vCenter Server Converge Tool – How do I…

vCenter Server Converge Tool – How do I Converge an Environment Using the UI

vCenter Server Converge Tool – How do I…

vSphere 6.7 Update 2 is now available! Inside this update include enhancements to the vCenter Server Converge Tool. Let’s dive in and take a look at whats new and see how to converge a deployment using the new UI.


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IT Automation For Dummies

IT Automation For Dummies

IT Automation For Dummies

Agility is top of mind for many IT organizations. Get quick For Dummies tips and see the benefits of using automation to speed the deployment of multi‐tier applications, providing improved productivity and efficiencies for IT and faster time to market for the business.


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What’s New in vRealize Automation 7.6

What’s New in vRealize Automation 7.6

What’s New in vRealize Automation 7.6

One of our missions at VMware is to provide the best in class private and multi-cloud management platform on the market. Having an easy to use, developer-ready, and quick time to value platform for automation is a critical factor to delivering services to your ever growing business. vRealize Automation is the flagship component for The post What’s New in vRealize Automation 7.6 appeared first on VMware Cloud Management.


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What’s New in vRealize Operations 7.5? A…

What’s New in vRealize Operations 7.5? A Technical Overview, Part 2

What’s New in vRealize Operations 7.5? A…

Welcome back to this multi-part blog series on vRealize Operations 7.5, where I will provide a technical overview of all the new and improved features in this release. The first part covered improvements to Workload Optimization, with new vSAN capability and better visibility into Business Intent policy violations and host group workload. In this second The post What’s New in vRealize Operations 7.5? A Technical Overview, Part 2 appeared first on VMware Cloud Management.


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Routing with NSX-T (part 1)

Routing with NSX-T (part 1)

Routing with NSX-T (part 1)

As someone who has worked with NSX-V for quite some time, routing within NSX-T is a little bit difficult to grasp. The terminology might be only slightly different, the concepts are completely different. Within NSX-V, you had E-W routing, through a DLR and N-S routing through one or more ESG’s, eith


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15% OFF VMware Learning Zone Premium Subscription

15% OFF VMware Learning Zone Premium Subscription

15% OFF VMware Learning Zone Premium Subscription

Enjoy a full year of 24/7 cloud-based access to VMware’s video library for advanced technical professionals using VMware products and solutions at 15% OFF, now until 3 May, 2019. Visit the VMware online store to purchase the above subscription for a 15% discount and enjoy 24/7 access to training today. Once your purchase The post 15% OFF VMware Learning Zone Premium Subscription appeared first on VMware Education Services.


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vCenter Server Converge Tool Enhancements in…

vCenter Server Converge Tool Enhancements in vSphere 6.7 Update 2

vCenter Server Converge Tool Enhancements in…

vCenter Server 6.7 Update 2 has been announced and with this release there have been enhancements made to the vCenter Server Converge Tool. VMware has now provided a topology overview of your Platform Services Controllers (PSCs) and vCenter Servers in the System Configuration view. Previously available only through the CLI, the vCenter Server Converge Tool The post vCenter Server Converge Tool Enhancements in vSphere 6.7 Update 2 appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.


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vCenter Server 6.7 Update 2: What’s New

vCenter Server 6.7 Update 2: What’s New

vCenter Server 6.7 Update 2: What’s New

Note: vSphere 6.7 Update 2 was recently announced and will soon be generally available as an update and download. The announcement of vSphere 6.7 Update 2 informed us of many new features like DRS-MM (DRS in Maintenance Mode), CPU scheduler options for vulnerabilities like L1TF, as well as new vSphere ROBO licensing, and updates The post vCenter Server 6.7 Update 2: What’s New appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.


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New Upgrade Paths – Take Advantage of Your…

New Upgrade Paths – Take Advantage of Your Training

New Upgrade Paths – Take Advantage of Your…

We continue looking for ways to help you certify, recertify, and stay current, to help you prove and share your expertise. We recently removed the mandatory two-year recertification requirement (providing you flexibility over your own certification paths) and changed to an annual naming convention (allowing you to show your relevancy and currency in the The post New Upgrade Paths – Take Advantage of Your Training appeared first on VMware Education Services.


