vRealize Operations Wins Rave Reviews

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  “People can have the Model T in any color – so long as it’s black.” – Henry Ford A quaint view of customer insights, isn’t it? Good thing we take a different approach to IT operations at VMware. I’m pleased to report that our vRealize Operations product continues to win rave reviews from the Read more...

VMware Acquires Wavefront

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(Editors note: You can find the corporate overview here, and the press release here. Also: The deal has since closed) It is clear to me that customers are responding enthusiastically to our Cross-Cloud strategy and our Cloud Management Business Unit (CMBU) team has a central role to play as we deliver a consistent operating environment Read more...

vR Ops 6.5 What’s New: Improved Scalability

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vRealize Operations 6.5 became generally available this month and in that release we announced improved scalability for new and existing vR Ops clusters.  These improvements bring a new cluster node size, supported memory scale-up options and increased capacity for existing nodes.  In this blog post we will cover these product enhancements in further detail.  We will Read more...

New Whitepaper: Analyzing SAP Performance with VMware vRealize Operations

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This new whitepaper covers various SAP performance monitoring use cases demonstrating the functionality of vRealize Operations and the Blue Medora Management Packs for SAP, SAP HANA and Oracle. A virtualized SAP environment has multiple layers of technology that require monitoring, including SAP Netweaver (ABAP and/or JAVA stack), database, guest operating system (Guest OS), and vSphere Read more...

SDDC Meets CMBU – Makes Great Cava

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Engineers are expensive, and we need to maximize their value.   It takes hours when engineers need to stand up an instance of vRealize Automation for bug reproduction, testing, or development work. Those are hours that they can’t spend writing new features, testing features, and developing whitepapers or resolving customer issues. The list of valuable Read more...

vROps – A Methodology for Authoring Dashboards

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vRealize Operations Manager, as we know it today, comes packed with a vast array of built-in content. We have dashboards, views, reports, alerts, and a myriad of other content to help us paint the right picture for different types of users. Of this content, the most flexible, but daunting, can be dashboards. While it is admittingly easy Read more...
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Aligning vRealize Operations with Business Outcomes – vROps White Paper

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VMware just published my vROps White Paper titled “Aligning vRealize Operations with Business Outcomes” on the VMware Tech Papers site. In particular, this white paper explores a common theme among many VMware customers. Specifically, customers are looking for IT reporting that closely resembles their lines of business such as services, departments, applications, and other logical business models. Read more...
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Hybrid Cloud Assessment Launched!

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Hybrid Cloud Assessment (HCA) Hybrid Cloud Assessment answers your cloud cost questions in less than 3 hours. HCA helps to understand existing private cloud costs, compares public and private cloud costs and enables IT teams to confidently share information on actual costs with their lines of business. You get a report after you run the Hybrid Cloud Read more...