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vCloud Availability 3.0 Blog Series: Introduction

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Until now Disaster Recovery as a service for Cloud Providers has been broken up into unique solutions: vCloud Availability C2C and vCloud Availability DR2C. Unfortunately, these solutions brought with them disparate interfaces and infrastructure. This has led to a lot of bloat and confusion for cloud providers to sort through. The recent release of vCloud Read more...

Usage Meter 3.5 End of General Support

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VMware Usage Meter 3.5 End of General Support VMware Usage Meter 3.5 has set end of general support (EoGS) for March 31, 2019. Users of Usage Meter 3.5, or earlier, will be required to upgrade to version 3.6.1. This update needs  to be completed prior to March 31 to ensure the new appliance is reporting for Read more...

Trial Mode for VMware Usage Insight

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VMware Usage Insight   With VMware Usage Insight, Cloud Providers have an opportunity to automate monthly end-user reporting into the VMware Cloud Provider Business Portal. This is especially beneficial for Providers who leverage multiple VMware Usage Meters. Not only does VMware Usage Insight provide a single pane of glass reported by each VMware Usage Meter, but Read more...

vCloud Usage Meter 3.6.1 Hot Patch 2

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We are pleased to announce a minor update to vCloud Usage Meter 3.6.1 with UM 3.6.1 Hot Patch 2. If Usage Meter is currently not experiencing issues mentioned below, updating to this patch is not necessary.  Hot Patch 2 resolves issues that occur when generating reports in large setups and resolves issues in vCenter collections and metering vSAN and NSX. Hot Read more...

Usage Meter requirement for SMTP

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As we continue to enhance the features and capabilities of Usage Meter, one of the changes that has people asking questions is why we are requiring the configuration of SMTP when installing Usage Meter 3.6.x. This was a change from 3.5.x where SMTP was not a requirement.  Usage Meter Monitoring One of the key reasons Read more...

What’s new in vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud DR 1.5

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Recently vCloud Availability for Cloud-to-Cloud Disaster Recovery (C2C DR) 1.5 launched with a number of new features. Here is a summary of the new features that are introduced with this release. Embedded vCloud Availability user interface Replication policies vCloud Availability API Enhanced Scale If you are new to vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud DR, or would like Read more...