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VMware boosts its channel cloud control tool

August 26, 2019 / Simon Sharwood

VMware has been super-busy acquiring both Pivotal and Carbon Black, but has also found time to update its flagship product for partners and reveal new services for its partners to deploy.
That product is vCloud Director, the software VMware offers to partners than run clouds on its platform. On the same day as the two acquisitions became public, VMware also announced version 10 of the product, complete with four major enhancements.A unified view of hosted private and multi-tenant clouds, which makes it easier to manage workloads running across different clouds;Intelligent workload placement, to match apps to hosts according to both the capacity of a server and available licences;Multi-cloud networking thanks to added support for VMwares NSX network virtualisation tool.Over 4300 channel companies run VMware-powered clouds, among them Macquarie Telecom, Brennan IT and Vocus. They will  probably appreciate both the new features of vCloud Director and three more services VMware...