How NFV Deployments are Driven by Open Source Projects

Here's how open source is helping advance network optimization to support emerging technologies. There is a growing demand for efficient networks with low latency and high bandwidth to support innovations such as autonomous cars, connected devices, machine learning, augmented and virtual reality, and real-time analytics.
How NFV Deployments are Driven by Open Source Projects

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A Look at vCenter Integration with Storage Arrays

Typically, in large scale data center deployment and management, different components of a data center are managed by different system administrators. To get the provisioning or updating of instructions processed, certain iterations have to be followed by the admins. As data center surged towards cloud-managed, a need for having a single console emerged ...
A Look at vCenter Integration with Storage Arrays

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Overview of vSphere Web Client Storage Plugin

This article throws light on the advantages of using vSphere web client storage plugin to deal with data center storage. Also, this article talks about the overview on development and testing of vSphere storage plugin and what are prerequisites for development
Overview of vSphere Web Client Storage Plugin

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Virtual Machines or Containers. Which is Better in NFV Infrastructure?

There are a significant amount of advantages of using container-based VNFs rather than hypervisor driven. But if we look at the current stage of NFV progress in NFV technology innovation was not much faster which were anticipated in 2012 due to lack of common guidelines model. But now, 5G networks are started to deploy and tested in
Virtual Machines or Containers. Which is Better in NFV Infrastructure?

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vRops(VMware vRealize Operations Manager)

VMware vRealize Operations Manager is a vMware product that delivers the quick operations management with application for storage observable across physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructures. Using policy based automation, operations team automate key processes and improves IT efficiency.
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RBAC (Role Based Access Control) for VCP

RBAC is a way to provide an access to the logged in user in vCenter server. The administrator user can create roles and assign privileges to the user for role based access control. In vCenter plugin, we can manage RBAC by creating specific privileges, like read only snapshot dashboard, Limited access to Datastore operations.
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Certification for Storage or Virtualization Companies

Certification is a way or a process that helps a company to have and establish credibility of their product in terms of quality and standards set by the certifying authority. There are different types of certifications done and provided by certifying authorities like VMware, Citrix, Microsoft etc. Storage or Virtualization companies who wish to opt ..
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Basics of Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) & Challenges

This article is focused on basics of VNFs: what are virtual network functions (VNFs), architecture of virtual network functions (VNFs), what are the basic components (VNFC and VNF Descriptors (VNFD)), challenges with current VNF development and onboarding to NFV environment and how cloud native VNFs can help overcome the challenges.
Basics of Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) & Challenges

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Basics of vCenter Plugin Automation

vCenter plugins are additional features of the vCenter web client that aid in the management of vendor specific operations (on Storage, Networking and virtualization). These plugins are developed by third party developers to provide a vendor specific user interface in vCenter. For example, a Storage vendor can extend the vCenter web client interface
Basics of vCenter Plugin Automation
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Journey of vCenter Server and Its Roadmap Ahead

We are well aware about what is a plug-in, so here the focus would be on the concept and usage of plug-ins in computing. To encapsulate the textbook definition, Plug-in is that software component which adds a particular feature to the already existing application or a computer program. VMware also allows this feature in its vSphere Web Client.
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