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SDDC and Multi-Clouds

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Webinars Oct 10th & Oct 17th: A Cloud Journey – The Ops Perspective   Clouds? Are you running workloads on vSphere, Hyper-V, AWS, Azure, and other clouds? How do you ensure your workloads are performing well at all times? Can you identify storage latency, slow OS/applications, VM resource constraints, network and security issues before impacting your SLAs? Are you Read more...

Watch Cloud Management Sessions from VMworld!

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VMworld 2017 Cloud Management Sessions Now as both VMworld Las Vegas and Barcelona are behind us, I am happy to report that both events have been a great success. Full of exciting announcements across the board, and from Cloud Management Business Unit in particular, the events had brought together 40K+ customers, partners, press and analysts, Read more...

Virtual Container Host (VCH) as a Service using vRealize Automation (vRA)

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Contributions by Alka Gupta, Bhuvanesh Kumar Ravichandran and Pranay Bakre   vRealize Automation 7.2 and later versions support provisioning and management of Virtual Container Hosts(VCH) for running vSphere Integrated Containers (VIC). Below we outline the steps to automate provisioning of VCH from a vRA Service catalog, using XaaS blueprint in vRA. Download the ‘VIC-Deploy.zip’ file attached at the Read more...

Containers: The Developer and Operations Divide

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By now, unless you’ve been vacationing on a remote island off the grid, containers have gained incredible momentum with organizations seeking to increase productivity, agility and innovation. Developers quickly understood the benefits of containers: Simplicity. They are super easy to use. All you need is Docker and a laptop and you are off and running. Lightweight. Containers Read more...

vRealize Network Insight 3.5 – Feel the vRNI

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vRealize Network Insight 3.5 (vRNI) introduces a number of great features, which improve our visibility and ability to ensure a secure and compliant configuration.  Also Network Insight is now available as a service.  This means you can rely on VMware to handle management and updates of Network Insight, with the same great feature set you enjoy when Read more...
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IT As Developer Of Infrastructure As Code

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IT As Developer:  One Of The Keys To Relevance This blog is the third installment in a series focused on the question of what IT teams need to do to retain or regain relevance (depending on their circumstance) with line-of-business.  For the full list check out my first blog  on this subject.  In addition to this list Read more...

vRA and NSX – Intro to App-Centric Networking and Security

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Introduction In a software-defined world, infrastructure is defined by policies based on a set of requirements — prescribed by the business, applications, security or IT itself. Those policies are tied to a set of logic that integrates and automates a given service as needed, when needed. For its part in the SDDC stack, vRealize Automation Read more...