Virtualization software giant VMware Inc. today updated its popular VMware Cloud Foundation offering with new enhancements that focus on storage, networking and management for virtual machine and container based applications.
VMware Cloud Foundation is the company’s hybrid cloud platform for managing VMs and orchestrating software containers that host the components of modern, agile applications. It’s an integrated software stack that bundles VMware’s vSphere virtualization software with vSAN for storage virtualization, NSX for network virtualization, and vRealize for cloud management.
The single platform can be deployed locally as a private cloud or, alternatively, run as a service in a public cloud and combine compute, storage, network provisioning and cloud management operations for application provisioning.
The latest version, VMware Cloud Foundation 4.2, includes the new vSAN Data Persistence platform for the first time, which includes plug-ins for …