Why You Should Start Using vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager

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  Should You Care About vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager?   Enterprise Management Associates recently published an EMA Quick Take on VMware vRealize Suite 2017. The report outlines the key capabilities and important features of vRealize Suite 2017. EMA Research Director Torsten Volk authored the report. The key EMA findings in the report are that the latest release of vRealize Read more...

Read ’17 Gartner Report: Multicloud Usage Will Drive Cloud Management Platform Growth FREE from VMware

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Cloud Management Platform Much like virtualization technology, cloud is now an industry standard for many organizations.  Cloud is everywhere.  Most organizations are using it in one shape or form, whether private, public, or hybrid.  And nowadays, it’s not just one cloud, but multiple clouds.  Question is, how are you going to address this new challenge Read more...

Managing vRealize as Code

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In this blog, we’ll look at how you can extend the concept of managing your SDDC as Code to also manage your vRealize implementation using the same principles and VMware infrastructure. This holistic approach will enable you to manage your entire IT estate more efficiently. This is a simple and intuitive extension of the best Read more...

Managing the SDDC as Software

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Best practices for code management We introduced the concepts behind managing the SDDC as code in the first blog of this series, and now we want to take this concept down a few layers. In our first blog, we introduced the following basics: Model your infrastructure as code. Centrally manage configuration data. Develop, test, then deploy. Read more...

Review a Blueprint, Win a $100

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Want to get a $100 Amazon gift card right on time for your Black Friday? For our vRealize Automation (vRA) customers, we are now giving you the best chance to win it! Here goes the simple three-step instruction: Visit VMware Marketplace and find all available vRealize Automation blueprints here Download and import a blueprint into Read more...
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IT Must Adopt DevOps with SDN To Drive Relevance

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DevOps with SDN – Critical To Agility   This blog, about DevOps with SDN, continues my “Seven Things That IT Must Do…” series (see list of prior blogs at the bottom of this blog).  SDN stands for Software Defined Networking.     When I think about how DevOps with SDN relates to IT Relevance, I’m considering it Read more...

vRA and NSX – Application Services and Design

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In the Intro to App-Centric Networking and Security post, I introduced some of the value and benefits of brining vRealize Automation and NSX together (be sure to give that a review before continuing). Now we’ll dive a bit deeper into the technical details of the integration to gain an understanding of how these solutions can Read more...

Reviews by Users: vRealize Wins High Marks

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Our customers love to tell us what’s working, what they love, and what could be better. And we love to hear it! That’s why we collaborated with IT Central Station to interview VMworld attendees in Las Vegas to gather written and video reviews on our products; in this case, vRealize Operations, vRealize Automation, and vRealize Read more...