Use Cases for Moving to a Hybrid Cloud: Free eBook

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The VMware vCloud Air Network team recently released a free eBook titled Build a Better Business in the Cloud: Use Cases for Moving to a Hybrid Cloud that presents four hybrid cloud use cases alongside real-world case studies of businesses that have been helped by VMware vCloud Air Network cloud providers. The four use cases cover: Desktop-as-a-Service Read more...

Reducing Risk in your Enterprise with NSX

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I am frequently in discussions about NSX and implementation – The requirements, function, where the network team lives, how it affects the current Virtual environment, etc. All of these have been covered very well in other blogs, FAQ’s and documentation. However, one of the items that I don’t hear often is that a enormous benefit Read more...

White Paper: Aligning vRealize Operations with Business Outcomes

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Over the past few years, I have been designing, deploying, and customizing vRealize Operations (vROps) Manager for many VMware customers. Working with different clients, I noticed a common theme emerge among various business and IT leaders. Many customers are looking for IT reporting that closely resembles their lines of business such as services, departments, applications, teams, and other logical business constructs.  Read more...

Virtual Network Provisioning via the Hypervisor

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We’ve shared other resources with you before that discuss what network virtualization is and the essential of micro-segmentation. Today, we’re taking a look at provisioning virtual networks. According to our free whitepaper Network Virtualization Makes Your Life Easier: Virtual networks can be provisioned using a cloud management platform (CMP) that requests virtual network and security services for corresponding workloads. Read more...

Embracing Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

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According to the latest free ebook from VMware on the subject: Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) revolutionizes the data center, bringing all the benefits of server virtualization to storage. It is composed of two essential elements: hyper-converged infrastructure software and industry-standard hardware. Together they provide the performance, flexibility, and efficiency that budget-conscious, resource-starved IT departments crave. Download Read more...

VCDX Defense Tips: An Interview with Brett Guarino

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The VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) is the holy grail of VMware certification. Those who opt to pursue the VCDX have already achieved at least one VMware Certified Professional (VCP) and two VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP) certifications. They are truly VMware experts. We had a chance to speak with Brett Guarino, a Senior VMware Read more...

How Cloud Management Skills Can Enhance Your Career: Free eBook

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Multi-cloud strategies represent the future of IT infrastructure. And the future of cloud management belongs to those who embrace unified management for heterogeneous, multi-cloud environments. IT certifications on cloud systems management platforms provide a twofold opportunity: While you’re carving out a key role in your company’s future, you can set the stage for career advancement. Read more...

Free eBook Shows How to Advance Your Career with HCI

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Many organizations are turning to hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) as a smart alternative when architecting a modern data center due to its reduced management complexity, increased agility, and lower costs. But while moving to HCI can help ease the burden on IT professionals, it does bring along potential job roles changes. The impact varies at every Read more...

Getting Your Team Ready for Network Virtualization

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Network virtualization with VMware NSX can bring enormous benefits to your organization:  stronger security, a bridge to the hybrid cloud, support for your future vision for SDDC. One way to smooth the adoption process is by considering how people, processes and technologies will interact with the solution during your planning stages. Excerpted from a recent Read more...