Multi-Cloud, Hybrid Cloud the New Normal

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Recently VMware commissioned Dimensional Research, a market research firm, to investigate how companies were adopting both private and public clouds.  The full report can be found here. Besides looking at adoption patterns the research also examined the benefits companies expected to receive from their cloud implementations and asked several questions about where companies were today

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The Link between Digitalization and IT Service Delivery

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A friend of mine recently sent me a link to an article from last summer in the MIT Sloan Management Review. Published summer of 2015, the article “Thriving in an Increasingly Digital Ecosystem”, includes some great stats that help illustrate how enterprises succeed (or fail) in a rapidly changing business environment. Conducted by MIT Center

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VMware Cloud Management Platform: The Most Common Use Cases

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In my February 10th blog, I highlighted what an Enterprise-Ready Cloud Management Platform is all about.  In this blog I want to focus on how customers are actually using, VMware’s CMP, VMware vRealize Suite, to address three specific high value use cases. Primary CMP Use Cases VMware has been working with customers building and managing

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NetFlow: Simplify Network Operations Management for the SDDC

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by Damian Miller, NetflowLogic NetFlow or IPFIX NetFlow or IPFIX is a networking protocol that collects IP traffic information as records and sends them to a processing technology such as NetFlow Logic’s NetFlow Integrator for traffic flow analysis. VMware NSX, the networking foundation for the software defined data center (SDDC), supports NetFlow/IPFIX,  which is the

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Accelerate and Control your IaaS with VMware Cloud Management Platform

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Is your private or hybrid cloud deployment having difficulty delivering on the expectations of the business?  Are you using your infrastructure resources efficiently?  With new cloud capabilities, do you seem to be always short on capacity?  Is it cost competitive and able to scale? In this cloud-mobile era, customers have grown accustomed to speedy, on-demand

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Management Pack for Storage Devices (now with VSAN): Beta

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We’re pleased to announce signups for the beta program for the  vRealize Operations Management Pack for Storage Devices (MPSD), as reported on the VMware Storage Blog. This iterations of the program includes features to manage the latest version of Virtual SAN (VSAN). We’re looking for folks who’d like to test out the latest iteration of our MPSD. The 6.0 version

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DevOps in the Traditional Enterprise – Leap Ahead in Release Pipeline Management

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Software release management is a challenging process for big enterprises. While most enterprise applications are critical to running the business, most often we see that the process of releasing and updating the application version is a painful and inconsistent. Let’s identify some of the causes of this situation: Low focus on automation: In most organizations, automation efforts

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VMware Enables Rapid Development at SAIC

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by Rich Bourdeau Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) is a leading technology integrator that provides full lifecycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, and enterprise IT markets.  They needed a rapid development platform for creating differentiated solutions offerings for their diverse customers.   They leveraged VMware’s Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) and vRealize Suite™ cloud

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Open and Extensible: Community Content on VMware Solution Exchange

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VMware’s vRealize products have been designed with flexible, extensible architectures that allow them to be easily adapted and extended to meet the unique needs of our customers.  This includes support for new multi-vendor virtual, physical and public cloud infrastructures and management tools.  In addition it also includes the ability to customize our automated process to

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