The Hybrid Cloud Gets Better: Meet vCloud…

The Hybrid Cloud Gets Better: Meet vCloud Director 9.7

The Hybrid Cloud Gets Better: Meet vCloud…

Whether you’re a cloud provider or IT leader building out your cloud strategy, your hybrid cloud possibilities are about to get a whole lot better thanks to the new VMware vCloud Director 9.7. vCloud Director—a powerful services platform that enables cloud providers around the world to run thriving, profitable cloud businesses—is set to deliver a The post The Hybrid Cloud Gets Better: Meet vCloud Director 9.7 appeared first on VMware Cloud Provider Blog.


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Demo: Intrinsic Security with NSX-T 2.4

Demo: Intrinsic Security with NSX-T 2.4

Demo: Intrinsic Security with NSX-T 2.4

NSX-T 2.4 provides significant new security features and functionality such as Context-aware Micro-segmentation, Network (and security) Infrastructure as Code, E-W Service Insertion and Guest Introspection. Layer 7 Application Identity, FQDN /URL Whitelisting and Identity Firewalling are key features that make NSX-T Context-aware. In this demo, we are covering how the new Context-aware capabilities can be leveraged to enable the zero-trust network security model.


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Introducing VMware Service Assurance: Real-time…

Introducing VMware Service Assurance: Real-time network intelligence for your network

Introducing VMware Service Assurance: Real-time…

Planning for 5G Communications Service Providers (CSPs) are in the midst of a network transformation as they plan their evolution from 4G to 5G networks. As CSPs plan their network rollout and the delivery of new 5G services, ensuring reliability, availability, and quality of service (QoS) in their networks is paramount to their success. Service […] The post Introducing VMware Service Assurance: Real-time network intelligence for your network appeared first on VMware Telco NFV Blog.


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Quick Tip – Import OVF/OVA as VM Template using…

Quick Tip – Import OVF/OVA as VM Template using OVFTool 4.3 Update 1

Quick Tip – Import OVF/OVA as VM Template using…

OVFTool is an extremely versatile command-line utility for importing and exporting Virtual Machines to and from the OVF/OVA format and it supports a number of VMware platforms including VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC), vSphere (vCenter Server and ESXi), Fusion, Workstation, Player and even vCloud Director (vCD). An infrequent asks that I have seen from customers […]


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PowerCLI Cookbook for vSAN

PowerCLI Cookbook for vSAN

PowerCLI Cookbook for vSAN

As someone who started using PowerShell since the first release, it is one of my favorite tools. Before coming to work in the vendor space, PowerShell was my go-to tool for management at scale. As an administrator that spent a considerable amount of time working with Windows physical and virtual machines, PowerShell made uniform management The post PowerCLI Cookbook for vSAN appeared first on Virtual Blocks.


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VMware is the Most Deployed Hyperconverged…

VMware is the Most Deployed Hyperconverged Infrastructure

VMware is the Most Deployed Hyperconverged…

451 Research has proven VMware to be the market leader in hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI), stating that 2.5x more organizations select vSAN for their digital transformation than the second largest vendor. Read more. The post VMware is the Most Deployed Hyperconverged Infrastructure appeared first on Partner News.


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Introducing Elastic vSAN

Introducing Elastic vSAN

Introducing Elastic vSAN

We have officially entered the next generation of storage in the VMware Cloud on AWS Service. Dramatically increasing the size and scale of workload that the service can support. While simultaneously introducing flexibility into the amount of storage assigned to a cluster. We call it Elastic vSAN; a fusion of VMware vSAN and Amazons Elastic The post Introducing Elastic vSAN appeared first on Virtual Blocks.


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Understanding vSphere Health

Understanding vSphere Health

Understanding vSphere Health

A new powerful feature of vSphere 6.7 is vSphere Health. vSphere Health works to identify and resolve potential issues before they have an impact on a customer’s environment. Telemetry data is collected from the vSphere environment then used to analyze pre-conditions within customer environments. Discovered findings can be related to stability as well as incorrect The post Understanding vSphere Health appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.


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Can I use vSAN for both VMs and containers?

Can I use vSAN for both VMs and containers?

Can I use vSAN for both VMs and containers?

With containers, and Kubernetes in particular, becoming more prevalent as time goes on, we are seeing more questions revolving around their use with vSAN. We all know that vSAN can be used to host VM storage, iSCSI LUNs for physical machines, and more recently, container volumes for Docker and Kubernetes via the open-source Project Hatchway The post Can I use vSAN for both VMs and containers? appeared first on Virtual Blocks.


