What’s New in vRealize Operations 8.4 and Cloud

It has only been since February that we launched vRealize Operations 8.3 and yet we have another great release packed full of features ready to launch! Today, vRealize Operations and vRealize Operations Cloud 8.4 has come out in all its glory and splendor!   We have made many great strides in the areas of application monitoring, alerting, capacity management, cost management, usability, […]

Deploying Apps with vRealize Automation and vRealize SaltStack Config

In this blog post I’m going to show how you can use vRealize Automation and vRealize SaltStack Config together to deliver automated application deployment. Both of these products are individually powerful but when you combine them together it provides you with some fantastic functionality. There are several approaches that you can follow to achieve automated […]

vRealize Automation ServiceNow ITSM Plugin Update

I am excited to be able to present some feature updates to the vRealize Automation ITSM 8.3 Plugin for ServiceNow. vRealize Automation customers can present the vRealize Automation Service Broker Catalog Items to ServiceNow for consumption by ServiceNow users. This has been a strategic integration for our customers who wish to use ServiceNow as their […]

vRealize Automation Updates for Puppet and Ansible Integrations

vRealize Automation has always embraced third party configuration management solutions like Ansible and Puppet to provide extensibility and in-guest management during machine deployments. vRealize Automation has out-of-the-box plugins for Ansible Open Source, Ansible Tower and Puppet Enterprise. In vRealize Automation 8.4 and vRealize Automation Cloud, we have made some improvements to our Ansible and Puppet […]

What’s New with vRealize Automation 8.4 – Technical Overview

We are excited to announce the release of vRealize Automation 8.4. The 8.4 release includes many new features and updates, so many that we can’t list them all on a single blog post. I’ve focused this post on features and updates that have been most requested for this release by vRA customers. Among the new […]

What’s New in vRealize Log Insight 8.4

I am thrilled to announce the release of vRealize Log Insight 8.4 – it’s packed with new features. This release includes Log Sources with details on how to configure log collection for your containerized apps, enhanced log processing options including log masking and filtering, archival based on index partitions, alert definitions by subscription, a new […]

vExpert Cloud Management March 2021 Blog Digest

It’s time again to check in with the vExpert Cloud Management community. We recently wrapped up our applications for 2021 and this month we’re happy to welcome our 35 newest members! The vExpert title is awarded to individuals who dedicate their time outside of work to share their experiences and useful information about VMware products with the […]

Deploying Helm Charts with vRealize Automation Code Stream

In this blog post I’m going to show how you can deploy a Helm chart using vRealize Automation Code Stream. Helm is a fantastic tool to package Kubernetes manifests as a bundle so that you can install entire applications with a single command. You can release specific versions, as well as customizing each release with […]

VMware vRealize Automation SaltStack SecOps: Technical Overview Part 1 – Compliance Management

VMware vRealize Automation SaltStack SecOps offers compliance and vulnerability management for workloads running the vRealize Automation SaltStack Config minion.  SaltStack SecOps is an add-on to vRA SaltStack Config which allows policy creation and assessment of Operating System configurations to determine compliance and security posture.  The assessments use compliance benchmarks from the Center for Internet Security […]

Introducing VMware vRealize Automation 8.4 Standard Plus

Introducing our newest edition of VMware vRealize Automation: Standard Plus. Today we are thrilled to announce the general availability of VMware vRealize Automation 8.4 Standard Plus, the newest edition of VMware’s industry-leading, modern infrastructure automation platform. vRealize Automation Standard Plus is a new entry-level edition of vRealize Automation, which in the latest release is focused […]