Since November, Bitnami content (previously Bitnami Community Catalog) has been available for free to VMware Cloud Providers via VMware Marketplace (accessible from a service tile on VMware Cloud Partner Navigator/Cloud Provider Hub). Cloud Provider partners do not need MSP commit contracts to access Bitnami content. Any Bitnami application is downloadable onto VMware Cloud Director, vCenter, and VMware Cloud end-points, where customers can easily access them. In addition, container images and Helm chart repositories from Bitnami’s 130+ open source components are also available on VMware Cloud Director (10.2) App Launchpad that provides catalogs of deployment-ready applications for developers and DevOps engineers. Read more.
VMware announced its intention to deprecate a number of features with the next number release (not update release) of vSphere including, vCenter Server for Windows, vSphere Web Client, and vmkLinux APIs and associated driver ecosystem. Learn more:
Read our Knowledge Base for more information on VMware’s announcement of the End of Availability (EoA) of VMware vCenter Host Gateway effective with VMware vCenter Server 6.5 release, and all future releases. Impacted customers have been notified.