VMware vRealize Suite – Multicloud Cloud Management Solution

VMware vRealize Suite is a multicloud cloud management solution providing IT organizations a modern platform for infrastructure automation, consistent operations, and governance based on DevOps and ML principles.

Multicloud Management with vRealize Suite

Learn how vRealize Suite helps IT enable developers to quickly build applications in any cloud.

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vRealize a May 2020 Customers' Choice

We are a customers' choice for IT Infrastructure Monitoring Tools. Hear what our users have to say.

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Introducing vRealize Suite 2019

Learn about the new and improved features and functionality in vRealize Suite 2019.

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Go Zombie Hunting to Cut Risks

Learn how to reclaim unused IT resources and cut costs while improving security.

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Multicloud Management Strategies

Discover key business imperatives driving multicloud adoption in this new IDC report.

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How Does vRealize Suite Help Manage Your Multicloud?

Application Operations

Enables developers to quickly release, troubleshoot, and optimize performance of highly distributed microservice-based cloud applications in real time.

Self-Driving Operations

Helps IT continuously optimize capacity and performance based on operational and business intent.

Programmable Provisioning

Helps developers and IT easily access infrastructure and application resources on any cloud through API, catalog, or CLI with full lifecycle management.

What's Included in vRealize Suite

vRealize Automation 

A modern infrastructure automation platform that transforms IT service delivery by automating IT processes, enabling self-service provisioning, delivery and lifecycle management of infrastructure and applications with security and governance.

vRealize Operations 

Powered by ML, self-driving operations capabilities to optimize, plan and scale multicloud and HCI deployments, as well as monitoring multicloud and modern Kubernetes infrastructure environments.

vRealize Log Insight 

Heterogeneous and highly scalable log management for deep operational visibility and faster troubleshooting across physical, virtual, and cloud environments.

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 

Lifecycle and infrastructure management for the vRealize Suite, accelerating time to deploy and upgrade, enhancing the stability of the multicloud environment, and improving end user productivity.

Better Together: Product Integrations For Your Cloud 

VMware provides native integrations across the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) elements: compute, networking, storage, and management.

vRealize Suite provides a common approach for building and running an enterprise-grade multicloud. VMware-based multiclouds powered by vRealize Suite:

  • Provide high levels of agility, control, and efficiency across both traditional and cloud-native container-based applications.
  • Give IT the ability to provide choice to their application development teams. They support multiple sandbox models for requesting services and giving developers the freedom to use the tools of their choice.


Delivering Software-Defined Private Cloud

VMware Cloud Foundation

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Network Automation

vRealize Automation + NSX
vRealize Network Insight + vRealize Log Insight + NSX

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Hyperconverged Infrastructure Operations

vRealize Operations + vSAN

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Multicloud Operations

vRealize Operations + VMware Cloud on AWS

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Deploy and Manage Your vRealize Suite

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The Best Way to Deploy and Manage Your vRealize Suite

7 Steps to Improve IT Relevance

Learn how to bridge the gap between IT and end users by helping users get what they need while still protecting the business.

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vRealize Suite Walkthrough

vRealize Suite Walkthrough

Learn how to accelerate cloud service delivery, improve operations, and optimize costs.

Total Economic Impact of Self-Driving Operations

Forrester quantifies the impact of vRealize Operations with ROI of 303%, a payback period of under three months, and $7.5M NPV over three years.

How Much Will You Save?

Industry Recognition

IDC: VMware a Leader in IT Automation

Learn why VMware is named a market leader for the 4th year in a row in the IT Automation and Configuration Management category.

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Ovum: VMware Leads in Cloud Management

Learn how to select a hybrid and multi-cloud management solution and why VMware is named the overall leader in the Ovum Decision Matrix.

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451 Research: Stepping Up Cloud-Native Apps

Get the latest research on VMware's approach to cloud-native app development in vRealize 8.1 and how it compares to the market.

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IDC: VMware a Leader in Cloud Management

Get an in-depth analysis of the Cloud System and Service Management Software market and learn why VMware continues to lead the way.

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vRealize a May 2020 Customers' Choice

We are a customers' choice in the May 2020 Gartner Peer Insights "Voice of the Customer: IT Infrastructure Monitoring Tools". Hear what our users have to say.

