Cloud Director service Benefits

Buy What You Need with Elasticity

Automate resource provisioning and enable quick deployment of new cloud resources. Remove host-based constraints by creating multi-tenant elastic resource pools and eliminate operational time for managing cloud components.

More Control with Reduced Overhead

Unlike public cloud services, you can set policies for storage, firewall, and placement in VMware Cloud. This gives you more control over resources in public or private clouds so you can manage everything with familiar tools through a single interface.

Faster Expansion on Multi-Cloud

Easily expand by deploying cloud resources in new regions, enhancing app performance, complying with data residency rules, and connecting to multiple VMware Cloud endpoints through a unified control plane.

Accelerate Your Apps

With a single click, users can deploy curated VMware Marketplace or 3rd party apps with configurable size, security, and infrastructure. Publish to different tenants/lines of business and easily deploy Kubernetes clusters and manage lifecycle via UI and API.

VMware Cloud Director service Outcomes

32%

Uplift in Revenues

72%

Faster to Onboard tenants

57%

Faster to Deliver Services

188%

5-Years ROI (Return on Investment)

Key Features

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Extend the Service Offerings

Organizations can utilize the multi-tenancy capabilities of CDs to establish distinct environments for individual tenants (business units). This enables the provision of self-service options, effective management of resources, and monitoring, all while ensuring the segregation of data and maintaining privacy.

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Development and Testing Environments

Cloud Director service is an excellent choice for organizations that require flexible and on-demand development and testing environments. Development teams can easily provision virtual machines, networks, and storage resources to create isolated environments for software development, testing, and quality assurance.

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Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Organizations seeking disaster recovery (DR) capabilities can leverage Cloud Director service to replicate their critical workloads and data to a secondary site. In the event of a disaster, they can failover to the replicated environment, ensuring minimal downtime and maintaining business continuity.

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Hybrid Cloud Deployments

Cloud Director service enables organizations to implement hybrid cloud strategies by seamlessly extending their on-premises environments to the cloud. It allows for the migration of workloads between on-premises and cloud environments and provides a unified management interface for both, simplifying hybrid cloud operations.

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Application Hosting and Deployment

Organizations can utilize Cloud Director service to host and deploy their applications in the cloud. The self-service capabilities and automation features of Cloud Director enables streamlined application provisioning, scaling, and management, resulting in faster time-to-market and improved agility.

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Cost Optimization and Efficiency

By using Cloud Director service, organizations can achieve cost optimization and efficiency benefits. They can leverage the pay-as-you-go pricing model, scaling resources up or down as needed, and eliminate the upfront costs associated with building and maintaining infrastructure.

Cloud Director service Capabilities

Asset-Light Geo Expansion

VMware Cloud Director service allows enterprises to rapidly expand or burst their cloud footprint to new geographies & support an asset-light, pay-as-you-grow model on top of valid VMware cloud endpoints.

Multi-Tenant VMware Clouds

Enterprise customers can offer self-service resource pools and application services with varying consumption models, supporting VMware Cloud on AWS, Google Cloud VMware Engine, Azure VMware Solution, Oracle Cloud VMware Solution, and connecting to existing on-premises Cloud Director and vCenter instances. 

Consistent Service Delivery

Bring all supported VMware cloud endpoints under a single management umbrella of VMware Cloud Director service, reducing operational overhead and infrastructure expense and helping deliver a consistent multi cloud experience.

Migrate to Cloud Director service

Migrate your workload to Cloud Director service and choose from VMware Cloud on AWS, Google Cloud VMware Engine, Azure VMware Solution, or Oracle Cloud VMware Solution. Provide simple and intuitive Disaster Recovery services for Google Cloud VMware Engine or Oracle Cloud VMware Solution.

Use Cases for Cloud Director service

Continuous Connection Security

Protect end-users, apps, and sensitive data against ever changing security threats and vulnerabilities using policy, real-time monitoring, and sensitive data detection.

Robust Application Resiliency

Provide automated application resiliency and service auto-scaling for SLA compliance and continuous improvement using service level objectives (SLOs) and auto-scaling policies.

Simplified Multi-Cloud Operations

Continuous compliance, visibility and insights, and ensure that app communications remain secure and reliable regardless of where the workloads are running.

Fast and More Secure Path to Production

Streamline and accelerate the process of applying secure connectivity to apps and APIs with GitOps automation and DevSecOps collaboration workflows.

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Continuous Connection Security

Protect end-users, apps, and sensitive data against ever changing security threats and vulnerabilities using policy, real-time monitoring, and sensitive data detection.

Application Resiliency

Robust Application Resiliency

Provide automated application resiliency and service auto-scaling for SLA compliance and continuous improvement using service level objectives (SLOs) and auto-scaling policies.

Multi-Cloud Operations

Simplified Multi-Cloud Operations

Continuous compliance, visibility and insights, and ensure that app communications remain secure and reliable regardless of where the workloads are running.

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Fast and More Secure Path to Production

Streamline and accelerate the process of applying secure connectivity to apps and APIs with GitOps automation and DevSecOps collaboration workflows.

Learn, Evaluate, Implement

Documentation

Explore documentation for information on setup, user roles, console management and more.

Blogs

Announcing Cloud Director service Availability to Enterprise Customers

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