Intelligent Hybrid Cloud Management with vRealize

vRealize Cloud Management Overview

Learn how vRealize Cloud Management enables you to consistently deploy and operate apps, infrastructure, and platform services across your hybrid cloud.


Gain Flexibility with vRealize Cloud Universal

Explore our SaaS management suite that combines automation, operations, and log analytics on-premises and SaaS into a single license.

Forrester Wave: Hybrid Cloud Management

vRealize is named a leader and learn the three key differentiators Forrester says makes the most significant hybrid cloud management provider stand out from the rest.

Discover the Way to Consistent Hybrid Cloud Management

Evaluate capabilities, review analyst input, and calculate your ROI using vRealize and VMware Cloud on AWS.

3 Ways to Make Cloud Your Business

Learn how infrastructure and operations leaders are adopting these three strategic imperatives to accelerate their cloud evolution while maintaining control.

What’s New in the Latest vRealize Release?

Announcing new and enhanced capabilities in the latest vRealize Cloud Management release bringing consistent cloud management to your organization.

Benefits of Hybrid Cloud Management with vRealize

Accelerate Innovation

Unlock business agility and opportunities for innovation with quick and easy access to services.

Gain Efficiency

Reduce downtime, improve efficiency, enjoy end-to-end visibility, and manage risk with consistent operations.

Improve Control

Ensure greater control and mitigate risk with unified operations and governance.

Use Cases for vRealize Cloud Management

Modernize IT

  • Operate like a public cloud and speed up service delivery with self-service provisioning, automated performance and responsive capacity management.
  • Automate infrastructure provisioning by enforcing a repeatable, consistent and reliable process with Infrastructure as Code and configuration management.
  • Continuously optimize app performance with AI-driven automated workload optimization.
  • Reduce downtime, improve efficiency, gain end-to-end visibility, and manage risk.

Accelerate Cloud Evolution

  • Accelerate hybrid and public cloud innovation with consistent operations across clouds.
  • Confidently migrate applications with a full view of component dependencies, network requirements, and security posture.
  • Choose the most cost-effective deployment environment across private and public clouds and gain visibility across all business-critical apps no matter where they live.
  • Consistently deploy applications to any endpoint and ensure ongoing compliance with your security policies.

Assure Developer Productivity

  • Deliver developer-ready infrastructure by providing an agile and modern developer environment.
  • Provide developer platform services while assuring availability and performance.
  • Streamline the developer experience to speed time to deployment with Infrastructure as Code and configuration automation.
  • Match the agility and scalability developers need by incorporating best practices from the DevSecOps world to traditional IT processes.



VMware Products for Hybrid Cloud Management

vRealize Cloud Management delivers programable automation based on DevOps practices and self-driving operations to provision, govern, and optimize IT services across multiple clouds. This means you can deliver consistent infrastructure with consistent operations for your organization. vRealize Cloud Management products are available both on premises and SaaS.

vRealize Automation

Increase agility, productivity and efficiency through self-service automation and OOTB configuration management.

vRealize Operations

Optimize, plan and scale SDDC and cloud deployments with self-driving operations.

vRealize Log Insight

Get centralized log management, deep operational visibility, and intelligent analytics.

vRealize Network Insight

Build an optimized, highly available and secure network infrastructure with network visibility and analytics.

Customer Success

vRealize is a 2020 Customers' Choice

We are a customers' choice in the 2020 Gartner Peer Insights "Voice of the Customer: IT Infrastructure Monitoring Tools". Hear what our users have to say.

Enterprise Service Cloud Fuels Business Innovation

“We’ve benefitted from a standardized platform, simplified processes and improved automation. It makes cloud management more efficient.”


– Marco Hochstrasser, Head of Cloud Platform Development, Swisscom

Simplifying IT Life with Seamless Inter-Operability Across Clouds

“This deployment has now reduced our resource provisioning time from 10 days to just few hours. Thereby, significantly enhancing developer productivity and user experience.”


– Vellayain Manohar, AVP, IT Infra, Cognizant

Driving Operational Excellence to Ensure Security and Efficiency

"The future working relationship with VMware will be the same as it is today. Pragmatic. VMware has been the key to success over recent years and will continue to be so in the future."


– Sandro Lensi, CIO, GILAI

Industry Recognition

IDC: vRealize a Leader in IT Automation

Find out why VMware is named a market leader for the 4th year in a row in the IT Automation and Configuration Management category.

