teams Read more...

vRealize Automation Servicenow 2.0 plugin is here

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Introduction The summer is here the snow is over and the New vRealize Automation Servicenow (vRA Servicenow) plugin is shinier than ever, equipped with quite a few enhancements. For those who are new to that integration we would kindly remind that this is the second version of the vRA ITSM plugin for Servicenow. If previously the northbound Read more...

vRBC 7.3 – Whats New Technical Blog

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On June 13, 2017, VMware released an updated version of its vRealize Business for Cloud 7.3 solution. VMware vRealize Business for Cloud automates cloud costing analysis, consumption metering, cloud comparison and planning, delivering the cost visibility and business insights you need to run your cloud more efficiently. Below is a summary of what’s new in this release of Read more...

PCI-DSS & HIPAA compliance with vRealize Operations

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Hardening and Compliance for vSphere For some time now vRealize Operations has been able to check the vSphere environment against VMware’s vSphere Hardening Guidelines – vRealize Operations vSphere Hardening.   More and more organizations have the need to meet certain regulatory requirements, namely PCI-DSS, HIPAA, and others.  With the recent release of vRealize Operations 6.6 Read more...

Scaling a vRA 7.3 Environment (Part 3)

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Last time we explored the wonderful vra-command tool. Now it’s time to dive into the REST API world of vRA configuration. You may already know the vRA API and probably may have already used it. However, if you open a browser and navigate to https://you-vra-va:5480/config you’ll see a nice UI listing all the available options for meddling with your infrastructure: Read more...

Optimizing Workload Placement in vRealize Automation with vRealize Operations

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Workload placement can be a complex problem. vRealize Automation enforces business and IT policies relating to placement. vRealize Operations can make placement recommendations based on health and capacity metrics. Beginning with vRealize Automation 7.3 and vRealize Operations 6.6, you can leverage the capabilities of both products to optimize your workload placement. The high-level flow across the Read more...