VMware

Bring Efficiency, Control and Flexibility to your IT Infrastructure

Build an agile, efficient and self-service infrastructure with virtualization and deliver IT as a service. Deploy highly available applications with VMware, the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure.

vSphere

Run Business Critical Applications on the Most Trusted Virtual Infrastructure 

Turn your datacenter into a secure private cloud without throwing away existing applications, hardware and know-how. Support any application workload by bridging on-demand to a public cloud from the VMware broad ecosystem of leading cloud service providers. This hybrid cloud lets you choose the most efficient infrastructure for any application—public on-demand pay-as-you-go clouds or your internal private cloud, both built on the most trusted virtualization platform. Gain visibility into pooled resources and the elasticity you need to react to changing business requirements, as you deliver IT as a Service (ITaaS) with policy-driven automation.

  • With vSphere and our virtualization and cloud management products, you can:
  • Maximize efficiency and ensure service levels with capacity management
  • Automate disaster recovery plans with disaster recovery management
  • Ensure performance SLAs are met with performance management
  • Get accurate costs for delivering IT services with cost reporting management

Reduce your capital and operating costs and increase control over IT infrastructures while preserving the flexibility to choose any OS, application and hardware with VMware vSphere.

  • Shift your IT staff’s energies toward creating transformative business solutions with built-in automation and resource elasticity
  • Get more from your existing IT assets and reduce capital expenses of the datacenter by up to 60%
  • Significantly lower power, cooling and real estate needs and cut your energy costs by up to 80%

Available in several different editions, VMware vSphere delivers targeted benefits to small business and mid-size and enterprise business customers.

vCenter Operations

Automaed Operations Management for Virtual and Cloud Infrastructure

Proactively ensure service levels, optimum resource usage and configuration compliance in dynamic virtual and cloud environments with VMware vCenter Operations. Through automated operations management and patented analytics, you benefit from an integrated approach to performance, capacity and configuration management. You’ll gain the intelligence and visibility needed to:

  • Get actionable intelligence to automate manual operations processes
  • Gain visibility across infrastructure and applications for rapid problem resolution
  • Proactively ensure optimal resource utilization and virtual/cloud infrastructure performance
  • Get ‘at-a-glance’ views of operational and regulatory compliance across physical and virtual infrastructure.

Integrate Performance, Capacity and Configuration Management

Performance, capacity and configuration management are becoming inseparable due to the dynamic nature of converged infrastructure. Traditional tools and processes designed for siloed, static physical infrastructures don’t provide the automation and control you need to effectively manage highly virtualized and private cloud environments.

VMware vCenter Operations is tightly integrated with VMware vSphere and designed for dynamic environments to dramatically simplify and automate Operations Management. Our integrated approach uses patented analytics to provide the intelligence and visibility needed to proactively ensure service levels in virtual and cloud environments

Eliminate Manual Effort for Automated Operations Management 

Gain maximum efficiency and agility with analytics and a policy-based approach to automate performance, capacity and configuration management. Eliminate the finger pointing. Reduce manual problem solving efforts by as much as 40% with automated root cause analysis.

Proactively Manage Virtual Infrastructure Performance

Get proactive warning of performance issues before problems affect end users. Real-time performance dashboards let you meet SLAs by pinpointing building performance issues before end users notice.

Ensure Operational and Regulatory Compliance 

Manage compliance automatically with a policy-based approach and out-of-the-box configuration templates. Ensure compliance with policy control across both virtual and physical aspects of your datacenter infrastructure.

Optimal Resource Utilization 

Ensure right-sized virtual/cloud infrastructure through comprehensive capacity management. Users typically achieve 15% to 80% utilization improvements and run 3-5 times more VMs on the same hardware by reclaiming over-provisioned capacity.

vCloud Director

Deliver Infrastructure as a Service without Compromise

Deliver cloud infrastructure on-demand so end users can consume virtual resources with maximum agility with VMware vCloud Director. Consolidate datacenters and deploy workloads on shared infrastructure with built-in security and role-based access control. Migrate workloads between different clouds and integrate existing management systems using customer extensions, APIs, and open cross-cloud standards.

