Dream of Simplifying Hybrid and Multi-Clouds?

Dream of Simplifying Hybrid and Multi-Clouds?

This post was originally published on this site —Do you ever wake up during the night thinking about your IT environment? Do you dream of finding new ways to simplify operations across hybrid and multi-clouds? In this blog I will share some of the nightmares we’ve been told, what IT dreams are made of, and what self-driving operations powered by AI/ML means. You can also see it all in one place – and share it with your coworkers – in this poster, “Dreaming of Simplifying Your IT Operations Across Hybrid and Multi-Clouds” Read more […]

What’s New with vRealize Network Insight 5.0

What’s New with vRealize Network Insight 5.0

This post was originally published on this site —We’re excited to announce the release of VMware vRealize Network Insight 5.0, which introduces a bunch of new features! The anchor features of this release are new integrations with VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud and Public Cloud Azure. Other major features include Network Flow Round Trip Time (RTT) metrics with NSX-T, Kubernetes topologies and application discovery and much more that makes this product so powerful and rich with data; let’s take a deep dive into 5.0!   Data Sources Data Read more […]

VMware Tools 11.0 – Out Now!

VMware Tools 11.0 – Out Now!

This post was originally published on this site —VMware Tools is a critical component in your virtual infrastructure. It provides drivers for virtual and paravirtual devices, security components, and capabilities such as guest file system quiesced snapshots. On that note, I am delighted to announce the general availability of VMware Tools 11.0. What’s New for Windows? A major version bump usually signals significant new features, and this release is no exception. We continue our efforts to minimize additional reboot requirements by making Read more […]

Q3 Updates – What’s New with VMware Virtual Workspace for Healthcare

Q3 Updates – What’s New with VMware Virtual Workspace for Healthcare

This post was originally published on this site —Written in collaboration with Cris Lau, Product Line Manager for End User Computing at VMware. Healthcare organizations today are innovating support their digital workspace strategy, streamline processes, and improve patient care. VMware End User Computing (EUC) solutions for healthcare are tailored to deliver mobile management, desktop virtualization and app delivery solutions that enable healthcare organizations to deliver the best patient care at the lowest price while driving increased patient Read more […]

The Wait for iOS 13 is Over

The Wait for iOS 13 is Over

This post was originally published on this site —Apple wrapped up its Fall 2019 Keynote last Tuesday, and with it came details and release dates for the new consumer Apple services, a new Apple Watch, and the first “Pro” iPhone with iPhone 11 Pro. While Apple fans must wait on their new toys, they don’t have to wait any longer for iOS 13. The latest iOS update is now out and will soon be running iPhones everywhere. As we’ve previously written, this is likely Apple’s most important release for the enterprise IT market Read more […]

vRealize Automation Cloud (fka Cloud Automation Services) – API First!

vRealize Automation Cloud (fka Cloud Automation Services) – API First!

This post was originally published on this site —New Central vRA Cloud API Landing Page! We have released a new API landing page for vRealize Automation Cloud. This is a great place to get to all the vRA Cloud API information you will need to interact with the entire platform in one location. vRealize Automation Cloud – API First Did you know that the Cloud Management Business Unit’s approach to vRealize Automation Cloud is an API first approach? The concept of programmatic interaction with platforms is extremely common place Read more […]

Service Broker Policy Criteria

Service Broker Policy Criteria

This post was originally published on this site —With the latest release of features for vRealize Automation Cloud for September 2019 there is a new capability in VMware Service Broker which allows you to set criteria on how policies run when a consumer requests a catalog item. We call this the Service Broker Policy Criteria (I know catchy name)! In this blog I will cover what policies currently exist in Service Broker and how the policy criteria feature can help pinpoint when the policies should be applied. Let’s get started!!   What Read more […]

Kubernetes Namespace Management in Cloud Assembly

Kubernetes Namespace Management in Cloud Assembly

This post was originally published on this site —VMware is making huge investments in our ability to deploy and manage Kubernetes. This is evident in many of the VMworld announcements that you hopefully heard while attending the conference or have read in post conference material. This should come as no surprise as we (VMware) feel it is our “birthright” to own the container management market. In this blog I am going to cover a new capability in VMware Cloud Assembly that allows you to better manage Kubernetes namespaces across all Read more […]

Blueprint Object Properties Editor in vRealize Automation Cloud

Blueprint Object Properties Editor in vRealize Automation Cloud

This post was originally published on this site —  With the latest release of features for September 2019 in vRealize Automation Cloud, one stands out that is of importance to those cloud administrators and architects that may not be as comfortable writing blueprint topologies in a code. The feature is called the Object Properties Editor. Cloud Assembly uses YAML formatting for its language interpretation of blueprints. Not everyone likes going 100 percent code, especially those of you who have been using vRealize Automation on premise. The Read more […]

Using VMmark as a Performance Analysis Tool

Using VMmark as a Performance Analysis Tool

This post was originally published on this site —VMmark 3 as a Performance Analysis Tool VMmark was originally developed to fill the need for a server consolidation benchmark for a rapidly changing datacenter that was becoming increasingly dominated by virtualization.  The design of VMmark, which is a collection of workloads, gives us the ability to quickly change workload parameters to modify the behavior of the entire benchmark. This allows us to use VMmark to exercise technologies that were not available at the time the benchmark was designed. Read more […]