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 and EU
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.
VMware vSphere Integrated OpenStack 3.0 has been announced. This release is about supporting OpenStack Mitaka and providing enterprise-level features within VIO.
Today there will be announcements of VMware’s intention to change its focus from competing against the big boys (AWS, Azure, etc.) with vCloud Air and deliver a Cross-Cloud Architecture solution stack that will allow customers to tie them all together with a single policy engine for customers.
Gregg Robertson and myself are asking for your support in voting for our proposed VMworld session. Unfortunately, the VMworld Catalog does not display the complete text of each proposed session, so I have provided that below to clearly explain what we intend to cover. The voting process is very simple:
VMware vRealize Automation 7.0 has been announced. This release is about simplifying the deployment process and improving the user experience. This release is the prelude to some major functionality additions next year.
VMware vRealize Business 7.0 has been announced.