Dell EMC VxRail is the foundation for the APEX Hybrid Cloud. APEX Hybrid Cloud is a part of APEX Cloud Services portfolio, that offers integrated compute, storage, networking, and virtualization resources that enable consistent, secure infrastructure and operations for your workloads across public and private clouds. With a simple way to order and manage cloud resources, customers can easily build the cloud of their choice with solutions tailored for their most pressing business needs.
VxRail delivers the fastest and simplest path to achieving IT outcomes, from modernizing data center at the core with new platforms and faster network connectivity, to automated and accelerated hybrid cloud deployment with VMware Cloud Foundation on VxRail.
The Dell EMC VxRail turnkey experience starts with full stack integration of software and hardware together, for a consistent, deeply integrated VMware environment. VxRail goes even further to deliver even more highly differentiated features and benefits based on the VxRail HCI system software, which automates deployment, delivers complete lifecycle management, and facilitates key upstream and downstream integration points that create a truly better together experience with VxRail as the foundation. VxRail is the only jointly engineered HCI system with VMware, and supports synchronous releases with VMware so the latest HCI and cloud software benefits are available to customers sooner.
VMware Cloud Foundation on VxRail builds upon native VxRail and Cloud Foundation capabilities with additional unique Dell EMC and VMware jointly engineered integration features that simplify, streamline, and automate the operations of your entire SDDC from deployment through day 2 operations, including support and serviceability capabilities that no other VMware Cloud Foundation infrastructure offering can provide.
Full-stack integration with VMware Cloud Foundation on VxRail means both the HCI infrastructure and VMware cloud software stack lifecycle are managed as one seamless, complete, automated, turnkey hybrid cloud experience greatly reducing risk and increasing IT operational efficiency. VMware Cloud Foundation on VxRail delivers a consistent infrastructure and consistent operations experience with edge, private and native public cloud workload deployment options for a true hybrid cloud solution.
VMware Cloud Foundation on Dell EMC VxRail can be delivered several ways while providing customers with the flexibility to use their own or Dell networking:
Based on VMware SDDC best practices, VMware Cloud Foundation on VxRail ensures customers are future-proofed for next generation VMware cloud technologies that will be innovated around the same architectural design principles.