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VMworld US and EU

#VMworld EU 2017 VIO-CE Announcement

VMware has announced VMware Integrated OpenStack – Carrier Edition (VIO-CE) as part of their Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) Platform. What is NFV? These are virtualised Carrier/SP services that have historically run on dedicated, proprietary hardware in the field. A great example is an LTE Base-station controller or an MPLS Provider

VMware Skyline

VMware Skyline was announced at VMworld US 2017, however it did not get much press. I was listening to the VMware Communities Roundtable podcast from this week, where Skyline was the subject. I was impressed with the vision of Skyline to be a pro-active and predictive support platform for VMware

#VMworld US 2017 PKS Announcement

VMware, in collaboration with Google Cloud and Pivotal, has announced the VMware Pivotal Container Service. This is an exciting collaboration that will help fill the current gaps in the container ecosystem.

#VMworld US 2017 VIO 4.0 Announcement

VMware has announced VMware Integrated OpenStack 4.0 today.

#VMworld US 2017 vSAN Announcement

VMware SABU has announced the “HCI Acceleration Kit”. Which allows enterprises to deploy vSAN, including single socket hardware, for under $25K per site for ROBO, distributed site use-cases. These types of deployments are typically seen in the retail, healthcare, oil/gas, military and manufacturing sectors.

#VMworld US 2017 NSX Announcements

VMware has a vision to use NSX as the glue to bind heterogeneous endpoints together (Public Cloud, Private Cloud, New App Frameworks, End Users, Branch, Edge, IOT) that is secure, automated and consistent. The following VMware NSBU announcements are the first generation of this vision.

#VMworld Announcement – VIO 3.0

VMware vSphere Integrated OpenStack 3.0 has been announced.  This release is about supporting OpenStack Mitaka and providing enterprise-level features within VIO.

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