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Detecting VM Performance Anomalies With Wavefront

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(Editor’s Note: Interested in trying Wavefront? Sign up here. Free trial)   Introduction More than 80% of all workloads run on top of virtualized infrastructures. Monitoring the performance of the virtual machines that comprise this infrastructure, is important for achieving high application performance, improving cluster-utilization, and in lowering costs. To aid performance monitoring, modern hypervisors Read more...

Identity Manager content pack for Log Insight

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Overview Identity Manager is a service that extends your on-premises directory infrastructure to provide a seamless Single Sign-On (SSO) experience to web, mobile, SaaS, and legacy applications. Identity Manager leverages the same core identity management solution that may be seen powering VMware vCloud Air and the vCloud Suite in the world’s most advanced datacenters and Read more...

IT Teams Need To Finally Implement Self-Service Automation

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Seven things, including Self-Service Automation, that IT teams must do to retain relevance with end users. I was talking with an industry analyst (think Gartner, Forrester, IDC) the other day around a broad range of trends impacting IT. Somehow we got onto a discussion around the issue of IT teams losing relevance with their line Read more...

IT and DevOps: Hear from our GM and Customers

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Spotlight session MGT3136SU at VMworld 2017 Las Vegas: How DevOps Is Transforming IT: People, Process, Technology In this spotlight session, Ajay Singh, VMware Cloud Management General Manager and SVP, will interview a group of our top customers about how IT can support DevOps. As companies are continuing innovation on the path to digital transformation, they Read more...

Wavefront and Microservices Architectures

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Microservice architectures improve the ability of IT organizations to more rapidly deliver business critical services to their customers, but this improved agility often comes at the cost of added complexity.  This complexity is manifested by the increasing scale-out and ephemeral nature of this application architecture pattern.  The transformation from monolithic applications to microservices means that Read more...
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Making the Connection: SovLabs’ IPAM and DNS Integration Modules for vRealize Automation

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Editor’s Note: vRealize Automation team has been working closely with partners to build ready-to-use plug-ins that easily connect vRA platform with other common IT tools across ecosystem. In this guest blog, David Coulter, CTO from SovLabs will introduce a group of plug-ins that can simplify the integration with your networking tools. SovLabs will co-present other integration solutions in ITSM domain at Read more...

Bring Applications to Market Faster with IT Automation

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Virtualizing compute resources onto virtual machines transformed the way IT worked. It helped teams deliver services faster, proactively detect and resolve problems, and simplify operations and maintenance. Now, as end users demand applications and services faster than ever before, it’s time to take the next step: virtualizing the network and adding full automation capabilities. With Read more...

VMware Continues as #1 Vendor in Worldwide Data Center Automation

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The latest IDC report is out and it should come as no surprise that VMware is once again in the top spot globally for datacenter automation software. If you are unfamiliar with IDC’s market share report on “Worldwide Datacenter Automation Software Market Shares”, it’s based on examining the leading vendor shares and market trends from Read more...
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How to Automate Citrix NetScaler Deployment with vRealize Orchestrator

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By: Lora Johnson     For today’s IT teams, the number of end-user requests can be overwhelming — and extremely time consuming. As a result, it turns IT teams into tactical executors instead of strategic stewards for the organization. However, by leveraging vRealize Orchestrator to automate and streamline many of these requests, it frees up Read more...