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Introducing the VMware Validated Designs Web Site and Early Access Community

Thu, 24 Sep 2015 16:57:34 +0000

At VMworld 2015 in San Francisco we announced the VMware Validated Designs.   At the time the program was so new that we didn’t even have a web page created for it.  However, we promised folks that a web page was on its way and today I’m happy to announce that it’s up and running!   […]

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VMware Validated Designs – Certified Partner Architecture Program

Wed, 02 Sep 2015 15:00:56 +0000

At VMworld 2015 there has been a lot of excitement around the newly announced VMware Validated Designs – those prescriptive Software-Defined Data Center architectures & designs being created and validated by VMware experts and made available to you. Included as part of the VMware Validated Designs announcements is a new Certified Partner Architecture Program, and I’d like […]

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VMware Validated Designs – A POD by POD Breakdown

Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:00:57 +0000

In my last post I gave an introduction to the VMware Validated Design PODs – Management POD, Edge POD and Compute POD.  In this post I’d like to go over each of these PODs in a more detail. Management POD Every IT infrastructure has a basic set of infrastructure components needed to instantiate the environment.  […]

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VMware Validated Design – PODs, The Building Blocks of the SDDC

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:00:57 +0000

If you’ve spent anytime looking into the VMware Validate Designs, then you’ve surely noticed the designs are built around what VMware is calling PODs.  The use of the term POD can be a bit tricky, at least it was for me.  I think that most of us would readily associate a “POD” with some kind of modular […]

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VMware Announces the VMware Validated Designs

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 04:50:16 +0000

In case you missed it, VMware recently announced the VMware Validated Designs.  What exactly is a VMware Validated Design?  Well, think of it as a blueprint for implementing a Software-Defined Data Center.  Here’s a link to a recent post on the VMware CTO Blog that introduces the VMware Validated Designs.  In addition, here’s a link to a […]

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Federation Enterprise Hybrid Cloud 3: Software-Defined Data Center Made Easy

Tue, 05 May 2015 18:00:40 +0000

By Wayne Pauley, Director, Business Development, Solutions Engineering, VMware Last year, VMware and EMC announced the Federation Enterprise Hybrid Cloud version 2.5. This was delivered as a fully engineered solution that included products from EMC and VMware as well as some secret sauce (software bits) that provided ready to use automation and workflows for provisioning […]

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VCE and VMware: Accelerating the Software-Defined Data Center, Simplifying Customers’ Path to the Hybrid Cloud

Thu, 12 Mar 2015 05:01:01 +0000

By Loretta Brown, vice president, Federation, VMware Today, VCE announced a major expansion to its converged infrastructure portfolio to help customers accelerate their software-defined data centers and simplify their journey to the hybrid cloud. VCE’s converged solutions continue to add additional value, as well as drive time-to-value and increase agility for customers. As a longtime […]

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VMware and EMC Expand Focus on Hybrid Cloud, Partner to Deliver Solutions and Services Today

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:00:58 +0000

By Loretta Brown, vice president, OEM Alliances, VMware Today, EMC shared some exciting news – as a part of the EMC Enterprise Hybrid Cloud solutions launch, the EMC Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Federation Software-Defined Data Center Edition with VMware was announced. IT departments continue to seek tools to drive greater levels of innovation, all while meeting […]

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Get to Know the Federation Software-Defined Data Center

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:01:30 +0000

By Loretta Brown, vice president, OEM Alliances, VMware “Software-defined” anything – it’s rapidly becoming a top item on every IT decision maker’s “To Do” list. The potential benefits are too significant to ignore or pass off as the latest trend. There’s not a single IT manager today who isn’t challenged by the velocity of change, […]

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New VCE Integrated Solution with vRealize Suite: Accelerating Customers’ Path to the Hybrid Cloud

Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:01:45 +0000

Today, VCE announced a new series of Vblock Systems and solutions, which include pre-integrated, pre-tested and pre-validated management software from VMware, called the VCE Integrated Solution for Cloud Management with VMware. This integrated solution will utilize VMware vRealize Suite, a cloud management platform for managing private, public or hybrid clouds. This is a great option […]

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