Flexible, Multi-Cloud Management
Govern your complex environments nimbly and productively while adopting multi-cloud at your own pace and get faster and more reliable access to innovation.
Free up IT budget that can be reallocated elsewhere with the choice between SaaS and on-premises management with a single license.
VMware Aria Universal Suite Capabilities
A transformational multi-cloud management solution unifying delivery, performance, cost, and security operations in a single platform with a common control plane and data model.
Modernize infrastructure automation with self-service consumption and delivery leveraging DevOps principles like Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and open source innovations.
Run production operations hands-off and hassle free with this self-driving tool.
Gain visibility across public and private clouds with robust analytics and more.
Broad end-to-end network visibility for application discovery, monitoring, and troubleshooting across multi-cloud.
Avoid problems before they occur and reduce time spent on resolving active support requests with proactive intelligence.
Gain visibility into your multi- and hybrid cloud costs, optimize your infrastructure to avoid wasted spending, and stay on budget without sacrificing development speed or application performance.
Security and Compliance
Improve risk visibility & remediate misconfigurations with an intelligent, faster, and scalable cloud native security and compliance approach.
Accelerate Enterprise Cloud Transformation
Leverage a global cloud infrastructure built on private and public clouds. VMware Aria Universal Suite (vRealize Cloud Universal) is extensible to native public clouds and enables enterprises to simplify financial management, streamline operations, and strengthen security and compliance across multi-cloud environments.
Break down silos and achieve consistent management, automation and governance across on-premises and cloud deployed workloads. Enjoy strategic alignment across your mix of cloud and on-premises workloads with VMware Aria Universal Suite (vRealize Cloud Universal).
Cope with extended or uncertain timelines while transitioning to the cloud with flexible management and infrastructure from VMware Aria Universal Suite (vRealize Cloud Universal). Flexible consumption options allow you to experiment by putting select workloads into the cloud while keeping others on premises.
Modernize your VMware Cloud data center infrastructure into a self-service private cloud with support for Infrastructure as Code, Kubernetes automation, and self-service consumption and delivery capabilities. Keep pace with business demands and changes in strategy with the combination of SaaS and on-premises that VMware Aria Universal Suite (vRealize Cloud Universal) delivers.
Frequently Asked Questions
VMware Aria Universal Suite is a SaaS management suite, designed to accelerate cloud evolution by combining on-premises and SaaS capabilities for automation, operations, log analytics, and network visibility into one license.
The VMware products within VMware Aria Universal Suite are:
- VMware Aria Automation
- VMware Aria Operations
- VMware Aria Operations for Logs
- Functionality part of VMware Aria Hub; name discontinued
- VMware Aria Operations for Network Universal (only available in Aria Universal Suite Enterprise Plus edition)
- VMware Aria Cost powered by CloudHealth
- VMware Aria Automation for Secure Clouds
- VMware Skyline
VMware Aria Universal Suite can be purchased in four editions: Standard, Advanced, Enterprise, and Enterprise Plus. It can also be purchased as an Enterprise License Agreement (ELA) multi-year subscription. This option, prepaid upfront, delivers up to 30% cost savings compared to on-premises perpetual. The Enterprise Plus edition is only available as part of VMware Cloud Universal and VMware Cloud on AWS.
VMware Aria Universal Suite is licensed using a Core that gives customers the flexibility to manage workloads regardless of whether they are on premises on vSphere, third-party hypervisors, physical servers, or supported public clouds. For further information see the VMware Cloud Services Guide.
Licensing per CPU is restricted to existing VMware Aria Universal Suite per CPU customers.
Please review our data privacy standards. You can view that at https://cloud.vmware.com/trust-center for more details.
Specifically for license enforcement, VMware Aria Suite Life Cycle Manager collects license usage data from Aria product instances and transmits the data to VMware Aria Central Subscription (a SaaS service).
vCloud Suite Subscription is a discounted bundle that consists of VMware Aria Universal Suite and term license of vSphere Enterprise Plus. It is intended for customers interested in purchasing a cloud management platform solution and expanding their vSphere capacity.
Yes. Standalone vRealize and VMware Aria Suite customers can upgrade to VMware Aria Universal Suite or vCloud Suite Subscription through the Subscription Upgrade Program (SUP).
There is no concept of interchanging licenses between on premises and SaaS. VMware Aria Universal Suite is consumption-driven, and your consumption is metered and aggregated so that you can use as much or as little of any on-premises and SaaS components as you wish.
VMware Aria Universal Suite supports language and regional format settings in French, Spanish, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, German, Japanese and English.
VMware Cloud Universal (VMCU) is a purchasing program and not a product or SKU. It is available through SPP credits for deployment across a customer-managed private cloud, VMware-managed local cloud, or a VMware-managed public cloud.
Yes, the VMware Aria Cost powered by CloudHealth Enterprise Plus bundle, which includes VMware Aria Cost powered by CloudHealth and VMware Aria Automation for Secure Clouds, is included in the VMware Aria Universal Suite Enterprise edition. This entitles customers to manage $500 of monthly public cloud spend for every license of VMware Aria Universal Suite they purchase. Additional capacity for VMware Aria Cost powered by CloudHealth Enterprise Plus can be purchased separately.
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