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Operationalize Your HCI Data Center with vSAN ENT+

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I’m very excited to introduce the very new vSAN ENT+ hard bundle for your hyperconverged data center.   Better together, VMware vSAN v6.7 and vRealize Operations v7.5 makes it easy to manage your ‘day one’ and ‘day two’ HCI operations. This bundled release allows IT Admins to administer their infrastructure more efficiently through:   vSAN-aware Workload Placement Read more...

Intelligent Remediation Delivers Quick Time to Value

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Troubleshooting … has been a part of the human condition probably since there were humans. Data centers are no great exception, of course, and are becoming complex to the point of requiring better and more intelligent tools to use in the process. Albert Einstein said, “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we Read more...

Integrated Compliance Helps Manage Risk

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Compliance and risk management are often looked at as the most onerous tasks in the oversight of any large system. Having spent the better part of 25 years in a mix of operations and management roles myself, I’m not going to lie when I tell you I tend to share this view. However, with an Read more...

VMware to Advance Network Monitoring with Acquisition of Veriflow

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VMware to Advance Network Monitoring with Acquisition of Veriflow   By Ajay Singh Sr Vice President and General Manager Cloud Management BU, VMware   Enterprises are on a continuing quest to modernize and automate their networks across a heterogeneous set of devices. One challenge they face is in identifying vendors that can deliver the end-to-end Read more...

Efficient Capacity Management Reduces Cost and Risk

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Public cloud providers: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Everyone in the IT world is familiar with (or may be using) the big public clouds as the media coverage is so strong that it pulls you in, like a black hole. And why not? When you consider what the public cloud can Read more...
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What’s in a Cloud Management Webinar Featuring Forrester?

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Forrester Consulting says “59% of companies say they are implementing or expanding their private cloud deployments, with another 20% planning to implement in the next 12 months.” While cloud technologies can help an organization solve business challenges, they can be complex to manage. Join us on September 17 in a webinar “Forrester: Tackling Cloud Management Read more...

Continuous Performance Optimization Reduces Downtime

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In today’s data centers, good planning may be a key to successful deployments, but it doesn’t guarantee ongoing success. For that you need to continuously monitor and optimize every aspect of your workloads. You must monitor, analyze, and react to hundreds or thousands of potentially rapidly changing data points, and that assumes a smoothly operating Read more...

Sending AWS CloudWatch Logs to VMware Log Intelligence

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Sending AWS CloudWatch Logs to VMware Log Intelligence   This article was written by Senior Technical Account Manager, Nico Guerrera. See his full bio at the bottom of this article. As more and more customers move workloads to the cloud, we at VMware want to make sure that they can leverage their investment in our Read more...

What Is Self-Driving IT Operations?

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According to the second law of thermodynamics, the entropy of an isolated system never decreases. In computer science we’ve traditionally described entropy as a measure of the disorder and randomness of a system. Taking some liberties, then, we might say that, in general, we expect the disorder and randomness of any system to either stay Read more...

RingCentral Automates Development for Fast Growth

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RingCentral is a leading global provider of cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions for businesses. It’s no surprise that a tech company that was born in the cloud has a firm dedication to cloudifying their own business. We recently sat down with Ashu Varshney, Vice President of Global Operations at RingCentral. Ashu shared with Read more...