Today VMware announced vRealize Automation 7, part of VMware Cloud Management Platform (CMP). VMware’s CMP consists of vRealize Operations, vRealize Business and vRealize Automation.

I’ve been working with vRealize Automation, formerly known as vCloud Automation Center, since version 5.2 and I am really looking forward to this new version. With vRA 7 the installation becomes a lot easier, and there’s a better integration with application services. On top of this there’s the new VMware Identity Management solution and we can now use Converged Blueprints. Let’s have a closer look at this new version…