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vCloud Air vSphere Plugin Now Available

You may have seen that the new vCloud Air plugin for the vSphere Web Client is not available.  This was shown at VMworld and is now available adding a load of vCloud Air management right into the vSphere Web Client.  You can get the downloads and the documentation below.  I was playing with this in the internal BETA and it’s ... Read More »

vCloud Air Tutorials

Yesterday Jenny Fong launched the VMware vCloud Air tutorial videos.  Many of these are from original videos Greg Herzog put together, and have been tweaked into some post style pages.  If you are still wondering how VMware vCloud Air can help you with the use of hybrid cloud.  They are arranged in easy to follow topics. Creating a Virtual Data ... Read More »

Using DYN Traffic Director With vCloud Air

Since the release of VMware vCloud Air, the various use cases coming up have been growing like weeds.  The more people understand the VMware vision of the hybrid cloud, the more things people think of they can do with it.  This example is no exception and as with my other short posts, this is just the start of the idea ... Read More »

3rd Party Networking Devices In vCloud Air

Something that has come up over the past few months since going live with VMware vCloud Air is the question of ‘Direct Internet Access’.  What I mean by this is some customers would like to give virtual machines the Public IP’s made available in vCloud Air instead of going through the vCloud Networking and Security Edge Gateway.  Another question has ... Read More »

How To Use vCloud Air For Disaster Recovery

At VMworld 2013 vCloud Air Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) was announced as something coming for VMware Hybrid Cloud.  However, recently some people have asked for alternatives while we wait for that to become available.  Disaster Recover to vCloud Air is a very attractive use case for a lot of people.  What I want to touch on is an ... Read More »

VMware vCloud Air Runs Windows 3.11

Some may read the title and ask….for the love of God Colotti….Why?!  That’s easy to answer.  Because we can!  I was showing a slide of the vCloud Air supported operating systems this week at the Boston VMUG.  While there, fellow VCDX Mark Gabryjelski said to me, “You know I have a working Windows 3.11 Fusion VM with the networking stack working”.  So ... Read More »

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