VMware vRealize Business For Cloud
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VMware vRealize Business for Cloud automates cloud costing, consumption analysis and comparison, delivering the insight to efficiently deploy and manage cloud environments. VMware vRealize Business for Cloud delivers the IT infrastructure to most efficiently deploy and manage cloud environments. The cost, consumption, comparison, and planning capabilities in VMware vRealize Business for Cloud provide an easy on ramp for organizations getting started with cloud computing. Essential for effectively managing hybrid cloud environments, the management features in vRealize Business for Cloud accelerate time to value. VMware is empowering infrastructure and operations teams with automated cloud business management capabilities for the efficient costing, consumption, comparison, and planning of any cloud environment—private cloud, public cloud, or hybrid cloud. VMware vRealize Business for Cloud provides an easy on ramp to get started with cloud management and accelerates time to value.

IT organizations deploying VMware vRealize Business for Cloud can automatically price services for inclusion in service catalogs and compare the cost of private cloud services with public cloud alternatives. VMware vRealize Business for Cloud tracks private and public cloud costs in a single dashboard, providing a simple—to—interpret view of cost drivers and spending efficiency. IT organizations can automatically and continuously track the cost of on—premises VMware vSphere virtual infrastructure, as well as easily assess how much the business is spending across multiple public cloud providers and accounts, including VMware vCloud Air, Amazon Web Services, and Microsoft Azure. To help organizations get started, VMware vRealize Business for Cloud provides a reference library of virtual infrastructure expenses. With VMware vRealize Business for Cloud, IT organizations can quickly see which business groups, applications, or services are consuming the most and least enterprise infrastructure.

VMware vRealize Business For Cloud

Cloud cost management in one place tracks your private cloud costs and your public cloud from a single pane of glass. Cloud consumption analysis tracks cloud consumption by quickly identifying which business groups, applications or services are consuming cloud. Cloud cost comparison and planning identifies improvement opportunities to help optimize resource management and sourcing decisions. Rapid time to value. Automate data collection from VMware vSphere and public clouds and reference a database of virtual infrastructure expenses. IT organizations can automatically and continuously track the cost of on premises VMware vSphere virtual infrastructure, as well as easily assess how much the business is spending across multiple public cloud providers and accounts. VMware vRealize Business For Cloud Advanced—automatic private cloud metering, costing, and pricing. Private cloud consumption analysis. Private cloud and public cloud cost comparison. Out of the box cloud business analysis report (Comprehensive cloud costing and business assessment).

Licensing

VMware vRealize Business for Cloud Standard is included in VMware vRealize Suite Standard, which is licensed per Portable Licensing Unit (PLU). VMware vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced is available as a standalone product and is licensed per CPU and per 25 OSI pack. VMware vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced is also included in VMware vRealize Suite Advanced and vRealize Suite Enterprise. VMware vRealize Business for Cloud is available in two editions as well as standalone. Portable License Unit gives customers flexibility to utilize VMware vRealize Suite to manage workloads regardless of whether they are on VMware vSphere on premises, third—party hypervisors, physical servers, or supported public clouds. VMware vRealize Business for Cloud is available in two editions. VMware vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced is available as part of vRealize Suite and as a standalone product. VMware vRealize Business For Cloud Standard—automatic private cloud metering, costing, and pricing.

VMware vRealize Business For Cloud

The VMware vCloud Air Network is your partner in the cloud. Get reliable cloud services tailored to your business needs with the VMware vCloud Air Network, a global ecosystem of cloud providers offering validated services based on VMware technology. VMware vCloud Air network benefits, Data sovereignty—with a network of cloud providers located across more than 100 countries, you can easily keep data and applications local—simplifying adherence to national data security and privacy regulations. Hybridity—ensure compatibility with services based on the same VMware vSphere platform you already use.

You can reduce energy consumption by decreasing the number of servers in your data center. VMware server virtualization can reduce hardware requirements by a 15:1 ratio, enabling you to lessen the environmental impact of your organization’s IT without sacrificing reliability or service levels. Server and desktop hardware consolidation can also help you achieve a 20 to 30 percent lower cost per application, as well as defer data center construction costs by $1,000 per square foot. VMware vSphere with Operations Management allows for a 50 to 70 percent higher virtual machine density per host than commodity offerings.

Applications and data can reside and be accessible anywhere. With VMware NSX Software Defined Networking you can reduce the time to provision entire networks in software from weeks to seconds. It abstracts virtual networks from the underlying physical network, providing the flexibility to run on top of any network hardware. With improved operational efficiency through automation, network operators can achieve faster deployment and greater agility. Enables network micro segmentation.

Provisioning VMware NSX Software Defined Networking brings security inside the data center with automated, fine—grained policies tied to the virtual machines. It enables micro segmentation to significantly reduce the lateral spread of threats inside the data center. Security policies travel with the workloads, independent of where workloads are in the network topology. VMware NSX abstracts networking from the underlying hardware and attaches networking and security policies to their associated workloads.

VMware vCloud Suite is an integrated offering that brings together VMware’s industry—leading vSphere hypervisor and VMware vRealize Suite multi—vendor hybrid cloud management platform. VMware’s new portable licensing units allow vCloud Suite to build and manage both vSphere—based private clouds as well as multi—vendor hybrid clouds. Leverage the world’s leading virtualization platform as the foundation for multiple data center initiatives. Consolidate servers and data centers. Improve application availability and performance. Address application requirements for scale up or scale out.

Rapidly provision infrastructure and application resources across development, test, QA and production. Effectively manage these resources from initial provisioning through retirement in order to maximize both capital and operational spending. Understand the cost of infrastructure and the consumption of resources by end users. Deliver proactive management of performance, availability and capacity across all data center domains including applications, compute, network and storage. Build the foundation for successful developer agility and infrastructure modernization initiatives.

Agility through automation with continuous delivery, support rapid iterations and DevOps principles by automating the pipeline for any kind of software. Artifact management provides versioning support, and a release dashboard provides end to end visibility into release history. Automate the end to end delivery and management of infrastructure, and accelerate application deployment and releases. Choice through flexibility. Provision and manage multivendor, multicloud infrastructure and applications by leveraging existing infrastructure, tools and processes. Personalization through governance policies.

Ensure that users receive the right size resource or application at the appropriate service level for the jobs they need to perform. Efficiency through cost containment. Provide consistent, automated delivery and management of IT services and reduce time—consuming, manual processes. Reclaim inactive resources for reuse with automated reclamation, providing cost savings. Centrally manage public and private clouds. Flexibly manage your cloud infrastructure, control costs, and maintain strong governance. Get more from your VMware vRealize software investments.

With VMware vRealize Operations, IT organizations of all sizes can improve performance, avoid disruption, and become more efficient with comprehensive visibility across applications and infrastructure in one place. Performance and availability across the software defined data center (SDDC). Improve performance, avoid disruption and proactively manage the SDDC with integrated performance and health monitoring from storage to applications with predictive analytics, Smart Alerts and guided remediation. Optimize infrastructure utilization.

Become more efficient by optimizing resource utilization including reclamation and right sizing, across cluster workload placement, improved planning and forecasting and enforce IT and configuration standards. Unified management across heterogeneous data centers and multiple public clouds. Simplify operations with comprehensive visibility in one place across applications, physical infrastructure components and public clouds, supported by an extensible platform utilizing third—party management packs. Business continuity—improve business continuity and disaster recovery planning through automated application discovery and mapping, and by identifying the impact of infrastructure changes on your applications.