VMware’s vCloud Suite is a set of cloud infrastructure capabilities that includes virtualization, software-defined data center (SDDC) services, policy-based provisioning, disaster recovery (DR), application management and operations management.
vCloud Suite provides software services running across pools of industry-standard hardware that are capable of handling every layer of physical data center infrastructure. Specific components in the vCloud Suite include VMware vSphere, vCloud Director, vCloud Networking and Security and vCenter Site Recovery Manager.
vCloud Suite debuted in September 2012, and the latest version of vCloud Suite, 5.5, was released in September 2013.
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