VMware vCloud Automation Center(vCAC) 5.2 – Released

VMware Release / General Availability of VMware vCloud Automation Center 5.2! This release achieves support for I18N Level 1 and adds capabilities such as enhanced integration with vCloud Director, KVM as an additional end point, integration with vCloud Networking & Security, customizable heterogeneous reclamation workflows, support for Windows 2012 and co-existence with Site Recovery Manager. This release builds on Vmware’s promise of heterogeneity and extends the integration to our own products. Notable benefits and features delivered in this release are:

  • Enhanced integration to vCloud Director, where we can deploy vApps on PAYGO vDCs, Partial VDC Reservation (share vDCs across Provisioning Groups), Individual Management of vApp Component VMs and Management of Existing vCD vApps
  • KVM Additional End Point, supporting machine request, provision and day-2 operations for KVM supported through Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager 3.1
  • vCloud Networking and Security Integration supports provisioning of machines into existing VXLANs, Security Groups and Load Balancers giving customers more options to leverage vSphere’s software defined network and security services
  • Reclamation Workflows are now customizable and available for AWS, enabling customers to find and reclaim underutilized infrastructure resources on both vSphere and AWS and to customize the reclamation workflow and approval process resulting in higher resource utilization efficiencies and reduced bills from public cloud service provider
  • Compatible with Site Recovery Manager, vCAC discovers the relationship between the primary and recovery VM and supports management of the primary VM
  • Windows 2012, vCAC 5.2 confirms support for Windows 2012 as a guest OS
  • 234 bugs are resolved with this release

Important links for this release: Release notes and Documentation:

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