New Horizon, vSAN, vSphere, and vCloud Director Training

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The newest courses from VMware Education Services provide training on a variety of technologies, designed to make it easy for you to get the skills you need when and where you want it. VMware Horizon 7: Design Workshop [V7] presents a VMware Horizon design methodology that begins with the information and data that must be gathered Read more...

How to Reset Single Sign On Password in vSphere 6.x

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Periodically we’ll be bringing you tech tips from our Technical Training team on topics they receive questions on from the field. Today’s post comes from Rohit Sachdeva a Technical Training Specialist. Rohit is very passionate about delivering VMware technical training. At VMware, he is responsible for the enablement of the newly hired Technical Support Engineers and he also delivers Read more...

Essential Elements of Micro-segmentation

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The free Micro‐segmentation For Dummies®, VMware Special Edition ebook by Lawrence Miller, CISSP, and Joshua Soto provides a broad overview of micro-segmentation, including how it can help you defend your data center from attack, automating security workflows, as well as steps to getting started. But before you can get started, you need to understand the essential 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...

VMware Validated Design for SDDC 3.0 – Now Available!

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By Jonathan McDonald I mentioned all the fun details on the VMware Validated Design in my previous blog post. I am happy to report that we have just released the next revision of it, version 3.0. This takes what everyone already knew and loved about the previous version—and made it better! In case you have Read more...

VMworld Session Preview: MGT775

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By Andrea Siviero Data center virtualization continues to receive attention in enterprise organizations that want to reduce IT costs and create a more flexible, efficient, and automated applications workload environment. As an IT organization, you must contend with many different software and hardware components. And not only do you have to manage a lot of Read more...

How NOT to Fail at Process Automation and Continual Improvement

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by Chris Kunselman A big part of my job at VMware is to help customers transform to an SDDC environment. For VMware Operations Transformation Services, that means understanding the business reasons behind their strategy for an SDDC and Private Cloud, and then defining the roadmap to achieving this strategy.  The transformation is the journey along Read more...

VMware Validated Design for SDDC 2.0 – Now Available

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By Jonathan McDonald Recently I have been involved in a rather cool project inside VMware, aimed at validating and integrating all the different VMware products. The most interesting customer cases I see are related to this work because oftentimes products work independently without issue—but together can create unique problems. To be honest, it is really Read more...

VCAP6 Deployment Beta Exams: Expanded and Extended!

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Hi Everyone, I have good news to share with you: The VCAP6 Deployment beta exams are being extended to additional Pearson Vue centers in North America and expanded to roughly 175 centers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Additionally, the beta end-date has been moved out to July 13. We still need people to take the beta exams so Read more...

Define SDDC Success Based on IT Outcomes

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By Andrea Siviero You’ve just deployed a new technology solution; how do you define whether or not it was a success? People often have difficulty agreeing on the definition of “success” because there are two interconnected dimensions in which a project can be judged as a success or a failure. The first is project management Read more...