VMware vCloud Air Dedicated Cloud Is Your Very Own Private Cloud

Build your own private cloud instance in the public cloud with vCloud Air Dedicated Cloud, a single-tenant, physically isolated infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) platform with a dedicated cloud management stack.  

vCloud Air Dedicated Cloud Benefits

True Interoperability

Port virtual machines and other business-critical workloads back and forth between onsite and offsite locations with no changes required.

High Availability

Avoid outages with high availability, live migration and auto-restart of virtual machines as well as truly elastic compute, storage and networking interfaces across clusters.

Dedicated Resources

Provision your own virtual private cloud instance with dedicated resources and predictable performance. Our policy-based approach to provisioning embeds software-defined security and resource consumption control.

User-Defined Access

Assign resources to separate virtual dedicated clouds, each with individual user access controls. vCloud Air works with your existing identity and access management systems and policies.

Compute Resource Reservation Control

Control the entire reserved compute and memory allocation, allocating or over-committing as needed.

Worldwide Global Support

Make the most of our enterprise-level support and a global network of technology, consulting and service partners for value-added consulting and managed services.


vCloud Air Overview

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Physically Isolated Compute

Manage compute and over-commitment selections in multiple virtual data centers and authorization controls. Enable workload portability on-premises, off-premises or both. Eliminate the “bad neighbor effect.”

Simple Management and Control

Use the same tools to manage onsite and offsite cloud environments. Set your networks to mimic existing data center networks. Get seamless network integration with the management portal. You can also access vCloud Air using your existing corporate SAMLv2 identity provider solution.


What’s Included

  • Firewall
  • Virtual private networks
  • Load balancer
  • Disk I/O
  • Redundancy and high availability
  • DCHP and NAT


  • 35GHz vCPU
  • 240GB vRAM
  • 6TB of SSD-accelerated or standard storage
  • 3 public IP addresses
  • 50Mbps allocated bandwidth

Optional Add-Ons

  • Compute
  • SSD-accelerated or standard storage
  • All-SSD Storage
  • Large VM support up to 480GB
  • Public IPs
  • Offline data transfer

vCloud Air Data Center Information 


  • All vCloud Air Data Centers are certified at Tier 3 or higher
  • Advanced electrical and cooling systems
  • N+1 redundancy with UPS and generator backup
  • Multiple days of on-hand fuel with multiple contracts for emergency resupply
  • Advanced network capabilities; 10Gb+ connectivity and 40Gb+ core network



vCloud Air Data Center Locations


For pricing information, see the pricing guide.