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vSAN 2-Node Configuration on VxRail

vSAN 2-Node Configuration on VxRail

vSAN 2-Node Configuration on VxRail

VMware vSAN 2-Node Cluster is a configuration implemented in environments where a minimal configuration is a key requirement, typically in Remote Office and Branch Office (ROBO). A VMware vSAN 2-Node Cluster on VxRail consists of a cluster with two directly connected VxRail E560 or E560F nodes…Read More


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vSAN Health Checks Explained – Part 1

vSAN Health Checks Explained – Part 1

vSAN Health Checks Explained – Part 1

Hello everyone, In this blog post we will walk through the health check options available with vSAN 6.7. vSAN includes around 50+ automated health checks (as of now) which monitors and tells you how your HCI infrastructure is doing. You also have the option to perform an online health test which…Read More


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vSphere 6.7 Update 2 – Introducing ROBO-ENT…

vSphere 6.7 Update 2 – Introducing ROBO-ENT with DRS-MM

vSphere 6.7 Update 2 – Introducing ROBO-ENT…

The vSphere ROBO license model is perfect for organizations that have Remote Office Branch Office (ROBO) locations with a few hosts running workloads. Although being feature-rich, the ROBO clusters lacked the ability of automatic VM (Virtual Machine) migration when entering maintenance mode to perform upgrade or update operations. With the announcement of the vSphere 6.7 The post vSphere 6.7 Update 2 – Introducing ROBO-ENT with DRS-MM appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.


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All the New Features and Capabilities for NSX…

All the New Features and Capabilities for NSX Cloud in NSX-T 2.4

All the New Features and Capabilities for NSX…

NSX Cloud helps customers implement consistent networking and security from on-premises to AWS and Azure. In our latest release of NSX-T 2.4, we’ve added a host of improvements to the service. Read on to discover which updates will have the biggest impact on your hybrid cloud strategy. With the release of NSX-T 2.4, we’ve extended The post All the New Features and Capabilities for NSX Cloud in NSX-T 2.4 appeared first on VMware Cloud Community.


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What’s New in vRealize Operations 7.5?

What’s New in vRealize Operations 7.5?

What’s New in vRealize Operations 7.5?

Today we are proud to announce the upcoming release of VMware vRealize Operations 7.5, which will continue to refine the foundational “self-driving operations” vision established in the last two releases. The vision of Self-Driving Operations is to automate and simplify operations management by delivering on four primary tenets: Intent-driven continuous performance optimization Efficient capacity management The post What’s New in vRealize Operations 7.5? appeared first on VMware Cloud…Read More


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Announcing vSphere 6.7 Update 2, vSphere…

Announcing vSphere 6.7 Update 2, vSphere Platinum updates, and vSphere ROBO Enterprise

Announcing vSphere 6.7 Update 2, vSphere…

I am excited to share that today we are announcing the VMware vSphere 6.7 Update 2 release, with key enhancements that will deliver an efficient and more secure hybrid cloud platform to our customers. We are also announcing the new vSphere Remote Office Branch Office Enterprise edition, as well as updates going specifically into vSphere The post Announcing vSphere 6.7 Update 2, vSphere Platinum updates, and vSphere ROBO Enterprise appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.


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VMware Cloud on AWS expands to three additional…

VMware Cloud on AWS expands to three additional AWS regions across three continents

VMware Cloud on AWS expands to three additional…

VMware Cloud on AWS delivers a seamlessly integrated hybrid cloud service that extends on-premises vSphere environments to a VMware SDDC running on Amazon EC2 elastic, bare-metal infrastructure that is fully integrated as part of AWS. This service fulfils the needs of our customers across cloud migration, data center extension, disaster recovery and next-generation applications. Accelerated The post VMware Cloud on AWS expands to three additional AWS regions across three continents appeared…Read More


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VMware Horizon View 7.8 Released

