vCloud Air Overview

vCloud Air is the #7 ranked solution in our list of top Database as a Service vendors. It is most often compared to Microsoft Azure: vCloud Air vs Microsoft Azure

What is vCloud Air?
vCloud Air is a public cloud platform built on the trusted foundation of vSphere, compatible with your on-premises data center, that includes infrastructure, disaster recovery, and various applications as service offerings. vCloud Air allows you to extend your workloads into the cloud with ease. You can migrate existing onsite virtual machines (VMs) to the public cloud or start up new application VMs directly in the cloud.
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vCloud Air Customers
Lumeta, LifeSite, Clear Tec Solutions, National Physician Services, Queens University of Charlotte, California Natural Resources Agency, Pacific Disaster Center, Seventy Seven Energy Inc., Columbia Sportswear , CSS Corp

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Saurabh Chandratre
Director Solutions Architect - EMEA & APAC at Blue Medora
Consultant
Jan 9, 2020
With the VPC, you can run your workloads in an active state, use it for development work and for hosting SQL/Exchange Servers in IaaS; RaaS/DaaS for DR activities.

What is our primary use case?

•DR service and Business Continuity Plan (RaaS) •Extension of key production environments in vCloud Air (IaaS) •Horizon view desktops for remote users and clients (DaaS)

What other advice do I have?

- Make the most of Role-based User Account Management. - Plan for Performance - Keep it cost effective IaaS – vCloud Air * Create a plan for VLAN/routing and firewall, prior to implementing it in vCloud Air. * Only provision compute and storage resources that you need (CPU/memory/disk). * Use VMXNET3 for networking. * Make VMs public-facing (NAT) or give internet access to VMs, only if its required as public; IPs are chargeable. RaaS – vCloud Air * Upgrade the on-prem environment to the latest vSphere (vCenter/ESXi/VMFS/VMXNet3 etc) and make sure it is compatible with the vCloud Air. You can…
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