vCloud Director Hybrid Cloud Design Case Study

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By: Chris Colotti This is a repost from Chris Colotti’s blog, chriscolotti.us.  So all week I have been posting tidbits about the vCloud Director Hybrid cloud I have been building.  So what was my purpose for doing so?  Well I did it to make a couple of points of course the following is the final outcome formed into a bit of Read more...

To Our VMware Cloud Evaluation Users: We’re Sorry

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We are aware of provisioning delays some users have experienced when signing up for the VMware Cloud Evaluation.  We’d like to apologize to our users for exceeding the target provisioning time for new accounts. For those who are ready to give it a try, we are making room for you. We also want to be clear Read more...

Liquid Data Center

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By: Massimo Re Ferre’, vCloud Architect This is a repost from Massimo’s personal blog, IT 2.0 – Next Generation IT Infrastructures. Having worked for about 3 years with vCloud Director I have to admit that the networking subsystem is the one that takes more time to digest. Part of this is because it is fairly complex rich. Part of it is because Read more...

A Who’s Who of Companies That Have Moved to the Cloud with VMware

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A year ago we launched our “Another VMware Cloud” blog series to highlight the great stories from our customers, both large and small, that have successfully moved to the cloud with VMware. As VMware continues to make private, public and hybrid cloud a reality for organizations looking to take advantage of enterprise-ready cloud solutions, we’ll Read more...

How To Configure vCloud 5.1 Hybrid Cloud Site 2 Site VPN

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By: Chris Colotti This is a repost from Chris Colotti’s blog, chriscolotti.us.  In the process of building my experimental “MonsterCloud” vCloud Director Hybrid setup I obviously needed to do some site to site VPN between the following locations: VMware Eval Cloud  Stratogen Cloud My House The trick here is that this is now turning into a true Hybrid cloud as two Read more...

How To Run vCloud Connector 2.0 Hosted With NAT

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By: Chris Colotti This is a repost from Chris’ personal blog, ChrisColotti.us. As I have been building out this crazy vCloud Director Hybrid setup in a few of the public clouds I am using from Virtacore, Stratogen, and the VMware Evaluation Cloud, I decided to try hosting all the vCloud Connector components in the various clouds.  One thing I remember from the vCloud Connector Read more...

How To Design Your vCloud Director Hybrid Cloud

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By: Chris Colotti This is a repost from Chris’ personal blog, ChrisColotti.us. So last week I started on sort of an experiment that was really to investigate the new Organization Administrator features of the Edge Gateway in vCloud Director 5.1.  I happen to have several public vCloud Director organizations, but for this purposes I am using Read more...