vCloud Air

What Does vCloud Air Mean?

VCloud Air is a public cloud platform from the well-known VMware vendor that has become such a big name in network virtualization. VMware offers infrastructure as a service (IaaS) options through vCloud Air, along with various types of workload handling and significant security design.


Techopedia Explains vCloud Air

VCloud Air can be useful in building a hybrid cloud model. Companies may utilize the platform for the purposes of data center replacement or data center expansion, or for help with disaster recovery scenarios.

Customers can choose from single-tenant or multi-tenant options for vCloud Air. The vCloud Air disaster recovery offers recovery as a service, to help companies build in recovery models without creating them in-house. All of this makes vCloud Air a competitive cloud vendor option.


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