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Securely provisions resources in minutes with vRealize Automation.

Guardian Life Insurance

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Guardian Life Insurance

Integrates vRealize, NSX, and Horizon to better serve its customers.

Insight Enterprises

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Insight Enterprises

Uses the Cloud for Business Transformation.

Dell EMC

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Dell EMC

Scales operations supporting 40 to 100 times more workloads while headcount remains flat.

vRealize Automation for compliance

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University of New Mexico

Uses vRealize Automation for compliance.


IHS Markit

Global Information Powerhouse Automates IT with vRealize & NSX for a Competitive Edge


VMware offers three vRealize Suite editions that provide different functionality at various price points, making it easy to license VMware vRealize Suite to meet your specific requirements and use cases with the right cloud management capabilities. vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager is available in all three editions.


Enterprise Edition: Supports Application Operations use cases for organizations looking to accelerate application delivery across both traditional and container-based applications. See the Enterprise Edition Product Walkthrough.


Advanced Edition: Supports Programmable Provisioning use cases for companies who need to accelerate the delivery of IT infrastructure services by automating delivery and ongoing management. See the Advanced Edition Product Walkthrough.


Standard Edition: Supports Self-driving Operations use cases for companies looking to improve application performance and availability via predictive analytics and smart alerts. See the Standard Edition Product Walkthrough.


Upgrades to vRealize Suite can be purchased for vRealize Operations, vRealize Automation, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced, or from lower editions of vRealize Suite. Get more out of vRealize Suite with third-party integrations, adaptors and management packs. For a complete list, visit Solution Exchange.


vRealize Suite is also available in VMware vCloud Suite and VMware Cloud Foundation.



Compare vRealize Suite Editions

Compare vRealize Suite Editions

Choose from three vRealize Suite editions to meet your specific requirements and use cases.

vRealize Suite Pricing 

VMware vRealize Suite multi-cloud cloud management solution is available in three editions: Standard, Advanced and Enterprise. New portable licensing allows customers to manage multi-vendor private and public clouds with common licensing.


Multi-cloud Portable Licensing

VMware vRealize Suite multi-cloud management solution is licensed using Portable License Unit (PLU) , giving you the flexibility to manage workloads regardless of whether they are on vSphere on-premises, third-party hypervisors, physical servers, or supported public clouds. There is no license switching or conversion required.


One PLU allows usage of vRealize Suite to manage unlimited OSIs/VMs deployed on one on-premises vSphere CPU or one VMware Cloud on AWS CPU. Alternately, vRealize Suite can manage up to 15 OSIs deployed on (i) other supported public clouds, or (ii) third-party hypervisors and physical servers.


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Portable License Unit (PLU)

The VMware Portable License Unit gives you flexibility to manage a variety of workloads.


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Can I upgrade a single vRealize Suite component (e.g. vRealize Operations)?

No, vRealize Suite is a single, integrated solution with a single license that does not break down into individual licenses for each component. Upgrades are available between vRealize Suite editions.

What are the hardware requirements for running vRealize Suite?

vRealize Suite is shipped as a vApp and will run on any hardware infrastructure that the VMware hypervisor platform (vSphere) can run on.

How can I try out vRealize Suite?

The vRealize Suite Hands-on Lab is a free evaluation that allows you to test-drive the full technical capabilities of vRealize Suite from your browser, with no installation required.

What level of ROI can enterprises expect when deploying VMware vRealize?

According to a Forrester report, vRealize Operations led to improved visibility, performance and capacity optimization, and faster remediation for enterprises that deployed it. These organizations experienced:

  • 20 percent reduction in hardware costs
  • 50 percent reduction in database management license costs over a three-year period
  •  93 percent reduction in unplanned downtime
  • 30 percent improvement in productivity
  •  Total ROI of 303 percent

Use our ROI estimation calculator to estimate the potential ROI for your organization.

Where can I find training courses and documentation for vRealize Suite?

Training courses in classroom, live online, and self-paced on-demand formats, as well as free elearning courses, are available in VMware Education. A variety of courses are available for each component of vRealize Suite, enabling you to take advantage of all its features and functions and get the most out of your vRealize environment.

Product documentation for vRealize Suite is available in VMware Docs.