Azure VMware Solutions

Run your VMware workloads natively on Azure

Move or extend on-premises VMware environments to Azure

Seamlessly move your VMware-based workloads from your datacenter to Azure and integrate your VMware environment with Azure. Keep managing your existing environments with the same VMware tools you already know, while modernizing your applications with Azure native services. Azure VMware Solutions are delivered by Microsoft, verified by VMware, and run on Azure infrastructure.

See why Azure is the best cloud for your VMware workloads

  • Get scale, automation, and fast provisioning for your VMware workloads on global Azure infrastructure.
  • Keep using your existing VMware investments, skills, and tools, including VMware vSphere, vSAN, vCenter, and all other providers’ tools.
  • Modernize your VMware workloads by integrating with native Azure services such as Azure Active Directory, AI and Analytics.
  • Take advantage of unmatched Azure pricing and benefits for Windows Server and SQL Server.

Azure VMware Solution by CloudSimple

Provision VMware infrastructure on the cloud in minutes and modernize your applications at your own pace. Experience the integrated management of Azure and VMware resources. Keep using the same VMware tools you already know, and operate your VMware on Azure environments the same way that you run your existing infrastructure. Move or extend your on-premises VMs to Azure without refactoring your applications. Enhance your VMware applications with dedicated, isolated, high-performance infrastructure and unique Azure products and services.

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Azure VMware Solution by Virtustream

One additional Microsoft solution developed in conjunction with a VMware Cloud Verified partner is being planned for future release: Azure VMware Solution by Virtustream. The solution will be available later this year.

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Developer documentation and resources

Quickstarts

Deploy resources through the Azure Resource Manager with community contributed templates.

Code samples

Integrate Azure services into your apps with hundreds of code samples.

SDKs and command-line tools

Download SDKs for the language and platform of your choice and manage your services with scripts.

Frequently asked questions about Azure VMware Solutions

  • Azure VMware Solution by CloudSimple is available now. One additional Microsoft solution developed in conjunction with a VMware Cloud Verified partner is being planned for future release: Azure VMware Solution by Virtustream. The solution will be available later this year.
  • The Azure VMware Solution by CloudSimple is available in the US East and US West Azure regions. The service will become available in the West Europe region in the near future.
  • Microsoft sells and supports Azure VMware Solutions. These offerings are also fully verified and supported by VMware.
  • Please contact your Microsoft representative or your preferred channel partner. You can also request a 30-day free trial.
  • Popular Azure VMware Solutions scenarios include:
    • Datacenter footprint reduction, consolidation, and retirement
      Reduce your datacenter footprint with a one-time re-deployment of your VMware-based virtual machines. Lift and shift any vSphere-based workloads to Azure in a non-disruptive, automated, scalable, and highly available way without changing the underlying vSphere hypervisor.
    • Datacenter expansion based on demand
      Seamlessly and elastically expand or augment data center capacity—and adjust your costs—on-demand for short periods of time.
    • Disaster recovery and business continuity
      Use a VMware stack deployed in Azure as a primary or secondary on-demand disaster recovery site for on-premises data center infrastructure.
    • Application modernization
      Tap into the Azure ecosystem to modernize your applications without having to rebuild your VMware-based environments.
  • Azure VMware Solutions are fully supported by VMware, but because these are Microsoft solutions, we encourage you to work directly with your Microsoft support team. Microsoft will work with VMware as needed to address any issues.
  • VMware-based workloads are deployed on single-tenant, dedicated, and isolated physical servers.
  • Find more information about Azure VMware Solution by CloudSimple on its product page. If you need more information, please contact your Microsoft account team or channel partner.
  • Azure VMware Solutions are first-party services from Microsoft developed in collaboration with established VMware certified partners CloudSimple and Virtustream. Azure VMware Solutions are backed by the Azure service level agreement SLAs.
  • Microsoft’s intent is to provide customers with flexibility and choice. Azure VMware Solution by CloudSimple is available today. Azure VMware Solution by Virtustream is expected to become available later in 2019.

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