  • Accelerate end user time-to-market by enabling intelligent on-demand virtual machine provisioning
  • Enable rapid distribution and intelligent deployment of virtual application images
  • Decrease costs by consolidating infrastructure and delivering resources to internal organizations as configurable virtual datacenters
  • Ensure isolation and enforce control intelligently with policy-based user controls and VMware vShield technologies

Deliver cloud infrastructure on-demand so end users can consume virtual resources with maximum agility with VMware vCloud Director. Consolidate datacenters and deploy workloads on shared infrastructure with built-in security and role-based access control. Migrate workloads between different clouds and integrate existing management systems using customer extensions, APIs, and open cross-cloud standards.

  • Accelerate end user time-to-market by enabling intelligent on-demand virtual machine provisioning
  • Enable rapid distribution and intelligent deployment of virtual application images
  • Decrease costs by consolidating infrastructure and delivering resources to internal organizations as configurable virtual datacenters
  • Ensure isolation and enforce control intelligently with policy-based user controls and VMware vShield technologies

Accelerate the delivery and consumption of IT services while maintaining the security and control of the datacenter. Built on top of VMware vSphere virtualization, VMware vCloud Director enables the consolidation of virtual infrastructure across multiple clusters, the encapsulation of application services as portable vApps, the deployment of those services on-demand with isolation and control.

End users experience unprecedented responsiveness and agility, while IT reduces costs through increased consolidation, task automation and simplified management. IT services can be deployed across private clouds, public clouds or both, providing the ability to scale quickly while maintaining control and minimizing risk. With VMware vCloud Director, IT becomes a service provider for the business, with all of the security and control of the existing datacenter.

Deliver Infrastructure-as-a-Service with Security 

Manage resources more efficiently by logically pooling infrastructure capacity into policy-based virtual datacenters. VMware vCloud Director integrates with existing VMware vSphere deployments and extends capabilities like Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) and vNetwork Distributed Switch, to provide elastic compute, storage and networking interfaces across multiple clusters. Using virtual datacenters built on top of vSphere, VMware vCloud Director enable resources to be provisioned without the need for repeated configuration or significant maintenance.

Simplify the management of virtual networks by managing VLAN and portgroup capacity in the form of network pools. Create Layer 2 network segments on the fly that can flexibly be connected to external networks, fenced using NATing and firewalls, or completely isolated from external connectivity. Ensure secure multi-tenancy using vShield Edge technology to isolate and protect virtual datacenters.

Enable Portability of Services with a Hybrid Cloud 

Package and migrate workloads between clouds using open standards like the vCloud API and Open Virtualization Format (OVF). By encapsulating multi-VM services and the associated networking policies into vApps, end users of one cloud can easily share services with one another, and IT can perform migrations with ease.

Trigger vApp operations with custom notifications in VMware vCloud Director to enable integration with existing management systems like request/approval workflow. VMware vCloud Director enables you to customize your cloud infrastructure to meet your unique business requirements and provides the freedom of choice to deploy IT services in an enterprise hybrid cloud.

Consume Infrastructure-as-a-Service with Agility 

Deploy services and consume resources on-demand through a web portal rather than filing service desk tickets and waiting in queues. End users store their most frequently used vApp configurations in catalogs that enable sharing and collaboration across users in an organization. At deployment time, VMware vCloud Director can automatically detect provisioning of a vApp template that has already been deployed and rapidly provision a clone using VMware’s unique Linked Clone technology. vShield Edge technology built-in to VMware vCloud Director delivers advanced routing functionality like DHCP and NAT that enables multiple end users to deploy identical vApp configurations connected to the external network without any network collision.

