Category Archives: VMware Cloud Provider

VMware vCloud Director 9.5 – Cross-VDC Networking Blog Series – Design Considerations and Conclusion

Design Considerations Let’s discuss some of the design considerations for Cross-VDC Networking inside of vCD. It is important to note that although Native NSX supports up to 16 sites (or 16 vCenters), vCD 9.5 as of today supports up to four (4) sites only. Below are applicable considerations pulled from the NSX Cross VC Design

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Usage Meter requirement for SMTP

As we continue to enhance the features and capabilities of Usage Meter, one of the changes that has people asking questions is why we are requiring the configuration of SMTP when installing Usage Meter 3.6.x. This was a change from 3.5.x where SMTP was not a requirement.  Usage Meter Monitoring One of the key reasons

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Onboarding to VMware Cloud Provider Hub and using self-service automated service activation for tenants

VMware Cloud Provider HubTM is the platform for VMware Cloud Provider partners (VCPP) to get access to VMware XaaS services. Currently the services we support are VMware Cloud on AWS allowing partners to go asset-light and VMware Log Intelligence , a simple and powerful log collection and analytics tool helping manage cloud operations. These services

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VMware vCloud Director 9.5 – Cross-VDC Networking Blog Series – High-Level Provider Design

In this blog series, we will be covering several aspects of Cross-VDC Networking inside of VMware vCloud Director 9.5. This was created by Daniel Paluszek, Abhinav Mishra, and Wissam Mahmassani. This blog covers the following: Overview of the High-Level Design Failure Scenarios Overview The goal of this high-level design is to provide optimal availability of

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vCloud Director 9.x Advanced Load Balancing with F5 Big-IP

vCloud Director exposes NSX load balancing services through the edge gateways, which enables tenant users to deploy their own load balancer instances. However, this makes sense only for the local site. In this blog post, we will show you how by integrating F5 Big-IP with vCloud Director, you can have an abstract multi-site load balancer, which

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The VMware Cloud Provider Hub – The Platform for partners for delivering managed services – What’s New

  VMware today launched the VMware Cloud ProviderTM Hub for VMware Cloud Provider Program partners. Cloud Provider Hub is a platform for partners providing end-to-end customer lifecycle management including purchase, provisioning and management of VMware XaaS services. Cloud Provider Hub is the evolution of the Managed Services Platform 1.x which is now retired – users

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VMware vCloud Director 9.5 – Cross-VDC Networking Blog Series – Getting Started with Cross-VDC

In this blog series, we will be covering several aspects of Cross-VDC Networking inside of VMware vCloud Director 9.5. This was created by Daniel Paluszek, Abhinav Mishra, and Wissam Mahmassani. In this post, we will be reviewing the necessary steps to support Cross-VDC Networking inside of VMware vCloud Director 9.5. These are fairly straightforward since

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VMware vCloud Director 9.5 – Cross-VDC Networking Blog Series – Intro and Use Cases

In this blog series, we will be covering several aspects of Cross-VDC Networking inside of VMware vCloud Director 9.5. This was created by Daniel Paluszek, Abhinav Mishra, and Wissam Mahmassani. With the release of VMware vCloud Director 9.5, which is packed with a lot of great new features, one of the significant additions is the

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VMware vCloud Director 9.5 – Cross-VDC Networking Blog Series – Intro and Use Cases

In this blog series, we will be covering several aspects of Cross-VDC Networking inside of VMware vCloud Director 9.5. This was created by Daniel Paluszek, Abhinav Mishra, and Wissam Mahmassani. With the release of VMware vCloud Director 9.5, which is packed with a lot of great new features, one of the significant additions is the

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VMware vCloud Director 9.5 – The New Features in Detail

VMware vCloud Director allows seamless provisioning and consumption of VMware vSphere resources in a cloud model. With the recently released version, vCloud Director 9.5 provides a lot of enhancements and new features in networking, user experience, operations and automation areas. In this article, we will have a closer look at these improvements.   HTML5 Tenant

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