Hi everyone, today VMware held a virtual event to announce vSphere 7, Tanzu and more specifically focusing on Application Modernization. You can watch the replay of the event here! I wanted to ensure no delay in getting this and other new product announcements to you as a special edition, so please read on for more info, and please reach out to your VMware representative for any further info on these and other announcements.

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Become a Modern Software Organization with VMware Tanzu
With VMware, you now can modernize the applications that matter most and automate the path to production. You also can modernize your infrastructure by establishing a unified operating model for virtual machines and containers within your private cloud. Moreover, by taking full advantage of Kubernetes, VMware can help you extend that consistent operating model across clouds.

Introducing vSphere 7: Essential Services for the Modern Hybrid Cloud
vSphere 7 is the biggest release of vSphere in over a decade and delivers these innovations and the rearchitecting of vSphere with native Kubernetes that we introduced at VMworld 2019 as Project Pacific.

vSphere 7 with Kubernetes
What does the future of computing look like? This video is an introduction to vSphere with Kubernetes, a revolutionary advancement that will help IT administrators and developers run complex, modern applications as easily as they run their virtualized environments today.

Overview of vSphere 7
vSphere 7 has many hundreds of new and improved features and we will take a stroll through the big areas, from lifecycle all the way through to security features like Identity Federation.

What’s New in VMware Cloud Foundation 4
Today, VMware announced VMware Cloud Foundation™ 4 during the App Modernization in a Multi-Cloud World online launch event.  VMware Cloud Foundation 4 brings together the latest innovations in VMware vSphere 7, VMware vSAN 7, VMware NSX-T, and VMware vRealize Suite 2019, along with new capabilities from VMware Tanzu to support Kubernetes, cloud native architectures and app transformation in your business.

Announcing vSAN 7
We’re excited to announce the latest release of the industry-leading hyperconverged infrastructure software, VMware vSAN 7. vSAN, with its rich ecosystem of partners, has evolved as the platform of choice for private and public clouds. This article discusses how vSAN 7 accelerates modernizing the data center with newer features and enhancements.

What’s New in SRM and vSphere Replication 8.3
SRM and vSphere Replication have been available since 2008 and 2012 respectively. They both started as good products and have only gotten better over time. I'm still surprised and impressed by our engineering team’s ability to add significant new capabilities while at the same time keeping the core functionality solid. This post will cover what's new in both products at a high level with more detailed posts diving into features in more detail over the next couple weeks.

What’s New in vRealize Operations 8.1
Today we are very excited to announce the upcoming release of VMware vRealize Operations 8.1, which is part of today’s announcement about VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0 and VMware vSphere 7.0 with Kubernetes, to support modernizing infrastructure and applications. vRealize Operations 8.1 will deliver new and enhanced capabilities for self-driving operations to help customers optimize, plan and scale VMware Cloud, whether on-premises private cloud or VMware SDDC in multiple public clouds such as VMware Cloud on AWS, while at the same time unifying multi-cloud monitoring. Powered by artificial intelligence (AI), this release will provide a unified operations platform, delivering continuous performance optimization, efficient capacity and cost management, proactive planning, app-aware intelligent remediation and integrated compliance.

Announcing VMware vRealize Automation 8.1
Today we are announcing VMware vRealize Automation 8.1, the latest release of VMware’s industry-leading, modern infrastructure automation platform. This release delivers new and enhanced capabilities to enable IT/Cloud admins, DevOps admins, and SREs to further accelerate their on-going datacenter infrastructure modernization and cloud migration initiatives, focused on the following key use cases: self-service hybrid cloud, multicloud automation, infrastructure DevOps, and Kubernetes infrastructure automation. In addition, vRealize Automation 8.1 supports the latest release of VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0 to enable self-service automation and infrastructure DevOps for VMware Cloud-based private and hybrid clouds, as well as integration with vSphere 7.0 with Kubernetes to automate Kubernetes supervisor cluster and namespace management.

vExpert Blog Posts: VMware Announces vSphere 7 with Kubernetes, Tanzu, vSAN 7, VCF 4 and vRA 8.1
Today we announced vSphere 7 with Kubernetes, Tanzu, vSAN 7, VCF 4 and vRA 8.1. The vExpert community has some excellent insight into what these releases is about and how they can help your business. The articles below are written by VMware vExperts who are the best IT professionals in virtualization.

Open Source Blog

Network Virtualization Blog

vSphere Blog

Cloud management Blog

Cloud Native Blog

EUC Blog

Cloud Foundation Blog

VMware on VMware Blog


Virtually Ghetto

ESX Virtualization

Cormac Hogan

Scott's Weblog






KB Articles



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