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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VMware Cloud Assembly Series – Part 1- Where to…

VMware Cloud Assembly Series – Part 1- Where to start

VMware Cloud Assembly Series – Part 1- Where to…

Here you will find posts on various VMware and other technologies including but not limited to vRealize Suite, NSX, VSAN, PowerCLI, Python, and DevOps. A special focus is on vRA, vROps and vRO


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Feb 27 Webcast: Top 10 Technical Things to Know…

Feb 27 Webcast: Top 10 Technical Things to Know About VMware vSAN

Feb 27 Webcast: Top 10 Technical Things to Know…

Learn the technical facts that will help you understand how VMware vSAN works, tips on deployment, and recommendations for managing an HCI environment powered by vSAN. Register for the February 27 webcast!


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Virtual Machines vs Containers

Virtual Machines vs Containers

Virtual Machines vs Containers

With the arrival of Docker Containers and Kubernetes from Google, there is a question; Virtual Machines vs Containers. What is the difference and what is the best option for organizations? Docker has been known as the new technology that uses/creates containers, but containers are here since the 70s


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How to build a home lab using your PC. Part 1:…

How to build a home lab using your PC. Part 1: ESXi 6.7 U1 – VMWARE BLOG

How to build a home lab using your PC. Part 1:…

While writing my previous article, I remembered the days when I was only building my first lab. It was a bit tough, you know, as vSphere yet was a black box for me. Those thoughts brought me to the idea of writing this article. The article in which I share my know-how of building a minimalistic lab using… only a PC, switch, and laptop.


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Installing vCenter HA – Advanced Install (Part 2)

Installing vCenter HA – Advanced Install (Part 2)

Installing vCenter HA – Advanced Install (Part 2)

In our previous article, how to install vCenter HA using the basic install option was explained. This option automatically installs vCenter HA with minor user interaction. In part two, we focus on how to install vCenter HA with Advanced option. In the previous article, the explanation of what vCente


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End of General Support for vSphere 6.0

End of General Support for vSphere 6.0

End of General Support for vSphere 6.0

If you are using vSphere 5.5 on your environment, please don’t read this post otherwise it will be useful for you. Currently, vSphere is most popular server virtualization software and any changes or notifications which published by VMware, has impact on may organizations IT infrastructure. What’s the newest? Answer: Say good bye to vSphere 6.0 .


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Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

Throughout 2018, VMware Cloud users, partners and fans read our nearly 200 blog posts on how to build better digital infrastructures and get the most out of their cloud services. We’ve collected the top posts from the year below, so you can revisit your old favorites or catch up on any you missed. 1. VMware The post Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018 appeared first on VMware Cloud Community.


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ESXi Native Driver for USB NIC Fling

ESXi Native Driver for USB NIC Fling

ESXi Native Driver for USB NIC Fling

Today, I am very excited to announce a new Fling that I have been working on which is a Native Driver for ESXi that will enable support for three of the most popular USB network adapter chipsets found in the market today. The ASIX USB 2.0 gigabit network ASIX88178a, ASIX USB 3.0 gigabit network ASIX88179 […]


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Using the VMware Update Manager Download…

Using the VMware Update Manager Download Service (UMDS)

Using the VMware Update Manager Download…

The VMware Update Manager Download Service (UMDS) has been around for some time, but as I speak with customers most have not been familiar with it. Within this post I will cover a few topics such as why and how to utilize the UMDS in your environment. What is the Update Manager Download Service The post Using the VMware Update Manager Download Service (UMDS) appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.


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Common PowerCLI examples for VM Provisioning in…

Common PowerCLI examples for VM Provisioning in VMware Cloud on AWS

Common PowerCLI examples for VM Provisioning in…

One of the huge benefits of VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC) is not only the ability to extend your existing on-premises environment and tap into the potentially unlimited capacity of the Cloud, but customers can continue to use the existing tools and scripts that they are already familiar with. When it comes to Automation, PowerCLI […]


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Creating vCenter Alarms based on Task Events…

Creating vCenter Alarms based on Task Events such as Folder creation

Creating vCenter Alarms based on Task Events…

The vCenter Server Events sub-system is an incredibly rich and powerful interface that enables customers to monitor, alert and even trigger additional actions based on a particular event. One such example that I have written about before is to key off of a VM provisioned event and automatically apply security hardening settings when the VM is […]


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Microsoft SQL Server Workloads and VMware Cloud…

Microsoft SQL Server Workloads and VMware Cloud on AWS: Design, Migration and Configuration

Microsoft SQL Server Workloads and VMware Cloud…

Hosting mission-critical higly available Microsoft SQL Server (further referenced as SQL Server) workloads on VMware vSphere platform became mainstream during the last years. With the introduction of VMware Cloud on AWS enterprises now have an option to extend the vSphere hosting platform beyond on-premises datacenters into public cloud while maintaining the same toolset, user experience The post Microsoft SQL Server Workloads and VMware Cloud on AWS: Design, Migration and Configuration…Read More


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VMware vForum Online 2019

VMware vForum Online 2019

VMware vForum Online 2019

Written by: Adam Fisher (@bonzovt) The new year is well under way, and with 2019 in full swing, tech conference chatter will start to heat up. While VMworld is just over six months away, there are still opportunities to get your dose of VMware updates well before then. One of those opportunities is VMware’s The post VMware vForum Online 2019 appeared first on VMTN Blog.


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