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Service Broker Policy Criteria

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With the latest release of features for vRealize Automation Cloud for September 2019 there is a new capability in VMware Service Broker which allows you to set criteria on how policies run when a consumer requests a catalog item. We call this the Service Broker Policy Criteria (I know catchy name)! In this blog I Read more...

Kubernetes Namespace Management in Cloud Assembly

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VMware is making huge investments in our ability to deploy and manage Kubernetes. This is evident in many of the VMworld announcements that you hopefully heard while attending the conference or have read in post conference material. This should come as no surprise as we (VMware) feel it is our “birthright” to own the container Read more...

Cloud Assembly Support for IPv6

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Cloud Assembly now supports IPv6 for vSphere workloads in a dual stack configuration.  You will have the ability to define an IPv6 CIDR, gateway, and DNS servers just as you can with IPv4.  In the example, I have added IPv6 details to my logical switch for later deployment use.     Additionally IPv6 IP ranges Read more...
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How to Avoid the Top 10 IT Operations Management Pitfalls

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Consider that organizations told Forrester Consulting they struggle with poor performance, inefficiencies in troubleshooting, lack of visibility, and wasted capacity. Does this mean they don’t think their current IT operations management tool is doing everything it can for their organization? We would like to think that current tools succeed in helping to meet business needs, Read more...

Deploy Cloud Agnostic Applications with VMware vRealize Automation Cloud

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Author: Riaz Mohamed, VMware Solution Architect, Advanced Customer Engagement Project Team: Amanda Blevins, Mandy Botsko-Wilson, Carlos Boyd, Darryl Cauldwell, Paul Chang, Kim Delgado, Dustin Ellis, Jason Karnes, Phoebe Kim, Andy Knight, Chris Mutchler, Nikolay Nikolov, Michael Patton, Raghu Pemmaraju   Introduction: As organizations try to migrate their workloads to the public cloud, they are faced with Read more...

Setting up XaaS with vRealize Automation Cloud

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Author: Dustin Ellis, VMware Solution Architect; Advanced Customer Engagement Project Team: Amanda Blevins, Mandy Botsko-Wilson, Carlos Boyd, Darryl Cauldwell, Paul Chang, Kim Delgado, Jason Karnes, Phoebe Kim, Andy Knight, Riaz Mohamed, Chris Mutchler, Nikolay Nikolov, Michael Patton, Raghu Pemmaraju   Introduction: VMware vRealize Automation Cloud (vRA Cloud) can take both your on-prem provisioning resources and Read more...

Automate like a Service Provider with vRealize Automation – Part I

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From IT Operator to IT Service Provider Much of the industry narrative around cloud, positions public cloud services as the solution to bring agility, scale, and flexibility to today’s enterprises. In many cases, the assumption is that these benefits can only be realized through the consumption of services from one of the hyper-scale cloud providers Read more...

Introducing the Network Insight Network Flow Search Poster

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Using the search engine inside VMware vRealize Network Insight can be a revealing experience. It has every single bit of data you ever wanted to see about anything in your infrastructure and it’s available at your fingertips. Because of the vast amount of available data, the search engine is extremely versatile and there are many Read more...