VMworld2014 |14.10.| General Session

Announcement of  new versions:

  • vCloud Suite 5.8
  • vSphere 6.0 Beta
  • vVol and vSAN 2 Beta
  • Foundation Architecture Reference

vRealize – new term for management/cloud

  • vRealize Air Automation
  • Compliance
  • to come: Operations 6.0
  • Code Stream (software development, testing, production)
    • Application lifecycle

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

  • VMware EVO -> SDDC
  • First Member: EVO:RAIL
  • NEW: HP and Hitachi will also build EVO:RAIL Blocks!
  • EVO:RACK (tech preview)
    • to scale from 1 to n racks
    • Scale for cloud
    • hardware lifecycle management

VMWare Integrated OpenStack

  • now in beta
  • CSC is a new partner
  • NEW: Open Container API

Networking NSX

  • NEW: partnership with paloalto Networks
  • security is like an egg: hard shell, soft within. When a hacker is inside, he can do cause serious damage
  • –> Micro-Segmentation

Hybrid Cloud; new name: vCloud Air

  • tight integration with vCloud Air & EVO:RAIL
  • NEW: location in Germany
  • Network of partners > 3900 global

NEW at vCloud Air:

  • DevOps Services
  • DB as a Service
    • MySQL, SQL Server; more to come; inkl DR
  • Object Storage
    • provided EMC
  • Mobility Services
    • provided airwatch and pivoal
  • Cloud Managment
    • vRealize Air Automation formally vCAC
  • vmware.com/go/ondemand
  • Compatibility – Compliance – Choice


  • NEW: Horizon FLEX
    • based on Horizon and Mirage. More information and demonstration follows tomorrow.
  • NEW: parntership with HP in mobility
VMworld2014 |14.10.| General Session

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