Introducing Custom Resources and Resource Actions in vRealize Automation!

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The ability to create and manage infrastructure and services for your organization just became more flexible and powerful with the introduction of Custom Resources and Resource Actions in vRealize Automation. Taking advantage of the out-of-the-box integration with vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) you can now create Resources and Day-2 actions using vRO workflows in your blueprints and

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Next-Generation Network Automation with VMware vRealize Automation 8.1 and VMware NSX-T Data Center 3.0

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Today, we are launching VMware’s next-generation Network Automation solution, powered by VMware vRealize Automation 8.1, VMware’s modern infrastructure automation platform, and VMware NSX-T Data Center 3.0, the latest release of VMware’s flagship network virtualization platform. As mentioned in our previous Network Automation blog, VMware vRealize Automation 8.1 and VMware NSX-T Data Center help organizations accelerate

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vRealize Automation Action Based Extensibility (ABX) now supports PowerShell

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In addition to Python and NodeJS, vRealize Automation now supports PowerShell as a scripting language for writing Action Based Extensibility (ABX) code. Actions are executed based on lifecycle events, using functions-as-a-service (FaaS), to extend the functionality of the platform. PowerShell is only supported for on-premises deployments, and requires an appliance deployed alongside the Cloud Proxy

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Approval Policies in vRealize Automation

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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

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vRealize Automation 8.1 Powers Network Automation for Modern Apps

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Network Automation for Modern Apps Deploying today’s modern containerized apps and traditional multitier apps into highly virtualized and cloud environments can be complex. To improve operations for developer and DevOps teams, some IT organizations have automated the deployment of VMs and multitiered app components. However, even with this approach, faster component provisioning only partially solves

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vRealize Automation 8 Architecture

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Introduction Containers based micro-services architecture offers simplified management, configuration, improved performance and scalability. vRealize Automation 8 has been rearchitected to support this modern container based architecture. As a result, vRealize Automation 8.0 can scale better and greatly enhance the ability for its customers to deploy and manage multi-cloud environments. vRealize Automation services can be run

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Announcing VMware vRealize Automation 8.1

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Today we are announcing VMware vRealize Automation 8.1 (generally available in 1H20), the latest release of VMware’s industry-leading, modern infrastructure automation platform. This release delivers new and enhanced capabilities to enable IT/Cloud admins, DevOps admins, and SREs to further accelerate their on-going datacenter infrastructure modernization and cloud migration initiatives, focused on the following key use cases: self-service

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vRealize Automation ServiceNow ITSM 8.0.1 Plugin Available

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VMware vRealize Automation and ServiceNow integration just got upgraded with our latest plugin release. The integration allows for ServiceNow users to access the vRealize Automation catalog via the ServiceNow portal. This integration has allowed our customers to benefit from the feature rich blueprinting capabilities within vRealize Automation and present those items to ServiceNow users thus

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Ansible Tower Integration with vRealize Automation

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vRealize Automation is now more feature rich than ever with our latest integration with Ansible Tower. We announced our continued support for Ansible Open Source last year and customers have benefited from that integration by combining vRealize Automation’s automation capabilities with Ansible’s robust engine for configuration management.   With the Ansible integration customers have been

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