IT teams can leverage multiple resource allocation models to govern consumption, ranging from pay-as-you-go to a fixed reserved models. Service deployment in VMware vCloud Director can be metered and monitored with VMware vCenter Chargeback, ensuring accountability for resource usage. Ultimately, IT organizations maintain control with permissions, quotas and leases governed by role-based access controls that leverage existing LDAP directory services.

vCloud

Manage and Secure Your IT Infrastructure with VMware vCloud

Start moving toward secure cloud computing with VMware vCloud solutions and services. Leverage the power of cloud computing while retaining the flexibility and open standards to support your existing IT infrastructure. Enabling IT as a service through cloud computing gives you a more efficient, flexible and cost-effective model.

Run, secure and manage applications in the private cloud or move them to partner-hosted public clouds with VMware vCloud solutions

vShield

The Foundation for a Trusted Cloud Infrastructure

Get adaptive and cost-effective security services within a single management framework for securing virtual datacenters and cloud environments at all levels —host, network, application, data and endpoint— with VMware vShield.

vShield products include:

  • VMware vShield App: Protects applications in the virtual datacenter against network-based threats
  • VMware vShield App with Data Security: Adds to vShield App Sensitive Data Discovery across virtualized resources
  • VMware vShield Edge: Enhances protection for the virtual datacenter perimeter
  • VMware vShield Endpoint: Improves performance by offloading key antivirus and anti-malware functions to a security virtual machine, eliminating the antivirus agent footprint in virtual machines
  • VMware vShield Manager: Security management framework included with all vShield products
  • VMware vShield Bundle: Includes all vShield products – vShield App with Data Security, vShield Edge, vShield Endpoint and vShield Manager
Gain Trust in your Cloud with VMware vShield
  • Reduce complexity with a unified security and compliance policy management framework for consistent implementation of corporate security policies across VMware and third party solutions. Role based access control provides a clear separation of workflow for Virtual Infrastructure and security administrators.
  • Secure applications and virtual machines with adaptive trust zones, which securely isolate applications with different trust levels, and quarantine virtual machines that may have been compromised.
  • Discover sensitive data to accelerate compliance by continuous assessment of IT compliance state and automated remediation of issues across virtual and physical infrastructure. Continuous dynamic discovery and classification of sensitive business information reduces risk and accelerates IT compliance.

View

Deliver Desktop Services from Your Cloud for End-User Freedom & IT Control

Simplify desktop and application management while increasing security and control with VMware View. Deliver a personalized high fidelity experience for end-users across sessions and devices. Enable higher availability and agility of desktop services unmatched by traditional PCs while reducing the total cost of desktop ownership up to 50%. End-users can enjoy new levels of productivity and the freedom to access desktops from more devices and locations while giving IT greater policy control.

Key New Features of VMware View 5

  • View Media Services for 3D Graphics enables basic 3D applications like Windows Aero, Office 2010 or those requiring OpenGL or DirectX in View desktops without the need for specialized graphics cards or client devices.
  • View Media Services for Integrated Unified Communications enables an integrated VOIP and View desktop experience for the end-user with an architecture to provide optimized performance for both the desktop and unified communication.
  • View Persona Management (View Premier editions only) dynamically associates a user persona to stateless floating desktops. IT administrators can deploy easier to manage stateless floating desktops to more use cases while enabling user personalization to persist between sessions.
  • PCoIP Extension Services allow WMI based tools to collect over 20 session statistics for monitoring, trending and troubleshooting end-user support issues.
  • PCoIP Optimization Controls deliver protocol efficiency and enables IT administrators to configure the bandwidth settings by use case, user or network requirements to consume up to 75% less bandwidth.
  • PCoIP Continuity Services deliver a seamless end-user experience regardless of network reliability by detecting interruptions and automatically reconnecting the session.
  • View Client for Android enables end-users with Android based tablets to access View virtual desktops.
  • Enhanced Security Settings enable client certificate handling customization using established browser certificate model to reinforce corporate policy.
  • vSphere 5 support ensures that View desktop services run on the industry’s most complete and robust cloud infrastructure platform for flexible, reliable IT services.
  • vSphere 5 support ensures that View desktop services run on the industry’s most complete and robust cloud infrastructure platform for flexible, reliable IT services.

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