The new features aim to improve infrastructure automation, enhance security, and improve the overall performance of hybrid and multi-cloud environments.
VMware announced a series of updates to its vRealize Cloud Management tool portfolio on Thursday. The new features aim to improve infrastructure automation, enhance security, and improve overall performance in hybrid and multi-cloud environments.
Specifically, the company announced that it is Position on VMware vRealize Automation 8.3, vRealize Operations 8.3, vRealize Log Insight 8.3, vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.3, vRealize Network Insight 6.1, and VMware Skyline. Additional feature updates are also being deployed to vRealize Operations Cloud, vRealize Log Insight Cloud, and vRealize Network Insight Cloud.
Updates to vRealize Automation 8.3 include property groups, security properties, and support for migrating from NSX-V to NSX-T. Overall, VMware reports that Automation version 8.3 is twice as fast as Automation 8.1 in terms of the time it takes to deploy a virtual machine.
VMware Cloud Foundation Updates
At that time, vRealize Operations 8.3 and VMware vRealize Operations Cloud products advantages from modified security functions through data safety standards and VMware cloud improvement maximums. The company also installed new network visibility and troubleshooting features through vRealize Network Insight 6.1 and vRealize Network Insight Cloud with new customization abilities, multi-cloud support, and NSX-T integrations.
VMware also announced updates to the VMware Cloud Foundation that it says are aimed at helping businesses deliver developer-ready infrastructure and simplify operations. The company says VMware Cloud Foundation 4.2 will help enterprises improve storage, networking, management, and security of large-scale virtual machine and container deployments on the platform. VMware also announced the availability of the vSAN Data Persistence platform, which includes the Cloudian HyperStore and MinIO Object Storage plug-ins.
In today's uncertain world, businesses are looking to increase their agility and efficiency in order to remain competitive and accelerate growth,” said Purnima Padmanabhan, vice president and general manager of the Cloud Management division of VMware, "As more businesses embrace the cloud as an agility strategy, vRealize Cloud Management helps customers run their applications anywhere while maintaining consistent operations and common governance across all environments".