Cloud Appliance for vSphere

Grant On-Demand Access to Virtualized Resources

RightScale Cloud Appliance for vSphere cloud-enables vSphere-based virtualized environments. Now you can provide developers with self-service access to deploy and manage workloads in virtualized resource pools, while ensuring policy-based governance and controls. Using the Cloud Appliance for vSphere in combination with the RightScale Cloud Management Platform, you can provide a single pane of glass to seamlessly manage and move applications across public and private clouds as well vSphere environments.

Cloud Appliance for vSphere


Enable your IT teams to deliver self-service for vSphere environments.

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Cloud-Enable Your vSphere Environment

RightScale Cloud Appliance for vSphere is a lightweight virtual software appliance that enables you to manage your vSphere environment as if it were a private cloud. It delivers a compute cloud API on top of VMware® vSphere® and adds cloud-like capabilities that expand and simplify access to vSphere.

Go from virtualization to cloud with vSphere, AWS, and other clouds.

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Provide Migration and Portability Across Cloud and vSphere Workloads

Optimize costs, increase negotiation leverage, and future-proof technologies.

Create Standardized Workloads Across vSphere

Choose and consume comparable services across clouds.

Support Multi-Hypervisor Strategies

Leverage open source or lower-cost hypervisors in addition to vSphere and preserve your ability to move workloads to other clouds


Offer Self-Service Access to vSphere Environments

Provide an easy-to-use developer portal for accessing both vSphere and clouds.

Accelerate Innovation with Standardized Dev and Test Environments

Significantly reduce cycle time during the development and test phases with access to a pre-built catalog of VMs and technology stacks.

Streamline Ongoing Management of vSphere Workloads

Allow developers to manage their vSphere and cloud-based workloads with an easy-to-use web interface and reduce manual work for vSphere admins.

Provide a self-service portal for vSphere, AWS, and other Clouds.

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Gain a Single Pane of Glass to vSphere and Cloud Operations

Enable IT to monitor and manage instances and provide an audit trail of changes.

Provide Policy-Based Access to Clouds and vSphere

Give users a sanctioned, governed, and managed process for cloud use across both internal and external resource pools.

Manage Capacity and Control Costs

Enable cost comparisons of cloud and on-premises resource pools. Set quotas and enable scheduled shutdown of temporary workloads.

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Manage workloads across VMware vSphere and public and private clouds with RightScale.

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