VMware unveils solution delivering software-defined datacenter

by CXOtoday News Desk    Aug 28, 2012

softwaredefined datacenterAdmist the ongoing VMworld 2012 conference in San Francisco 2012, VMware unveiled its vCloud Suite 5.1 – the first solution to deliver the software-defined datacenter. The vCloud suite integrates VMware’s virtualization, cloud infrastructure and management portfolio into a single SKU, simplifying the adoption of cloud era technologies.

“The VMware vCloud Suite delivers the software-defined datacenter – the architecture for implementing cloud computing,” said Paul Maritz, CEO, VMware.

The software-defined datacenter delivers cloud computing for agile, elastic, efficient, and reliable IT services by extending the benefits of virtualization to every domain in the datacenter – compute, storage, networking, and the associated availability and security services. The software-defined datacenter architecture abstracts all hardware resources and pools them into aggregate capacity, enabling automation to safely and efficiently dole it out as needed for applications.

Customers utilizing the software-defined datacenter can have their own virtual datacenters with a logically isolated collection of all the virtual compute, storage, networking and security resources they are used to.