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Revera Delivers Self-Served Excellence with vCloud Director®

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By Tina Cressia-Thomas, Senior Product Marketing Manager for vCloud Director      When Revera, a New Zealand-based IT Infrastructure and Platform Services company, needed to supply cloud IT services to government agencies they turned to VMware. With the aid of VMware’s vCloud Director cloud management platform, Revera deployed its IT solution a year earlier than originally Read more...
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VMware vSAN and the vCloud Air Network: New Features and Capabilities

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By David Hill, Technologist & Evangelist for vCloud Service Provider Business Unit Recently VMware announced the general availability of VMware vSAN 6.6.  This release contains several new features and capabilities.  At a high level the new features and capabilities are:   vSAN Encryption – Datastore level encryption in a dedupe/compression efficient way Local Protection for Read more...
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BMSIX Removes Barriers to the Cloud with VMware and IBM

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It’s no secret that moving to the cloud at the enterprise level is challenging. Large organizations invest huge amounts of technical resources and employee time crafting on-premise solutions – and no company wants to see that investment go down the drain. That’s where BMSIX comes in.   BMSIX helps enterprise customers in Brazil move to Read more...
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Blogger Blast: VMware vCloud Director 8.20

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In light of the recent announcement of OVH acquiring the vCloud Air business from VMware (vCloud Blog) (OVH page)  we have received some questions from our Service provider community around the future development of vCloud Director®.  We are pleased to confirm that vCloud Director continues to be owned and developed by VMware’s Cloud Provider Software Read more...
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IBM InterConnect Recap

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This year, VMware sponsored IBM InterConnect in Las Vegas as a Gold Sponsor. From the showroom floor to breakout sessions, the VMware presence throughout the week was strong. If you weren’t able to attend, here are a few key highlights from the event.   IBM Cloud Secure Virtualization On the first day of InterConnect, IBM Read more...

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How VMware vCloud Air Network Service Providers and ISVs Get the Most Out of VMware vCloud Director

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Now is the time for ISVs and service providers to join the VMware vCloud Director® partner ecosystem. The opportunities have never been better.   New Training ISVs get streamlined access and certification to vCloud Director. And because service providers get more precertified capabilities with new releases of vCloud Director, they can rapidly monetize services for Read more...
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The Security Landscape: Pwn2Own 2017

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During the 2017 Pwn2Own competition at CanSecWest, two teams succeeded in demonstrating arbitrary host code execution on VMware Workstation. Today, VMware is releasing updated versions of VMware vSphere ESXi, VMware Fusion, and VMware Workstation to address these vulnerabilities. VMSA-2017-0006 contains details on impacted versions and the releases which contain fixes.   No active exploitation VMware is not aware Read more...
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Tweetosphere Lights Up: #LongLiveVCD

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A few weeks ago, we announced the launch of VMware vCloud Director® 8.20 and the tweetosphere lit up with comments (#LongLiveVCD). They came from around the world (Islamabad, Italy, Nigeria). And they came from experts inside VMware and outside (Gajendra Ambi at EMC, Olya Moskovchenko‏ at StarWind Software, Anthony Spiteri‏ at Veeam Software, Pranay Jha Read more...