Digitization is disrupting every industry and causing massive changes to traditional businesses and operating models. Organisations are responding by innovating with new online and connected customer experiences by leveraging Big Data, Cloud computing and mobility. These companies are realizing new opportunities and revenue streams by taking on a modern approach to business enabled by technology.
"VMware is focused on delivering an enterprise-ready hybrid cloud management platform to help our customers gain a major competitive edge as a digital business", stated Ajay Singh, senior vice president and general manager, Management Suites Business Unit, VMware. "VMware vRealize Suite 7 is designed to meet our customers' strict requirements for day-one service provisioning and day-two operations of applications and infrastructure across multiple private and public Cloud environments."
The VMware vRealize Suite provides customers the ability to provision and manage at scale - compute, storage, network and application services across hybrid Cloud environments. The platform's comprehensive management capabilities for the software-defined data centre help customers to address three common use cases based on thousands of customer engagements:
The suite combines VMware's Cloud automation, Cloud operations and Cloud business management solutions into an integrated platform that enables IT to deliver unified services at the speed of business, but with the control and cost efficiency that IT requires.
VMware vRealize Suite 7 features new and currently available product releases:
VMware has introduced a new Standard Edition of the vRealize Suite. This new edition includes all of the capabilities necessary to address intelligent operations management for infrastructure. It delivers management analytics that address health, performance and capacity management across all infrastructure domains of a heterogeneous, hybrid cloud. It also includes log analysis capabilities. The VMware vRealize Suite is also available in Advanced and Enterprise Editions.
All VMware vRealize Suite editions are hybrid in nature. VMware also introduced the Portable Licensing Unit (PLU) to offer VMware vRealize Suite customers the flexibility to manage workloads regardless if they run on VMware vSphere, third-party hypervisors, physical servers or on supported public Clouds such as VMware vCloud Air, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, all without licensing switching or conversion.
"VMware vRealize Suite is the ideal solution to help us deploy and manage our hybrid Cloud environment", stated Coby Holloway, vice president and service line director for Cloud computing technology and business transformation, SAIC. "VMware's Cloud management platform has enabled us to monitor and automate our systems as well as helped us to manage costs along the way."
"We made the strategic decision to take a hybrid cloud approach to meet the need for greater IT agility at our company", stated Scott Myers, manager of cloud services, Zebra Technologies. "VMware vRealize Suite enables us to deliver IT-as-a-Service offerings to our developers and Lines of Business at the right time and at the right cost."
VMware vRealize Operations 6.2 is now available. VMware vRealize Suite 7 and VMware vRealize Log Insight 3.3 are expected to become available in Q1 2016. VMware vRealize Suite 7 will be made available in three editions: Standard ($3,745 per Portable Licensing Unit or PLU), Advanced ($6,245 per PLU) and Enterprise ($7,745 per PLU).