Weekly Update – Week of 8/5/2019

Google Cloud and VMware Extend Strategic Partnership – Google Cloud and VMware Inc. announced Google Cloud VMware Solution by CloudSimple, a new service that will allow organizations to run their VMware workloads in Google Cloud Platform, providing customers with choice and flexibility to run VMware workloads on-premises, in a hybrid architecture, or in the cloud. The solution will leverage VMware Cloud Foundation infrastructure software, deployed on GCP and designed and operated by CloudSimple, a VMware Cloud Verified partner.

VMware Cloud on AWS: NSX Networking and Security – With the amount of interest in our VMware Cloud on AWS offering, Humair Ahmed, Gilles Chekroun, and Nico Vibert have put together an e-book on NSX Networking and Security on this platform. It covers from top to bottom how the NSX stack is implemented on VMC.

New KB articles published for the week ending 27th July,2019 – This contains all of the KB articles that were posted during this week.

Upcoming Events

VMworld 2019 – San Francisco08/25/2019- 08/29/2019Register
CloudLive by CloudHealth – Boston 09/24/2019 – 09/26/2019 Register
VMUG UserCon – Boston09/25/2019Register
VMUG UserCon – NY-NJ – Jersey City09/27/2019Register

Upcoming Webinars:

VMC on AWS – Add-Ons and Integration 08/08/2019Register
Instructor Hour covering VMware Cloud on AWS08/08/2019Register
GSS Webinar: vRealize Operations – Best Practices and Troubleshooting08/27/2019Register
vSAN as Object-Based Storage09/12/2019Register
Instructor Hour covering vSAN 6.709/12/2019Register

  [Full Live Event List]

New Releases:

[No release updates this week]

Labs:

https://labs.hol.vmware.com/
Always free, always available

VMware Cloud on AWS: NSX Networking and Security

With the amount of interest in our VMware Cloud on AWS offering, Humair Ahmed, Gilles Chekroun, and Nico Vibert have put together an e-book on NSX Networking and Security on this platform. It covers from top to bottom how the NSX stack is implemented on VMC.

Topics Include:

  • NSX Architecture and Features in VMware Cloud on AWS
  • NSX Networking in VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC
  • NSX Security in VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC
  • NSX Operational Tools in VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC
  • … and more.

Click here to download this free e-book.

CloudLive 2019 – Boston Sept. 24-26

Join us at CloudLIVE to innovate, collaborate, and grow, hosted by CloudHealth by VMware. This year it will be at the brand new Encore Boston Harbor from September 24-26.

CloudLIVE is the industry-leading multicloud conference dedicated to transforming and scaling businesses in the cloud.

This three-day event brings together 500+ cloud leaders with the shared mission of harnessing the power of the cloud to fuel innovation.

Register now for an experience that will take your multicloud strategy to the next level.

Weekly Update – Week of 7/29/2019

VMware acquires Uhana – VMWare has announced the acquisition of Uhana, the latest in a round of purchases made in the artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) enterprise space.

Things have been otherwise quiet on the acquisitions and major news front as we ramp up to VMworld 2019.

New KB articles published for the week ending 20th July, 2019

Upcoming Events

VMworld 2019 – San Francisco08/25/2019- 08/29/2019Register
VMUG UserCon – Boston             09/25/2019Register
VMUG UserCon – NY-NJ – Jersey City09/27/2019Register

Upcoming Webinars:

GSS Webinar: vSAN Performance Deep Dive07/30/2019Register
Instructor Hour Covering Cloud Foundation07/31/2019Register
Instructor Hour on NSX-T08/01/2019Register
NSX-T – Using the CLI to Understand More About How it Works *NEW08/01/2019Register
VMC on AWS – Add-Ons and Integration *NEW08/08/2019Register
Instructor Hour covering VMware Cloud on AWS08/08/2019Register
GSS Webinar: vRealize Operations – Best Practices and Troubleshooting08/27/2019Register
vSAN as Object-Based Storage *NEW 09/12/2019Register
Instructor Hour covering vSAN 6.709/12/2019Register

  [Full Live Event List]

New Releases:

2019-07-23
VMware vSphere Integrated Containers 1.5.3 [Download]
VMware AppDefense Plugin 2.2.1 for Platinum Edition [Download]

2019-07-16
VMware vCenter Server 6.7U2c [Release Notes] [Download]

Labs: 
https://labs.hol.vmware.com/
Always free, always available

Weekly Update – Week of 7/22/2019

New and Noteworthy:

VMware Announces Intent to Acquire Bitfusion – Increasingly businesses are applying artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to differentiate and advance their processes and offerings. VMware is pleased to announce our intent to acquire Bitfusion to help businesses more efficiently use AI technologies on-premises and in hybrid cloud environments.

New KB articles published for the week ending 13th July,2019  & New KB articles published for the week ending 20th July,2019 – I plan on including this entry now each time they are published.   This contains all of the KB articles that were posted during the respective weeks.

Upcoming Events

VMworld 2019 – San Francisco 08/25/2019- 08/29/2019 Register
VMUG UserCon – Boston              09/25/2019 Register

Upcoming Webinars:

     
GSS Webinar: vSAN Performance Deep Dive   *New!* 07/30/2019 Register
Instructor Hour Covering Cloud Foundation 07/31/2019 Register
Instructor Hour on NSX-T   *New!* 08/01/2019 Register
Instructor Hour covering VMware Cloud on AWS   *New!* 08/08/2019 Register
GSS Webinar: vRealize Operations – Best Practices and Troubleshooting   *New!* 08/27/2019 Register
Instructor Hour covering vSAN 6.7   *New!* 09/12/2019 Register

  [Full Live Event List]

New Releases:

2019-07-16
VMware vCenter Server 6.7U2c [Release Notes] [Download]

2019-07-02
VMware vSAN Witness Appliance 6.5 U3 [Download]
VMware vSphere Virtual Disk Development Kit 6.5.4 [Download]
VMware App Volumes 2.17.0 [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware User Environment Manager 9.8.0 [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware Horizon 7.9.0 Advanced [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware vCenter Server 6.5 U3 [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) 6.5 U3 [Release Notes] [Download]
DellEMC Custom Image for ESXi 6.5U3 GA Install CD [Download]
HPE Custom Image for ESXi 6.5U3 Install CD [Download]

2019-06-27
VMware vRealize Orchestrator Plug-In for vSphere Replication 6.5.1.4 [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware vSphere Replication 6.5.1.4 [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware Site Recovery Manager 6.5.1.3 [Release Notes] [Download]

Labs:
https://labs.hol.vmware.com/
Always free, always available

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