New offerings across key component areas of the vRealize cloud management platform make it even easier for IT teams to speed the delivery of infrastructure and application resources while optimizing both IT capital and operating budgets.

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VMware Cloud Management Platform Vision

What’s New: vRealize Automation 7.0 

The new release of vRealize Automation makes it easier than ever for teams to automate the lifecycle of infrastructure and application resources. Highlights of the new release include:

  • Significantly simplified installation process designed to reduce the time it takes to get up and running
  • A redesigned infrastructure and application modeling canvas that makes it easier and quicker to create multi-tier application blueprints
  • Improved support for VMware NSX. Easily embed NSX network elements directly into blueprints – speeding up the delivery of comprehensive infrastructures
  • Support for DevOps constructs that allow IT teams to operate more like development teams - leveraging concepts such version control, roll back and code portability

What's New: vRealize Business 7.0 

The new release of vRealize Business improves the ability of IT to better understand the cost of infrastructure services delivered to stakeholders across the enterprise. Highlights of the new release include:

  • Tighter integration with vRealize Automation to better support pricing and reporting requirements
  • Automatic costing of Private Cloud, Public Cloud, and Hybrid Cloud (vCloud Air) and consolidated reporting across clouds through a single dashboard
  • Auto-generated pricing policies for Private Cloud, AWS, and vCloud Air
  • More granular analysis and reporting for costs and cost drivers along with enhanced show back reporting related to line of business consumers

How To Get vRealize Cloud Management Platform

VMware offers two primary methods for delivering cloud management platform capabilities.

  • vCloud Suite is for organizations who want to build a private cloud based on vSphere. It includes vSphere and cloud management platform capabilities associated with operations, automation and business management. It also includes VMware Site Recovery Manager.
  • vRealize Suite is the right choice for organizations who want to extend beyond their vSphere based private cloud to manage public cloud resources or VMs created using non-VMware hypervisors. vRealize Suite only includes cloud management platform capabilities associated with operations, automation and business management.