VMware announced End of Availability (EOA) of Photon Platform on Oct. 6th, 2017. If you are interested in VMware’s cloud-native solutions, you can learn more about VMware Pivotal Container Service, a Kubernetes-based container service, and vSphere Integrated Containers, a Docker container service integrated in vSphere.
VMware Photon Platform is a container-optimized cloud platform which delivers on-demand tools and services for developers to build, test, and run modern applications while enabling IT to retain security, control and performance of data center infrastructure.
Enjoy intuitive and easy-to-use REST API, CLI and HTML5 user interface, and take advantage of the leading PaaS framework Pivotal Cloud Foundry for a modern developer experience.
On-demand access to Kubernetes clusters with high availability, automated scale-up/down and zero maintenance.
Choose from a library of IaaS resources including VMs, networks, and disks, leveraging a distributed control plane and allowing quick provisioning for large numbers of resources.
Set up your private cloud in record time with a simple installation wizard, and enjoy radically simple operations thanks to the purpose-built architecture and pervasive automation offerings.
Achieve the highest security level based on VMware’s proven computing, networking, and storage technologies, all tied together using a centralized identity and access management service.
Offer virtual network as on-demand services to your developers leveraging NSX technology.
Easily manage portfolios of storage options that developers can use on-demand. Aggregate disk drives in your cluster into a single virtual data store, or connect to your existing storage arrays to provide storage services to your developers.
Enjoy an entire private cloud software stack supported by a single vendor, from the hardware up to your container instances, the hypervisor, control plane, Linux, Kubernetes, PCF and container repository.