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My colleague Guy Bartram had been leading over 30 VMware Cloud Providers focused sessions where he host a different expert on each. I was hosted previously on the Bitnami and App Launchpad Feature Friday previously.

Feature Friday Bitnami and App Launchpad

I highly recommend every VMware Cloud Provider to take a look at these sessions and subscribe to the VMware Feature Fridays Youtube Channel.

Below are the list of feature Friday available as of the day this article is written. Please refer to the above link for the VMware Feature Fridays Youtube Chanel link above to keep updated with newer sessions:

Feature Friday Episode 33 – Terraform vCloud Director Provider 3.1 and NSX T

Terraform vCloud Director Provider 3.1 delivers infrastructure as code for VMware Cloud Director partners and their customers. Learn what is available in the new 3.1 release and particularly the support for NSX-T.

Feature Friday Episode 32 – VMware Cloud Director APIs

In this video I’m joined by Benoit Serratrice, Staff Cloud Solutions Architect at VMware to discuss VMware Cloud Director APIs and SDKs. Watch this session to understand some of the capabilities of the APIs available and the corresponding SDK coverage of the APIs, so you can make the right decision and save time programmatically automating your cloud solution.

Feature Friday Episode 31 – Cloud Director Availability 4.1 Service

Delivering DRaaS to your tenants is simple with VMware Cloud Director Availability 4.1. But how should you use the product functions and capabilities to create service tiers, understand and meter consumption and monitor the service? Learn more on this Feature Friday with Mariush Minkov!

Feature Friday Episode 30 – Cloud Director Availability 4.1 update

VMware Cloud Director Availability 4.1 is available now! Find out what new features are in the solution and how these could benefit you.

Feature Friday Episode 29 – Cloud Director Availability Migrations

Learn how using VMware Cloud Director Availability makes cold and warm migration simple. It’s the easiest way to move from a vSphere on premise to partner data center.

Feature Friday Episode 28 – VMware Cloud Director Availability service design

Learn about the different types of service you could provide using VMware Cloud Director Availability Disaster Recovery as a Service. This video walks through some of the common mechanisms that providers use to deliver the service

Feature Friday Episode 27 – VMware Cloud Director 10.2 UI improvements

Learn more about the new UI updates for providers and tenants in VMware Cloud Director 10.2

Feature Friday Episode 26 – App Launchpad 2.0

In this Feature Friday learn all about the awesome new capabilities of App Launchpad 2.0 for VMware Cloud Director and start delivering marketplace, custom and third party application Platform as a Service today!

Feature Friday Episode 25 – Centralized Point of Management

In this Feature Fridays learn all about how you can use VMware Cloud Director to provide access to dedicated private cloud instances and a single pane of glass across public and private clouds.

Feature Friday Episode 24 – Monetize vRealize Operations

Watch this episode to understand how to generate and deliver monitoring and reporting services using vRealize Operations and VMware Cloud Director.

Feature Fridays Episode 23 Tenant App 2.5

There are some great new updates in the reporting capabilities for custom reports as well as alert customization, also some improvements in metering and coverage has been increased. What this Feature Friday here to find out more! Download the vRealize Operations management pack for VMware Cloud Director Availability https://bit.ly/3ndy6zM​ Download the Tenant App 2.5 whitepaper https://bit.ly/369XP57

Feature Friday Episode 22 – NSX T Data Center Groups

With NSX-T there are some interesting networking capabilities that provide you and your tenants with some great functionality. This week we will discuss the overall networking and particularly focus on Data Center Groups – what they are, what they do and what benefits they can bring.

Feature Friday Episode 21 – NSX T VRF Lite

Wondering what VRF-Lite is all about? With NSX-T we have introduced a new capability, now exposed in VMware Cloud Director 10.2; VRF-Lite. Watch this video to learn all about what NSX-T VRF-Lite is and how it can help you address scalability and external routing customer requirements.

Feature Fridays Episode 20 – VMware Cloud Director Storage

VMware Cloud Director brings lots of different storage options for your customers, now in 10.2 there is even more control. Watch this Feature Friday to learn how storage is presented, protected, managed and controlled with all the new policies and quota capabilities.

Feature Friday Episode 19 NSX T Advanced Load Balancer

The NSX-V load balancer has been replaced with the new NSX-T Advanced Load Balancer from Avi Networks. This load balancer has more benefits in software defined scale out and many more capabilities and basic ‘parity’ functionality is included in the Flex Core. So learn more about the new capabilities from our expert Romain Decker.

Feature Friday Episode 18 – NSX V to T Migration Tool

NSX-T is a core component in VMware Cloud Director and it is essential that Cloud Providers start to consider migration to the platform. The Cloud Services Business Unit is here to support you plan and action the migration with a NSX-V to NSX-T migration tool. Learn more about this from Romain Decker, our resident NSX expert.

Feature Friday Episode 17 – VMware Cloud Director Multisite

VMware Cloud Director is a versatile hybrid infrastructure and service delivery platform. Connecting multiple sites is a key feature of hybrid management and VMware Cloud Director makes this easy. Watch this session to learn how to configure multi-site associations so your tenants can get the best UI experience possible from your multiple VMware Cloud Director instances.

Feature Friday Episode 16 – VMware Cloud Director Service Designs

This week, learn service concepts with VMware Cloud Director, whether you offer a full self-service public cloud, dedicated private or shared infrastructure service you will see in this session what’s important to consider in managed services and what components of the VMware stack you will need in your cloud operating model.

