Simple, Agile and Secure Hybrid Cloud Platform

Simple, Agile and Secure Cloud Infrastructure

VMware Cloud Foundation provides the easiest way to deploy and run a hybrid cloud. VMware Cloud Foundation provides integrated cloud infrastructure (compute, storage, networking and security) and cloud management services to run enterprise applications in both private and public environments.

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Private & Hybrid Cloud

VMware Cloud Foundation now includes integrated cloud management capabilities and can be used for an on-premises, private cloud and extended to hybrid cloud environments, such as VMware Cloud on AWS.


Integrated Stack

Engineered integration of the entire software-defined stack.

Standardized Architecture

Automated deployment of a standardized VMware Validated Design (VVD).

Automated Lifecycle Management

Unique lifecycle management that automates day 0 to day 2 operations.

Enterprise-Class Infrastructure

Based on VMware’s market-leading SDDC solutions to deliver high scalability, improved performance and advanced storage and network management.

High Performance & Scalable Hyper-Converged Storage

Get all-flash performance and enterprise-class storage services, including deduplication, compression, and erasure coding.

End-to-End Security

Comes enabled out-of-the-box with vSphere encryption, vSAN encryption and NSX microsegmentation.

Flexible Deployment Options

Flexibly deploy on-premises across multiple pre-qualified hardware partners or run as a service through leading cloud providers.


VMware Cloud Foundation delivers a faster path to a true hybrid cloud, increasing admin productivity while reducing overall TCO.

VMware Cloud Foundation Use Cases


VMware Cloud Foundation's main use cases include cloud infrastructure, IT automation, hybrid cloud, end-to-end security, and virtual desktops.

VMware Cloud Foundation Use Cases


There are several deployment choices for VMware Cloud Foundation, including private cloud software deployments, integrated systems, and subscription-based via cloud service providers.

  Software Deployment Integrated Systems Cloud Service Providers
VMware Cloud Foundation

Qualified vSAN ReadyNode

Qualified Networking



Dell EMC VxRack SDDC

FUJITSU PRIMEFLEX for VMware Cloud Foundation

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) RS

QCT QxStack


VMware Cloud on AWS

IBM Bluemix



Fujitsu K5 (coming soon)

Deployment Options Assembled and imaged by customer (with help of partner or PSO) Pre-assembled and imaged at the factory, arrives ready to run Purchased as a service



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