HashiCorp Terraform

vCloud Director Embraces Terraform

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This year marks a focused support for HashiCorp Terraform in VMware vCloud Director (vCD). The refreshed Terraform vCloud Director provider enables administrators and DevOps engineers to define vCD infrastructure as code inside Terraform configuration files. This makes it an efficient automation and integration tool. We already released two new provider versions this year (v2.0.0 and Read more...

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...

Global Load Balancing with VMware Horizon and Amazon Route 53

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A few months ago, Andrew Morgan in the EUC Business Unit wrote a great blog post on using Amazon Route 53 to provide Global Load Balancing Services for VMware Horizon. The example in Andrew’s post showed a failover situation between an on-premises VMware Horizon environment and a Horizon environment running in VMware Cloud on AWS. Read more...

vCloud Availability 3.0 – Lightboard Overviews

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The team is excited to be releasing vCloud Availability 3.0 very shortly as this is a comprehensive approach to Disaster Recovery as a Service for our cloud service providers. We wanted to provide some overview lightboards of this new version of vCloud Availability and what’s possible within this new solution set. Introduction to vCloud Availability 3.0 Read more...

Self Paced Cloud Provider Program Training

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Enablement for everyone!   It is with real pleasure the VMware Cloud Provider Program is able to announce the launch of our new self-paced learning platform to our Cloud Providers and Aggregation partners called ‘WIRE’. WIRE is an enablement platform that you can use to gain access to VMware product and solution enablement, providing sales Read more...
vCloud Director

The Hybrid Cloud Gets Better: Meet vCloud Director 9.7

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Whether you’re a cloud provider or IT leader building out your cloud strategy, your hybrid cloud possibilities are about to get a whole lot better thanks to the new VMware vCloud Director 9.7. vCloud Director—a powerful services platform that enables cloud providers around the world to run thriving, profitable cloud businesses—is set to deliver a Read more...

New Unified Onboarding and Protection with VMware vCloud Availability 3.0

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VMware is excited to announce the upcoming launch of VMware vCloud Availability 3.0, a powerful solution built to offer simple, more secure, and cost-effective onboarding, migration, and disaster recovery services “to” or “between” multi-tenant VMware clouds. The new solution will help cloud providers offer end customers new disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) and onboarding services Read more...
VMware Cloud Provider Managed Services

Extending your managed services to customer data centers through VCPP

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  Today, we’re going to explore one of the least know opportunities about the VMware Cloud Provider Program (VCPP): the ability for cloud providers to extend their managed services to customer’s data centers using VCPP points and products; whether for simple data center modernization, hybrid cloud build out, or cloud repatriation. VMware has been talking Read more...

VMware CloudMasters – Enablement Launch

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  I am happy to announce the launch of VMware CloudMasters enablement training for our providers within the VMware Cloud Provider Program (VCPP). In this post, we will detail out what this program entails in coordination with our aggregators. What is it? The genesis of CloudMasters was to provide a fundamental training plan on enabling Read more...

Important Security Update for Container Service Extension

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An important new version of Container Service Extension (CSE) is now available, version 1.2.7, that includes a critical fix for a security issue in the runc component of Docker. You can read more details about the security issue in the Security Advisory: https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2019-0001.html Upgrading CSE with New Security Fix For upgrading follow the procedure documented in Read more...