VMware’s unified hybrid cloud is based on a software-defined platform that spans on-premises and off-premises resources. Our new offerings will make it easier than ever to securely run any application, anywhere.

New Cloud Services


We’re expanding our cloud services to help you simplify management, scale your storage, and get multi-layered protection. See how our unified hybrid cloud connects applications and resources that straddle the data center and the cloud.


Site Recovery Manager Air is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) application in vCloud Air that will enable simple, fast and reliable recovery of virtual machines.

  • Create and manage recovery plans centrally.
  • Conduct non-disruptive failover testing.
  • Automate orchestration workflows.

vCloud Air Object Storage is a cloud-based storage solution for unstructured data.

  • Access storage on-demand instantly.
  • Get built-in geo-redundant or standard storage.
  • Pay as you go with no minimum commitments or up-front fees.

vCloud Air Hybrid Cloud Manager lets you manage your on-premises vSphere environment and your vCloud Air workloads from a single portal.

  • Migrate workloads to and from vCloud Air.
  • Extend data center connectivity without having to manage multiple tools.
  • Manage your on-premises and VMware Cloud Providers as a single network.

vCloud Air Advanced Networking Services provides granular, flexible network security with simplified networking mirroring in the cloud.

  • Trust groups follow the application anywhere it goes, to the cloud or back on premises.
  • Supports Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) routing.
  • Offers point-to-site SSL and site-to-site VPN options.

New Innovations in the Software-Defined Data Center

Our unified hybrid cloud platform is built on a software-defined data center architecture, and offers customers openness and choice in how to build and manage applications and cloud environments based on their specific needs.


vRealize Operations 6.1 now matches a workload to your specific IT and business needs and recommends the best placement location.

  • Meet business needs with proactive rebalancing.
  • Natively monitor OS and applications.
  • Proactively identify and avoid potential issues across the infrastructure and application stacks with predictive analytics.

VMware Integrated OpenStack 2 is now even easier to deploy globally.

  • Based on the latest OpenStack Kilo release, it offers the option to upgrade from Integrated Openstack 1.0 (IceHouse)
  • Available now in six new languages: German, French, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Korean
  • Enhancements include support for Ceilometer and Heat Autoscaling, Backup and Restore, LBaaS and much more
  • Also available through Dell EMC VxRack, Dell EMC Enterprise Hybrid Cloud, VMware Cloud Providers Partners and IBM Softlayer