VMware PKS 1.3 Now Generally Available with…

VMware PKS 1.3 Now Generally Available with Microsoft Azure Support

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 deliver


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Announcing General Availability of Cloud Automation Services

Announcing General Availability of Cloud…

General Availability of Cloud Automation Services The Cloud Automation Services, including Cloud Assembly, Service Broker and Code Stream are now generally available – Sign up for a free 30-day trial today! Our cloud automation services make it easy and efficient for IT and developers to get what they need to build and deploy applications. The post Announcing General Availability of Cloud Automation Services appeared first on VMware Cloud Management.


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Introduction to VMware Cloud on AWS

Introduction to VMware Cloud on AWS

Introduction to VMware Cloud on AWS

In this webinar, you will learn about VMware Cloud on AWS, an integrated hybrid cloud offering jointly developed by AWS and VMware delivering a highly scalable, secure and innovative service that enables organizations to seamlessly migrate and extend their on-premises VMware vSphere-based environments to AWS running on next-generation Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) bare metal infrastructure. VMware and AWS have jointly discussed the challenges addressed by VMware Cloud on AWS, the architecture of the service, integration with native AWS services, unique benefits, and popular use cases. You will learn about consumption options, pricing, value-add services, total cost of ownership versus alternatives, and view some customer…Read More


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Save 15% Off vSphere Course Bundle – only for…

Save 15% Off vSphere Course Bundle – only for On Demand course delivery

Save 15% Off vSphere Course Bundle – only for…

Learning investments drive your business impact and success. Start the New Year with enabling yourself and validating your skills in installing, designing and managing VMware vSphere environments with VCP-DCV Certification. What’s more, you get to save 15% when you purchase these On Demand courses from now until February 1, 2019. Once your purchase The post Save 15% Off vSphere Course Bundle – only for On Demand course delivery appeared first on VMware Education Services.


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New vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vSAN…

New vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vSAN Released

New vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vSAN…

vSAN customers who use vRealize Log Insight will be interested to know that a new Log Insight content pack for vSAN was released this week. Version 2.1 of the vSAN content pack introduces some changes that are worth noting for environments that rely on Log Insight’s dashboard and alerting capabilities. For those unfamiliar to Log The post New vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vSAN Released appeared first on Virtual Blocks.


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8-week Online Course: Networking and Security…

8-week Online Course: Networking and Security Architecture with VMware NSX

8-week Online Course: Networking and Security…

Networking and Security Architecture with VMware NSX from VMware. This 8 week online course equips learners with the basics of network virtualization with VMware NSX. To get the most of this course, you should have familiarity with generic IT …Read More


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How to change the default CPU and Memory…

How to change the default CPU and Memory requirements for deploying the VMC vCenter Cloud Gateway

How to change the default CPU and Memory…

When deploying the VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC) vCenter Cloud Gateway (VCG), there is a minimum amount of vCPU and memory that is required for deployment. For customers who wish to evaluate this solution for non-production usage, such as a lab environment, it would be nice to be able to reduce the requirements purely for testing […]


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Getting Started with VMware Skyline

Getting Started with VMware Skyline

Getting Started with VMware Skyline

Learn how to set up VMware Skyline on VMware Cloud Console, including creating Skyline organizations, associating support entitlements, and installing and registering Skyline Collectors. With Skyline on VMware Cloud Console, you can set up multiple organizations and easily manage user access and permissions. Learn more about VMware Skyline: http://www.vmware.com/go/skyline


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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 101: vSAN 6.7 U1 Deep…

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 101: vSAN 6.7 U1 Deep Dive

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 101: vSAN 6.7 U1 Deep…

If you are a VMware administrator or want to be one, there are several books out there that will definitely help you out and should be on your desk. A few that come to mind are vSphere Clustering Deep Dive, vSphere Host Resources Deep Dive, and vSAN Essentials. This month the authors of vSAN Essentials The post vSpeaking Podcast Episode 101: vSAN 6.7 U1 Deep Dive appeared first on Virtual Blocks.


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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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Instant Clone Microsoft Windows & VM Keystroke…

Instant Clone Microsoft Windows & VM Keystroke VMworld demo and code posted

Instant Clone Microsoft Windows & VM Keystroke…

Apologies for the delay in getting my VMworld 2018 demo and code posted online, I know a number of you have been asking about the Windows Instant Clone samples to get an idea on how to create your own customization scripts for managing more “recent” Microsoft Windows releases 😉 and perhaps you might even consider […]


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Jan. 23 Webcast – VMware Site Recovery for VMC…

Jan. 23 Webcast – VMware Site Recovery for VMC on AWS Technical Walkthrough

Jan. 23 Webcast – VMware Site Recovery for VMC…

Learn about VMware Site Recovery Manager for advanced orchestration automation and vSphere Replication for flexible, hypervisor-based replication. Join us for a detailed demo focused walkthrough during the Jan. 23 webcast! Register now and go from zero to DR in 60 mins!


