As more and more companies are starting to rely on public and private clouds to run their applications, it is a challenging task to maintain and secure the applications across different platforms. In order to overcome this, VMware has announced the Cross-Cloud Architecture which has the ability to manage, run and secure the applications across various clouds which is running under common operating environment.
With the help of this hybrid cloud architecture, the VMware Cross-Cloud architecture will be offering various features such as governance of applications, security, visibility among many other, regardless of the hardware platform which it is running on.
VMware Cloud is a unified Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) platform for the companies to run and manage their SDDC clouds. SDDC Manager is used in helping the cloud administrators to build and maintain all of the VMware cloud software stacks by installing and managing the cloud infrastructure.
VMware has also announced a new ‘as-a-service’ option that is used to deliver all the power of SDDC in a hybrid cloud environment. IBM will be the first ever VMware vCloud Air Network partner to deliver the offering based on the VMware cloud foundation on IBM cloud offering. Customers can use qualified VSAN Ready Nodes if they want to use cloud foundation for private clouds.
VMware has also announced the availability of VMware vcloud for the vcloud director. This is intended for disaster recovery for cloud-based services of customer’s vSphere environments with the help of its replication capabilities. Customers will now be able to move virtual machines much faster than before with the help of optimized network along with the unchanged security policies which are available on-premises. The new design is intended for the VMware service providers.
Some of the new types of services include Discovery and Analytics, Compliance and Security, Deployment and Migration.