VMware vRealize Suite 2019

Announcing General Availability of vRealize Suite 2019, vCloud Suite 2019, and vCloud Suite 2019 Platinum!

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VMware vRealize Suite 2019, vCloud Suite 2019, and vCloud Suite 2019 Platinum, the industry leading cloud management platforms are now available for download.   Modern Hybrid Cloud Management Platform VMware vRealize Suite, vCloud Suite, and vCloud Suite Platinum are part of VMware’s hybrid cloud management platform offerings. vRealize Suite is a hybrid cloud management platform Read more...

What’s New in vRealize Operations 8.0?

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Today marks general availability of vRealize Operations 8.0. I’m excited to tell you about the amazing features available in this release. Grab a coffee or tea and sit back because this is another huge release with lots of exciting new features. Improved Initial Onboarding To start things off, we’ve improved initial onboarding. For new deployments, Read more...

VMworld 2019 Europe: Operations Management Sessions

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VMworld 2019 Europe will start the first week of November, and attendees tell us it’s the best place to network, get trained, and have fun!  If you’re attending, we’re excited to welcome you to the conference. To make it easier, here’s a guide so you don’t miss the operations management opportunities throughout the event, including: Read more...

VMware vRealize Hands on Lab T-shirt Giveaway

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Attention VMworld 2019 Europe attendees!  Want to get the MOST out of your SDDC?  Want to learn about the latest and greatest advancements in the vRealize Suite?  Want to show off with a new Cloud Management t-shirt?  We have the answer for you! Come to the Hands on Labs (HOL) at VMworld 2019 Europe and Read more...

VMworld Europe: Deep Dive into VMware Cloud Management

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With just over a month to VMworld Europe in Barcelona, we are putting the finishing touches on another dazzling list of fantastic events and sessions. The Cloud Management Business Unit, the home of vRealize Suite of cloud management-focused products, has prepared a great program for you, full of both useful content and networking fun. To help Read more...

Dream of Simplifying Hybrid and Multi-Clouds?

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Do you ever wake up during the night thinking about your IT environment? Do you dream of finding new ways to simplify operations across hybrid and multi-clouds? In this blog I will share some of the nightmares we’ve been told, what IT dreams are made of, and what self-driving operations powered by AI/ML means. You 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...

Tech Preview Announcement: Project Magna for vSAN Continuous Optimization

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Here at VMworld 2019 (San Francisco, CA), we are very excited to share the first previews into Project Magna’s adaptive optimization and self-tuning engine.   This was first mentioned last year by VMware CEO, Pat Gelsinger, where he envisioned the true AI/ML ’Self-Driving Data Center’.  Modern day applications are dynamic in nature and requires that Read more...

Just Published – Free eBook: The Gorilla Guide to… VMware vRealize Operations 7.5 by vExpert, David M Davis

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I’m excited to announce that my newly released and updated book The Gorilla Guide to… VMware vRealize Operations 7.5 is now available! In the book I start off with some level-setting about what vRealize Operations does, how it’s architected, the value it brings, and the different editions that are available. From there, the majority of the Read more...

The Future of HCI Ops

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There is no denying that two irresistible forces are driving today’s—and tomorrow’s—use of information technology. First, software is key to driving business outcomes, both for staff productivity and communication, and for creating and exploiting competitive advantages. Second, all software needs to run on a cloud of some kind, be it public or private—or, as is Read more...