Month: February 2017

VMware on VMware: vRealize Log Insight

VMware on VMware: vRealize Log Insight

This post was originally published on this site —How VMware IT Leverages vRealize Log Insight VMware IT uses different tools, but VMware vRealize Log Insight really stands out for the way it helps VMware IT scale. Managing the VMware private cloud is a big job. VMWare’s private cloud spans 6 data centers and more than 325,000 allocated VMs on more than 2,000 hosts. Just like VMware’s customers, VMware IT needs visibility into the health of their environment. Log Insight was the right tool to help them scale, and understand the applications Read more […]

VMware Horizon 7 True SSO: Advanced Features

VMware Horizon 7 True SSO: Advanced Features

This post was originally published on this site —In a previous blog, we saw how to deploy VMware Horizon 7 True SSO in a lab environment. The diagram below is a recap of the deployment: Now, let us discuss what to consider for deploying True SSO in a production environment. The discussion will only focus on the VMware Horizon Environment aspect of the above diagram. VMware recommends deploying two VMware Enrollment Servers and two Microsoft Certificate Authorities (CA) for True SSO in a production environment. Configure these so that the Horizon Read more […]

VMware on VMware: vRealize Network Insight

VMware on VMware: vRealize Network Insight

This post was originally published on this site —How VMware IT Leverages vRealize Network Insight   VMware IT uses many VMware tools in their IT organization to manage their private cloud. One of these useful tools is vRealize Network Insight. What is vRealize Network Insight? VMware vRealize® Network Insight™ delivers intelligent operations for software-defined networking and security. It helps optimize network performance and availability with converged visibility across virtual and physical networks, provides planning and recommendations Read more […]

Utilizing VMware Mirage for Static Endpoint Compliance (Physical PCs, ATMs, POS)

Utilizing VMware Mirage for Static Endpoint Compliance (Physical PCs, ATMs, POS)

This post was originally published on this site — The modern IT landscape has changed dramatically in the past few years. Cybersecurity threats are prevalent in the computing world, and it seems like everyday we are hearing about a new threat or story in which hackers have hit a banking or retail organization, crippling its systems and causing damage to its reputation and customer trust. We now have the ability to deliver modern, just-in-time desktops, built on the fly, serving a highly-targeted purpose from the data center or cloud. These dynamic Read more […]

Are You Equipped to Handle the IoT Wave?

Are You Equipped to Handle the IoT Wave?

This post was originally published on this site —See VMware Take on the Internet of Things (IoT) at Mobile World Congress 2017 With the IoT wave crashing down on the enterprise, it is not surprising that IoT will loom large when Mobile World Congress opens in Barcelona on 28 February. There will be a zone dedicated just to IoT in the exhibition, and many of the conference presentations will be devoted to IoT. VMware unveiled its IoT strategy at VMworld in Las Vegas in August last year. Over the past six months, we’ve been developing that Read more […]

Profiling Applications with VMware User Environment Manager, Part 1: Introduction to Application Profiler

Profiling Applications with VMware User Environment Manager, Part 1: Introduction to Application Profiler

This post was originally published on this site —With contributions from: Jim Yanik, Senior Manager, End-User-Computing Technical Marketing, VMware Pim Van De Vis, Product Engineer, User Environment Manager, Research & Development, VMware Stephane Asselin, Lead Architect, App Volumes, VMware Successful management of applications across physical, virtual, and cloud devices is becoming increasingly important. Whether your organization fits neatly in to one of those silos, or spans all three, the challenge is finding tools designed to work well Read more […]

How to use vRealize Automation with SSL offloading in multi-arm load-balancing topology

How to use vRealize Automation with SSL offloading in multi-arm load-balancing topology

This post was originally published on this site —With the development of newer and faster load balancers or Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) we are seeing more and more use cases where SSL termination is required. Some of those use cases include SSL offloading and optimization, content caching and filtering, application firewalls and many others. In this guide we will cover the basic SSL-to-SSL configuration of VMware NSX, F5 BIG-IP and Citrix NetScaler with vRealize Automation 7.x. You have to keep in mind however that the ADCs nowadays Read more […]

Cloud Transformation: Are you Ready? What about your Team?

Cloud Transformation: Are you Ready? What about your Team?

This post was originally published on this site —Are you ready for cloud transformation? As the CIO, you know cloud is good for you. Capacity on demand! Independence from hardware… IT as a service, even as self-service… In other words, you know why you are doing it. You fought for, and got the budget allocated, you acquired the best technology, and your trusted consultant has proven to you in a nicely-done POC that the technology works. But you know, it’s not just the technology. Will your cloud fly high and deliver the expected Read more […]

New Fling released – IOInsight

New Fling released – IOInsight

This post was originally published on this site —By Sankaran Sivathanu VMware IOInsight is a tool to help people understand a VM’s storage I/O behavior. By understanding their VM’s I/O characteristics, customers can make better decisions about storage capacity planning and performance tuning. IOInsight ships as a virtual appliance that can be deployed in any vSphere environment and includes an intuitive web-based UI that allows users to choose VMDKs to monitor and view results. Where does IOInsight help? Customers may better tune and Read more […]

vRealize Automation 7.2 Detailed Implementation Video Guide

vRealize Automation 7.2 Detailed Implementation Video Guide

This post was originally published on this site —[this post originally posted at virtualjad.com] Welcome to the vRealize Automation 7.2 Detailed Implementation VIDEO Guide. This is a collection of all the videos making up the full vRealize Automation 7.2 Detailed Implementation Guide. The guide (and these videos) was put together to help you deploy and configure a highly-available, production-worthy vRealize Automation 7.2 distributed environment, complete with SDDC integration (e.g. VSAN, NSX), extensibility examples and ecosystem integrations. Read more […]