Migrating SaaS Workloads to VMware Cloud on AWS

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Tweet   By Gopinath Anantharaman, Sr. Director R&D; Arjun Basu, IT Director; Swapnil Hendre, Director, Solutions Engineering and Design; Ramanathan Meyyappan, Sr. Manager Application Services; Eric Rong, Technical Architect   The Challenge VMware IT builds, operates, and manages Identity Services, which enable VMware Cloud Services and the My VMware application platforms. VMware Cloud Services platform Read more...

VMware IT’s Journey to a Hybrid Cloud Solution

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Tweet   By Swapnil Hendre, Director, Solutions Engineering and Design, Preethy G, Solutions Engineer and Shamika Mukane, Solutions Engineer   VMware’s rapid organic and acquisition-based growth prompted VMware IT to look beyond the existing on-premises (private cloud infrastructure) to the public cloud to meet the increased demand for compute resources.   After exploring different options, Read more...
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How VMware IT Adopted the NSX Advanced Load Balancer (Formerly Avi Networks)

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Tweet   By Swapnil Hendre, Director, Solutions Engineering and Design, and Preethy G, Solutions Engineer, VMware   The load balancer landscape is changing rapidly, and more workloads are being moved to cloud. There is also growing demand for these load balancers to be very elastic. Our legacy load balancer lacked the flexibility, cloud capabilities and Read more...
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Integrating and Sustaining Resilience in Our DNA—The Story of the VMware Global Resiliency Program

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Tweet   By Prasad Saranjame, Head of Physical Security & Resiliency (PS&R), and Cheryl LaTouche, Senior Manager,  Business Resiliency, both VMware   VMware is a fast-growing, multi-national enterprise running a large private cloud. The company’s various offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to more than 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of Read more...
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How Multi-Cloud Deployments Accelerate Onboarding and Enhance the Colleague Experience

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Tweet   By Aju Sukumaran, Senior Manager, Information Systems Colleague Experience & Technology (CET); Swapnil Hendre, Director, Solutions Engineering and Design—both VMware   Our IT teams employ the VMware Horizon® virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) for a variety of mission-critical activities. These include mergers & acquisitions, desktop replacements, bring your own device (BYOD) scenarios, contract and temporary Read more...
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VMworld 2019 US Hands-on Labs—Breaking New Records While Delivering Seamless Experiences

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Tweet   By Brian Morton, Technical Program Manager (Cloud and Productivity Engineering); Lyubomir Lyubenov, Cloud Architect; Brandon Bazan, Sr. Site Reliability Engineer, all VMware   This year at VMworld 2019 US, our Hands-on Labs (HOLs) were more popular than ever. Attendees were able to test drive full working versions of VMware technologies without having to Read more...
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Can VDI Administrators Make Everyone Happy? They Can Now!

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Tweet   By Aju Sukumaran, Information Systems Senior Manager       Today, delivering ideal colleague (end user) experiences is more complicated and fraught with error potential than ever before, and that puts virtual desktop administrators in a tough position.   VDI administrators have a lot of manage, and worry about   That’s why VMware IT developed Read more...
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What’s VMware IT Been Up To? Find Out at VMworld 2019 US

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Tweet     By Catherine Greenberg, Director, VMware on VMware Program   The VMware on VMware team is excited to share our IT best practices and VMware product deployment journeys at VMworld 2019 US, and we hope to see you there!   Great advice. One on one If you’re an existing VMware customer, schedule a Read more...

How VMware IT Used VMware Cloud on AWS for JIRA Disaster Recovery

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Tweet By Sergey Malakhov, R&D Manager, VMware VMware’s internal developers and site reliability engineers (SREs) use a variety of tools to maintain our private cloud. One of them is JIRA, a software development tool used to plan, track and release software. Up until recently, the primary instance of JIRA was deployed in a data center, Read more...
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Leveraging Dell EMC UnityVSA NAS to Provide NFS on VMware Cloud on AWS

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Tweet by Kandy O’Mara, Solutions Architect, VMware As part of our hybrid cloud journey, VMware IT needed to provide a network filesystem (NFS) for VMs and application workloads in VMware Cloud on AWS. These applications include SAP Landscape Virtualization Management (LVM), Atlassian Jira, and the VMware Blog applications. All require shared filesystems, which play an Read more...