AWS CloudFormation Integration with VMware vRealize Automation Cloud

Author: Carlos Boyd, VMware Solution Architect Advanced Customer Engagement Project Team: Amanda Blevins, Mandy Botsko-Wilson, Darryl Cauldwell, Paul Chang, Kim Delgado, Dustin Ellis, Jason Karnes, Phoebe Kim, Andy Knight, Riaz Mohamed, Chris Mutchler, Nikolay Nikolov, Michael Patton, Raghu Pemmaraju   Introduction   Infrastructure as Code (IaC) is the management of infrastructure (virtual machines, networks, security, […]

VMware #1 in IDC Cloud System Management Software Report 7 Years in a Row!

VMware ranked #1 in IDC Cloud System Management Software Report As mentioned in the press release, VMware has been ranked number one in the IDC cloud system management software report: “Worldwide Cloud System and Service Management Software Market Shares, 2018: Multicloud Strategies Take the Lead.”  The report provides an analysis of the worldwide system and service […]

VMware #1 in IDC Automation Software Report 4 Years in a Row!

VMware ranked #1 in IDC Automation Software Report As mentioned in the press release, VMware has been ranked number one in the IDC automation software report: “Worldwide IT Automation and Configuration Management Software Market Shares, 2018: Year of Market Expansion” – second consecutive year for this report.  The report provides a competitive analysis of the worldwide […]

vRealize Network Insight Search Poster for NSX for vSphere

Continuing our Search Poster series, we’ve arrived at the NSX for vSphere Search poster! Using the search engine inside VMware vRealize Network Insight can be a revealing experience. It has every single bit of data you ever wanted to see about anything in your infrastructure and it’s available at your fingertips. Because of the vast […]

The Journey to Implementing IT Automation

Last month at VMworld US, I had an opportunity to deliver a session with Trent TeSelle (@tteselle), DevOps Engineer and a technical lead at Fannie Mae. The topic of the session was IT Automation with vRealize Automation, and more specifically the journey to implementing an IT automation platform and the benefits that come with that.   […]

Forrester: VMware is a Leader in Infrastructure Automation Platforms, 2019

In another testament to VMware’s leadership in Hybrid Cloud Management, and in cloud automation in particular, Forrester today announced that VMware is positioned as a leader in “The Forester Wave: Infrastructure Automation Platforms, Q3 2019”. According to Forrester’s report, VMware achieved the highest possible score in the criteria of deployment, integrations, community support, vision, market approach, […]

VMworld Europe: Deep Dive into VMware Cloud Management

With just over a month to VMworld Europe in Barcelona, we are putting the finishing touches on another dazzling list of fantastic events and sessions. The Cloud Management Business Unit, the home of vRealize Suite of cloud management-focused products, has prepared a great program for you, full of both useful content and networking fun. To help […]

A vRealize Operations Super Metric for VM NUMA Optimization

In the mad rush leading up to VMworld, I saw a cool new fling by Mark Achtemichuk and Mark McGill that provides a report for optimizing your VM CPU configuration for NUMA boundaries. This is something we get a lot of questions about from customers and they want to know if vRealize Operations can provide […]

Introducing the vRealize Automation ITSM Plugin for ServiceNow v7.6

Introduction Being able to provide a single pane of glass for IT self service requests provides huge value to any organization by greatly reducing their operating expenses (OpEx). It also speeds up the pace at which the business can innovate. For vRealize Automation customers that also use ServiceNow, they can achieve this via the newly updated vRealize […]

Dream of Simplifying Hybrid and Multi-Clouds?

Do you ever wake up during the night thinking about your IT environment? Do you dream of finding new ways to simplify operations across hybrid and multi-clouds? In this blog I will share some of the nightmares we’ve been told, what IT dreams are made of, and what self-driving operations powered by AI/ML means. You […]