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Raspberry Pi 3B+ and VMware Pulse 1.1

Raspberry Pi 3B+ and VMware Pulse 1.1

Raspberry Pi 3B+ and VMware Pulse 1.1

This is a guest post written by Parth Trivedi and Peter Keilty. IoT is an emerging topic and much has been written about all the exciting use cases around manufacturing, healthcare, smart cities. You can read some of VMware’s perspective here: Transform Your Industry with IoT. Many of these exciting use cases include the use of The post Raspberry Pi 3B+ and VMware Pulse 1.1 appeared first on Edge and IoT.


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VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined…

VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center (VVD for SDDC) 5.0

VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined…

On January 22nd, 2019, VMware released the VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) version 5.0. This latest update provides several significant upgrades to the bill of materials along with some minor tweaks to the architecture and offers a vastly improved deployment experience. New Documentation Map The VMware Validated Design consist of a set The post VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center (VVD for SDDC) 5.0 appeared first on Cloud Foundation.


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The VCP 2019 Certifications Are Here!

The VCP 2019 Certifications Are Here!

The VCP 2019 Certifications Are Here!

A couple of weeks ago I shared insight into our 2019 certification plans and timing. You can read that blog here. I’m happy to announce the new VCP 2019 certifications are now live! You can start earning them by passing any of the applicable exams, including the new DCV exam based on vSphere 6.7, The post The VCP 2019 Certifications Are Here! appeared first on VMware Education Services.


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VMware PKS 1.3 Now Generally Available with…

VMware PKS 1.3 Now Generally Available with Azure Support and Enhanced Networking, Security, and Management Features

VMware PKS 1.3 Now Generally Available with…

We are excited to announce the general availability of VMware PKS 1.3 today. VMware PKS 1.3 adds rich features that enhance multi-cloud support, networking and security, management and operations. This release also includes support for Kubernetes 1.12. With these new features, VMware PKS 1.3 delivers a production-grade, enterprise-ready Kubernetes solution that offers expanded IaaS support, The post VMware PKS 1.3 Now Generally Available with Azure Support and Enhanced Networking, Security,…Read More


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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 102: ESXi on ARM

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 102: ESXi on ARM

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 102: ESXi on ARM

One of the many things at VMworld 2018 that generated a significant buzz was the demonstration of ESXi running on a 64-bit Arm Cortex-A72-powered host. VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger stressed that this is targeted edge boxes and gateways. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome VMware ARM Teach Lead, Andrei Warkentin and William Lam to discuss the The post vSpeaking Podcast Episode 102: ESXi on ARM appeared first on Virtual Blocks.


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Creation of a Datacenter Group inside of vCD to…

Creation of a Datacenter Group inside of vCD to support Cross-VDC networking

Creation of a Datacenter Group inside of vCD to…

VMware vCloud Director 9.5 Cross-VDC Setup and Testing Series Part 2: Creation of a Datacenter Group inside of vCD to support Cross-VDC networking We create a new Datacenter Group and discuss the different egress configurations vCD 9.5 supports. Also, we show what vCD deploys in the backend. Products covered: VMware vCloud Director, VMware NSX Watch the full series here: http://bit.ly/2Fos2S4


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Final review of active/passive egress points…

Final review of active/passive egress points and discussion of stretched networks

Final review of active/passive egress points…

VMware vCloud Director 9.5 Cross-VDC Setup and Testing Series Part 4: Final review of active/passive egress points and discussion of stretched networks Final review of the active/passive egress configuration and creation and discussion of a stretched network inside of vCD 9.5. Review of the stretched network management capabilities inside of vCD 9.5. Also, showcasing how the stretched network will be automatically added to any new oVDC added to the Datacenter Group. Products covered: VMware vCloud Director, VMware NSX Watch the full series here: http://bit.ly/2Fos2S4


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Testing of Active/Passive Cross-VDC group along…

Testing of Active/Passive Cross-VDC group along with DNAT testing between two sites

Testing of Active/Passive Cross-VDC group along…

VMware vCloud Director 9.5 Cross-VDC Setup and Testing Series Part 5: Testing of Active/Passive Cross-VDC group along with DNAT testing between two sites Review of availability options within Cross-VDC for multiple sites while utilizing NAT rules for public traffic. Demonstration of failover between Edges and migration of egress points. Showcasing where traffic egresses that verifies our active path. Products covered: VMware vCloud Director, VMware NSX Watch the full series here: http://bit.ly/2Fos2S4


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Announcing General Availability of vCloud Suite…

Announcing General Availability of vCloud Suite 2018 Platinum

Announcing General Availability of vCloud Suite…

vCloud Suite 2018 Platinum VMware vCloud Suite 2018 Platinum is now available for download! Cloud Management Platform with Intrinsic App Security As announced at VMworld 2018 in Barcelona, VMware is introducing vCloud Suite Platinum, VMware’s latest cloud management platform that helps IT enable developers to deliver VM and container-based applications with intrinsic security and consistent The post Announcing General Availability of vCloud Suite 2018 Platinum appeared first on VMware Cloud…Read More


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