Bengt Grønås - VMware Expert and Enthusiast

Bengt Grønås

Living in Nydalen, Oslo, Norway, I'm a family man who loves Motorcycles, Photography, Chess, Music Production, Guitars, and exploring new gadgets. I enjoy long motorcycle trips and have an extremely diverse taste in music.

As a Senior Solution architect at VMware Norway, I specialize in products you’ll find on, focusing on Multi Cloud Management, operations, automation, and orchestration.

Some of the contents of this blog reflects that I am an sustainability ambassador within VMware. I write a lot of Hands-On Labs, that you can find here

Most of the technology VMware uses for Cloud Management can be found here

The Countries I support

Nordics and Baltics, Meaning Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia

ARIA / vRealize Products I Specialize In:

  • VMware Aria Automation aka. vRealize Automation / Cloud
  • VMware Aria Automation Assembler aka. VMware Cloud Assembly
  • VMware Aria Automation Consumption aka. VMware Service Broker
  • VMware Aria Automation Pipelines aka. VMware Code Stream
  • VMware Aria Automation Templates aka. VMware Cloud Templates
  • VMware Aria Automation Orchestrator aka. vRealize Orchestrator
  • VMware Aria Automation Config aka. vRealize Automation SaltStack Config
  • VMware Aria Automation for Secure Hosts aka. vRealize Automation SaltStack SecOps
  • VMware Aria Automation for Secure Clouds aka. CloudHealth Secure State
  • VMware Aria Operations aka. vRealize Operations / Cloud
  • VMware Aria Operations for Logs aka. vRealize Log Insight / Cloud
  • VMware Aria Operations for Integrations aka. vRealize True Visibility Suite
  • VMware Aria Universal Suite aka. vRealize Cloud Universal
  • VMware Aria Suite aka. vRealize Suite
  • VMware vCloud Suite aka. vCloud Suite
  • VMware Skyline aka. Skyline
  • VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle aka. vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager

Cloud Products (Level 200 -ish)

  • VMware Aria Hub aka. Project Ensemble, aka. Tanzu Hub
  • VMware Aria Graph - New!, aka. Tanzu Graph
  • VMware Aria Migration aka. vRealize Migration Manager
  • VMware Aria Guardrails aka. vRealize Automation Cloud Guardrails
  • VMware Aria Business Insights aka. Project Ensemble Insights

Other Aria Products (Level 200)

  • VMware Aria Operations for Networks aka. vRealize Network Insight / Cloud
  • VMware Aria Operations for Applications aka. Tanzu Observability by Wavefront
  • VMware Aria Cost powered by CloudHealth aka. CloudHealth