Tag Archives: vCloud

Delivering The Cloud On A Vblock: A Story In Pictures

One of the early trends I am seeing, in 2013, as I meet with various enterprise customers is the increase in questions around the Cloud.  Their questions can generally be summed up as follows: “Should we be looking at deploying a Private Cloud or moving workloads to a Public Cloud?” “If we deploy a Private […]

The Integration Of vCloud Director with vCloud Automation Center

As I’ve been speaking with various customers about the benefits of VMware’s new vCloud Suite on the Vblock, one persistent question that I’ve been receiving is this – “Is vCloud Automation Center [aka. DynamicOps] eventually replacing vCloud Director and if not, how do the two work together?”  That’s a fair question given that the two products […]

Datacenter Extension With vCloud Connector 2.0

*In light of the clarification, by VMware, that VXLAN is not required for vCloud Connector Datacenter Extension (DCE), I took content from my original post to create this post, explaining how DCE actually works. VMware recently announced the general availability of vCloud Connector 2.0, their hybrid cloud management solution and a component of the new […]

VXLAN: The Right Data Center Interconnect Technology For vCloud Connector?

[First Update] I received some feedback that vCloud Connector 2.0 does not actually use VXLAN as part of its DCE/Stretch Deploy feature.  I am waiting on confirmation since several VMware blogs, including ones that I reference in my post, state that VXLAN is indeed used.  As I also state in my post, I would actually […]