Bunches of VMware Christmas releases!

By | 18/12/2015

Santa Claus has anticipated the gifts and today we found under the Christmas tree the following releases:


 

VMware vRealize Automation 7.0.0 Build 3311738

What’s new?

vRealize Automation 7.0 is a cutting edge release which provides an industry lead cloud automation solution to our customers.   With the streamlined installation wizard, simplified SSO configuration, integrated graphical infrastructure, and application blueprint authoring and deployment capabilities,  and many other new enhancements,  customers will be able to maximize their return on investment by extremely shortened time to value for cloud service delivery.  This release is also a huge important step towards our SDDC vision and mission.  This is endorsed by hundreds of beta customers all over the world.

Following is an incomplete highlight of new features:

  • Streamlined and Automated Wizard-based Installation
  • Simplified Deployment Architecture and High Availability Configuration

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  • Enhanced Authentication Service
  • Simplified Blueprint Authoring for Infrastructure and Applications
  • Simplified and Enhanced NSX Support for Blueprint Authoring and Deployment
  • Simplified vRealize Automation REST API
  • Enhanced Cloud Support for vCloud Air and AWS
  • Event-Based Extensibility Provided by Event Broker
  • Enhanced Integration with vRealize Business
  • CloudClient Update
  • And many other improvements

Blog: link

Release notes: link

Documentation page: link

Download: link


 

VMware vRealize Orchestrator 7.0.0 Build 3310032

What’s new?

vRealize Orchestrator 7.0 introduces Control Center which delivers a more flexible configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting experience. Control Center also introduces new features to the Orchestrator platform:

  • Centralized Server administration.
  • Easy cluster configuration.
  • Easy workflow troubleshooting and runtime metrics.
  • Enhanced log monitoring, log persistency and added ability to export logs for a particular workflow run.
  • Direct correlation of system properties and workflow performance through the embedded JMX console integration.
  • Significant Orchestrator client improvements, including a workflow tagging UI, client reconnect options and enhanced search capabilities.
  • New vRealize Orchestrator Eclipse plug-in, that provides graphical debugging of plug-ins and out of the box code development support (Beta).

vRealize Orchestrator 7.0 also introduces a number of plug-in improvements:

  • Cluster aware plug-in configuration.
  • Client-based certificate authentication support for the HTTP-REST plug-in.
  • Dynamic credentials support in the HTTP-REST plug-in.
  • vSphere 6.x vCloud Suite API (vAPI) endpoint support.
  • Dynamic Types plug-in enhancements.

Release notes: link

Documentation page: link

Download: link


 

VMware vRealize Business Standard 7.0.0 Build 3299258

What’s new?

The release contains enhancements in the following areas:

  • Improvement to vRealize Business Standard Architecture
  • Installation and upgrade process
  • Cloud Cost
  • Consumption analysis
  • Cloud planning capabilities based on vR Ops integration
  • Pricing support
  • Enhancements to Cloud Comparison
  • Public and hybrid cloud infrastructure
  • User interface improvements
  • Enhancements to the reports

In addition the release contains the following:

  • Localization support – L3 support
  • New Showback to LOB
  • New REST API

Release notes: link

Documentation page: link

Download: link

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