VMware vRealize Suite Cloud Management Platform

vRealize Suite is an enterprise-ready, cloud management suite that delivers the industry’s most complete solution for managing a heterogeneous, hybrid cloud.


VMware vRealize Suite: Cloud Management Platform

Discover how vRealize Suite redefines cloud management. 

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Ovum Names VMware the Multicloud Management Leader

Find out why independent analysts at Ovum named VMware Cloud Management Platform the clear overall leader in multicloud management.

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What vRealize Suite Delivers

Intelligent Operations

Proactively detect and remediate issues and ensure performance and availability, from applications through the entire infrastructure stack and across multi-cloud environments.

IT Automation

Automate the delivery of production ready infrastructure across multi-cloud environments through automation and policy driven governance, reducing the time it takes to respond to requests for IT services.

Developer Cloud

Accelerate application delivery across both traditional and container based applications by giving developers the freedom to use the tools that make them most productive while still ensuring that applications can be moved seamlessly from developer laptop to production.


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University of New Mexico

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See how vRealize Suite helps improve infrastructure utilization 85%.

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U.S. Federal Government Agency

See how vRealize Automation saved 3,300 staff hours annually.



See how vRealize Automation securely provisions resources in minutes.

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Columbia Sportswear

See how vRealize Cloud Management enables global business transformation.



See how vRealize delivers business infrastructure and agility.


vRealize Suite Walkthrough

See how you can accelerate cloud service delivery, improve cloud operations & optimize cloud costs.

Customers Succeed with vRealize Suite

Customers of all sizes and industries use vRealize Suite to manage their public, private and hybrid clouds in their Software-Defined Data Centers.

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VMware Cloud on AWS

vRealize Suite supports VMware Cloud on AWS in delivering a unified hybrid cloud management experience.

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VMware Cloud Management Platform Brochure

Discover what the industry’s most complete solution for managing a heterogeneous, hybrid cloud can do for your organization.

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Purpose-Built for the Hybrid Cloud

Realize the full power of the cloud with vRealize Suite Cloud Management Platform.

Total Economic Impact of Intelligent Operations with vRealize

A VMware-commissioned Forrester Total Economic Impact study demonstrates quantifiable ROI of 119%, a payback period of 3 months, and $1.4M NPV over 3 years.

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Why upgrade vSphere to vCloud Suite?

Manage multi-clouds, storage, network, physical and virtual environments in a single platform to improve efficiency, performance and availability.

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What's Included in vRealize Suite

vRealize Automation 

Automated delivery of personalized infrastructure, applications and custom IT services.

vRealize Operations 

Intelligent Operations from applications to infrastructure that helps organizations plan, manage and scale their SDDC.

vRealize Log Insight 

Real time log management and log analysis.

vRealize Business for Cloud 

Automated costing, usage metering, and service pricing of virtualized infrastructure.


vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager delivers complete software lifecycle management capabilities for vRealize Suite components. It helps customers accelerate time to value by automating the deployment, configuration and upgrading of the products. The integrated marketplace allows customers to download and consume curated content to speed up 3rd party integration or deploying complex application workflows. Finally, the content management capabilities allow IT teams to embrace DevOps principles such as CI/CD in managing vRealize content through its pre-built content pipelines.


vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager Solution Overview

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vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager FAQ

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VMware offers three vRealize Suite editions that provide different functionality at various price points, making it easy to license VMware vRealize Suite to meet your specific requirements and use cases with the right cloud management tools. vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager is available in all three editions.


Standard Edition: Supports Intelligent Operations Management use cases for companies looking to improve application performance and availability via predictive analytics and smart alerts. See the Standard Edition Product Walkthrough.


Advanced Edition: Supports Automated IT use cases for companies who need to accelerate the delivery of IT infrastructure services by automating delivery and ongoing management. See the Advanced Edition Product Walkthrough.


Enterprise Edition: Supports Developer Cloud use cases for organizations looking to accelerate application delivery across both traditional and container based applications. See the Enterprise Edition Product Walkthrough.


Upgrades to vRealize Suite can be purchased for vRealize Operations, vRealize Automation, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Business for Cloud Advanced, or from lower editions of vRealize Suite. Get more out of vRealize Suite with third-party integrations, adaptors and management packs. For a complete list, visit Solution Exchange.

vRealize Suite Comparison Table & Use Cases

Choose from three vRealize Suite editions to meet your specific requirements and use cases.


VMware vRealize Suite cloud management platform is available in three editions:
Standard, Advanced and Enterprise. New portable licensing allows customers to manage multi-vendor private and public clouds with common licensing.


New Hybrid Cloud Portable Licensing

VMware vRealize Suite cloud management platform is licensed using Portable License Unit (PLU) , giving you the flexibility to manage workloads regardless of whether they are on vSphere on-premises, third-party hypervisors, physical servers, or supported public clouds. There is no license switching or conversion required.


One PLU allows usage of vRealize Suite to manage unlimited OSIs/VMs deployed on one on-premise vSphere CPU or one VMware Cloud on AWS CPU. Alternately, vRealize Suite can manage up to 15 OSIs deployed on (i) other supported public clouds, or (ii) third-party hypervisors and physical servers.



Portable License Unit

VMware's Portable License Unit gives you flexibility to manage a variety of workloads.