VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery – Walkthrough and Integration with the SDDC Import/Export Fling

Disaster Recovery is a topic that comes up in most of my interactions with customers. In my 3+ years in the VMware Cloud team, my general observations are: Some customers’ DR strategy is limited to copying data to offsite tapes… but most large enterprise customers I talk to have a secondary or tertiary site they […]

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New Fling: Easy Deploy for NSX Load Balancing a.k.a EasyAvi

When customers start using cloud infrastructure, there are five key networking components they want to replicate within their virtual cloud environment: Router Switch Firewall VPN Load-Balancer Out-of-the-box, VMware Cloud on AWS gives you the first four components but the Load-Balancing was somehow lacking. Yes, we could use virtual appliances from vendors like F5. Yes, we […]

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My Monthly Roundup – February 2021

Second edition of my monthly roundup! Customer Engagements With my role changing recently, I am less involved directly with UK customers but I tend to work with any customers worldwide around discussions on automation or advanced networking and security. I also focus on being a bridge between our customers and our product teams, to ensure […]

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PyVMC Update: Release 1.2

The Python Client for VMware Cloud on AWS has had a few minor upgrades over the past few months. It’s been great to hear that more and more customers that are using it for automation, operation and migrations. The code is also being used for side projects such VMware Hands on Labs or for other […]

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NSX-T L2VPN with APIs and Python

I always like a coding challenge so when my colleague Itonaga-san asked on an internal Slack channel how to create a NSX L2VPN using the APIs, that gave me an opportunity to help a colleague and get coding! My first question though was – why? The response was that a customer in Japan was trying […]

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