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How to Implement NSX Micro-Segmentation for Adobe Experience Manager using VMware NSX Data Center

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  by Lincu Abraham, IT Manager, VMware   To read more about how VMware IT has implemented micro-segmentation using NSX Data Center in various applications, click here   Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) provides content authoring, workflow, archiving and an intuitive user interface that enable organizations to reduce the cost, time and risk associated with delivering Read more...

Why VMware IT Made vSAN the Backbone of Our Hyperconverged Infrastructure Strategy

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  By: Chanh Chi, Jerry Griffin, Tom Ralph, Larry Wong, and Zaigui Wang   VMware vSAN™ enjoyed tremendous customer adoption since its release, especially in large-scale deployments. Naturally, customers wanted to know if VMware uses vSAN in its own mission-critical environments. The answer is absolutely, and then some. Originally, we only implemented vSAN in larger hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) Read more...

How NSX Data Center Brought VMware IaaS Initiatives To Life

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  By: John Tompkins, Cloud Network Architect, VMware Prior to the private cloud and infrastructure as a service (IaaS), VMware struggled with managing and deploying large-scale workloads and environments. Separate teams ran their own siloed development testing infrastructures. There were no centralized cloud operations or a central environment for operating VMware products. And new hardware/network Read more...

Smooth sailing—Revenue and bookings assurance

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By Michelle McNeil, Senior Director, ePRO (Portfolio Management, Resiliency & Operations), BTA, VMware As a global enterprise with a far-reaching vendor and partner revenue/bookings operations, ensuring consistent uptime and anticipating potential crises is a mission-critical endeavor. This where the Crisis Management Team (CMT) comes into play. A combined effort involving IT, order management, finance, and other Read more...

Get an insider’s view into VMware IT via a CIO team fireside chat

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VMware’s CIO team recently conducted a fireside chat in which they discussed the current state of VMware IT and IT in general. What’s changed? IT used to be a back-office function that was buried in the corporate bureaucracy, a fact that gave engineers little say in initiatives or an ability to be creative. All that Read more...
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Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning Radically Transform How the VMware Business Interacts with Business Systems

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By Sunder Vudhya, Director – IT, Digital Order Ops and Advanced Technologies, VMware, and Balaji Parthasarathy, Senior Director, Enterprise Architecture and Experience Design, VMware VMware IT has increased its application footprint to deliver solutions for a variety of business needs, resulting in a distributed system that meets both domain needs and business goals. A distributed Read more...

Using vRealize Network Insight to Fully Leverage the Benefits of NSX Data Center

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by Swapnil Hendre, Director, Solutions Engineering, VMware, and John Tompkins, Cloud Network Architect, VMware VMware customers often ask us what IT uses to manage networking and security in our private cloud. We answer that VMware vRealize® Network Insight™  is our secret to success. It helps us build and manage a highly available and secure network Read more...

Measuring the Colleague Experience to Improve Productivity

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By Jason Conyard, VP, Colleague Experience & Technology, VMware As IT leaders, we focus on the uptime of the network and mission-critical applications as key measures of IT success. We often overlook the role of the colleague experience as a driver in supporting the business, as productivity can be hard to quantify. This view is Read more...
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How to Do the Old Switcheroo: Migrating vSS to vDS with Zero Downtime

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by Gaurav Pruthi, Lead Cloud Infrastructure Administrator, VMware, and Zaigui Wang, Senior Manager, Cloud Infrastructure Operations, VMware The VMware vSphere® Standard Switch (vSS) contains both data and management planes at the individual host level. This configuration lacked overall management efficiency and hindered integration with other advanced tools and applications. That’s why the decision was made Read more...