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VMware Horizon® 7 on VMware vSAN™ Best Practices

VMware Horizon® 7 on VMware vSAN™ Best Practices

VMware Horizon® 7 on VMware vSAN™ Best Practices

How does vSAN deduplication work with virtual desktop clones? Should I choose per VM or per cluster encryption for VDI? Are Instant Clones supported on vSAN? These and other questions are answered in the VMware Horizon® 7 on VMware vSAN Best Practices technical white paper. One of the first core use cases for vSAN was The post VMware Horizon® 7 on VMware vSAN™ Best Practices appeared first on Virtual Blocks.


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What’s Your Issue? How to Use vRealize…

What’s Your Issue? How to Use vRealize Operations Alertsr

What’s Your Issue? How to Use vRealize…

VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) 7.0 uses Badges as a way to evaluate objects. The three major badges it uses are Health, Risk, and Efficiency. As I’ve written previously, every VMware administrator needs to understand what comprises these badges, and how they are applied to the objects discovered within your stack. Badges summarize a lot of The post What’s Your Issue? How to Use vRealize Operations Alerts appeared first on VMware Cloud Management.


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Workspace ONE Intelligence Series – Episode 3

Workspace ONE Intelligence Series – Episode 3

Workspace ONE Intelligence Series – Episode 3

The Workspace ONE Intelligence Series covers everything you need to know about Workspace ONE Intelligence, including release updates, the latest features and more. In this 3rd episode, we share some of the exciting new updates in our November 2018 releases of Workspace ONE Intelligence, including a demo of automation based on application triggers, a new status page, and resources such as our hands-on lab. VMware End-User Computing (EUC) solutions empower the digital workspace by simplifying app & access management, unifying endpoint management & transforming Windows delivery. Follow the VMware EUC Blog to learn more: https://blogs.vmware.com/euc.


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It’s January…time for the new 2019 VCP…

It’s January…time for the new 2019 VCP certifications!

It’s January…time for the new 2019 VCP…

You may remember back in August we introduced a new naming convention and timeline for our certifications. We are now beginning to roll out our new VCPs for 2019. Since it’s a new change in terms of naming and timing, I want to provide more clarification on how it all works and what you The post It’s January…time for the new 2019 VCP certifications! appeared first on VMware Education Services.


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Download and Read IT Automation For Dummies

Download and Read IT Automation For Dummies

Download and Read 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.Follow VMware:


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vExpert 2019 Applications are Open!

vExpert 2019 Applications are Open!

vExpert 2019 Applications are Open!

Applications for the 2019 vExpert program are now open. Applications will be accepted until Friday, February 8th at midnight PDT. The vExpert 2019 announcement will be late February to early March. The VMware vExpert program is VMware’s global evangelism and advocacy program. The program is designed to put VMware’s marketing resources towards your advocacy efforts. Promotion The post vExpert 2019 Applications are Open! appeared first on VMware vExpert Blog.


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How to Installing vCenter HA Part 1 – Basic…

How to Installing vCenter HA Part 1 – Basic Install

How to Installing vCenter HA Part 1 – Basic…

In this how-to blog post, we go through how to install and configure vCenter High Availability (HA) in the version 6.5U2d build 10964411, we will also discuss options, requirements and how vCenter HA works. Before starting let us have a quick look what was fix between vCenter Appliance versions rega


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VMware vCenter Health checks in 6.7U1

VMware vCenter Health checks in 6.7U1

VMware vCenter Health checks in 6.7U1

I do have the feeling that, while promoting the fully supported HTML5 client in vSphere 6.7u1, more and more customers are curious about the features and benefits in this release. In this blog post I want to share a few informations about an added feature which I think is underrated and most people


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What’s New For vRealize Network Insight…

What’s New For vRealize Network Insight 4.0/Network Insight Service

What’s New For vRealize Network Insight…

Starting with the 4.0 release of Network Insight, VMware is providing support for VMware Cloud on AWS, including visibility into your configuration and flows for security planning. Support for VMware Cloud on AWS is currently in Preview. Additionally, Network Insight is expanding support for Cisco ASA, Cisco ACI, and BGP-EVPN. Paths can now be traced The post What’s New For vRealize Network Insight 4.0/Network Insight Service appeared first on VMware Cloud Management.


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New Release: PowerCLI 11.1.0

New Release: PowerCLI 11.1.0

New Release: PowerCLI 11.1.0

As 2018 comes to a close, we have one more release for you in the form of PowerCLI 11.1.0! If you’re keeping track, that brings us to 6 official PowerCLI releases in the 2018 calendar year. To quickly summarize 2018: PowerCLI has gone multi-platform, added 2 new modules, added 25 new cmdlets, and supported new […] The post New Release: PowerCLI 11.1.0 appeared first on VMware PowerCLI Blog.


