PCI-DSS & HIPAA compliance with vRealize Operations

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Hardening and Compliance for vSphere For some time now vRealize Operations has been able to check the vSphere environment against VMware’s vSphere Hardening Guidelines – vRealize Operations vSphere Hardening.   More and more organizations have the need to meet certain regulatory requirements, namely PCI-DSS, HIPAA, and others.  With the recent release of vRealize Operations 6.6 Read more...
Container management use cases in vRA

Container Management in vRealize Automation

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vRealize Automation vRealize Automation (vRA) is VMware’s industry-leading hybrid cloud management platform. vRA automates the delivery of applications across multiple clouds. Application architects can describe their deployment topology with the converged blueprint designer. vRA blueprints automate the app deployments and make this a repeatable process for the IT organizations as well as the development teams. Container management in vRA vRA offers built-in container Read more...
private vs public cloud cost

Private vs Public Cloud Costs: Surprising 451 Research Results

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Some amazing news coming out of a new study by 451 Research around Private vs Public Cloud Costs. This just published study found that 41% of IT Decision makers feel that their Private Cloud implementation is cheaper than that of a “like for like” Public Cloud environment. Another 24% of respondents indicated that they were Read more...
vROps

New Contest : Share Your vROps 6.6 Upgrade Story

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The VMware Communities is running a contest on vRealize Operations 6.6 (vROps 6.6). Make sure you check it out and participate by sharing your upgrade experience. Top winners will get exciting prizes! Click HERE to Share Your Story If you are all excited about our new release of vROps 6.6 and have already upgraded, please Read more...

vRealize Log Insight agent multi-destination support

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Agents make it possible to collect events from log files on Linux and Windows devices and forward them to a vRealize Log Insight server or a third-party logging system. Well … we all know that!! A LOT and yes I mean a LOT of folks from the field have asked for the agent to be able to Read more...

VMware Identity Manager (vIDM) for Log Insight

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VMware Identity Manager (vIDM) is free with Log Insight, but it is a separate virtual appliance (VA) that needs to be deployed (unless you have vRealize Automation which comes with vIDM integrated and Log Insight could then integrate with the vIDM in vRealize Automation.) As Log Insight customers, you are entitled to use vIDM for Single Sign-On and authentication. vIDM is available to all versions Read more...
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vRealize Business for Cloud 7.3: Cloud Consumption and Showback

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vRealize Business for Cloud 7.3 is generally available on Jun 13, 2017! You can download the new release here and read the What’s New blog to learn more. For new customers who want to understand how cost management can drive higher cloud efficiency, here is one of the best examples for you.   Use Case: Don’t Run Your IT Read more...