VMware Horizon View 7.8 Released

VMware Horizon View 7.8 Released

VMware Horizon View 7.8 Released VMware has released Horizon View 7.8, User Environment Manager 9.7.0, App Volumes 2.16 and VMware Unified Access Gateway 3.5. Let’s see what are the new updates on Horizon View 7.8 from the official release note. What’s New with Horizon 7.8 Platform support HTML 5 Horizon Console Continuing to Add Features Scale RDSH VMware … Continue reading “VMware Horizon View 7.8 Released”


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Announcing General Availability of Google Cloud…

Announcing General Availability of Google Cloud Plug-in for VMware vRealize Automation

Announcing General Availability of Google Cloud…

The Google Cloud Plug-in for VMware vRealize Automation is now available for download on VMware Solution Exchange (VSX)! Google Cloud Plug-in for VMware vRealize Automation As announced last year in July, Google Cloud and VMware have been collaborating to develop a native integration between Google Cloud and VMware vRealize Automation via a Google Cloud plug-in The post Announcing General Availability of Google Cloud Plug-in for VMware vRealize Automation appeared first on VMware Cloud…Read More


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NSX-T via Automation or GUI: Part 1

NSX-T via Automation or GUI: Part 1

NSX-T via Automation or GUI: Part 1

This three part demo showcases how NSX-T 2.4 drastically simplifies networking services: how they can be managed (1), how they can be configured via GUI (2), and how they can be configured via automation using a new declarative human-readable JSON API.


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Top 10 VMware Admin Tools

Top 10 VMware Admin Tools

Top 10 VMware Admin Tools

On Episode 108 of the Virtually Speaking Podcast, John and I welcomed Duncan Epping and William Lam to discuss the various VMware tools used to manage environments. In preparation for this discussion I took to social media to get a general consensus of the most popular tools VMware admins are using these days. As The post Top 10 VMware Admin Tools appeared first on Virtual Blocks.


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Announcing the VMware Cloud on AWS – Quick…

Announcing the VMware Cloud on AWS – Quick Reference Poster

Announcing the VMware Cloud on AWS – Quick…

We wanted to provide a quick and easy way to help customers get started with VMware Cloud on AWS. Today it is our pleasure to announce the VMware Cloud on AWS Quick Reference Poster. This poster is divided up into five sections, each with hyperlinked headings, providing additional information. The Firewall Rules section is the The post Announcing the VMware Cloud on AWS – Quick Reference Poster appeared first on VMware Cloud Community.


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Announcing VMware Cloud Foundation 3.7 General…

Announcing VMware Cloud Foundation 3.7 General Availability

Announcing VMware Cloud Foundation 3.7 General…

Announcing General Availability of VMware Cloud Foundation 3.7 Today, it’s my pleasure to announce the release of VMware Cloud Foundation 3.7. We’ve introduced a number of new features in this new release, and I’d like to take this opportunity to provide a short overview of some of them. As with every new release of Cloud The post Announcing VMware Cloud Foundation 3.7 General Availability appeared first on Cloud Foundation.


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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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Context-aware Micro-segmentation with NSX-T 2.4

Context-aware Micro-segmentation with NSX-T 2.4

Context-aware Micro-segmentation with NSX-T 2.4

With last’s week landmark release of NSX-T 2.4, and the RSA conference is in full swing, this is the perfect time to talk about to some of the new security functionality we are introducing in NSX-T 2.4. If you prefer seeing NSX-T in action, you can watch this demo which covers Layer 7 application identity, The post Context-aware Micro-segmentation with NSX-T 2.4 appeared first on Network Virtualization.


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NSX-T 2.4 Context Aware Firewall Demo

NSX-T 2.4 Context Aware Firewall Demo

NSX-T 2.4 Context Aware Firewall Demo

This demo showcases how the NSX-T Data Center platform provides a single pane of glass to provide visibility and consistent security policies for workloads hosted across multiple cloud environments: on-premise, AWS, and Microsoft Azure.


