If you are a customer of BMC Software and using TrueSight Server Automation, you most likely received the below notification from BMC that you must upgrade to version 8.9.04 by September 30th, 2019: https://communities.bmc.com/events/1337 If you are wondering “How can I do this by September 30th?!”, we are happy to announce a new offering to help you […]

Our Managing Director, Vinnie Lima, spent a few minutes talking to BMC Software’s Allison Cramer to discuss the Best Practices for creating a cloud migration strategy. Topics such as Cloud First vs. Cloud Smart, Cost, Security, and Optimization are discussed from real-world experience with the U.S. Department of Agriculture AgCloud initiative.

News and Happenings for 2019

I am excited to announce a series of updates and news for VVL Systems, it’s customers, and our immediate and extended family, which makes 2019 an extremely promising year. To start, I take pride in calling our employees and consultant ecosystem as family; I have come to depend and rely on you as a member […]

We are proud to showcase a great example of a public/private partnership to bring to market a leading edge capability. VVL Systems partnered with BMC Software to deliver a true Hybrid Cloud capability for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, under the Office of the CIO (OCIO). USDA engaged VVL and BMC looking to enable “The […]

If you have deployed BMC’s Cloud Lifecycle Management anytime in the past few years, you may run in to the infamous “IMPERSONATE” error when accessing the Admin Cloud Page (also referred as the “Legacy Portal”). The issue at hand has to do with Platform Manager unable to authenticate against the Cloud DB which is resident […]

If you are attempting to install CLM 4.6 on Red Hat Linux 6, you will undoubtedly run into issue where the Install Planner complains: “Database is configured for UNICODE but your LANG is set to <b>null</b>” To save you the time from searching through the internet, here’s what you do: On the AR Server, ensure […]

If you are attempting to install CLM 4.6 on Red Hat Linux 7, you will undoubtedly run into issue where the Install Planner complains: “Database is configured for UNICODE but your LANG is set to <b>null</b> To save you the time from searching through the internet, here’s what you do: On the Database Server and […]

BMC has shifted releases of updates to CLM (Cloud Lifecycle Management) to be more modular and easier to apply on existing environments. They roll-up previous updates and features, and is now called “Feature Pack”. The latest of their release, Feature Pack 4, offers a slew of new capabilities including infinite possibilities with template based provisioned […]

This video put together by one of our customer and his son sums up the value pretty well!

Important new announcements

We are happy to announce we have established two important relationships as partners. First one, which should not be of surprise is our Cloud Solutions Provider for Microsoft Azure.  This aligns with our vision and strategy of providing the best Cloud Optimization services to our clients. With the advances of Microsoft on cloud and productivity, […]