VMware vCloud Air Private Managed Cloud
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Expand into the cloud without leaving Your VMware investments behind. The VMware Private Managed Cloud powered by VMware, which now runs VMware Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC), is a single tenant private cloud that enables you to conveniently transition or extend your on premises VMware workloads into the VMware environment. NSX provides virtual networks, logical networking devices and security groups and policies to optimize network traffic and provide policy based isolation for app components. VMware vRealize Suite provides comprehensive life-cycle management, automation and policy based governance for hybrid cloud environments. VMware vCloud Air Private Managed Cloud is built on top of the same VMware virtualization and software defined technologies you use in your data centers, vSphere, NSX, vSAN and the VMware vRealize Suite. Automate delivery of VMs, apps and custom IT services with components and drag and drop design in VMware vRealize Automation.

VMware vSAN delivers enterprise-class storage by enabling faster, policy based VM deployment managed by the virtualization admin for app components. Improve efficiency by easily reducing sprawl and right-sizing resource utilization. SDDC resides on physical infrastructure. VMware vCloud Air Private Managed Cloud private cloud managed services solutions eliminates the burden of infrastructure management, and allows your IT team to focus on higher value problems such as automating service delivery and improving quality of service to their partners in the lines of business that they serve. The managed services model under the VMware vCloud Air Network Program enables us to leverage service offerings in VMware data centers to broaden their technology portfolio and wrap these solutions with unique managed services. Offering both license subscription and managed services models under the same program gives you more choice and flexibility in how to build cloud solutions and accelerates your network’s extensibility and flexibility.

VMware vCloud Air Private Managed Cloud Network Program

The VMware vCloud Air Private Managed Cloud Network Program is comprised of VMware SaaS offerings and a global ecosystem of VMware Service Provider Partners. It is the ideal solution for all companies that require services from third parties, including IaaS providers, Cloud Service Providers (CSPs), Application Service Providers (ASPs), VMware vCloud Air Private Managed Cloud network solutions, offered through VMware Service Providers, enable rapid and cost-effective delivery of hybrid cloud services that customers demand. Whether Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS, Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) or DaaS, service providers can benefit from decreased time to market, reduced capital expense and lower development costs to in the cloud computing market. Internet Service Providers (ISPs) PaaS providers. As the world’s largest network of validated cloud services based on VMware, the VMware vCloud Air Private Managed Cloud Network Program enables organizations to consume VMware products on a monthly subscription model.

VMware vCloud Air

Get reliable cloud services tailored to your business needs with the vCloud Air network. A global ecosystem of cloud providers offering validated services based on VMware technology. VMware vCloud Air Private Managed Cloud and services which now runs Software Defined Data Center, is a single tenant private cloud that enables you to conveniently transition or extend your on premises VMware workloads into the hosted VMware environment. The VMware vCloud Private Cloud is built on top of the same VMware virtualization and software defined technologies used in data centers — vSphere, NSX, vSAN and the vRealize Suite. By offering a wide range of VMware based cloud services on a geographical basis, VMware can offer hybrid cloud services that quickly and seamlessly extend the customer’s data center into the cloud using the same VMware products and tools you already use on premise.

Management And Control

Use the same tools to manage on site and offsite cloud environments. Set your networks to mimic existing data center networks. Get seamless network integration with the vSphere plug-in consolidated management portal. You can also access VMware vCloud Air using your existing corporate SAMLv2 identity provider solution. Manage compute and over-commitment selections in multiple virtual data centers and authorization controls. Enable workload portability on-premises, off-premises or both. Eliminate the bad neighbor effect. Port virtual machines and other business-critical workloads between on site and offsite locations with no changes required. Provision your own virtual private cloud instance with dedicated resources and predictable performance. VMware policy-based approach to provisioning embeds Software-Defined Security (SDS) and resource consumption control. Avoid outages with high availability, live migration and auto-restart of VMs as well as elastic compute, storage and networking interfaces across clusters.
VMware vCloud Air Private Managed Cloud


VMware technology is the foundation for best-in-class private clouds deployed by more than 500,000 customers worldwide. These private clouds have all the capabilities and self-service ease of use of public clouds. They are delivered on a simple, efficient and flexible hyper-converged software platform with industry-leading network virtualization, storage virtualization and management.

