Announcing the vSphere 6.5 Topology and Upgrade Planning Tool

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As part of the introduction of vSphere Central, one of the brand new assets we’ve put together is the vSphere 6.5 Topology and Upgrade Planning Tool. This tool aims to help customers plan and execute both upgrades to vSphere 6.5 as well as new deployments. With this initial release, the tool is focused on the most common upgrade paths and deployments of vCenter Server 6.5. Updates to the content within the tool are planned to occur over time. And, depending on feedback and value the tool has Read more [...]

Hurry! Our 10 Most Popular EUC Sessions @ VMworld Are Filling Up Fast!

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We’re less than one month away from VMworld. And with thousands already registered for what promises to be the biggest end-user computing (EUC) event of the year, space is nearly gone in our top sessions. From an action-packed EUC spotlight keynote to immersive hands-on labs, VMworld promises to be the one EUC event you can’t afford to miss. Join us at VMworld. Get started here. We have nearly 100 sessions dedicated to all things digital workspace, virtual desktops, enterprise apps, Read more [...]

Welcome to vSphere Central!

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I am pleased to announce the release of a brand new technical resource center called vSphere Central.  This site brings together a variety of technical assets from VMware that helps users understand how vSphere works, how to implement various features, plan upgrades, and more.  With content in a range of formats, including text, video, and rich media tools such as walkthrough demos, the goal is to be a one-stop shop for original and curated technical content on vSphere. A highlight of the Read more [...]

Getting Insights into Configuration & Compliance with vROps 6.6 Dashboards

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In my last post, I discussed the Capacity & Utilization use cases and how vRealize Operations Manager 6.6 can answer those questions with the help of out of the box dashboards. We also looked at how the Getting Started Page can be used to dive into each of these use cases. In this post we will talk about Configuration & Compliance. The Configuration and Compliance category caters to the administrators who are responsible to manage configuration drifts within a virtual infrastructure. Read more [...]

VMworld Is Coming Soon. Which Cloud Sessions Will You Attend?

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As the dog days of summer begin to wane, the excitement and anticipation of VMworld 2017 begins to rise. Customers wait with bated breath to hear the latest VMware announcements and listen to industry experts. VMware speakers and staff gear up to demonstrate the latest and greatest features and share our vision for the future. And it goes without saying that everyone is ready to party with customers and partners in Las Vegas, Aug. 28–31, at the Mandalay Bay resort and in Barcelona, Sept. 11–14, Read more [...]

vRealize Automation Servicenow 2.0 plugin is here

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Introduction The summer is here the snow is over and the New vRealize Automation Servicenow (vRA Servicenow) plugin is shinier than ever, equipped with quite a few enhancements. For those who are new to that integration we would kindly remind that this is the second version of the vRA ITSM plugin for Servicenow. If previously the northbound integrations to vRA were mainly custom and required sufficient professional services interaction, the New VMware VRA plugin for Servicenow provides Read more [...]

Easy as 9.1.1-2-3: VMware AirWatch EMM Feature Pack Review

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Use the VMware AirWatch EMM feature pack review to learn about the added features added and bug fixes in the latest releases of the AirWatch Console. VMware AirWatch EMM Feature Pack v9.1.3 Check out the latest features in the VMware AirWatch EMM Feature Pack v9.1.3 release! New! Deploy Custom Bootstrap Packages for macOS Typically, device enrollment requires AirWatch Agent installation prior to executing any other installation packages. In VMware AirWatch EMM Feature Pack v9.1.3, bootstrap Read more [...]

Reduce IT Friction, Boost Government Workforce Productivity

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Anyone working in government over the past decade knows that mobile devices have transformed agency workflows, cultures and outcomes. According to a FedScoop survey underwritten by VMware and published in July 2017, more than half of federal government personnel rely heavily on mobile devices—including personal devices—to do their work. Compared to industry, however, more than half of federal workers experience moderate-to-high levels of friction when using a smartphone or tablet—ultimately Read more [...]

Sanjay Poonen Wants YOU to Join Him at VMworld 2017

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This VMworld, the digital workspace takes center stage. Join industry leaders like VMware COO Sanjay Poonen and VMware End-User Computing (EUC) leaders Sumit Dhawan, Noah Wasmer, Shankar Iyer, Dave Grant, Courtney Burry, Adam Romanowski, Jeff McGrath, Renu Upahdhay and so many more. Get your VMworld pass! Be in the front row for the news. Impress your boss with advanced technical sessions and expertise. Meet the movers and shakers in mobility, desktop virtualization, app management and unified endpoint Read more [...]

vRBC 7.3 – Whats New Technical Blog

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On June 13, 2017, VMware released an updated version of its vRealize Business for Cloud 7.3 solution. VMware vRealize Business for Cloud automates cloud costing analysis, consumption metering, cloud comparison and planning, delivering the cost visibility and business insights you need to run your cloud more efficiently. Below is a summary of what’s new in this release of vRealize Business for Cloud. Whats New?   Private Cloud – vSphere Whitelist or Blacklist machines Read more [...]