Flexibility and Reliability with Microsoft Apps on VMware

Improve cost efficiency, availability and resource utilization of databases and apps like SQL Server, Exchange Server and SharePoint while enjoying full Microsoft support. Migrate, transform and operate your existing and new Microsoft workloads without vendor lock-in through VMware’s strategic alliances and partnerships with nearly all major public cloud solution providers.

Respond to Changing Business Needs Faster

Install Microsoft applications on the most trusted virtualization platform and see how a dramatically simplified hybrid cloud infrastructure lets you get the most out of your existing resources.

Enjoy Familiar Platforms and Tool

Move workloads from your current on-premises data center to any cloud, anywhere, anytime and without the usual steep learning curves associated with such tasks.

Reduce Costs and Ensure Microsoft Support

Stay compliant with Microsoft licensing policies while saving on license costs and enjoying official support for vSphere, vMotion, HA and DRS in virtualized Exchange environments.

Run SQL Server on Hybrid or Multi-Cloud

Consolidate your SQL Server infrastructure by 4x to 20x and accelerate application lifecycles while avoiding the painful compromises of traditional database consolidation.

VMware Products for Microsoft Apps

Explore products that support Microsoft applications running on hybrid or multi-cloud architectures.


Server virtualization software

vSphere vMotion

Zero downtime workload migration

VMware Cloud on AWS

Consistent vSphere-based infrastructure delivered on AWS.

vSphere High Availability

Uniform and cost-effective failover protection

Distributed Resource Scheduler

Improve vSphere workload management

VMware Cloud Foundation

Hybrid cloud platform.

Additional Benefits

Consolidate Exchange Infrastructure

Leverage the native consolidation benefits of vSphere to reduce the number of physical servers required and eliminate sprawl.

Quickly Launch Your Cloud Journey

Major cloud providers offer familiar vSphere solutions, tools and features you are already familiar with in your on-premises environment.

Boost Availability and Disaster Recovery

Maximize availability with vSphere’s native capabilities. VMware Site Recovery Manager provides unified and predictable disaster recovery.

Improve Active Directory Recoverability

Microsoft ADDS needs to be available and recoverable. Domain controllers on vSphere are secure and reliable, giving you peace of mind.

Related Resources

Microsoft Licensing for VMware Cloud On AWS

Bring your favorite Microsoft tools into the cloud platform you use every day.

Virtualizing Active Directory Domain Services on VMware vSphere

Get best practices guidelines for deploying a virtualized ADDS environment on vSphere.

Microsoft Exchange Server on VMware vSphere

Get the best practices guide for virtualizing Microsoft Exchange Server on vSphere.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. VMware offers a powerful platform for all applications, from virtualized apps to containers, Kubernetes and more. And with VMware Tanzu, you can build, run and manage modern apps in any cloud, even native clouds and bare metal. VMware Cloud also gives you access to services from all cloud providers.

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