A VMware private cloud can support virtually any workload — from traditional enterprise applications to modern container-based microservices. Provision and manage workloads in your private cloud, even to other hypervisors and to non-virtualized environments, with vRealize Suite. Automate provisioning with policy-based lifecycle management capabilities. Cloud Foundation is the VMware new unified SDDC platform for private and public clouds. Simplify how IT stands up and maintains private and hybrid clouds while making them easier for developers to use for innovation.

Cloud Compliance

VMware is committed to delivering a cloud service that adopts industry best practices in order to meet a comprehensive set of international and industry-specific security and compliance standards. VMware adheres to rigorous security standards and is expanding coverage for various industry-specific security and compliance measures. VMware makes independent third-party examination and audit reports available to customers that will satisfy a wide range of customer-specific compliance requirements.

VMware vCloud Air provides "black box" services. While VMware provides the physical infrastructure, including servers, storage devices, and networking equipment to host workloads and content, the customer is in control of its data. VMware has no visibility of, or access to, customer content except by permission or by legal obligation. This means that you keep control over your content at all times, and can rest assured that the VMware infrastructure on which your applications run is protected by best-in-class security measures. For your added security, you can choose to encrypt or hash any content you upload onto our infrastructure, making it inaccessible to anyone but you.


With VMware vCloud Air your organization will benefit from faster time to market by leveraging VMware R&D. Consolidate operations and billings through the VMware vCloud Air Network Program. Expand your geographic footprint using VMware datacenter locations and support VMware Ready certified ISV applications. Data sovereignty — with a network of cloud providers located across more than one hundred countries, you can easily keep data and applications local for simplified adherence to national data security and privacy regulations.

Trusted services — choose from over 4,000 cloud providers offering services validated by VMware based on prescriptive technical requirements to ensure the security, reliability, and performance you know and trust. Ensure compatibility with services based on the same vSphere platform you already use while unlocking the flexibility to move existing and future workloads from on premises environments to public clouds and back again. Security and compliance — bypass risk with clouds offering compliance certifications and built-in standards for security and reporting to meet business and industry requirements.

VMware Foundation

VMware Cloud Foundation is the unified SDDC platform that brings together vSphere, vSAN, and NSX into a natively integrated stack to deliver enterprise-ready cloud infrastructure for the private and public cloud. The core components of VMware Cloud Foundation are the market-leading VMware solutions you already know — vSphere, vSAN, and NSX. Additionally, VMware Cloud Foundation includes SDDC Manager, which automates the entire system lifecycle (from initial bring-up, to configuration and provisioning, to upgrades and patching), and simplifies day-to-day management and operations.

VMware Cloud Foundation can be used on-premises for private cloud deployments or run as a service from the public cloud with a single consistent operational experience. VMware Cloud Foundation drastically simplifies the path to the hybrid cloud, while increasing admin productivity and reducing overall TCO. Take hyper-converged infrastructure to the next level beyond compute and storage to include networking with VMware NSX for enhanced network security and even greater scalability.

vRealize Suite

VMware vRealize Suite is an enterprise-ready, cloud management platform that delivers the industry’s most complete solution for managing a heterogeneous, hybrid cloud. Proactively address health, performance and capacity management of IT services across heterogeneous and hybrid cloud environments in order to improve efficiency, performance and availability. Automate the delivery and ongoing management of IT infrastructure to reduce the time it takes to respond to requests for IT resources and improve the ongoing management of provisioned resources.

Understand the cost of infrastructure options and the consumption of resources by end users in order to maximize capital spending. Build a cloud solution for development teams that can deliver a complete application stack, support developer choice in the form of both API and GUI access to resources and provision resources across a hybrid cloud. Extend the solution scope by addressing continuous delivery to further speed up application delivery.