And the Workload Optimization Train Keeps on Rollin’…

If you have been paying attention to our blogs, you’ve heard us preach about the importance of enabling continuous workload optimization in your environments.  You’ve learned about Business and Operational intent, a main component of your self-driving datacenter, which allows you to configure vRealize Operations to meet your specific datacenter goals and purpose.  You’ve seen […]

Network Automation with Cloud Assembly and NSX – part 1

Cloud Assembly provides the ability to create Provider and on-demand networks, plus use existing software defined networks, through our integrations with VMware NSX.  NSX isn’t the only option available for Infrastructure as Code needs.  Cloud Assembly also allows you to leverage the network resources provided by public cloud providers.  Over the next 3 posts, I’ll […]

What’s New for vRealize Network Insight 4.1 and Network Insight Cloud Service

VMware vRealize Network Insight 4.1 just dropped and it’s a doozy! As I hope you have come to expect from the Network Insight team, this minor version has some jaw-dropping new features and feels like a major version. I will highlight the most important features below, let’s dive in! Application Discovery The application is what […]

vRealize Operations 7.5 – more and more powerful views/reports

vRops 7.5 introduces many changes in views and reports to make them more powerful for diverse customer use cases. These enhancements have been implemented in all areas: views, reports and reports schedules. The major changes we will be looking at in this post are: 1.     Timestamp value support in list views 2.     Ability to group list […]

Extending Cloud Assembly – An Extensibility Primer

Extensibility has a long history within VMware’s Automation and Operations suites. Extensibiltiy has traditionally been defined as how we create interactions with platforms outside of our management platform. Some of the most common examples of this are… Interacting with IPAM Systems (Infoblox, BlueCat, etc) Pushing records into Configuration Management Databases (CMDB’s) Creating Records in DNS […]

What’s New in vRealize Operations 7.5?  A Technical Overview, Part 4

If you have been following this series, I think by now you will agree, vRealize Operations 7.5 is loaded with great new and improved features and content!  So far, I have covered what’s new in Workload Optimization, Capacity Optimization and Troubleshooting in the first three parts.  In this blog entry I am going to introduce […]

Managing VMware Cloud on AWS with Cloud Automation Services

More and more companies are looking to move application workloads to the cloud. The key driver behind this, for most customers, is to focus on managing the application workload and not on the underlying infrastructure. Cloud delivers more flexibility, can scale easily and in the end, provides the agility that businesses are looking for. From […]

EMPOWER 2019 Asia – Recommended Self-Driving Operations Sessions

EMPOWER 2019 (Asia) is just one week away! For VMware partners who sell, implement, deploy, or build on VMware solutions, EMPOWER is the #1 elite technical and sales training program for all things VMware. We’re really excited about the Self-Driving Operations sessions on the slate at EMPOWER this year. Learn how Self-Driving Operations solidifies VMware’s SDDC […]

What’s New in vRealize Operations 7.5?  A Technical Overview, Part 3

Welcome back again 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 part […]

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

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 […]