Hybrid Cloud Manager 2.0 U2 is now GA

Hybrid Cloud Manager 2.0 U2 is now GA.

  • Hybrid Cloud Manager provides an SD-WAN experience with the vCloud Air Dedicated Cloud and Dedicated DR service.
  • HCM Advanced and Enterprise editions enable vCloud Air Dedicated Disaster Recovery.
  • Stretch your VLAN or VXLAN into vCloud Air over high throughput stretched Layer 2 networks.
  • Cross-cloud vMotion with zero downtime.
  • Proximity Routing to keep connectivity between on-prem and stretched networks symmetrical.
  • Ongoing replications of on-premise NSX firewall rules into vCloud Air.

For more details on HCM and Cross-Cloud vMotion, please visit this previous post.

GA Date: Feb 16th, 2017
What’s New:

  • Support for the vCloud Air Dedicated DR service.
  • Allow multiple WAN Opt and Cloud Gateways on same management network.
  • Egress Path Optimization replaced by Proximity Routing (ANS required).
  • Larger VM vMotion: Previous 4TB limit removed.
  • Usability Enhancements: Additional information while migrations are in progress.
  • Bug Fixes.

Resources:

Download Landing Page https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?downloadGroup=HCM200U2&productId=343&rPId=14448

Documentation Landing http://pubs.vmware.com/vca/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vca-hcm-v2-install-admin-guide.pdf

Release Notes http://pubs.vmware.com/vca/topic/com.vmware.vca.hcm.rn.doc/GUID-24E201F5-C57D-4A68-8328-E200490257D7.html

GA Build Number 5076507

Hands-on-Labs http://labs.hol.vmware.com/HOL/catalogs/lab/2764

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