Loading, Please Wait...
PALO ALTO, Calif., April 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) today announced advancements across its integrated VMware vRealize cloud management platform to help IT enable developers and IT admins to quickly build and deliver applications in hybrid cloud environments with more secure and consistent operations. The new product releases – vRealize Operations 7.5, vRealize Network Insight 4.1, vRealize Automation 7.6, and vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 2.1 – will combine to provide expanded self-driving operations and enhanced programmable provisioning capabilities across private and hybrid clouds.
VMware Introduces New Application Operations and Compliance Capabilities
VMware vRealize Operations delivers self-driving operations management from applications to infrastructure to optimize, plan and scale hybrid clouds including on-prem environments. It delivers continuous performance optimization based on operational and business intent, efficient capacity management, proactive planning, intelligent remediation and integrated compliance. VMware vRealize Operations 7.5 will extend self-driving capabilities to help customers achieve:
Emirates Airline uses vRealize Operations for capacity management and planning as well as monitoring and alerting of its private cloud environment. “From day one, VMware vRealize Operations has had a positive impact on our private cloud. It has helped us to improve our operational efficiency as well as enable us to achieve significant cost savings by pinpointing and reclaiming wasted compute, memory and storage resources—equal to 300 virtual machines each averaging 4 vCPUs, 8 Gigabytes of RAM and 200 Gigabytes of disk space,” said Fabian Thomas, Datacenter Manager at Emirates Airline. “The reclaimed resources and cost savings we achieved helped fund additional IT projects.”
Introducing Application-Centric Security and Network Analytics for Kubernetes
VMware vRealize Network Insight, which is also available as a VMware Cloud Service, will extend visibility for application-centric security and networking in Kubernetes environments. vRealize Network Insight 4.1 will enable organizations running Kubernetes or VMware Enterprise PKS environments to plan security, troubleshoot networking and use advanced analytics for containerized applications. The new release will further help organizations plan and troubleshoot security and networking in an application-centric manner by connecting with ServiceNow and adding application specific dashboards. Additionally, vRealize Network Insight 4.1 will deliver increased visibility across network overlay and underlay by introducing flow latency and F5 load balancer support.
Automation and Lifecycle Management Enhancements Ease Hybrid Cloud Adoption
VMware vRealize Automation 7.6 will introduce enhanced integrations with VMware’s software defined data center stack and management capabilities to make it easier and simpler for customers to automate their hybrid cloud environments. The new release will further extend its integration with VMware NSX Data Center with new on-demand support for private networks as well as VMware NSX-T and NSX for vSphere configuration for different clusters within a single VMware vCenter Server. To simplify building customized and enhanced request forms for catalog items, VMware vRealize Automation 7.6 will deliver enhancements to Custom Forms including API validation and Regular Expression support for DataGrid. Additionally, the release will provide an improved user experiences and support multi-tenancy in VMware vRealize Orchestrator.
VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 2.1 will further help customers to manage and automate their environments via enhanced integration with VMware Cloud Foundation, improved user experiences, more granular deployment options, and expanded content management capabilities including multi-content capture and support for Bitbucket endpoints.
New Study Highlights vRealize Operations Customer Cost Savings and Efficiency Gains
VMware commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may achieve by deploying VMware vRealize Operations. (1) The study provides readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of vRealize Operations.
To better understand the benefits, costs, and risks, Forrester interviewed five organizations, each with years of experience using vRealize Operations. Prior to deploying vRealize Operations, these organizations struggled with limited performance, inefficiencies in troubleshooting, and wasted capacity. Their deployments delivered improved visibility, performance and capacity optimization, and faster remediation. According to the study, organizations achieved the following benefits:
“Organizations are using VMware’s self-driving operations and programmable provisioning to radically simplify application and infrastructure management,” said Ajay Singh, senior vice president and general manager, Cloud Management Business Unit, VMware. “Customers look to VMware and our vRealize Cloud Management Platform to operate and automate their hybrid cloud environments with a ‘hands-off’ and ‘hassle-free’ approach to focus on transforming their business.”
VMware vRealize Operations 7.5, VMware vRealize Automation 7.6, VMware vRealize Network Insight 4.1, VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 2.1 are expected to become available in VMware’s Q1 FY20.
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s cloud, networking and security, and digital workspace offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, VMware is committed to being a force for good, from its breakthrough innovations to its global impact. For more information, please visit https://www.vmware.com/company.html.
VMware, vRealize, vRealize Operations, vRealize Automation, Network Insight, vRealize Suite, vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager, vSAN, vSphere, VMware Cloud, VMware Cloud Provider, vRealize Orchestrator, NSX, NSX Data Center, NSX-T, vCenter, vCenter Server, Cloud Foundation and vRealize Cloud Management Platform are registered trademarks or trademarks of VMware, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and other jurisdictions.
(1) “The Total Economic Impact™ Of VMware vRealize Operations,” a March 2019 commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of VMware
VMware Global Communications