Grow your enterprise with a platform you already trust.

VMware vCloud Air is a secure public cloud platform offering compute, storage, networking, disaster recovery, and more.


An Easy Interface and Simple Set-Up

With vCloud Air, you can seamlessly extend your data center to the cloud.

Put your Cloud Migration Plan into Action

Join our webcast on April 27 at 11:00AM PDT for a technical deep dive on planning and executing your cloud migration without any downtime.

What vCloud Air Delivers


Computing power, storage options, and advanced networking that integrate with your vSphere environment.

Advanced Security

Broad compliance certifications, secure private networking connections, data protection, disaster recovery, and dedicated cloud options.

A Platform for Enterprise IT

With data center modernization and disaster recovery, you can address business needs without changing processes.

Robust Hybrid Capabilities

Workload portability, seamless networking, and common management make it easy to extend to the cloud from on-premises environments.


The first public cloud to integrate with both VMware NSX and vRealize Cloud Management Platform, vCloud Air was designed specifically with enterprise needs in mind. vCloud Air delivers a true hybrid cloud experience, and is uniquely positioned to solve critical IT challenges—whether you need an affordable disaster recovery option, an efficient way to extend your data center, or a complete data center replacement.

Data Center Replacement (3:04)

Data Center Extension (3:30)

Disaster Recovery (2:58)


Dedicated Cloud

vCloud Air Dedicated Cloud is a single-tenant, physically isolated IaaS platform with a dedicated cloud management track. It’s your own private cloud instance in the public cloud.

Virtual Private Cloud

vCloud Air Virtual Private Cloud is a multi-tenant, logically isolated core compute service that lives on shared infrastructure. Based on VMware vSphere, it delivers high availability and fully private networking.

Disaster Recovery

vCloud Air Disaster Recovery is a recovery-as-a-service offering. It provides simple, affordable protection in the cloud for your vSphere environment.

Dedicated Disaster Recovery

vCloud Air Dedicated Disaster Recovery offers secure, fast and scalable disaster recovery with active-active configurations, SD-WAN and automation.

Optional Add-ons 

Direct Connect

Direct Connect is a dedicated, high-throughput networking link that connects remote data centers and those in the same colocation facility into vCloud Air.

Advanced Networking Services

vCloud Air Advanced Networking Services deliver enterprise networking and security capabilities, providing zero trust security in the cloud.

Block Storage

Choose from the highest performance in All-SSD flash-based Standard and Premium Storage, workload specific SSD-Accelerated Storage, or the cost-effective Basic Storage. All options allow for effortless growth of VM disks without downtime.

Hybrid Cloud Manager

vCloud Air Hybrid Cloud Manager offers the ability to seamlessly extend on-premises networks to the cloud and to integrate on and off-premises resources

Data Protection

vCloud Air Data Protection is an optional backup and recovery feature for Dedicated Cloud or Virtual Private Cloud instances.

Hybrid DMZ Reference Designs

Hybrid DMZ Reference Designs enable you to create familiar security and networking architectures in the public cloud that are consistent with your on-premises environments.


"The vCloud Air solution shares the vSphere approach. The environment is familiar to the IT team, making the system easy to use, and it is compatible with existing toolsets."

-- Joseph Tufano, Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Information Technology, St. John’s University

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"The ability to flex into vCloud Air gave us an unparalleled ability to meet our business needs."

-- Kelly Jones, Consultant to CIO and Principle Architect, Zebra Technologies

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