What is VMware Solutions?

This solution brings together IBM Cloud infrastructure and VMware technologies to ease moving VMware workloads from on-premise to the IBM Cloud. Configuration and management are simplified.

VMware Solutions features

Global infrastructure

With 50+ IBM Cloud data centers across the globe, you can provision cloud resources where--and when--you need them.

World-class expertise

IBM has mobilized thousands of experts to help organizations extend their VMware environments to the IBM Cloud and provide planning, architecture, migration and end-to-end management services.

Cognitive technology

Exceed customer expectations by powering your hybrid cloud solutions with cognitive capabilities from IBM. With access to the IBM Watson APIs, you can build smarter apps and services.

Eco-system partners

A broad range of leading eco-system partners including HyTrust, Veeam and Zerto provide additional flexibility when managing your VMware workloads on the IBM Cloud.

Learn more

Optimize, expand or migrate your VMware workloads to high-performance, global cloud resources.

VMware Solutions benefits


Integrate cloud services, open communities and emerging technologies (AI, Blockchain, IoT, etc.) to maximize opportunity.


Configure VMware solutions on the IBM Cloud in a matter of minutes with flexible deployment options.

Disaster recovery and backup

Replicate environments and secure your data in the IBM Cloud while boosting recovery times, cutting costs and reducing risks.

Data center expansion

Scale up resources to meet workload demands with VMware and IBM Cloud tools and infrastructure.

VMware Solutions versions

VMware vSphere

Customizable virtualization service that combines VMware-compatible bare metal servers, hardware components and licenses, to build your own IBM-hosted VMware environment.

VMware vCenter Server

Automates deployment of the underlying vSphere and vCenter layers needed to build a flexible and customizable VMware solution that fits your workloads.

VMware Cloud Foundation

SDDC solution that brings together IBM Cloud infrastructure and VMware, vSAN, NSX and SDDC for a simple hybrid extension of your on-premises data center.

Get started on VMware Solutions in minutes

Seamlessly connect your on-premises VMware environments to the cloud with VMware Cloud Foundation on IBM Cloud.