By Keith Millett | Aug 01, 2014 | Product of the Month

VMware vCloud Hybrid Service is a secure, hybrid cloud service operated by VMware, built on the trusted foundation of vSphere. The service supports existing workloads and third-party applications as well as new application development, giving your IT team a common platform to seamlessly extend their data center into the public cloud and remain in control.

vCloud Hybrid Service is available in three infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) subscription service types – Dedicated Cloud, Virtual Private Cloud and Disaster Recovery.


  • Reduce capital expenses and day-to-day operational costs.
  • Increase productivity by leveraging existing investments, processes and expertise.
  • improve access to IT resources to support strategic business initiatives.

Data Sheet/Service Overview

Enterprise organizations are looking to cloud-based solutions to improve efficiencies, geographical coverage, and economies of scale. Most have made sizable investments in existing infrastructure and are faced with the decision of how to make the best use of existing investments as well as future expansions. Why choose between your onsite environment and public cloud services when the most effective strategies leverage both? Rely upon your trusted onsite investments while effectively extending your services to an equally trusted hybrid cloud infrastructure from VMware.

With over 70 percent of hypervisor market share in the enterprise space, and the industry-leading suite of management and automation tools, VMware vCloud® Hybrid Service™ is your solution for extending into the public cloud. vCloud Hybrid Service is compatible with your on-premises data center, built on the trusted foundation of VMware vSphere®, and provides the ability to expand into the public cloud with ease. vCloud Hybrid Service supports both existing workloads as well as new application development, giving IT administrators and architects a common platform to seamlessly extend existing data centers to the cloud and leverage the same tools and processes they use today.