VMware vSphere with Operations Management delivers virtualization with consistent management, purpose-built to get the best performance, availability and efficiency out of your infrastructure and applications from day one.

vSphere with Operations Management is designed to help you achieve your unique business needs by providing better insights and better IT. It delivers virtualization with consistent management, purpose-built to help you maximize the benefits of your virtualized data center and get the best performance, availability and efficiency out of your infrastructure and applications from day one.

It helps you improve your performance and avoid disruption, with intelligent operations from applications to storage providing simplified availability and comprehensive visibility in one place. And it helps free up time so you can focus on more strategic projects by safely automating manual, repetitive tasks on your terms, with increased control based on pre-set customizable templates.

It includes two components – vSphere as the virtualization platform and vRealize Operations Standard as the operations management solution.

Operations Management Features


Consistent Management

Maximize the benefits of your virtual data center with unified easy-to-use operations management. *

  • Unified Command Console: See key performance indicators in easily identifiable colored badges and get a comprehensive view into what is driving current and potential future performance and capacity management issues.
  • Predictive Analytics: Gain comprehensive visibility with more than 600 vSphere performance indicators to manage operational health and risks.
  • Performance Monitoring and Capacity Management: Analyze vCenter Server performance data and establish dynamic thresholds for smart alerts about health degradations, performance bottlenecks and capacity shortfalls.

Intelligent Operations

Intelligent operations management adapts to your specific environment, giving you better insights in time to take proactive action.

  • Application Awareness and Dependency Mapping: Simplify impact analysis and more easily identify root causes. Build comprehensive disaster plans.
  • Storage Analytics: Easily identify configuration errors, resource starvation and performance issues with deep visibility into virtual and physical storage infrastructure topology.
  • Advanced Capacity Modeling: Save what-if scenarios and commit capacity models to the analytics engine for better capacity calculations and smart alerts.
  • Real-Time Log Analytics: Proactively troubleshoot and improve root cause analysis.
  • Integrated OS Monitoring: Monitoring and management of underlying operating system now available natively, providing an easier and more streamlined usage experience, with comprehensive visibility and unified management for your data center.

Operations Automation with Control

Safely automate infrastructure management with guided remediation and customizable actions.

  • Guided Remediation: Get simple, actionable explanations of problems with recommendations for corrective actions.
  • Automated Capacity Optimization: Increase resource utilization through automated capacity optimization and planning.
  • Automated Standards Enforcement: Automate detection and enforcement of standards to ensure compliance.

Intelligent Workload Management

Get cross-cluster visibility on your workloads, and balance your IT infrastructure.

  • Visualize how your clusters are loaded with workloads across clusters, vCenters, and data centers.
  • Get a Balancing Plan that recommends optimal placement of the workloads and balances the workloads across clusters.


*Some features available with the combination of vSphere with Operations Management and vRealize Operations Insight.