Month: April 2018

New and Improved macOS Native Software Management

New and Improved macOS Native Software Management

This post was originally published on this site —Managing software and applications on managed endpoints in most cases is a primary requirement for any IT organization. Source and form of these software and applications are constantly morphing. We’re definitely seeing a shift in more organizations adopting cloud-hosted services and SaaS applications in lieu of traditionally packaged software. While a solution is necessary for effectively managing access and distribution of SaaS-based applications, the vast majority of users and their roles Read more […]

Introducing the vRealize Orchestrator Management Pack for vRealize Operations

Introducing the vRealize Orchestrator Management Pack for vRealize Operations

This post was originally published on this site —Synergy is when two powerful products come together, the result is better than the sum of their abilities. That describes the newest management pack for vRealize Operations which provides access to vRealize Orchestrator workflows for more remediation actions and the ability to launch workflows directly from the vR Ops user interface. Customers have long known about the benefits of both.  vR Ops gives you visibility and understanding of your hybrid cloud for efficienct management.  vRealize Read more […]

vSphere 6.7 – ESXi and TPM 2.0

vSphere 6.7 – ESXi and TPM 2.0

This post was originally published on this site —With vSphere 6.7 I’m happy to announce the support of TPM 2.0! This blog will go into detail on how we are leveraging the TPM 2.0 chip found on most modern servers. I’ll also clarify some mis-conceptions and try to put into context what pieces are doing what during the boot of ESXi 6.7. First, we’ll start out with “What is a TPM?” and what its capabilities are. Trusted Platform Module or “TPM” A TPM (Trusted Platform Module) is a computer chip/microcontroller Read more […]

vRealize Operations 6.7 – What’s new in Views

vRealize Operations 6.7 – What’s new in Views

This post was originally published on this site —The latest vRealize Operations release brings many exciting new features including improvements to the views functionality. Two major enhancements were introduced, both of them regarding data configuration options  The two major changes we will be looking at in this post are: Cell coloring based on result value New metric transformations.   View Cell coloring Let’s start our overview from the coloring feature. This option is completely new and allows to highlight view cells with Read more […]

Try a Hands-on Lab for a Chance to Win a Trip to VMworld

Try a Hands-on Lab for a Chance to Win a Trip to VMworld

This post was originally published on this site —  Take a VMware Hands-on Lab to earn a chance to win an all-expense paid trip to VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas, a prize worth up to US$5,000! Be part of the team that delivers Hands-on Labs at VMworld with VIP access to behind-the-scenes command centers. Just take any of the eligible Spring 2018 labs to qualify! VMware Hands-on Labs let you test-drive VMware products like vSphere quickly and easily.   Jump into our newly released Lab: vSphere Security – Getting Started: Experience vSphere Read more […]

What’s New in vRealize Operations 6.7 REST APIs

What’s New in vRealize Operations 6.7 REST APIs

This post was originally published on this site —Calling all coders, scripters and automation nerds!  With the release of vRealize Operations 6.7 we have quite a few updates to the REST APIs.  The full list is attached at the bottom of this post, but I wanted to call out a few that are notable and helpful.  I get questions from customers, partners and the VMware field almost daily on REST APIs so I know there are many of you using them for integrating vRealize Operations with other solutions.   Auth Changes and Enhancements   You Read more […]

vSphere 6.7 or 6.5 – What Should I Deploy?

vSphere 6.7 or 6.5 – What Should I Deploy?

This post was originally published on this site —Everyone at VMware, including myself, is so very excited about the release of vSphere 6.7. So far, demand has been high as we expected. This release focused on a broad set of new features as well as significant enhancements on top of what we put out in the market with vSphere 6.5 in late 2016.   Any new release does bring up an obvious customer question that I hear all the time: 6.5 or 6.7, as a user which should I choose?   I realize the “it depends” answer is never satisfying Read more […]

vRealize Automation with Infrastructure Blueprint – Configuring Multi-developer Environment

vRealize Automation with Infrastructure Blueprint – Configuring Multi-developer Environment

This post was originally published on this site —This blog is dedicated to step-by-step instructions on how to quickly configure a vRealize Automation content development environment using vRealize Automation blueprint that is available with the recent 7.4 release.  This blueprint deploys a vRealize Automation instance which is fully governed by vRA placement and governance including approvals and leases with the smallest footprint possible.  This footprint gives the reader room to grow and improvise on their own. It walks through basic Read more […]

VMware End User Computing at RSA Conference 2018

VMware End User Computing at RSA Conference 2018

This post was originally published on this site —One of the premier annual InfoSec events took place last week in San Francisco, drawing over 45,000 attendees from all over the world. The RSA Conference continues to be a place where customers can find the latest cybersecurity trends and products, learn from cybersecurity experts, and network in the cybersecurity space. VMware was thrilled to be a big part of the RSA Conference as we hosted customers in our booth, delivered theatre presentations, and met with many great partners and analysts. Some Read more […]

VMware Pivotal Container Service Journeys to KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe

VMware Pivotal Container Service Journeys to KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe

This post was originally published on this site —By Susan Wu, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Cloud-Native Apps We’re following up our VMware SIG announcement with some exciting plans for our presence at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon in Copenhagen. On the heels of the last Cloud Foundry Summit in Boston, we’re starting to see the Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes coming together. There’s a full day of content devoted to the synergies between Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes during Cloud Foundry Day at KubeCon. To start things off, on Tuesday, Read more […]