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VMware Cloud Director Availability 4.0

Today VMware has release VMware Cloud Director Availability 4.0. It’s a milestone release that not only do we have a new name for the product but several key new features that service Providers have been asking for! Release notes: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Cloud-Director-Availability/4.0/rn/VMware-Cloud-Director-Availability-40-Release-Notes.html … Continue reading

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vCloud Director 9.7 MindMap

One of my primary roles within the VMware PSO Team in the METNA region has been to be the main Architect for vCloud Director based Service Providers. One of the tools I’ve come up with over that period has been … Continue reading

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NSX for vSphere 6.3 and NSX-T 1.1 Released

VMware NSX for vSphere 6.3 has been released today and with it comes a host of new bells and whistles: vSphere 6.5 Support VMware Integrated Containers Support Centralised dashboard for Services and Operations Faster Upgrades Future NSX Manager upgrades will … Continue reading

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My VCAP6-NV Deploy Experience

The VCAP6-NV Deploy exam is very similar to the original VCIX-NV and from a casual review of the blueprint the only major item added has been multi-site NSX. The main ‘spoiler’ I can give for the exam is that of … Continue reading

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My VCAP6-DCV Deploy Experience

I’ve managed to squeeze in a couple of VMware VCAP exams this month. The first of which was the VCAP6-DCV Deploy exam (the old DCA) in New Horizons in Dublin city center. A three hour experience that is only for those admins who … Continue reading

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VMware NSX vExpert 2016

On Friday I got the good news that I made it onto the VMware vExpert NSX program for 2016. This particular program is for current vExperts who have a passion for NSX to gain insight into what is coming down the … Continue reading

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My VCAP6-CMA Design (Beta) Experience

I recent sat the VCAP6-CMA Design beta and thought it might be worth writing up a few words on the experience. The beta is under NDA so please don’t expect a brain dump here, I enjoy sitting certification exams and … Continue reading

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NSX Guest Introspection & Data Security – Simple DLP

This week has been pretty heavy on demonstrating NSX and its various security capabilities. One of capabilities that is the slightly ignored is the inbuilt DLP capabilities for finding private data such as credit card numbers, SWIFT codes, VAT numbers, driving licence … Continue reading

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My VCIX-NV Exam Experience

Last week I sat the new VCIX-NV exam from VMware which is based all around NSX 6.0 for vSphere. The exam itself is just like a VCAP-DCA/CIA type exam with a real live lab and having to conduct various tasks … Continue reading

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My VCP-NV Experience

As most VMware Pros will have heard the VCP-NV (Network Virtualisation) exam is out and is primarily all about NSX. Since the announcement I’ve been doing some reading up on it and took a hands on lab to get a … Continue reading

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