vExpert Cloud Management January 2020 Blog Digest

vExpert Cloud Management January 2020 Blog Digest

This post was originally published on this site —Welcome to the first vExpert Cloud Management Blog Digest for 2020! Every month we share a handful of blogs created by our vExpert Cloud Management Community. These blogs are written by industry professionals from around the vCommunity and often feature walkthroughs, feature highlights, and news for vRealize Operations, vRealize Network Insight, and vRealize Log Insight. The vExpert title is awarded to individuals who dedicate their time outside of work to share their experiences and useful information Read more […]

Is Your On-Premises Existence Under Scrutiny? VMware Cloud on Dell EMC Offers a Solution

Is Your On-Premises Existence Under Scrutiny? VMware Cloud on Dell EMC Offers a Solution

This post was originally published on this site —For many IT teams and organizations, maintaining an on-premises infrastructure has become an increasing challenge. The introduction of the public cloud, along with the wholesale perception that running workloads in the public cloud is less expensive and provides an equivalent environment for previously on-premises workloads have captured significant attention. While the popularity of the public cloud is an undeniable force, without considering the disadvantages of relocating applications from on-premises Read more […]

Security that’s Designed for the Modern Data Center

Security that’s Designed for the Modern Data Center

This post was originally published on this site —The last 12 months have been incredibly exciting for the security business at VMware. Last year at RSA Conference 2019, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger outlined our Intrinsic Security strategy in his keynote presentation, “3 Things the Security Industry Isn’t Talking About”. We also announced the VMware Service-defined Firewall, a stateful Layer 7 data center firewall. As pioneers of micro-segmentation, the Service-defined Firewall extended our leadership in protecting east-west traffic Read more […]

Introducing Ansible Tower Integration with vRealize Automation

Introducing Ansible Tower Integration with vRealize Automation

This post was originally published on this site —vRealize Automation is now more feature rich than ever with our latest integration with Ansible Tower. We announced our continued support for Ansible Open Source last year and customers have benefited from that integration by combining vRealize Automation’s automation capabilities with Ansible’s robust engine for configuration management.   With the Ansible integration customers have been able to add an Ansible Control Machine (or Host) to the Cloud Assembly section of vRealize Automation Read more […]

Introducing New Features for vRealize Log Insight Cloud Dashboards

Introducing New Features for vRealize Log Insight Cloud Dashboards

This post was originally published on this site —Today I’m very excited to share with you some of the new features we recently introduced with VMware vRealize Log Insight Cloud dashboards. For the uninitiated, vRealize Log Insight Cloud is VMware’s log aggregation and analytics service. vRealize Log Insight Cloud provides deep analytics capabilities for private and public clouds such as VMware Cloud on AWS and AWS services. In the world of log analysis, dashboards give us a good visual understanding of log messages. Instead of manually Read more […]

3 Ways to Learn More About Intrinsic Security at RSAC 2020

3 Ways to Learn More About Intrinsic Security at RSAC 2020

This post was originally published on this site —Last year, we introduced powerful new innovations that make networking more secure and intrinsic to your infrastructure. These innovations included our Service-defined Firewall and introduction of optional distributed intrusion detection and prevention (IDS/IPS). At RSAC 2020, VMware is making it easy to learn how intrinsic security can benefit your business with opportunities to engage us in 1:1 conversations, view demos and more. Here are 3 ways that you can learn more about intrinsic security Read more […]

Good Security Thrives in Simplicity

Good Security Thrives in Simplicity

This post was originally published on this site —(This post is a collaboration between Carlos Phoenix, Senior Compliance and Cyber Risk Solutions Strategist, and Bob Plankers, Technical Marketing Architect, and is first in a series of articles discussing the relationship between compliance, security, and complexity.) As we work to add security to our systems we often use different security protocols. A protocol is simply defined as an official procedure, and things like network security protocols define the process for encrypting & decrypting Read more […]

Network Field Day #NFD22

Network Field Day #NFD22

This post was originally published on this site — NSX: Networking and security Join us for #NFD22. The agenda is locked down and our in-house VMware experts are ready to go! They will be sharing their NSX know-how on the following: Full-Stack Kubernetes Networking Services Seamlessly automate micro-segmentation at scale with NSX Intelligence Load balancing and Web Application Firewalling across any private or public cloud with NSX Advanced Load Balancer Here is a snapshot of the agenda and demo times:     The post Network Field Day #NFD22 Read more […]

Best Practices for vSphere 6.7 Tagging

Best Practices for vSphere 6.7 Tagging

This post was originally published on this site —vSphere Tags were introduced in version 5.1 as a way to organize inventory objects such as VMs, Hosts, Datastores, etc., a much-needed feature for helping search for or group objects within vSphere. A Tag is basically a label that can be applied to vSphere inventory objects. When an administrator creates a tag, it is then assigned to a tag category. Categories allow the grouping of related tags. When a Category is created, you can specify associations of object types (such as; VM or Datastore) as Read more […]

Update to Guidance on VMware vSphere & Microsoft AD LDAP (ADV190023)

Update to Guidance on VMware vSphere & Microsoft AD LDAP (ADV190023)

This post was originally published on this site —Customers who are using Microsoft Active Directory (AD) as an authentication source for VMware vSphere and other VMware products have been tracking the announcements from Microsoft that the March 2020 Windows Updates would change the default behavior of the Active Directory LDAP services. We tested vSphere and documented the effects of the changes with a blog post (all links below) that covers the issue and provides some ideas for moving forward. The net result was that vSphere supports both Read more […]