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Reference Architecture: Building your Hybrid Cloud with vCAC, vCHS and NSX

Introduction: In this blog post, I will try to provide a practical approach to building your first hybrid cloud using various VMware solutions and services. In a nutshell, we will use vSphere for the private/on-prem cloud while we will be leveraging the vCloud Hybrid Service (vCHS) for the public/off-prem cloud. We will then bridge both

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Reference Architecture – vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) 6.0 Distributed Environment – Part 1 of 2

In this two-part blog post, I will try to cover as much details as possible for a fully distributed and highly available vCAC 6.0 architecture. As I always like to introduce this type of architectures, I want to stress on some facts first: Your milage may vary and the requirements from one customer to another

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Solution Architecture – VMware NSX 6.0 with vCloud Director – Part 2 of 2 – Remote VPN Access

In this second part of the NSX 6.0 solution architectures series, we are building up on the pervious blog post. If you haven’t already done so, please take a few minutes to read that post at this link. In this solution, we are changing the way the end-users are accessing the cloud services. In the

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Solution Architecture – VMware NSX 6.0 with vCloud Director – Part 1 of 2 – External Portal Access

This is a two-part blog post to show you two different solution architectures for VMware NSX 6.0 and vCloud Director. These architectures are focused primarily on securing, load-balancing and publishing the vCD portal through NSX. Although this blog post is typically targeted for Service Providers, I do not see why it won’t fit the bill

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Diagram: VMware NSX 6.0 for vSphere – System Architecture

Now that VMware NSX 6.0 for vSphere is GA, I can finally start blogging about this incredibly powerful platform! I have been working with NSX 6.0 in my lab for quite sometime and I must say, I am quite impressed with the great new functionalities and improvements over the traditional vCloud Network & Security (vCNS).

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My name is Hany Michael and I am a Lead Architect at VMware. I blog about various topics ranging from the core vSphere technologies all the way to vCloud based products and solutions. (Read more)

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