OMDIA: VMware Leads in Multi-Cloud Management

Learn how to select a hybrid and multi-cloud management solution to effectively deliver apps, workloads, and services.

IDC: vRealize a Leader in Hybrid Cloud Management

Get an in-depth analysis of the Cloud System and Service Management Software market and find out why VMware continues to lead.

Keep Learning

3 Strategic Imperatives for IT Leaders

See what researchers say about public cloud adoption, how organizations are embracing agility, and what is being done to modernize for developers. Learn about the three strategic imperatives IT leaders are now embracing.

Want to Cut Risks to Your Business?

See what researchers say about public cloud adoption, how organizations are embracing agility, and what is being done to modernize for developers. Learn about the three strategic imperatives IT leaders are now embracing.

7 Steps to Improve IT Relevance

Learn how to bridge the gap between IT and end users by helping users get what they need while still protecting the business.

Total Economic Impact of Self-Driving Operations

Check out the top hybrid cloud management vendors and see how they stack up to support increasing multi-cloud usage and infrastructure complexity. Forrester quantifies the impact of vRealize Operations with ROI of 303%, a payback period of under three months, and $7.5M NPV over three years.

Cloud Management Strategies

See what researchers say about public cloud adoption, how organizations are embracing agility, and what is being done to modernize for developers. Learn about the three strategic imperatives IT leaders are now embracing.

vRealize Cloud Management Products

vRealize Cloud Management products are available on premises and as SaaS in different combinations to deliver the right capabilities for your business.

SaaS Management with vRealize Cloud Universal

Leverage SaaS and on-premises versions of vRealize Automation, Operations, and Log Insight in a single license to accelerate cloud adoption.

Essential Cloud Management with vRealize Suite

vRealize Suite bundles automation, operations, and log analytics with lifecycle management on-premises. vCloud Suite combines vRealize Suite with vSphere.

Modern Application Infrastructure with VMware Cloud Foundation

VMware Cloud Foundation includes all the components of vCloud Suite plus core VMware storage and networking products, vSAN and NSX.

Compare SaaS Offerings

VMware vRealize Cloud Management is a solution that offers simple yet flexible options to consume VMware’s software. This offering can be purchased on-demand as 1-year to 5-year subscription for each individual vRealize service, or as a SaaS suite with VMware vRealize Cloud Universal.



Use this option to jump start your hybrid cloud experience in 1- to 5-year license options.

vRealize Cloud

A suite that combines automation, operations, log analytics and federation into one license.

  vRealize Automation Cloud


vRealize Operations Cloud


vRealize Log Insight Cloud


vRealize Network Insight Cloud


VMware Product Support


vRealize AI Cloud  


vRealize Cloud Subscription Manager  


vRealize Cloud Federated Catalog  


vRealize Cloud Federated Analytics  


VMware Skyline integration  



*Single Service: vRealize Log Insight Cloud Log Archival can be purchased separately.

*vRealize Cloud Universal: vRealize Log Insight Cloud Data Ingestion and vRealize Log Insight Cloud Log Archival can be purchased separately.


Better Together: Product Integrations for Your Hybrid Cloud

Software-Defined Private Cloud

VMware Cloud Foundation

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Operations

vRealize Operations + vSAN

Network Automation

vRealize Automation + NSX
vRealize Network Insight + vRealize Log Insight + NSX

Hybrid Cloud Operations

vRealize Operations + VMware Cloud on AWS

Frequently Asked Questions

VMware vRealize Cloud Management is an intelligent hybrid cloud management solution that enables you to consistently deploy and operate your apps, infrastructure, and platform services, from the data center to the cloud to the edge. 

The VMware products within the Cloud Management portfolio are:

  • VMware vRealize Automation and vRealize Automation Cloud
  • VMware vRealize Operations and vRealize Operations Cloud
  • VMware vRealize Log Insight and vRealize Log Insight Cloud
  • VMware vRealize Network Insight and vRealize Network Insight Cloud

VMware vRealize Cloud Management is available on-premises or SaaS and can be purchased 1) directly from VMware as either individual products or as a suite, 2) as an on-premises suite in vRealize Suite / vCloud Suite or as a SaaS suite in vRealize Cloud Universal, 3) from VMware channel partners, MSP partners, or from a public cloud service provider.

VMware vRealize Cloud Management supports language and regional format settings in French, Spanish, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, German, Japanese, and English.

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