vCloud Director 9.0 was released late last month and brought with it a number of big new features and enhancements. If you are interested in a overview of what’s new, head here to my launch post. Getting back to this post I wanted to focus on what I think is a significant change to the […] Read More
Veeam 9.5 – What’s in it for Service Providers
Since Backup and Replication 7 Veeam have continued to develop new features in enhancements to support their Cloud and Service Provider community. This started with vCloud Director support…continued with Cloud Connect Backup in v8 and more recently with Cloud Connect Replication in the v9 release. Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 was released a couple of […] Read More
Released: vCloud Director SP 8.10.1 Important Upgrade for Zerto Clients
This week VMware released vCloud Director SP 8.10.1 Build 4655197. This is the sister build for vCD SP 8.0.2 and like that release, while there a a number of minor bug fixes in this release there is one important fix that will make service providers who offer replication services built upon Zerto happy, as it resolves a bug that […] Read More
VMworld Europe 2016: vCloud Air Network Out in Force!
VMworld Europe is a little over a week away and while I won’t be attending the even in Barcelona in looking through the session catalog for Partner Exchange and VMworld proper the refocus on the vCloud Air Network that was announced last year at VMworld 2015 is being put well into action. Though since VMworld in the […] Read More
VCA-CLI for vCloud Director: New Networking Features
There is a lot of talk going around how IT Pros can more efficiently operate and consume Cloud Based Services…AWS has lead the way in offering a rich set of APIs for it’s clients to use to help build out cloud applications and infrastructure and there are a ton of programming libraries and platforms that […] Read More
NSX Bytes: NSX-v 6.2.4 Released …Important Upgrade!
NSX-v 6.2.4 was released the week before VMworld US so might have gotten somewhat lost in the VMworld noise…For those that where fortunate enough to not upgrade to or deploy a greenfield 6.2.3 site you can now safely do so without the nasty bugs that existed in the 6.2.3 build. In a nutshell this new build delivers all the significant […] Read More
Released: NSX 6.2.3 – Packed Full Of New Features!
Last week VMware released NSX-v 6.2.3 Build 3979471 and it’s anything but your standard point release. Running through the list off the release notes this could have easily been a major dot release. In good news for vCloud Air Network Service Providers there have been some major enhancements to the Edge Services Gateways which adds availability […] Read More
Gotcha: vCloud Stops Logging After 5.5.x to 5.6.x SP Upgrade
This is something to look out for if you are upgrading from vCloud Director 5.5.x to 5.6.x SP and if you have altered the syslog settings of your cells….This little gotcha nearly caused a couple of our production vCloud Director Cells to fail due to insufficient storage on the their file systems. Prior to our alerting […] Read More