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Meet the VMware Service-defined Firewall: A new…

Meet the VMware Service-defined Firewall: A new approach to firewalling

Meet the VMware Service-defined Firewall: A new…

VMware has had front row seats to the digital transformation that has touched virtually every organization. We’ve been there (and helped drive!) the journey from monolithic applications hosted on a single server, to distributed apps running in VMs, to further decentralization in the form of cloud-native apps composed of microservices. Now, we’re watching the proliferation The post Meet the VMware Service-defined Firewall: A new approach to firewalling appeared first on Network Virtualization.


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NSX-T 2.4 Multi-Cloud Security Demo

NSX-T 2.4 Multi-Cloud Security Demo

NSX-T 2.4 Multi-Cloud Security Demo

This demo showcases how to leverage NSX-T advanced context aware security controls, such as user session based firewall, Layer 7 APP ID based firewall, and FQDN whitelisting, in order to define advanced micro-segmentation policies to secure VDI/RDSH environments.


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Launching VMware Essential PKS as a Modular Way…

Launching VMware Essential PKS as a Modular Way to Consume Upstream Kubernetes

Launching VMware Essential PKS as a Modular Way…

by Paul Fazzone, GM Cloud Native Applications The past year has been full of action for the Cloud Native Applications business unit at VMware in close collaboration with Pivotal. We introduced VMware Enterprise PKS as a tightly packaged way of consuming Kubernetes and launched a beta of VMware Cloud PKS, a SaaS-based Kubernetes service. We The post Launching VMware Essential PKS as a Modular Way to Consume Upstream Kubernetes appeared first on Cloud Native Apps.


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New Release: PowerCLI 11.2.0

New Release: PowerCLI 11.2.0

New Release: PowerCLI 11.2.0

The first release of 2019 is here! Today marks the release of PowerCLI 11.2.0 and it is an exciting one. PowerCLI now has 21 modules, to ensure you can automate roughly any VMware product. We’re adding new, and more secure, methods to authenticate. There are also improvements to existing cmdlets so you can use the […] The post New Release: PowerCLI 11.2.0 appeared first on VMware PowerCLI Blog.


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NSX-T 2.4 debut and new UI demo from #NFD20

NSX-T 2.4 debut and new UI demo from #NFD20

NSX-T 2.4 debut and new UI demo from #NFD20

This Presentation date is February 14, 2019 at 15:00-18:00 local time. Presenters: Dimitri Desmidt, Fan Gu, Ganapathi Bhat, Jaspreet Bhatia, Pooja Patel, Tim Van Herck, Tom Gillis, Tony Banuelos Tom Gillis, VMware SVP and GM of networking and security discusses his views on the future of networking and what’s driving VMware NSX adoption. Networking complexity is holding customers back. Networking must be as simple as it is in AWS or Azure. VMware NSX is delivering automated, secure, software-defined network infrastructure as code, operating at cloud-scale, with single-click deployment to wherever apps are located. The session will provide insight into VMware’s analytics partners that can ingest and visualize NetFlow IPFIX data as well as…Read More


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Introducing NSX-T 2.4 – A Landmark Release in…

Introducing NSX-T 2.4 – A Landmark Release in the History of NSX

Introducing NSX-T 2.4 – A Landmark Release in…

In February 2017, we introduced VMware NSX-T Data Center to the world. For years, VMware NSX for vSphere had been spearheading a network transformation journey with a software-defined, application-first approach. In the meantime, as the application landscape was changing with the arrival of public clouds and containers, NSX-T was being designed to address the evolving The post Introducing NSX-T 2.4 – A Landmark Release in the History of NSX appeared first on Network Virtualization.


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VMware Cloud on AWS: Get your basics right: Part 1

VMware Cloud on AWS: Get your basics right: Part 1

VMware Cloud on AWS: Get your basics right: Part 1

VMware Cloud on AWS: Get your basics right: Part 1 As a product marketer, I am fortunate that I get a chance to talk to customers and partners at multiple events and conferences so that I can understand their perspectives about the product, what they want to learn, what is their organizational strategy and where The post VMware Cloud on AWS: Get your basics right: Part 1 appeared first on VMware Cloud Community.


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