VMware Cloud

VMware Cloud Virtual Server

VMware Cloud Virtual Server is a standalone virtual machine that is directly connected to the internet. A virtual server is ideal for small workloads where no complex networking is required.

VMware Cloud Virtual Server

VMware Cloud vSphere Virtual Data Centre

A VMware vSphere Virtual Data Centre is a secure hosted VMware environment just like an onpremise VMware environment with all the advanced features of VM management and networking.

VMware Cloud Virtual Data Centre

Features Compared


Service Virtual Server Virtual VSPHERE Data Centre
Service Level Guarantee 99.99% 99.995%
Share vCPU/RAM Between VMs No Yes
VMware Cloud Director Access No Yes
GPU / HPC Options No Yes
Scale Resources Up/Down 24×7 24×7
HA capacity for automatic recovery of failed hosts and VMs Included Included
Ability to provision custom sized VMs Included Included
Ability to hot-add NIC, memory, VMDK and vCPUs to running VMs Included Included
Direct machine level console access Included Included
Max VMs Per VDC NA 5000 VMs
Max vCPU Per VM 24 vCPU 64 vCPU
Max RAM Per VM 64GB 512GB
Max Size Per Virtual Disk 20TB 62TB
OS Images Supported 90+ 90+
3rd Party Application Licences Microsoft, Citrix, F5, Riverbed, Cisco, Trend, Redhat Microsoft, Citrix, F5, Riverbed, Cisco, Trend, Redhat
BYO Licence (Micorosft Licence Mobility) No Available
Data Transfer
VM to VM Data Transfer No Charge No Charge
Intra Zone Data Transfer No Charge No Charge
Dedicated Fibre into Zettagrid Data Transfer No Charge No Charge
VMware NSX Firewall Additional Charge Included
Private Subnets Supported Single Multiple
Multiple Private Subnets No Yes
Create Separate Networks for groups of VM’s No Yes
VLANs Supported Single Multiple
Stretched Layer 2 extension from enterprise network to public cloud
Retain the same IP/MAC address, firewall/NAT rules
Not Supported Available
BGP Integration Available Available
Anycast Distributed Network Protection Available Available
Security and Compliance
PCI-DSS Compliant Yes Yes
Aust Federal Govt Cloud Panel Product No Yes
Data Sovereignty Guarantee Yes Yes
Data Ownership Guarantee Yes Yes
Email Support Included Included
Phone Support Included Included
Support Availability 24×7 24×7
Available Zones All All
Typical Provisioning Time frame 15 minutes 15 minutes
Self Service Portal Yes Yes
Other Information
Contract Term Discounts No Yes