Manage workloads on premises or in the cloud by extending the same infrastructure, operations, tools, and processes everywhere.
Ensure enterprise-level security with our full-stack HCI platform that consolidates traditional VM and modern container workloads.
Provision agile infrastructure from a pool of virtualized resources on premises, at the edge, or in the cloud. Automation and orchestration simplify management and lower costs of deploying VM and container-based workloads in order to quickly scale to meet the needs of your business.
Automate infrastructure deployment and provisioning; includes lifecycle management for VMware’s core hyperconverged stack for traditional VM workloads.
Adopt cloud management capabilities in an on-premises data center with integrated Tanzu Standard and VM management.
Evolve the VMware-based cloud operating model with advanced cloud management tools and integrated Tanzu Standard and VM workload automation.
Implement a full enterprise cloud operating model with advanced management, networking, and storage, optimized with integrated Tanzu Standard and VM workload automation.
The Standard, Advanced, Enterprise and Subscription editions of VMware Cloud Foundation include the integrated Tanzu Kubernetes Grid offering (specifically the Tanzu Standard edition). Also, the VMware Cloud Foundation Starter edition includes standard VM workload management, and the Tanzu Standard edition is an add-on SKU for management of Tanzu Kubernetes Grid clusters.
VMware Cloud Foundation 4.x is limited to greenfield VCF environments. In-place upgrades for existing VMware Cloud Foundation deployments are not supported at this time. Existing VMware Cloud Foundation 3.x instances can currently upgrade to 3.10.
Select service providers from the VMware Cloud Provider Program (VCPP) offer cloud services powered by VMware Cloud Foundation, including CenturyLink, OVH, and Rackspace. VMware Cloud on AWS is an on-demand service operated, managed, and sold by VMware. Additional solutions include Azure VMware Solutions and Google Cloud VMware Solution.
There are four ways to purchase VMware Cloud Foundation: (1) directly from VMware (perpetual licensing or subscription through VMware Cloud Universal); (2) from VMware channel partners; (3) as part of an integrated system from OEM vendors; and (4) as a subscription service from a public cloud service provider.