Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure Management with vCloud Suite

VMware vCloud Suite is an enterprise-grade cloud infrastructure and management solution that combines VMware vSphere, the industry-leading server virtualization platform, with vRealize Suite to deliver modern infrastructure for modern applications.

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Save 50% on vRealize Suite and vCloud Suite

For a limited time, get half off the standard edition of vRealize Suite or vCloud Suite, including upgrades from vRealize Operations and vSphere.

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What’s New in vRealize Cloud Management 8.2

App-aware troubleshooting, Kubernetes support, near real-time monitoring, and DevOps capabilities in our comprehensive on-prem and SaaS portfolio.

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IDC Names VMware #1 in Cloud System Management

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What vCloud Suite Delivers

Application Operations

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

Self-Driving Operations

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

Programmable Provisioning

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

Data Center Virtualization

Improve productivity of VI admins with application-focused management and intrinsic security. Accelerate innovation across AI/ML, database and analytics, and time-critical applications.

What’s Included in vCloud Suite? 

vRealize Suite

A modern multicloud management solution providing IT organizations a modern platform for infrastructure automation, consistent operations, and governance based on DevOps, and ML principles.

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager

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


vRealize Operations

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

Automated costing, usage metering, and service pricing of cloud infrastructure.


The essential building block of modern cloud infrastructure.

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 Log Insight

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




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Cuts deployment time by 80 percent using a dedicated IaaS self-service portal powered by vRealize.

Why Upgrade vSphere to vCloud Suite?

Manage multiclouds, storage, networks, and physical and virtual environments in a single platform to improve efficiency, performance, and availability.

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VMware vCloud Suite comes in three editions: Standard, Advanced, and Enterprise.

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What are the software requirements for running vCloud Suite?

See VMware Docs for details and links for vCloud Suite requirements.

What are the hardware requirements for running vCloud Suite?

vRealize Suite, included in vCloud Suite, is shipped as a vApp and will run on any hardware infrastructure that the VMware hypervisor platform, vSphere, can run on. For more information see the VMware Compatibility Guide.

How can I try out vCloud Suite?

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

Where can I find training and documentation for vCloud 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 vSphere and each component of vRealize Suite—that make up vCloud Suite—enabling you to take advantage of all vCloud Suite’s features and functions.
Product documentation for vCloud Suite is available in VMware Docs. There, you can locate specific documentation pertaining to vSphere and vRealize Suite.

How can vCloud Suite drive cost savings for my business?

According to 451 Research , private cloud can be a less expensive option for enterprises than public cloud:

  • 41% percent of 150 IT decision-makers surveyed claimed to be operating their own private clouds at lower unit costs than public cloud
  • 24% said that they are paying less than a 10% premium for their private cloud

Read more in the survey. Plus, try out our vRealize Suite ROI calculator to learn more about the cost benefits that help make the case for vCloud Suite.

How can vCloud Suite assist in capacity planning for my business?

vCloud Suite helps customers can plan, manage, scale, and automate infrastructure and application components across the SDDC and multi-cloud environments (including storage, network, virtual, physical infrastructure, OS, applications, and public clouds). Powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning, vRealize Operations (within vCloud Suite) provides continuous performance optimization and proactive capacity management.

Learn more about vCloud Suite’s capabilities and what they mean for your business in this solution overview.