Feature Friday Episode 15 – Using Azure Multi Factor Auth in VMware Cloud Director

This week we have a very “Fast Feature Friday” and I’m delighted to be joined by Thomas Paulsen (https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomas-pa…​) from Akquinet in Germany (https://akquinet.com/home-en.html​). We will quickly run through how simple and easy it is to setup tenants to access VMware Cloud Director Tenant UI using their Azure login and multi-factor authentication that their Azure Active Directory is configured to use.

Feature Friday Episode 14 – Advanced VMware Cloud Director Extensibility Sandbox

Learn more about some of the more complex aspects of development, integrating other products into VMware Cloud Director and handling things like authentication and configuration and the VMware Cloud Director developer sandbox (read more here: http://bit.ly/VCDPLUGINDEVENV​).

Feature Friday Episode 13 – UI Plugins and iFrames in VMware Cloud Director

Learn about VMware Cloud Director UI plugins and iFrames as well as context menu customization. Cloud Director is an incredibly flexible solution allowing you the provider to have a single jump point for your customers to access all your services, this session will show you how to get started.

Feature Friday Episode 12 – New VMware Cloud Director 10.1 Hands on Lab

Hands on Labs are a great resource everyone needs to be aware of. If you need to see how our solutions work, test out some configuration, demo, and obviously learn, then hands on labs is for you. We are delighted to present VMware Cloud Director 10.1 hands on labs, showing you the latest capabilities and extension services.

Feature Friday Episode 11- VMware vRealize Operations for Cloud Providers

Welcome to the Feature Friday series of videos to help you make the most out of your investments in VMware cloud solutions. Today you will learn all about vRealize Operations and how you as a Cloud Provider can use vRealize Operations to generate new monitoring service revenue opportunities, so please join Brandon, Joerg and Guy to learn more about this solution.

Feature Friday Episode 10 – Terraform Infrastructure as code in VMware Cloud Director

Welcome to the Feature Friday series of videos to help you make the most out of your investments in VMware cloud solutions. If you haven’t heard about VMware Cloud Director Terraform provider, where have you been?! It’s a fantastic way to deliver infrastructure without leaving your coding environment, use it to generate new infrastructures, delete old ones or modify existing components.

Feature Friday Episode 9 – Advanced Pricing Constructs

Welcome to the Feature Friday series of videos to help you make the most out of your investments in VMware cloud solutions. In this episode learn how you can use the Tenant App to deliver pricing the way you need it. There are lots of options and capabilities for pricing your services and VMware Cloud Director services, learn more about this today.

Feature Friday Episode 8 – What is Tenant App?

Welcome to the Feature Friday series of videos to help you make the most out of your investments in VMware cloud solutions. In today’s episode you will learn what the Tenant App in VMware Cloud Director is all about; how it is deployed, what it needs to work and what you can publish to dashboards for your tenants.

Feature Friday Episode 7 – Utilize dashboards in VMware Cloud Director Tenant App for your offerings

Welcome to the Feature Friday series of videos to help you make the most out of your investments in VMware cloud solutions. Tenant App is an awesome solution to provide your customers a view on the performance and consumption as well as billing of their solutions. Learn how you can use the Tenant App dashboards to provide extra value to your customers.

Feature Friday Episode 6 – How does VMware Cloud Director Flex model enhance your service offerings?

Welcome to the Feature Friday series of videos to help you make the most out of your investments in VMware cloud solutions. Today you will learn what the Flex model is VMware Cloud Director, lets clear up the confusion! Flex is an awesome way to provide the best of both worlds, allocation and reservation models.

Feature Friday Episode 5 – What does Developer-Ready Cloud mean for VMware Cloud Director providers?

Welcome to the Feature Friday series of videos to help you make the most out of your investments in VMware cloud solutions. Today you will learn all about the developer ready capabilities that you can offer to your tenants via VMware Cloud Director, our core service delivery platform

Feature Friday Episode 4 – How to Custom Brand and Use Themes in VMware Cloud Director

Welcome to the Feature Friday series of videos to help you make the most out of your investments in VMware cloud solutions. Today we will learn how you can use your own custom branding and themes in VMware Cloud Director to make the solution look and feel like your own portal and service interface for tenants.

Feature Friday Episode 3 – VMware Cloud Director Container Service Extension

Welcome to the Feature Friday series of videos to help you make the most out of your investments in VMware cloud solutions. Today we cover VMware Container Service Extension for VMware Cloud Director. Learn how you can deliver Kubernetes Clusters as a Service and utilise the CSE capabilities and additions to deliver upgrades and management of these Clusters.

Feature Friday Episode 2 – Bitnami and App Launchpad

Welcome to the Feature Friday series of videos to help you make the most out of your investments in VMware cloud solutions. Today we will cover the new Bitnami integrated capabilities to VMware Cloud Director and the exposing of these applications in the App Launchpad Cloud Director plugin.

Feature Friday Episode 1 – VMware Cloud Director Service Extensions

Welcome to the Feature Friday series of videos to help you make the most out of your investments in VMware cloud solutions. Today we will cover the VMware Cloud Director service extension capability, what it is, and how vRealize Orchestrator underpins this capability to automate whatever services you wish for your tenant, publishing them to the service library.

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