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VMworld EMEA 2018 Cloud Management Highlights

With just under a month to VMworld Europe in Barcelona, Spain, we are putting the finishing touches on another dizzying list of fantastic events and sessions. The Cloud Management Business Unit (and the corresponding sessions track at VMworld) put on a great show last year, and this year we are bringing it to the next

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Dashboards Made Easy with vRealize Operations

In this blog we will take a look at the new dashboarding capabilities of vRealize Operations 7 Advanced. If you are familiar with vRealize Operations, you know that it is an awesome tool to manage your virtualized infrastructure. One of its great features is the ability to make almost any kind of dashboard you might

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Great Widget and View Enhancements in vRealize Operations 7.0

With the latest release of vRealize Operations 7.0 we introduced some new enhancements to many of the out-of-the-box widgets and views. Below is a quick description of several of the enhancements you can now use when creating cool new custom dashboards with the new dashboard creation canvas.   Perform Actions from the Alert Widget: You

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Dashboard Sharing in vRealize Operations 7.0

One of the most requested features that we get from our current vRealize Operations customers is the ability to share dashboards – and not just with other vRealize Operations users, but also with users that don’t normally access vRealize Operations.   Well, wait no longer: vRealize Operations 7.0 brings this highly anticipated feature!! In this

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Physical Infrastructure Planning with vRealize Operations 7.0

An important part of managing your self-driving datacenter is dealing with capacity planning to prevent shortfalls in capacity.  With the release of vRealize Operations 7.0, it is easy to perform What-If analysis for adding new servers. To begin planning, you can find Physical Infrastructure Planning after you click on Plan under the Optimize Capacity pillar

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Self-Driving all the way to the Host? Oh yeah Host Based Placement!

As you hopefully saw in my first blog, vRealize Operations 7.0 is the key to your new self-driving driving datacenter!  If you missed it you can read it HERE.  Enjoy!  But that’s not the end of the self-driving story.  You can now drive your business intent (license enforcement, SLAs, compliance, etc) all the way down to

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Start Running a Self-Driving Datacenter – vRealize Operations 7.0 Workload Optimization!

vRealize Operations 7.0 is the key to your new self-driving driving datacenter!  Going self-driving will save you time and money, reduce your number of fire-drill headaches and make you look like a superstar to your bosses.  To turn on self-driving you need to enable workload optimization which lets you automate the business and operational intent in

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Announcing General Availability of vRealize Suite 2018 & vCloud Suite 2018!

VMware vRealize Suite 2018 and vCloud Suite 2018, the industry leading cloud management platform is now available for download. As announced at VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas, VMware’s cloud management platform is further helping IT deliver developer-friendly infrastructure from any cloud with secure and consistent operations. The new vRealize Suite 2018 includes: vRealize Automation 7.5 vRealize

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Your Feedback Culture Isn’t Working

It wasn’t until later in my career that I had the great fortune of working for a company that truly embraced an “open feedback” culture. I had never worked for a company that encouraged and

You have to choose between Software Delivered on Time and Good Software

Hopefully I caught your attention with the controversial (and admittedly hyperbolic) title. Good. Let me restate it in a slightly more elegant and less clickbaity form: In general, you can either have software delivered on