Category Archives: VMware Cloud Provider

Extend and Automate vCloud Director using vRealize Orchestrator

VMware vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) is a powerful workflow engine that can be used in versatile ways to automate tasks and complex processes. Its open APIs and plugins for many protocols and systems also make it a flexible integration tool. vCloud Director (vCD) provides different APIs and mechanisms that can be used to extend the service

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SDDC Delta Force for Cloud Providers – Networking & Security Track (LATAM)

Author – Joe Leo, Sr. Manager, Cloud Provider Systems Engineering Our mission was to further enable our VCPP Partners with VMware’s Virtual Cloud Network Portfolio featuring Networking and Security solutions for Cloud Providers through virtual and on-site, live sessions. We received strong, positive feedback from both sessions in Mexico City and Bogota, Colombia, leaving partners

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Ansible Modules for vCloud Director Released

Ansible Modules for vCloud Director are now available on GitHub. VMware vCloud Director provides different ways to configure and consume services offered by a cloud provider. While the web-based user interface and the available command line interface are targeted for human usage, there is a rising demand of automating such tasks. The REST API of

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Managed Service Provider Platform 1.5 for VMware Cloud on AWS – Single Host Software Defined Data Center and Multi-currency support

The Managed Service Provider (MSP) program, launched in March enabled solution providers, managed service providers, and system integrators to grow their hybrid cloud business with a unique offering of VMware Cloud on AWS. As you might be aware, this program has been enthusiastically adopted by partners. With the recent MSP 1.5 release, we are excited

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vCloud Director Extender 1.1.0 – GA Announcement

Author – Guy Bartram Since vCloud Director 9, we have been shipping vCloud Extender (vCloud Extender is VMware’s replacement for vCloud Connector), as of 19th April 2018 vCloud Extender 1.1.0 went GA with new features making on-boarding migrations even easier for providers and tenants alike. vCloud Extender focuses on making a simple, tenant controlled solution

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Breaking down cloud silos by deploying the NEW extensibility framework provided by VCD 9.1

Reposting for Fernando Escobar. Original posting by Fernando Escobar appeared –  http://www.nebulaemagazine.com/breaking-down-cloud-silos-by-deploying-the-new-extensibility-framework-provided-by-vcd-9-1/ Extensibility is key for implementing an effective and realistic Cross-Cloud deployment; there is no other way to solve the inter-connectivity and compatibility issues you will be facing when provisioning workloads into a multi-cloud environment. Extensibility is critical when considering Infrastructure-as-a-Code, which is a

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On-boarding to VMware Cloud on AWS for VCPP Partners

Overview VMware Cloud on AWS will be available for VMware Cloud Provider Program (VCPP) partners via the Managed Service Provider (MSP) program using commitment based contracts. VCPP partner owns the Terms of Service, manages onboarding, provisioning, billing and support for their end customers. Once a VCPP partner signs a commit contract for VMware Cloud on

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On-boarding to VMware Cloud on AWS for VCPP Partners

Overview VMware Cloud on AWS will be available for VMware Cloud Provider Program (VCPP) partners via the Managed Service Provider (MSP) program using commitment based contracts. VCPP partner owns the Terms of Service, manages onboarding, provisioning, billing and support for their end customers. Once a VCPP partner signs a commit contract for VMware Cloud on

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VMware vCloud Usage Meter 3.6.x Scalability options

For Service Providers within the Cloud Provider Program, having adequate metering and billing capabilities is imperative to the critical operations of the service.  As a consequence of VMware vCloud Usage Meter (UM) being so integral to a service providers capability to report on the usage and consumption of VMware products, certain scalability limits need to

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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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