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Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Joins VMware Cloud Universal Program

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) has recently become a part of the VMware Cloud Universal Program, marking a significant development in cloud technology. This collaboration allows customers to seamlessly run VMware workloads on Oracle’s cloud platform, ensuring flexibility and choice in their cloud infrastructure solutions. By joining forces with VMware, Oracle

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VMware Horizon 7 end of general support

Effective April 30, 2023, general support for all VMware Horizon 7 versions expires. To continue receiving support, you will need to upgrade to Horizon 8 or Horizon Cloud. Refer to this VMware Knowledge Base article for additional details, upgrade guidance and several resources to successfully migrate off Horizon 7:

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VMware vSphere 8 available

Effective October 24, 2022, VMware vSphere 8 is available. VMware’s new enterprise workload platform, vSphere 8: brings the benefits of cloud to on-premises workloads supercharges performance with DPU and GPU based acceleration enhances operational efficiency through the VMware Cloud Console seamlessly integrates with add-on hybrid cloud services accelerates innovation with

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VMware Aria renaming

Effective August 30, 2022, VMware Aria, a multi-cloud management portfolio, is available and is the new brand for a number of renamed VMware products. VMware Aria provides a set of end-to-end solutions for managing the cost, performance, configuration, and delivery of infrastructure and cloud native applications. Powering VMware Aria is

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VMware vSphere+ and vSAN+ available

Effective July 12, 2022, VMware vSphere+ and VMware vSAN+ are generally available. Note that vSphere Advantage is now vSphere+. vSphere+ modernizes consumption for on-premises vSphere deployments, creating a low-maintenance, centrally managed workload platform that provides organizations with an easy way to procure and operate vSphere via a core-based subscription model.

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VMware End-User Computing Pricing and Packaging Update

Effective August 4, 2022, the following price adjustments to VMware products take place: A 10% price increase for perpetual licensed Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) software (VMware vSphere, vSAN, NSX, vRealize) and related bundles/packages that include these offerings. Price changes to reflect currency exchange rates to End-User Computing (EUC) offerings transacted

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VMware becomes part of Broadcom

Effective May 26, 2022, Broadcom acquires cloud computing company VMware in a $61 billion cash-and stock deal, the chipmaker’s biggest and boldest bid to diversify its business into enterprise software. VMware, which was owned by Dell until it was spun off last year, focuses on cloud computing and virtualization technology.

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VMware Cloud Director Availability 4.0 & 4.1 End of General Support

Effective June 2, 2022, VMware Cloud Director Availability 4.0.x and 4.1.x as well as VMware vRealize Operations Management Pack for Cloud Director Availability 1.0 reach their End of General Support (EOGS). Accordingly, these versions stop being available for download from the VMware download pages or Marketplace. VMware Cloud Director Availability

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