vRealize Automation 8.1 Powers Network Automation for Modern Apps

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Network Automation for Modern Apps Deploying today’s modern containerized apps and traditional multitier apps into highly virtualized and cloud environments can be complex. To improve operations for developer and DevOps teams, some IT organizations have automated the deployment of VMs and multitiered app components. However, even with this approach, faster component provisioning only partially solves

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vRealize Automation 8 Architecture

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Introduction Containers based micro-services architecture offers simplified management, configuration, improved performance and scalability. vRealize Automation 8 has been rearchitected to support this modern container based architecture. As a result, vRealize Automation 8.0 can scale better and greatly enhance the ability for its customers to deploy and manage multi-cloud environments. vRealize Automation services can be run

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Announcing VMware vRealize Automation 8.1

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Today we are announcing VMware vRealize Automation 8.1 (generally available in 1H20), the latest release of VMware’s industry-leading, modern infrastructure automation platform. This release delivers new and enhanced capabilities to enable IT/Cloud admins, DevOps admins, and SREs to further accelerate their on-going datacenter infrastructure modernization and cloud migration initiatives, focused on the following key use cases: self-service

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vRealize Automation ServiceNow ITSM 8.0.1 Plugin Available

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VMware vRealize Automation and ServiceNow integration just got upgraded with our latest plugin release. The integration allows for ServiceNow users to access the vRealize Automation catalog via the ServiceNow portal. This integration has allowed our customers to benefit from the feature rich blueprinting capabilities within vRealize Automation and present those items to ServiceNow users thus

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Ansible Tower Integration with vRealize Automation

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vRealize Automation is now more feature rich than ever with our latest integration with Ansible Tower. We announced our continued support for Ansible Open Source last year and customers have benefited from that integration by combining vRealize Automation’s automation capabilities with Ansible’s robust engine for configuration management.   With the Ansible integration customers have been

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Getting started with the vRealize Automation Terraform Provider

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In my previous post, Infrastructure as Code and vRealize Automation, I talked about the principles of Infrastructure as Code and how vRealize Automation can help you put some of those ideas into action. I also mentioned Terraform as a complimentary technology to vRealize Automation. There are several VMware providers for Terraform (including vSphere, NSX-T, vCloud

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Infrastructure as Code and vRealize Automation

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Infrastructure as Code Infrastructure as Code is a concept that was created to solve the problems that are faced managing infrastructure in the “Cloud Age” by applying principles more often used in software development. Modern, cloud-like infrastructure is dynamic in nature and can lead to server sprawl, configuration drift and “snowflakes”. How do you ensure

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Extending vRealize Automation Custom Forms with vRealize Orchestrator

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Within the vRealize Automation Service Broker is the Custom Forms designer which, much like previous versions of vRealize Automation, allows catalog administrators to create custom forms. These can be used to create a more dynamic and engaging user experience, especially for business users who may not have the knowledge (or desire) to make technical decisions.

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VMworld 2019 Europe: vRealize Automation Sessions

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Hola y bienvenidos a VMworld 2019 en Barcelona, España! Are you ready to take your VMware knowledge to the next level? With the event around the corner, November 4-7, the vRealize Automation team is excited to share with you the key breakout sessions. In addition, we encourage you to participate in the Hands-on Labs, join

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