VMware Cloud Foundation™

Manage VM and container-based workloads with our hybrid cloud platform, built on full stack hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) technology.

your ticket to fly to any cloud and architecture you want to go to

What Is VMware Cloud Foundation™?

VMware Cloud Foundation is the hybrid cloud platform for managing VMs and orchestrating containers, built on full-stack hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) technology. With a single architecture that’s easy to deploy, VMware Cloud Foundation enables consistent, secure infrastructure and operations across private and public cloud. Increase enterprise agility and flexibility with the hybrid cloud that delivers it all.

Benefits of VMware Cloud Foundation™

Simplified Management
Optimize performance, resilience, and availability for your Kubernetes clusters with integrated container orchestration, delivered by VMware Cloud Foundation with Tanzu.
Flexible Deployment Options
Access the broadest deployment options across both private and public cloud, and choose from self-managed and as-a-service options for HCI
Enhanced App Performance
Automate HCI delivery with the best-in-class compute, storage, networking and management tools that you use in your data center to deliver operational simplicity and lower TCO.
Standardized Architecture
Automate HCI delivery with the best-in-class compute, storage, networking and management tools that you use in your data center to deliver operational simplicity and lower TCO.
Maximized Scale and IT Efficiency
Manage workloads on premises or in the cloud by extending the same infrastructure, operations, tools, and processes everywhere.
Intrinsic Security
Ensure enterprise-level security with our full-stack HCI platform that consolidates traditional VM and modern container workloads.

Why forward thinking organizations are making the move to HCI

VMware Cloud Foundation supports both traditional enterprise and modern apps and provides a complete set of highly secure software-defined services for compute, storage, network, security, Kubernetes and cloud management Increase enterprise agility and flexibility with consistent infrastructure and operations across private and public clouds.

Hyperconverged infrastructure is the smart choice, but it comes with challenges.

Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI)—a software‑defined approach that combines storage, compute, networking, and management—can be a great way to streamline your infrastructure while increasing scalability. But it’s not without its pitfalls. Download our e•book and read how to sidestep these challenges to make HCI investments that will serve you for years to come.

Top 5 pitfalls — learn how to avoid them

Pitfall 1

Building something new (all over again)

Pitfall 2

Modernizing for only what you can see now

Pitfall 3

Separating traditional and cloud native apps

Pitfall 4

Changing management approach. Again

Pitfall 5

Building for manual lifecycle management

Organizations need a consistent way to manage their traditional and modern apps across a diverse infrastructure landscape that spans data centers, private and public clouds, and edge environments.

A modern approach to hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) can help reduce hybrid cloud complexity, increase productivity, and maximize investments – but only if you know what to avoid. Read our eBook to learn how to avoid the top five pitfalls of hyperconverged infrastructure, including

  • Building something new (all over again).
  • Modernizing for only what you can see right now.
  • Separating traditional and cloud-native apps.
  • Changing your management approach—again.
  • Building for manual lifecycle management.

Customer Success with VMware Cloud Foundation

CenturyLink
CenturyLink deployed full-stack HCI as the foundation of its cloud strategy.
 
Rackspace
Rackspace updated their entire stack with VMware Cloud Foundation for better performance, time savings, and security.
Hybrid Cloud Executive Buyer’s Guide
 

Adopting hybrid cloud is a powerful IT modernization strategy for achieving your organization’s goals:
• Short term – Application modernization and business resiliency
• Long term – Digital demands and the need to keep IT strategy ahead of business investments

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