Weekly Update – Week of 2/3/2020

New and Noteworthy:
Following some changes to our team we took a bit of a hiatus from the weekly update component of the site, so apologies for the lack of news over that time. Since we last posted an update, there have been some major changes at VMware, most notably the completion of the acquisition of Pivotal. This acquisition is key to our mission of solving business problems through software, as Pivotal’s software stack combined with our Tanzu portfolio allow us to help developers accelerate deployment of new applications in the hybrid cloud. You can read more about the Pivotal acquisition here.

Additionally, we acquired a company called Nyansa, a producer of a highly-regarded AI-based network analytics platform. Nyansa will be tightly integrated with our VeloCloud offering, and will enable better end-to-end monitoring of the SD-WAN platform as well as the Virtual Cloud Network, enabling us to offer a truly self-healing network. Read more about VMware’s acquisition of Nyansa here.

Finally, our Workspace One offering was chosen as the leader by IDC in three separate End User Computing (EUC) vendor assessments: Unified Endpoint Management, Mobility Management, and IOT/Ruggedized Device Management. This likely isn’t a surprise to anyone who has used the software, as Workspace One is one of the most transformational platforms that I have ever been exposed to. It completely changed the way that I work (for the better) upon joining VMware, and really completes our mission of allowing users to securely access any application, running on any cloud, from any device, whenever they want it. Read more about our wins from IDC here.

Updated KB Articles:
New KB articles published for the week ending 2 February, 2020
New KB articles published for the week ending 26 January, 2020
New KB articles published for the week ending 19 January, 2020
New KB articles published for the week ending 12 January, 2020
New KB articles published for the week ending 5 January, 2020

Upcoming Events:
Dell Technologies Word 2020 – Las Vegas – 05/04/2020 to 05/07/2020 – Register

Upcoming Webinars:
Go Beyond Break/Fix with Skyline – 13 Feb, 2020 – Register
3 Strategies to Advance your Career with Training – 19 Feb, 2020 – Register
Implementing VM Storage Policies with vSAN – 20 Feb, 2020 – Register
Go Beyond Break/Fix with Skyline – 27 Feb, 2020 – Register
Multi-Cloud Load Balancing 101 – 18 March, 2020 – Register
[Full Live Event List]

New Releases:

2020-01-30
VMware Workspace ONE Access 20.01 [Release Notes] [Download]

2020-01-14
VMware vRealize Network Insight 5.1.0 [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware Tools 11.0.5 [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware App Volumes 4.0 [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware vCloud Director 10.0.0.1 for Service Providers [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware Cloud Foundation 3.9.1 Downloads [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware App Volumes 4 [Release Notes] [Download]

2019-12-20
VMware Horizon 7.10.1 Standard (ESB Release) [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware Horizon 7.10.1 Advanced (ESB Release) [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware Horizon 7.10.1 Enterprise (ESB Release) [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware Horizon 7.10.1 Enterprise Add-On [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware Horizon 7.5.4 Standard (ESB Release) [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware Horizon 7.5.4 Advanced (ESB Release) [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware Horizon 7.5.4 Enterprise (ESB Release) [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware Horizon 7.5.4 Enterprise Add-On [Release Notes] [Download]

2019-12-19
VMware vRealize Orchestrator Appliance 8.0.1 [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.0.1 [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware vRealize Operations 8.0.1 [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware vRealize Automation 8.0.1 [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware vCenter Server 6.5U3f [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware NSX-T Data Center 2.5.1 [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware NSX Intelligence 1.0.1 [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware NSX Cloud 2.5.1 [Download]

2019-12-12
VMware Dynamic Environment Manager 9.10.0 [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware Horizon 7.11.0 Enterprise [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware Horizon Apps Advanced 7.11.0 [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware Horizon 7.11.0 Subscription [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware Horizon Apps 7.11.0 Subscription [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware Unified Access Gateway 3.8 [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware Horizon 7.11.0 Standard [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware Horizon 7.11.0 Advanced [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware Horizon 7.11.0 Enterprise Add-On [Release Notes] [Download]

2019-12-10
VMware Unified Access Gateway 3.7.2 [Release Notes] [Download]

2019-12-05
VMware vCenter Server 6.7U3b [Release Notes] [Download]
VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) 6.7U3b [Release Notes] [Download]

Weekly Update – Week of 9/30/2019

New and Noteworthy:
IP Subnets and Connectivity for your VMC on AWS SDDC – Our VMC on AWS customers often ask us how to best plan for hybrid connectivity between their on-premises and public cloud environments. This article will identify and explain the primary considerations for the selection of new networks to be used within the SDDC, as well as identifying existing networks that will interact with the SDDC.

Updated KB Articles:
New KB articles published for the week ending 21st September, 2019
New KB articles published for the week ending 28th September, 2019

Upcoming Events:
vForum – Hartford, CT – 10/16/2019 – Register
vForum – Online – 10/16/2019 – Register
VMworld 2019 Europe – Barcelona – 11/04/2019 to 11/07/2019 – Register

Upcoming Webinars:
New Workspace ONE Features and Training Options – 10/10/2019 – Register
Instructor Hour Covering Workspace ONE – 10/10/2019 – Register
GSS Webinar: vSAN Best Practices from the Field – 10/29/2019 – Register
The Latest on Containers – 10/31/2019 – Register
Instructor Hour Covering Containers – 10/31/2019 – Register

[Full Live Event List]

New Releases:
2019-10-03
VMware vSphere Replication 8.2.0.2 [Download]
2019-09-24
VMware vSphere Integrated Containers 1.5.4 [Download]
2019-09-19
VMware Fusion 11.5.0 (for Intel-based Macs) [Download]
VMware Workstation 15.5.0 Pro for Windows [Download]
2019-09-17
VMware App Volumes 2.18.0 [Download]
VMware Dynamic Environment Manager 9.9.0 [Download]
2019-09-12
VMware ThinApp 5.2.6 [Download]
VMware vCenter Server 6.0U3j [Download]

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.