Posts Tagged ‘ vCloud Suite ’

Working with LDAP and Microsoft Active Directory

October 3, 2013
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DataCenterVirtualization

Working with LDAP and Microsoft Active Directory: For most IT professionals, there has been some point in their career where they have connected a product or service to a Microsoft Active Directory with LDAP for authentication. This is really nothing new and has been done for years, but I discovered a different way to set…

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VMware’s Application Management Strategy

November 5, 2012
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VMware’s Application Management Strategy

With vFabric Application Director, VMware is bringing a whole new level of value - application management including the life-cycle of custom and purchased applications across physical, virtual and cloud based environments to the market and its customers. The willingness to work with application software vendors in the Application Marketplace also represents a ground-breaking change for…

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Cisco Nexus 1000v: Free unless you want Security

October 17, 2012
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VirtualizationSecurity

While not particularly new news, the next version of the Cisco Nexus 1000v will be free, unless you want the security features. This is an interesting shift from Cisco with respect to VMware vCloud Director, the Nicira purchase, furthering UCS, and Cisco within non-UCS data centers. However, given other announcements, with respect to OpenStack, perhaps…

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VMware Updates the vCloud Suite Components

October 9, 2012
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CloudComputing

VMware is clearly pursuing a "waterfall" strategy with the editions of the suite. This means that leading edge functionality will most often show up first in the Enterprise Edition of the vCloud Suite and then over time migrate down into the Advanced and Standard Editions. This will set up a battle royal of suite vs…

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VMware comes of Age as a Cloud Management Software Vendor

October 9, 2012
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CloudComputing

With this set of announcements, VMware has proven its intentions of joining the ranks of the major cloud management software vendors. Virtualization and cloud computing represent disruptions that create an opportunity for a new multi-billion dollar management vendor at the table. VMware has announced a suite of management functionality that makes it a credible vendor…

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VMworld 2012: VMware Launches the vCloud Suite

August 27, 2012
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With the vCloud Suite as a family of three SKU's, VMware has executed the most significant re-packaging of its software products in its history. The high end of the suite now includes vSphere, vCloud Director, and most of VMware's management offerings.

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