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VMware vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud Disaster Recovery 1.5 – Available Now

    VMware is announcing vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud Disaster Recovery (DR) 1.5. As a core component of the VMware Cloud Provider Platform, vCloud Availability ensures application continuity between vCloud Director Virtual Data Centres. It fills a much-needed gap in providing native Disaster Recovery of workloads between vCloud Director instances.       VMware vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud DR is a core part of the VMware Cloud Provider Platform which continues to innovate solutions applicable for

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VMware vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud Disaster Recovery 1.5 – Available Now

    VMware is announcing vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud Disaster Recovery (DR) 1.5. As a core component of the VMware Cloud Provider Platform, vCloud Availability ensures application continuity between vCloud Director Virtual Data Centres. It fills a much-needed gap in providing native Disaster Recovery of workloads between vCloud Director instances.       VMware vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud DR is a core part of the VMware Cloud Provider Platform which continues to innovate solutions applicable for

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A Deeper Look into NSX L2VPN with vCD Extender Orchestration

This post originally appeared on Clouds, etc. by Daniel Paluszek.    I’ve been rebuilding my vCloud Director (vCD) lab and running through a few connectivity scenarios. Moreover, I wanted to write and share my findings on orchestrating an on-prem NSX environment connecting to a vCD/Provider environment using vCloud Director Extender (VXLAN to VXLAN). In vCD Extender, this

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Update VMware vCloud Director 9 in 5 Minutes

This post originally appeared on Clouds, etc. by Daniel Paluszek.   I sometimes hear that vCloud Director (vCD) is cumbersome and hard to install/upgrade. I just updated my lab environment vCD instance from 9.0 to 9.0.1 in about five minutes. The team has done an incredible job of making any patch/upgrade process seamless. Below are the steps

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Updating vROps Instance in vCloud Usage Meter

On new deployments of VMware vCloud Usage Meter, sometimes the wrong vRealize Operations Instance (vROps) is propagated to Usage Meter on initial connection. Today, you cannot change or modify this vROps instance. This is frustrating for new users of Usage Meter.   Why? Well, Usage Meter relies on the Managed Object Browser (MOB) to correlate

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vSAN in the Cloud: Architecture and Best Practices

As a core building block for the software-defined data center (SDDC), VMware vSAN powers many industry-leading hyper-converged infrastructure solutions. Its ascent into the cloud offers cloud providers increased agility and flexibility while lowering costs. If you’re a cloud service provider with an older cloud pod that you want to migrate to a SDDC or are

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vRealize Operations – Latest Release and Integration with vCloud Director Delivers Even Greater Value for Cloud Providers

As a unified stack of VMware technologies that includes VMware vSphere, vSAN, NSX, vCloud Director and Usage Meter, the VMware Cloud Provider Platform gives Cloud Providers the ability to increase efficiency, deliver differentiating, value-added services, drive revenue, and deploy highly scalable cloud environments with minimal risk.   VMware continues to invest in the Cloud Provider

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EMEA Service Providers: Opportunities to Add Value and Differentiate as Markets Evolve

European Service Providers are challenged to differentiate services and add value as enterprises look to hyperscale cloud providers to decrease costs and gain flexibility. However, even as hyperscale public cloud providers gain momentum, EU enterprise customers are experiencing very real needs around data geography, data center proximity, and performance/reliability – needs that can’t be easily

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EMEA Service Providers: Opportunities to Add Value and Differentiate as Markets Evolve

European Service Providers are challenged to differentiate services and add value as enterprises look to hyperscale cloud providers to decrease costs and gain flexibility. However, even as hyperscale public cloud providers gain momentum, EU enterprise customers are experiencing very real needs around data geography, data center proximity, and performance/reliability – needs that can’t be easily

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VMware vCloud Usage Meter 3.6.0.1 – End to End Deployment and Configuration (3 of 3)

This post originally appeared on Clouds, etc. by Daniel Paluszek.    This is a continuation of VMware vCloud Usage Meter 3.6.0.1 – End to End Deployment and Configuration (2 of 3) Part 1 here Part 2 here Verifying and Configuring vCloud Usage Meter Data Collection   Alright, home stretch! Click Licenses at the top right corner – let’s verify

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