Intro to the Cloud Management Platform (CMP) Landscape

Is your organization looking to get into hybrid cloud, but stuck at which Cloud Management Platforms (CMPs) they should be evaluating? Are you looking for a basic intro to the CMP product space? As a consultant, my customers are constantly asking me which CMP products are out there, which are the leaders, and which is…

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Start using NSX in your vRA Blueprints!

This is a quick guide to show you how to connect your vRA 7+ environment with your NSX 6.2+ environment.  It assumes you already have vRA and NSX fully installed, and now you just need to connect the two together so that you can start using the Network & Security constructs in your vRA blueprints.  

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Automate NSX Micro-Segmentation with vRA 7 – Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, we did a conceptual walk-through of 3 basic NSX + vRA7 Micro-Segmentation approaches.  We compared the pro’s and con’s of each approach, and talked about the situations in which you would be most likely to employ each one.  In this article, we’ll actually be doing the hands-on setup for…

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