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The Extensive Guide to Using VMware Documentation Like a Pro

If you are looking for some great resources to VMware documentation, then you should check out my co-worker Nick Lorte’s blog titled “The Extensive Guide to Using VMware Documentation Like a Pro“!

Nick is a VMware field Solutions Engineer like myself and also has a large social media presence. I highly recommend that you bookmark his blog site! Many of the links in this post I also have listed in my “Useful Links” section of my site. However, his post is a nice condensed list of reference links that I know you will find useful.

So click on the link below and check it out!

The Extensive Guide to Using VMware Documentation Like a Pro Blog: http://blog.thenetworknerd.com/2018/11/30/the-extensive-guide-to-using-vmware-documentation-like-a-pro/

VMware’s two NSX versions are the future of SDN

VMware’s two NSX versions are the future of SDN

VMware’s two NSX versions are the future of SDN

VMware offers two different NSX versions: NSX-T and NSX-V. NSX may be the SDN of the future, so you should decide which version best suits your needs. Learn about VMware’s role in the future of SDN.


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VMware Cloud on AWS is now Citrix Ready

VMware Cloud on AWS is now Citrix Ready

VMware Cloud on AWS is now Citrix Ready

I’ve been a huge fan of VMware Cloud on AWS since first played with it earlier this year. VMware Cloud on AWS is my definition of the cloud platform of choice for IT professionals. With the years of experience, you and I have in managing VMware based workloads in my data center, I yearned for


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What is VMware Cloud Foundation?

What is VMware Cloud Foundation?

What is VMware Cloud Foundation?

VMware Cloud Foundation has recently released 3.5 version, but some of our readers might don’t know What is VMware Cloud Foundation? As we reported in our post during VMworld Barcelona 2018, VMware Cloud Foundation is an integrated software stack, with compute virtualization (VMware vSphere), storage virtualization (VMware vSAN), network virtualization (VMware NSX), and cloud management and monitoring […] Read the full post What is VMware Cloud Foundation? at ESX Virtualization.


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Free vSAN 6.7 U1 Deep Dive ebook? Follow…

Free vSAN 6.7 U1 Deep Dive ebook? Follow @VMwarevSAN closely!

Free vSAN 6.7 U1 Deep Dive ebook? Follow…

Advertise here with BSA The upcoming 5 days the @VMwarevSAN twitter account will be giving away the vSAN 6.7 U1 Deep Dive book for free. Make sure to follow the account and reply to their tweets, I think around 250 books will be given away, so chances are you will be one of those lucky 250! Day 1 of […] The post Free vSAN 6.7 U1 Deep Dive ebook? Follow @VMwarevSAN closely! appeared first on Yellow Bricks.


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Upgrading to vCenter Server 6.7 – New Feature…

Upgrading to vCenter Server 6.7 – New Feature Walkthroughs Available

Upgrading to vCenter Server 6.7 – New Feature…

We are proud to announce we have two new feature walkthroughs available which cover the vCenter Server upgrade from vSphere 6.5 to vSphere 6.7. Introduction Located on our vSphere Central site we have created two new feature walkthroughs focused on upgrading your vCenter Server from version 6.5 to version 6.7. The first walkthrough covers Upgrading The post Upgrading to vCenter Server 6.7 – New Feature Walkthroughs Available appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.


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UPGRADE TO VMWARE VSPHERE 6.7: Insights for…

UPGRADE TO VMWARE VSPHERE 6.7: Insights for vSphere administrators

UPGRADE TO VMWARE VSPHERE 6.7: Insights for…

With the wealth of new features and capabilities introduced in vSphere 6.7, now’s a great time to upgrade. Companies across the globe use VMware vSphere 6.7 to easily run, manage, connect, and secure applications in a common operating environment across their hybrid cloud.


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What’s New with VMware Horizon 7 Version 7.7

What’s New with VMware Horizon 7 Version 7.7

What’s New with VMware Horizon 7 Version 7.7

VMware Horizon 7 version 7.7 and VMware Horizon Client 4.10 are now available! Because there are so many new features and enhancements, we’ve grouped them according to the benefits that enterprises find most valuable. Even so, we couldn’t fit them all in. (Several sets of release notes are required for the complete list.) Compatibility Updates […] The post What’s New with VMware Horizon 7 Version 7.7 appeared first on VMware End-User Computing Blog.


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Getting Started with Desired State…

Getting Started with Desired State Configuration Resources for VMware

Getting Started with Desired State…

Today, we are happy to announce a brand-new and open-sourced way to manage your vSphere environment. The Desired State Configuration (DSC) Resources for VMware allows partners, automation engineers, DevOps teams, and system administrators a new way to apply standard configuration management processes through PowerShell DSC and PowerCLI! Let’s take a walk through how we can […] The post Getting Started with Desired State Configuration Resources for VMware appeared first on VMware PowerCLI Blog.


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