Using vCenter Alarms for Environmental Awareness

VMware vCenter is capable of sending alarns/notification using a few key methods that are great to gain better operational awareness of your environment if you are not utilising a toolset like vRealize Operations Manager to gain these insights into your environment today. Whilst these methods are useful they do not … Continue reading

Managing vCenter/ESXi with VMware Fusion

Connecting to vCenter with VMware Fusion To connect VMware Fusion to vCenter, select “Connect to Server” from VMware Fusion’s file menu. Fill in your vCenter or ESXi IP/FQDN, username and password Hit Connect and start managing your virtual machines from VMware Fusion. To avoid jumping between multiple computers, I have … Continue reading

ITaaS4318 – vCloud Director for Service Providers: Roadmap and Partner Update

ITaaS 4318 – Insights For the last session of Partner Exchange 2015 Day #1, I attend the ITaaS4318 session aimed at members of the vCloud Air Network. Presented by Amit Gupta, it covered some insight into the vCloud Director for Service Providers roadmap and some pre-recorded demo’s of portal applications … Continue reading

ITaaS4751 Service Provider Keynote – Route to Market

Following the General Session on Partner Exchange 2015 Day #1, VMware held breakout keynote sessions for various route to markets. Being aligned so tightly with the vCloud Air Network, ITaaS4751 Service Provider Keynote seemed the most relevant one to attend for myself. I found this session was well received by … Continue reading

Building “as a Service” offering’s aligned to VMware Products

I spend a lot of my time, mentoring and enabling services providers to leverage products and develop ‘as a Service’ offerings. I have found that most service providers do not understand all the products available from VMware and how they can be implemented to produce new revenue streams. VMware’s vCloud … Continue reading