Monthly Archives: January 2019

Cloud Provider Pod 1.1 is out now!

Ah the sweet smell of a cloud refresh 😌 Your Cloud Provider Pod can now deploy the latest and greatest of VMware technologies – including vSphere 6.7, and vCloud Director 9.5!     If you haven’t heard of the Cloud Provider Pod or haven’t had a chance to use it: the Pod is a cloud

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Protected: Introducing VMware Cloud Provider Insights Series

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VMware Cloud Provider Hub releases support for Multi-Factor Authentication

  VMware Cloud Provider Hub releases support for Multi-Factor Authentication Today we are announcing the support for Multi-factor authentication for VMware Cloud Provider Hub. Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) also referred to as two-factor authentication is a simple best practice that provides increased security for user accounts, provider as well as tenant users. It provides an extra

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Happy Data Privacy Day

I never knew such a day existed but apparently it’s been around since 2007. The origins of Data Privacy Day originated in Europe but in 2009 the US passed a resolution declaring January 28 National Data Privacy Day. The purpose of Data Privacy Da… Continue reading

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Top vBlog results

I closed the voting in mid December, we had over 2,000 people that voted this year. I’ve already added up and scored all the voting, I’m just finishing up on the other scoring modifiers, # of posts and blog performance. I should have the fu… Continue reading

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Trial Mode for VMware Usage Insight

VMware Usage Insight   With VMware Usage Insight, Cloud Providers have an opportunity to automate monthly end-user reporting into the VMware Cloud Provider Business Portal. This is especially beneficial for Providers who leverage multiple VMware Usage Meters. Not only does VMware Usage Insight provide a single pane of glass reported by each VMware Usage Meter, but

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5 Reasons why SD-WAN should be part of your hybrid cloud strategy

5 reasons why SD-WAN should be part of your hybrid cloud strategy Introduction SD-WAN is a highly-available, well-established, carrier class solution that facilitates on-demand, seamless and secure connectivity between any two points in a network. It is typically sold as a service with centralized, cloud-hosted orchestration and life-cycle management with zero touch deployment for rapid

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New KB articles published for the week ending 19th January, 2019

vCloud Availability for vCloud How to create a new virtual disk on the SDDC Manager Controller VM in VMware Cloud Foundation Date published: 1/13/2019 VMware Cloud Foundation 3.0 password update fails with message “Password update transaction X i… Continue reading

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vCloud Usage Meter 3.6.1 Hot Patch 2

We are pleased to announce a minor update to vCloud Usage Meter 3.6.1 with UM 3.6.1 Hot Patch 2. If Usage Meter is currently not experiencing issues mentioned below, updating to this patch is not necessary.  Hot Patch 2 resolves issues that occur when generating reports in large setups and resolves issues in vCenter collections and metering vSAN and NSX. Hot

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VVols update

I’ll be doing a few posts on VVols in the coming weeks right here but I wanted to highlight a recent post on VVols that I did on the HPE Around the Storage Block blog. In that post I highlighted the following: A recent webinar I did with VMware o… Continue reading

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