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A Deeper Look into NSX L2VPN with vCD Extender Orchestration

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This post originally appeared on Clouds, etc. by Daniel Paluszek.    I’ve been rebuilding my vCloud Director (vCD) lab and running through a few connectivity scenarios. Moreover, I wanted to write and share my findings on orchestrating an on-prem NSX environment connecting to a vCD/Provider environment using vCloud Director Extender (VXLAN to VXLAN). In vCD Extender, this Read more...

Update VMware vCloud Director 9 in 5 Minutes

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This post originally appeared on Clouds, etc. by Daniel Paluszek.   I sometimes hear that vCloud Director (vCD) is cumbersome and hard to install/upgrade. I just updated my lab environment vCD instance from 9.0 to 9.0.1 in about five minutes. The team has done an incredible job of making any patch/upgrade process seamless. Below are the steps Read more...

vRealize Operations – Latest Release and Integration with vCloud Director Delivers Even Greater Value for Cloud Providers

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As a unified stack of VMware technologies that includes VMware vSphere, vSAN, NSX, vCloud Director and Usage Meter, the VMware Cloud Provider Platform gives Cloud Providers the ability to increase efficiency, deliver differentiating, value-added services, drive revenue, and deploy highly scalable cloud environments with minimal risk.   VMware continues to invest in the Cloud Provider Read more...

EMEA Service Providers: Opportunities to Add Value and Differentiate as Markets Evolve

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European Service Providers are challenged to differentiate services and add value as enterprises look to hyperscale cloud providers to decrease costs and gain flexibility. However, even as hyperscale public cloud providers gain momentum, EU enterprise customers are experiencing very real needs around data geography, data center proximity, and performance/reliability – needs that can’t be easily Read more...