A Message from VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger on COVID-19
This is an extraordinary time, and we are all concerned about the health and safety of family and friends, as we navigate a rapidly-evolving situation. Our hearts go out to everyone around the world impacted, either directly or indirectly, by COVID-19. It’s a moment for us to come together as never before. Read more here.
Are You Ready for vSphere 7?
The new vSphere is here, and we have the training you need to be ready! With some of the biggest innovations since the launch of ESXi, vSphere 7 delivers:
- Simplified lifecycle management
- Intrinsic security and control
- Performance and resiliency for application accelerations
And many breakthrough capabilities for customers using containers and Kubernetes To help you grow your skills and enable your organization to realize the latest benefits of vSphere 7, we are excited to announce 7 new courses.
IHS Markit migrated 100 workloads in just 6 weeks with VMware Cloud on AWS
IHS Markit deploys Global Hybrid Cloud with VMware Cloud on AWS. They eliminated technical debt related to migration and strategic modernization of legacy workloads, without refactoring applications. Read more here!
vSphere 7 is Here!
vSphere 7 has been announced, and it has a massive amount of new capabilities that can help you and your organization in a variety of ways. This vSphere release also includes native Kubernetes, so you can support VMs and containers on a unified modern infrastructure platform and support existing business-critical apps as well as new containerized apps. Learn all about vSphere 7 on the website and the blog.
Managing Kubernetes at enterprise scale: A closer look at Tanzu Mission Control
Tanzu Mission Control is a centralized management platform for consistently operating and securing Kubernetes infrastructure and modern applications across teams and clouds. Let’s take a closer look at how this solution can help you more rapidly adopt, scale, and secure Kubernetes across your organization.
VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud – Service Updates
VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud (US) has announced a number of updates. The service – available today in the AWS GovCloud (US-West) region – now features new SDDC capabilities, simple migration, powerful automation, and enhanced operations and support. Find out more
New Skyline Advisor 4.2 Release
VMware Skyline is a proactive support technology included with customers’ Production and Premier Support contracts. We are pleased to announce the latest release of Skyline Advisor with new features and enhancements that many customers have requested.
The Advisor 4.2 release includes:
- Role-based access controls
- New Findings and Recommendations
- Date stamp for new Findings
- Consolidated Recommendations and Software Interoperability feature improvements
- Bug fixes and performance improvements
2020 Certification in Three Steps
VMware Education Services is pleased to offer a special “Certification on Demand” promotion that will help you earn your desired VCP 2020 designation. With more prerequisite courses for certification available On Demand, you can access our best-in-class instructional courses – all without leaving your desk. Virtual Hands-on-Labs also available as an optional module.
Step 1: Complete ONE of eligible VMware On Demand courses for the 2020 Certification path desired
VMware Certification paths for the year 2020 are now available across these functional disciplines:
- Data Center Virtualization
- Network Virtualization and Security
- Cloud Management and Automation
- Desktop and Mobility
- Digital Workspace
Step 2: Receive TWO free VMware Certification exam vouchers (one for the Foundations exam and one for the VCP exam)
Step 3: Complete and pass the requisite VMware exam(s) for your desired certification path
You will receive both exam vouchers shortly after you complete your course registration. Act now because this offer expires on May 1, 2020. Eligibility terms and conditions may apply. Learn more by sending us an e-mail or contacting your designated Americas Learning Specialist.
VMware Cloud on AWS: Part 1- Resource Digest about Automation
Automation is increasingly important for developers working with hybrid cloud infrastructure. In this first blog in a series on automation of VMware Cloud on AWS, we provide a comprehensive list of the most useful automation resources you’ll need – including APIs, SDKs, samples, and more. Click here!
Customer Success Stories
Customer Success Spotlight: NCB Jamaica
Established in 1837, National Commercial Bank of Jamaica (NCB) is Jamaica’s largest national bank. An expansive VMware footprint, including emerging solutions for containers and micro-segmentation, supports service delivery in hours – not weeks. Check out more of their success story in this video.
Upcoming webinar: VMware Cloud on AWS Technical Deep Dive: 3/18: Register Now
Learn the technical details of some of the key features and capabilities of VMware Cloud on AWS.
VMware Cloud on AWS Outposts: Podcast: Listen in now
Listen to this podcast to learn more about overview of VMware Cloud on AWS Outposts, key use cases, features and capabilities.
Modernize On-Premises Databases with Amazon RDS on VMware
Many organizations operate in the cloud but still need to keep data on premises to meet security, data sovereignty, compliance, privacy constraint or latency considerations. Database administrators continue to contend with the same challenges when it comes to managing their on-premise databases, and in fact these challenges have been further aggravated by the scale, variety of database engines and instances, as well as the agility requirements imposed by the digital business.
Amazon RDS on VMware enables effective and efficient set-up, operation and scaling of databases in VMware based software environments on premise. Learn more here!
Replay: Synopsys Black Duck is now on VMware Cloud Marketplace! (Webinar)
The use of open source software is free, but that doesn’t mean it won’t cost you. Many customers have felt the pain of managing open source software due to security, license, and operational risk concerns. Luckily, Black Duck exists to help you automatically identify the open source software in your applications and easily manage these risks early in your development life cycle. Now the question becomes how and where to deploy Black Duck. If you want the world’s most trusted enterprise cloud, VMware is the place for you. We are proud to announce that Synopsys Black Duck is now published on VMware Cloud Marketplace.
Join experts from Synopsys and VMware as we discuss:
- The key capabilities of the VMware Cloud Marketplace
- How Synopsys customers can leverage Black Duck on Marketplace
- A Black Duck demo, showing the ability to identify and manage all open source software in your applications
VMware Partner Connect Empowers Partners with Flexibility to Meet Customers’ Needs
Find out how VMware Partner Connect, the new, dramatically simplified and flexible program, enables partners to do business with VMware in a way that aligns with their business models. Watch the VMware Partner Connect virtual event replay to learn more.