VMware vRealize Automation is a hybrid cloud automation platform that transforms IT service delivery. With vRealize Automation, customers can increase agility, productivity and efficiency through automation, by reducing the complexity of their IT environment, streamlining IT processes and delivering a DevOps-ready automation platform.
Managing a hybrid and/or multi-cloud environment to support the needs of IT operations, business operations, DevOps, lines of business and developers is complicated. Infrastructure and application provisioning is semi-automated, with multiple tools and scripts, leading to inefficiency, low productivity, inconsistency, and security and compliance risks. With vRealize Automation, users get the services they need when they need them, and DevOps teams manage the release automation process, while IT maintains security and governance.
Easy and fast to set up and manage a secure hybrid cloud environment throughout its lifecycle
Highly automated DevOps platform with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and rich integrations with DevOps and developer tools
Consistent automation throughout the lifecycle of the running application, adjusting to changes in the environment
Consistent orchestration with self-service and governance across a multi-cloud environment
Speed software delivery with flexibility and release pipeline visibility
Run any VM or container-based applications across hybrid or multi-cloud environments
Consistent automation and management across on-premises, VMware Cloud on AWS and native public cloud
Unified and consistent service catalog allows users to request and provision infrastructure and application resources
Flexible guardrails including role-based policies across all cloud environments to maintain proper security and compliance
Modeling infrastructure and applications using a visual canvas with drag and drop interface, or entirely as code
Abstraction of the underlying infrastructure lets users design blueprints per service/application abstracted from the desired end point
Everything can be defined as code including policies and blueprints, through YAML, GIT integration and an API first approach
Managing provisioned applications throughout their lifecycle including resizing, reclamation and retirement
Rich integrations with common tools and other 3rd party tools through the marketplace (VMware Solutions Exchange)
See the vRealize Automation Hardware Specifications document for details about the hardware requirements for each component of vRealize Automation.
Learn the basics of VMware vRealize Automation with the intro Hands-on Lab (HOL). Or go deeper with the advanced lab to explore complex service authoring capabilities. HOLs are always free, up and running on your browser in minutes, and require no installation.
Yes. You can explore these case studies that show how our customers have achieved agility and more efficient IT service delivery using vRealize Automation. See how IT organizations are successfully taking advantage of automation to solve their business and IT challenges. Or download the case study insights eBook.
You must set up the storage and network of your vCenter Server cluster configurations to meet certain requirements so that you can install Application Services in vCloud Director or vSphere. Follow the required procedures outlined in the Set Up vCenter Server Cluster Configurations document.
vRealize Orchestrator is the workflow engine integrated in vRealize Automation. The vRealize Orchestrator server distributed with vRealize Automation is preconfigured. Therefore, when your system administration deploys the vRealize Automation Appliance, the vRealize Orchestrator server is up and running. For more information about the integration, read this document.